Food

Howie Wowie! Howie’s farm-to-table restaurant opens in North Providence
July 17, 2019 No Commentby

Howie Wowie! Howie’s farm-to-table restaurant opens in North Providence

It takes a lot to woo me with carrot soup, and I admit I was skeptical when a fellow food-lover ...

I Think I’m Turning Portuguese
July 17, 2019 No Commentby

I Think I’m Turning Portuguese

Rhode Island has the third-largest Portuguese population in the nation. Many Portuguese people, my grandfather included, came to America in ...

The Taco the Town: HG80 gives fusion new meaning
July 3, 2019 No Commentby

The Taco the Town: HG80 gives fusion new meaning

Hg80 is the periodic symbol and atomic number for mercury, more commonly known as quicksilver. End of chemistry lesson. I ...

Bagels 101: Learning How to Make Rebelle Artisan Bagels
July 3, 2019 No Commentby

Bagels 101: Learning How to Make Rebelle Artisan Bagels

The first time I received notice that Rebelle Artisan Bagels was hosting a Bagel 101 Workshop was in the middle ...

RI FOOD FIGHTS Brings Competitive Cupcakes to the Creative Capital
June 19, 2019 No Commentby

RI FOOD FIGHTS Brings Competitive Cupcakes to the Creative Capital

“The Rhode Island cupcake community is competitive and very vocal. Everyone has a favorite and no one is afraid to ...

What’s in a Name? KowKow is really that good-good
June 19, 2019 No Commentby

What’s in a Name? KowKow is really that good-good

In Laos, when someone wants to emphasize what they’re saying, they repeat the word twice. That’s how Vilada Khammahavong (known ...

World record for speed pretzel eating set at PVD Fest
June 9, 2019 No Commentby

World record for speed pretzel eating set at PVD Fest

Saturday around 3:45 pm something happened in Kennedy Plaza that will go down in history. Well, if you count the ...

I Feel the Need For…More Knead: Knead opens a third location and an incubator
June 5, 2019 No Commentby

I Feel the Need For…More Knead: Knead opens a third location and an incubator

In addition to writing about culinary adventures in Motif, I lead guided food tours every weekend with RI Red Food ...

Just Beyond the Rainbow Sprinkles: Vic's Hand-Crafted Ice Cream opens and we're all screaming for it
June 5, 2019 No Commentby

Just Beyond the Rainbow Sprinkles: Vic’s Hand-Crafted Ice Cream opens and we’re all screaming for it

  The first time I tried Vic’s craft ice cream, formerly known as Fountain and Co., was through the Stock ...

50 Years of Lobster Rolls: Evelyn’s Drive-In celebrates their 50th anniversary
June 5, 2019 No Commentby

50 Years of Lobster Rolls: Evelyn’s Drive-In celebrates their 50th anniversary

Evelyn’s Drive-In is the real deal. There are a lot of excellent places to get New England seafood around Rhode ...