Season 4 of “Nick Rabar; Chef 2 Go” saw Nick continuing his travels around Rhode Island in search of the finest, freshest and most interesting cuisine. During his travels, Nick experienced Peruvian and Bolivian cuisine at Los Andes, tended to an urban rooftop vegetable garden in the heart of Downtown Providence with “Gracie’s” chef Matt Varga, entered the inner sanctum of the kitchens on wheels of the “Shuckin’ truck and “Acacia Cafe” food trucks, milked a cow at “Wright’s Dairy Farm,” and so much more. Show themes this year included: AAA Four Diamond Restaurants, Pubs Plus, Unique Food Trucks, Freshness, and Multi Cultural Cuisine. Of course, as always, Nick picked up the spatula at the end of each episode and made his long-ago teachers at the Culinary Institute of America proud once again. Please enjoy season 4…
“Chef 2 Go” Season 4 Episode 1: AAA Four Diamond
The AAA 4-Diamond Award is one of the most prestigious awards a restaurant can receive. It’s given out for excellence and creativity in the kitchen among other things. Host Nick Rabar visits Gracies in Providence and the Spiced Pear in Newport. He then shows you how to make pan seared bomster scallops, check it out!
“Chef 2 Go” Season 4 Episode 2: Pubs Plus
Host Nick Rabar visits Smithfield’s “Blackie’s Bulldog Tavern” for some authentic tapas dishes and “Pinewood Pub” in Chepachet for out-of-the-ordinary pub fare.
Nick then hits the kitchen himself to prepare “Braised Duck and Potato Cips, Mushrooms, Pancetta, Garlic, Frissee, Duck Au Jus.” Can’t you just taste it already!
“Chef 2 Go” Season 4 Episode 3: Multicultural Madness 2013
Host Nick Rabar visits Providence’s “Flan Y Ajo” for some authentic tapas dishes and “Los Andes” for Peruvian / Bolivian cuisine.
Nick then hits the kitchen himself to prepare “Seared Waygu Flank Steak with Local White Beans, Piquillo Peppers, Mint & Lemon.” Bon Apetit!
“Chef 2 Go” Season 4 Episode 4: Freshness
Host Nick Rabar visits Smithfield’s “Wright’s Dairy Farm” for some of the state’s freshest ingredients and Providence’s “Sin” bakery for a look at freshness made delicious and artistic.
Nick then hits the kitchen himself to prepare “Yellowfin Tuna Pizza, Home Made Pickled Ginger, Corn, Red Onion, Cilantro, Chili Aioli on Flat Bread.” And it is as good as it sounds!
“Chef 2 Go” Season 4 Episode 5: Unique Food Trucks”
Host Nick Rabar visits the “Shuckin’ Truck” for oysters and more on the run and “Acacia Cafe” for gourmet food truck fare.
Nick then hits the kitchen himself to prepare “The Cemita, Braised BBQ Pork, Mashed Avocado, Chipotle, Cilantro, Sweet Bun.”