Wednesday, October 4, 2023


Dining Out

Bruce Newbury

A throwback taste tops today’s treats

There’s a childhood memory that many of us share. Playing games in the yard or on the sidewalk on a summer afternoon or early evening,...
Bruce Newbury

A very vegan Octoberfest

It is a lot easier these days to find vegan menu items. The founder of the fully vegan Vegtoberfest celebration taking place at the Trinity...
Bruce Newbury

Late-night dining in Newport

The “late-night bite” conjures up images of a night on the town, the top-off to an eventful or memorable evening. At least, that is...
Bruce Newbury

Seafood on display

A coming together of Rhode Island seafood, an iconic venue and a cause that everyone can get behind promises to make for a memorable...
NEW BLOOD: Kevin O’Donnell, owner and chef of Newport restaurants Giusto and Mother Pizzeria, was recently appointed to the Rhode Island Hospitality Education Foundation board of directors. 

Changing of the guard in the R.I. restaurant scene

There are signs of a changing of the guard in the restaurant scene in the state, reflected in the announcements in July of some...
Bruce Newbury

Treating restaurant staff as family yields success

As prices come down, producers, purveyors and consumer-facing businesses in the local restaurant scene are adopting coping mechanisms, some of which may become mainstays...
Bruce Newbury

Summer food getaways in Providence and Newport

Providence Restaurant Weeks is getting underway July 9-22. Enjoy two weeks of special dining offers brought to you by the Providence Warwick Convention &...
Bruce Newbury

Weekly food block party launches in Warren

It sounds like the perfect summer evening. A Wednesday gathering with a craft cocktail or mocktail and a freshly fried falafel pocket, Korean corn...
Bruce Newbury

Al fresco, food truck dining are back

The outdoor dining season has gotten underway in fine fashion. The Memorial Day weekend brought spectacular weather to Rhode Island, and terraces, sidewalks, decks...
Bruce Newbury

This celebrity chef cooks for celebrities

Rhode Island has a never-ending variety and seemingly endless source of creators and innovators, or “makers,” who are cooking up something new on an...
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