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UPDATED: Award-Winning Chef Closing Rhode Island Restaurant

Sunday, December 27, 2020


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Eli’s Kitchen owner Eli Dunn made the announcement on Saturday. Photo: IG Video

One of Rhode Island’s top chefs, Eli Dunn, owner of Eli’s Kitchen in Warren, announced Saturday that he is closing the restaurant. 

Dunn, who won the Food Network show “Chopped” in 2018, said that one of his top chefs is going to be taking over the restaurant space on Market Street under a new name in the new year. 

WATCH: “Chopped” Winner Dunn Recaps His Victory on GoLocal LIVE


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D.C. Restaurant Experts Predict Food News Headlines for 2021

Following an Eater tradition, we asked a group of restaurant critics, journalists, bloggers, and — as a new twist this year — a couple industry pros to weigh in on the year in food. Their answers to an annual “Year in Eater” survey will be revealed in several posts this week. Next up, the dining experts predict headlines for D.C. food news in 2021.

Tim Carman, Washington Post food columnist: “Joe Biden Appoints José Andrés as National Food Czar to Rethink How America Does Disaster Relief”

Jessica Sidman, Washingtonian food editor: I’m sure there will be no shortage

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Restaurant News – December 2020

Old Oyster Factory opens for lunch

Love the view of Broad Creek from the deck at Old Oyster Factory but frustrated with how quickly the sun goes down? Your problem has been solved. The popular restaurant with an incredible view has opened its doors for lunch and Sunday brunch. The restaurant is owned by Coastal Restaurants & Bars and has been a Hilton Head Island destination restaurant for more than 30 years. It was voted one of the “Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants” and “Top 50 Kid-Friendly Restaurants in America” by OpenTable. In other OOF news, the restaurant is hosting

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Chefs Open New All-Day Restaurant in Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Putting the finishing touches on Socalo’s signature chips may not seem like a two-woman job, but chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger are always there for each other to lend a helping hand.

“Good thing we have the both of us. I know this is a very hard job. Very important,” laughed Milliken and Feniger.

That humor and banter is a signature of their 38-year relationship. Milliken and Feniger crossed paths many times in their early careers, but it all culminated in Paris when they decided to officially pair up.



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The Ten Biggest Restaurant and Food Stories of 2020

Dolly Parton

Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music. After achieving success as a songwriter for others, Parton made her album debut in 1967 with Hello, I’m Dolly. With steady success during the remainder of the 1960s (both as a solo artist and with a series of duet albums with Porter Wagoner), her sales and chart peak came during the 1970s and continued into the 1980s. Parton’s albums in the 1990s did not sell as well, but she achieved

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