This beautiful sketch is from our friend Nora Allsup Gardner, who has a fantastic blog about making art, being a mom, and trying “to make the world a little more wonderful.” Thanks, Nora! We love when people send us art!!!
On Sunday, March 9, the Gracie’s team hit the road for West Kingston to visit the RI Mushroom Company. The RI Mushroom Company is currently featuring the blue oyster, crimini, golden oyster, king oyster, maitake, portobella, and peoppino mushrooms. Each variety has unique flavors and textures, but we think they are all delicious. Owners Bob […]
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 […]
Macaroon vs macaron? The spelling is just a little different. The delectable treat is a LOT different. In a city filled with so many wonderful Italian bakeries, it is not a surprise when people ask us for macaroons. They are a delightful treat – perfect for a small afternoon snack or surprise for a friend. […]
April 15, 2014 marks a special day for us here at Gracie’s and Ellie’s. Our friend and pastry chef, Melissa Denmark, will be honored as a Rising Star in the Coastal New England culinary scene. She is one of 32 people to receive this award from the online culinary magazine, Star Chefs. Who […]
A daily cup of tea will surely starve the apothecary. – Chinese Proverb The story of tea begins over 4,000 years ago. The Camellia Sinensis bush is native to the Yunnan Province of China, where legend has it that Emperor Shen Nong accidentally boiled tea leaves and “discovered” the joys of hot tea. As […]