Taste Trekkers http://ripr.org en Taste Trekkers Descend On Providence http://ripr.org/post/taste-trekkers-descend-providence <p>Providence restaurants did a brisk business this weekend as a convention of foodies descended on the capital city.</p><p></p><p></p><p>For the uninitiated, a taste trekker is a person who plans their vacations around food.&nbsp; Over the weekend some 150 of these people visited Providence for the first Taste Trekkers Convention.&nbsp; They listened to top chefs, heard lectures on subjects as obscure as Memphis barbecue and chocolate from Madagascar, and of course they ate.&nbsp; Matt Bowie came from Somerville, Massachusetts.</p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 14:08:41 +0000 Flo Jonic 22090 at http://ripr.org Taste Trekkers Descend On Providence