Sep 29, 2007

September 29, 2007- Newport, RI

Plans are underway for the 19th Annual Taste of Rhode island event in
Newport Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 29-30. The event will feature more
than 30 restaurants organized by food destination such as the "Rhode
Island Barbeque Spectacular" (RIBS) and the "Rhode Island Shore Dinner
Hall," selling appetizer-sized portions of the area's most eclectic

The New England Oyster Festival will present its shucking and slurping
contests sponsored by American Mussel Harvesters and there will be
cooking demonstrations including an appearance by Jon Ashton,
celebrity chef from England.

The event will be held on the waterfront at the Newport Yachting
Center. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 if purchased prior to Sept.
14; children under 12 admitted free if accompanied by a paying adult.

For more information, call 846-1600 or visit


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