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There are no brothers now at Scialo Bros. Bakery. The business that’s held a place on Atwells Avenue on Federal Hill in Providence since 1916 has been owned and operated since 1993 by sisters Carol Scialo Gaeta and Lois Scialo Ellis, who grew up living above the shop when their father ran the bakery. more
Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., the owner of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robins restaurants, is seeking to refinance $1.93 billion of loans, according to a person with knowledge of the transaction. more
A boost for Rhode Island’s growing craft-beer industry could be on tap. A Providence group is seeking $1.4 million in city financing to help build an $8 million contract brewery on the city’s West Side. more
As a young man, Davide Dukcevich wasn’t interested in making cured and processed pork products as his father and grandfather had and followed his own path into business journalism. But after years profiling companies, Dukcevich decided he could have a greater impact helping run one himself. more
There is a popular saying that goes, “Go big or go home.” It applies to a select number of restaurants in Rhode Island that are proven successes and are at the top of any list of dining traditions in the state. They may even be described as legends. They are large-capacity facilities that operate primarily as restaurants. This distinction is important to note and to separate these giants from banquet halls and hotel ballrooms. Such facilities may hold more patrons but are function venues with catering menus that open, cook and serve for events only. This is a clear difference from an eatery that is open to the public during regular hours, offering a varied menu to its patrons for its entire business day and night. more
Meal and beverage tax collections from local restaurants totaled $1.61 million in November, an increase of 1.3 percent compared with the $1.59 million collected in November 2012, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Friday. more
Food & Wine magazine has nominated two Rhode Island chefs to compete in the fourth annual People’s Best New Chef award contest, which honors talented up-and-coming culinary professionals who have run their own kitchens for fewer than five years. more
Advocacy, mentoring, social responsibility, giving back: These days, it is likely that your restaurant meal comes with a serving of at least one of these good works on the side. more
Rhode Island chefs snagged 10 of this year’s 27 Coastal New England Rising Stars Awards, according to industry trends magazine StarChefs.com. more
Rhode Island takes a back seat to few other places where restaurant superlatives are concerned. One of the latest additions to the list soon will be a display of almost 100 bottles of whiskey. more
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