Tag Archives : down town


10 Years Downtown: Our Anniversary! 1

Today is our Anniversary: Ten Years in Downtown Providence Ten years ago, downtown Providence was a different place. Many of the great restaurants and shops did not yet exist, and some of our favorites have since left. Gracie’s originally opened on Federal Hill, but opportunity knocked, and we moved into a great location across the […]


Our Favorite Providence Restaurant: Part 2

We asked our staff about their favorite restaurants in Providence. They had so many suggestions that we couldn’t fit them all into one blog post. This is part 2; click here for part 1.  Yes, the title is a bit misleading. “What’s your favorite Providence restaurant?” is probably the wrong question to ask this group […]


Providence Restaurant Week

      For two weeks each January, Gracie’s participates in Providence Restaurant Weeks. Participating restaurants throughout the area offer a three-course, prix fixe dinner menu with a discounted price. These weeks have always been fun for us, as we get to meet new people, and host friends we missed over the holidays. For you, […]


A Conversation with Star Chef Taylor Knapp

On Monday, October 20, Gracie’s is hosting the next dinner in the Star Chefs Series. Chef Taylor Knapp, of First and South in Greenport, New York, will join us for an evening of passed canapés, and a five-course tasting menu. We were curious to know what Chef Taylor might have planned for his first visit […]


Cinco de Mayo

This Saturday, we will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo in downtown Providence. We will be out with Millie, the Macaron Ice Cream cart, and there will be an abundance of food trucks, face painting, and music. This should prove to be a fun day, with a little something for everyone. Contrary to popular belief, however, Cinco […]


Eat, Drink, RI!

This is a big weekend for food and drink here in little ole Providence. The Eat, Drink RI Festival is this weekend, starting with a feast this evening featuring some of the best chefs from around the state. Friday night is the festival Truck Stop, with many of Rhode Island’s fantastic food trucks. This part […]


Meet The Team: Theodore

Who are you, and how long have you been working at Ellie’s? My name is Theodore. I have been working since the day we opened, January 2, 2013. What is your favorite thing about being here? I get to stand outside all day, and watch the active city. I love watching all the people who […]