Up there with getting spontaneously upgraded from coach to first class on a flight is getting upgraded from a regular table to a chef’s table overlooking the kitchen at Providence. Great company, great lighting for pictures, a quiet, secluded corner, a wonderful view of the working kitchen, a little chat with the head chef — I couldn’t have asked for more.
Although Providence is known for their seafood dishes and those may certainly be what earned them their Michelin stars, the kitchen also puts out wonderful, inventive vegan dishes as well — as long as you call in advance and make a reservation. Tonight was our second time at Providence and Will was looking forward to seeing what new tricks Michael Cimarusti had up his sleeve. [Read more…]