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Gourmet Heaven Opens!

Gourmet Heaven Grand Opening

Proprietor, Mr. Cho, welcomes us to his new store

Gourmet Heaven opened today on Weybosset Street Downcity with many dignitaries, Downcity residents, press, and passersby in attendance. After Buff Chase said a few words and thanked everyone who made it possible, the ribbon was cut and we headed inside.

Gourmet Heaven Grand Opening

Gourmet Heaven Grand Opening

Inside the store is very nice with wooden cabinets, glass coolers, a large deli counter, and a prepared food section (the interior work was done by Site Specific, LLC and the architect was Durkee, Brown, Viveiros & Werenfels Architects both of Providence).

Gourmet Heaven Grand Opening

Gourmet Heaven Grand Opening

Gourmet Heaven Grand Opening

Prices seem quite reasonable, surprisingly so for it’s Downcity location. I’m planning to head back at lunchtime to grab a sandwich.

Gourmet Heaven Grand Opening

Photos by Jef Nickerson

Mr. Cho promises more ice cream is on it’s way. 🙂

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8 Responses to Gourmet Heaven Opens!

  1. Corey June 18, 2009 at 5:00 pm #

    Yay! I’m so happy to hear that it’s not as expensive as I thought it would be. Now I can walk downtown from Broadway to get groceries instead of hauling ass in my car all the way to the stop and shop on Branch Ave!

  2. John June 18, 2009 at 5:42 pm #

    Wait, but they don’t have unprepared poultry, beef or seafood??? So, I still have to go to Whole Foods?

  3. jencoleslaw June 19, 2009 at 1:09 am #

    That fresh fruit looked pretty good, though.

  4. Jef Nickerson June 19, 2009 at 1:11 am #

    They are supposed to have produce right outside, which will look so nice in the summer. They didn’t have that all set up today though.

  5. Bret Ancowitz June 19, 2009 at 11:32 am #

    Great to see them open, although it’s too bad they do this as the J&W students across the street have finished their academic year…

  6. JAY August 25, 2009 at 1:50 am #

    NICE, BUT TOOOOOO EXPENSIVO

  7. shaun August 20, 2010 at 8:02 am #

    Dont waste your money! the breakfast is horrible, the eggs will not be cooked the way you ask there wont be any butter on the bread and you will still be hungry and out of $5 waste of time. disgusting pothetic excuse for breakfast food

    -Shaun

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