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Eat, Drink and Be Rhody

The Eat Drink RI Festival, back for 2017, brings the state's best food to delicious events all over Providence

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The Eat Drink RI Festival is back again for a sixth year, but don’t call it a comeback: the festival is bigger than it’s ever been, and is spreading out all over Providence because of it. From April 26-29, sample some of the state’s best food and get to know the farmers, makers and chefs who produce it. Among the events: Dinner by Dames, a multi-course culinary event featuring food and cocktails all made by RI’s star lady gourmands; the Truck Stop, the food truck benefit for the RI Food Bank; and the main event, Saturday’s Grand Tasting, that fills the Convention Center with hundreds of Rhody-made treats.