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 […]
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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 […]
We work with food. A lot. We are pulling weeds from the rooftop garden in June, harvesting mushrooms in September, curing bacon weekly, and scaling fresh fish nightly. Putting energy into this is what we love, and we hope to share that love with every dish and every treat that leaves our kitchen. We also love to visit other restaurants, and enjoy the creativity and passion that our colleagues share with their guests.
Hi. Will you tell us who you are and what is your position at Gracie’s? My name is Kendal. I am the Private Events Coordinator at Gracie’s and I started in September 2014. What do you like the most about working here? I think it says a lot when you wake up genuinely excited to […]
What Is A Tasting Menu? If you have looked at the menus or websites for many high end restaurants, you have probably noticed that most of them offer a tasting menu. For the adventurous, ordering dinner without regard to what might arrive to your table could be great. Even for the less curious, most restaurants […]
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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, […]
At Gracie’s, as in life, we meet wonderful people, and are privileged to have them in our presence. Sometimes, we only get to spend a little time with them before they move on, and even though we love having them with us, we know that they are looking forward to new experiences and challenges. So […]
Ellie’s Bakery is excited to announce our 2015 cooking class series. Our 2014 series was a hit, and we had so much fun that we are adding even more classes for 2015. Learn how to make your own Honey Beer Bread, or master the art of the French Macaron. Classes include hands-on, personalized instruction from […]
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing, Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortals ever dared to dream before; But the silence was unbroken, and the stillness gave no token, And the only word there spoken was the whispered word, “Lenore?” This I whispered, and an echo murmured back the word, “Lenore!” — […]
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 […]
By now, you know how much we love food. We love our community, too, and believe that we can work together to make our little part of the world a better place. That is why we are taking part in the March of Dimes Rhode Island Signature Chefs Auction this Thursday, September 18 at the […]
Did you ever wonder what happens behind the scenes at your favorite restaurant? What happens before that beautiful plate gets to your table? In this series, we will open the kitchen door, and spend time with the chefs, waiters, bartenders, and restaurant staff who bring you the best in local, seasonal, and wholesome food. (photos by JWessel Photography)