Food

Al Fresco Dining Off the Beaten Path – and with Gluten-Free Options? I’m In!
June 3, 2015 No Commentby

Al Fresco Dining Off the Beaten Path – and with Gluten-Free Options? I’m In!

Since moving our family out of PVD to the wilds of Greenville a few years ago, my husband and I ...

Wicked Fish/Kitty Murtagh’s:  North Kingstown’s New Hot Spots -– 2 for the price of 1
May 27, 2015 No Commentby

Wicked Fish/Kitty Murtagh’s:  North Kingstown’s New Hot Spots -– 2 for the price of 1

A couple of weeks ago I made dinner plans with two friends on a Saturday night. We wanted to try ...

Goldilocks and the Four Bars: Drinking on Hope Street
May 20, 2015 2 commentsby

Goldilocks and the Four Bars: Drinking on Hope Street

The stretch of Hope St between Rochambeau and 10th St, on the East Side of Providence, is a charming little ...

Indian Flavor on Hope
May 20, 2015 No Commentby

Indian Flavor on Hope

Like two unwavering pillars of Indian cuisine guarding the north side of the Hope Street shops, Not Just Snacks and ...

Hidden on Hope Street
May 20, 2015 No Commentby

Hidden on Hope Street

When Rhode Islanders think of going out in Providence, few consider Hope St as their destination. It’s tucked away on ...

PROVedge: Some Things are Better Left
May 13, 2015 No Commentby

PROVedge: Some Things are Better Left

The list in my hand was as straightforward as could be: masa, black beans (canned), avocados (3), jalapeños (2), plantains ...

The Skinny (or not-so-skinny) on Eat Drink RI's Grand Tasting
May 8, 2015 No Commentby

The Skinny (or not-so-skinny) on Eat Drink RI’s Grand Tasting

I never fail to surprise people with my enthusiasm for food. When my editors told me I’d be covering Eat ...

Nothing Flat about Providence’s Flatbread Company
May 6, 2015 No Commentby

Nothing Flat about Providence’s Flatbread Company

A few summers ago I went to North Conway on vacation with friends. They suggested — no demanded — that ...

PROVedge: Vinegar? Why Not.
April 8, 2015 No Commentby

PROVedge: Vinegar? Why Not.

At just over 5 feet, 9 inches tall, I currently hold the prestigious title of “Tallest Villari in Recorded History.” This, ...

IMBIBE: Spring Stinger
March 18, 2015 No Commentby

IMBIBE: Spring Stinger

Has spring sprung yet? The bitch usually does with a sting, at least here in New England, where this idyllic ...