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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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My Top 25 Restaurant Meals of 2011

I will say right at the top that I have never had a more incredible and deep year of dining than I had in 2011. With visits to a number of Europe’s very best temples of Gastronomy, including many of […]

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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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