Ten Honored by Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Providence, RI – November 20, 2008Citron Wine Bar & Bistro and Ten Prime Steak & Sushi, two of Providence’s top restaurants, have each been honored with a 2008 Restaurant Award from Wine Enthusiast magazine.  Citron is the recipient of the Award of Unique Distinction, while Ten earned the Award of Distinction.

With its fifth annual Restaurant Awards, Wine Enthusiast recognized the most select group of restaurants in North America with three levels of awards; Award of Distinction, Award of Unique Distinction, and Award of Ultimate Distinction, based on the depth and quality of the establishment’s wine list and wine service.

Focusing on organic and bio-dynamic wines, Citron’s wine program offers more than 260 wine selections, including more than 50 wines and champagnes by the glass, an extensive offering that is preserved by Le Verre de Vin, the only system capable of effectively preserving an unlimited number of still and sparkling wines. 

Ten’s wine list boasts more than 65 bottles, also preserved by Le Verre de Vin, and is updated daily and weekly.  The extensive collection of fine wines is divided into groupings by red and white.  Whites include the straight forward “Easy Blondes” like Teruzzi & Puthod Terre di Tufi, Pascal Jolivet Sancerre, and Antinori Campogrande Orvieto; crisp and clean “Svelte Blondes” including Jordan Chardonnay and Bouchard Pouilly Fuisse; “Wild Red Heads” like E&E Black Pepper Shiraz and Rosemount Estates Balmoral Syrah; and the Italian “Hot Blooded Red Heads” including Sassacaia Bolgheri and Banfi Brunello di Montalcino

“We are honored to receive these awards,” said John Elkhay, Maestro, Chow Fun Food Group.  “Our Corporate Beverage Director, Ted Newcomer, has made each of our wine lists his passion, updating them weekly, and even daily, to ensure our guests have the best dining experience possible.”

Citron Wine Bar & Bistro, located at 5 Memorial Blvd., is open for lunch Monday – Friday, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.; for dinner Sunday – Thursday, 4:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 4:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.  Brunch is served Sundays 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  The bar serves drinks Sunday – Thursday, 2:30 p.m. – midnight and until 1:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.  For more information or to make a reservation, please call 401-621-WINE (9463) or visit www.citronri.com. Ten Prime Steak & Sushi, brings the concept of ‘bigger and better than life´ to every aspect of the restaurant. Ten Prime Steak & Sushi is located at 55 Pine Street in Providence, Rhode Island.  For more information or for reservations, please call 401.453.2333 or visit www.tenprimesteakandsushi.com.

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