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OPENING ACTION: Jodi Ricci, third from the left, and her husband, Michael Mota, fourth from the left, cut the ribbon at the opening of Lola’s Lounge and Cantina in Smithfield. Joining them, from left, are Scott Connory, vice president of sales; Joe Ricci, co-owner; Smithfield Town Manager Randy Rossi; and Town Councilman Sean Kilduff. / COURTESY LOLA’S LOUNGE AND CANTINA

Dining Out: Restaurateurs make fresh start in Smithfield

Restaurateur Michael Mota had to pivot. He created Skyline at Waterplace in Providence. The restaurant and event venue located in the center of the city...
SAFETY FIRST: A waiter serves diners during an “Al Fresco on the Hill” event on Atwells Avenue in Providence. Restaurateurs say stressed staffers are playing the role of enforcers of mask guidelines while keeping an eye out for state inspectors.  / COURTESY FEDERAL HILL COMMERCE ASSOCIATION

Dining Out: Workers are feeling the stress

Experts, restaurateurs and that little voice in our heads all agree: We need to get out and be with people. Beyond that, we seem...
Bruce Newbury

Restaurants go through indoor dining learning curve

When the state issued guidelines for Phase II of reopening for restaurants – allowing for indoor dining – Rhode Island restaurateurs scrutinized them word...
Bruce Newbury

New phase means an awkward step outdoors

We are going outside to eat at this stage of the coronavirus crisis. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo started allowing limited outdoor dining for restaurants...
Bruce Newbury

Eateries already planning how to get diners back

When the opening of the economy is discussed on a state or national level, restaurants are always near the top of the list. Add...
Bruce Newbury

‘Third place’ vying for No. 1

The “third place” is taking a prominent space in people’s lives. It refers to the place where one spends time when one is not...
Bruce Newbury

All dining out, even via delivery, is local

It is referred to in the trade as “third-party delivery” – the utilization by a restaurant of an online food-delivery app. At first glance...
Bruce Newbury

Chefs serve up chief advice

It seems these days as if celebrity chefs are taking on the trappings of their fellow celebrities. Gradually in the 20 or so years...
Bruce Newbury

Unfamiliar menu items not a deterrent for most diners

You are seated at a table at a Rhode Island restaurant you have been looking forward to trying. When you open the menu, there...

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