Holiday Bites: Junior League of Rhode Island Holiday Auction and Event, Easy Entertaining Holiday Catering Menu, Dave’s Coffee Holiday Flavors

by David Dadekian
Easy Entertaining's  Fried Buffalo Chicken Skewers

Easy Entertaining’s Fried Buffalo Chicken Skewers

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Junior League of Rhode Island, Inc. Kicks-Off the Holiday Season with Third Annual Holiday Auction & Social Event

What: Begin your holiday shopping the charitable way with the Junior League of Rhode Island’s 3rd Annual Holiday Auction, November 28 – December 13, 2014 hosted online at

Shoppers will enjoy two weeks of bidding on an array of items, including: an African Safari, a Gourmet Cooking Class on Newport Cliff Walk and a cocktail cruise on the Sakonett River, all for a good cause and shipped right to your door, just in time for the holidays.

This event also includes a live bidding social which takes place on December 10, 2014 at Jacky’s Waterplace; 200 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Funds raised will be used to support the mission of the Junior League of Rhode Island, Inc to assist and empower young adults aging out of the Foster Care System. For more information please visit

When: November 28 – December 13, 2014

Where: Bidding For Good

Easy Entertaining Inc. Releases 2014 ‘Holiday Cheer’ Catering Menu!

If you’re looking to fully cater or supplement your holiday gathering this year look no further than Easy Entertaining Inc. This homegrown, farm-to-fork catering company has been successfully preserving the local flavors of Rhode Island and Southern Massachusetts for the past eight years and has just released their 2014 “Holiday Cheer” catering line!

Whether you’re looking to host an office luncheon for team appreciation, throw a cocktail party for friends and family, or enjoy an intimate plated dinner with those you hold dear, Easy Entertaining can make it happen.

“The holiday’s are meant to be about friends and family and tradition leads us to gather around a meal. Our Holiday Cheer menu can cater to any occasion so leave the food to the professionals and put more energy into gathering your friends and loved ones for a celebration to be remembered.” states Kaitlyn Roberts, Proprietor and Executive Chef of Easy Entertaining Inc.

These creators of all things elegant and delicious were recently voted the 2014 Best of Rhode Island “Private Party Pros” by Rhode Island Monthly magazine and in choosing them to cater your holiday soiree you’ll learn why. Attention to detail and superior service are two things Easy Entertaining Inc. has been noted for, not to mention their delectable locavore fare.

Enjoy your cocktail party with the most professional service staff passing around Petit Grilled Cheeses with Seasonal Soup Shooters, bite sized Chicken ’n Waffles with a sriracha & honey glaze, or some Petit Tuna Tacos. If you’re just looking to supplement your soiree with a few platters to pick up, Easy Entertaining’s Holiday Cheer menu has your back with bites such as Beef & Tarragon Crostini, their signature Cranberry Pinot Noir Meatballs, Homemade Mozzarella Balls, and much more.

Take a look at Easy Entertaining’s entire holiday offering on their website at Pick-up orders and corporate catering must be placed a minimum of 48 hours in advance. If you’re hosting an event and would like some help, check your date’s availability and call Lead Event Coordinator Devorah Weinstein at (401) 437-6090 or e-mail her at

For more information about Easy Entertaining please call Nik Delfino at (401) 437-6090 or e-mail him at


Dave’s Coffee Adds Flavor to the Holidays

Egg Nog Latte, Peppermint and Vanilla Bourbon Syrup Are Festive Tastes

Dave’s Coffee, manufacturer of award winning iconic Rhode Island coffee syrup and craft roaster of gourmet coffees, announces two holiday flavors.

Egg Nog Lattes are being created by the baristas at both Dave’s Coffee espresso bars in Charlestown and in Providence, RI.

In Providence, guests may also enjoy lattes with house made Vanilla Bourbon syrup.

At the original Charlestown location, peppermint syrup adds a festive touch to lattes and other drinks.

These holiday tastes are available for a limited time only at Dave’s Coffee bars located at 341 South Main Street in Providence and at 5193 Old Post Road, Route 1 in Charlestown, RI.

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