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Ben Sukle is one of my favorite young chefs in the country and it has been a pleasure watching (and tasting) his continued progression as a chef from his early days at The Dorrance, where the influence of his stint […]

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Birch – A Chef Grows in Providence

I already knew that Chef Benjamin Sukle had talent and could cook a delicious dinner. A couple of meals at his former restaurant of employment, The Dorrance, had convinced me of that. Chef Sukle had done a stage at noma […]

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New England With My Son

Representing the northeastern corner of the United States, New England is a region with character and identity. From Maine to Vermont and Vermont to Connecticut and Connecticut to Rhode Island and Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the region is diverse and […]

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Sunday Photo – Chef Ben Sukle and Birch

I’ve been a fan of Chef Ben Sukle’s New Naturalism inspired cooking since I first tasted it at The Dorrance in Providence, R.I. in December of 2011. The Dorrance with Chef Sukle was a restaurant  that had a lot of potential. […]

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The Dorrance – A Sense of Place and Time in Providence, R.I.

Doing a stage at a well known restaurant is no guarantee that a stagiere will come away from that stage with anything other than to say that he or she worked there for a period of time. The brief period […]

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Sunday Photo – Providence

I had been there before, but I had never really spent any time in Providence, R.I. before last weekend. I drove down last Saturday with two of my sons, had a totally satisfying lunch at the raw bar of Hemenway’s with plenty […]

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Chef Benjamin Sukle of The Dorrance – A Chat on Video

Chef Benjamin Sukle of The Dorrance, a new restaurant in Providence, Rhode Island is one to watch. Originally from Central Pennsylvania, schooled at Johnson & Wales, trained at noma and formerly the Chef de Cuisine at La Laiterie in Providence, […]

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