Food

Go Nuts For Nutty Mamas Cookies
August 10, 2016 No Commentby

Go Nuts For Nutty Mamas Cookies

  Though I had high hopes when I first heard of the local healthy snack alternative known as Nutty Mamas ...

Open and Closed
August 3, 2016 No Commentby

Open and Closed

[OPEN] Pea Poddery in Cumberland is under new ownership. Art-lover and art major Kristen Jansen and long-time friend Rob Roesch ...

Monrovia:  West African Soul Food Meets the Best of the South
August 3, 2016 No Commentby

Monrovia:  West African Soul Food Meets the Best of the South

Many years ago my husband and I vacationed on a tiny island off the coast of Belize called Caye Caulker. The island ...

Pub Amble: From Pretzels to Pickles, My Night in Downtown
July 20, 2016 No Commentby

Pub Amble: From Pretzels to Pickles, My Night in Downtown

  Ever since I turned the big two-one, downtown PVD has been my go-to destination. Consisting of bars, clubs, restaurants ...

Mike’s Ice Hits the Cold Stone Pavement
July 20, 2016 No Commentby

Mike’s Ice Hits the Cold Stone Pavement

A new Providence-based food truck has hit the scene, bringing ice cream loving Rhode Islanders something different: Mike’s Ice is ...

Locale Profile: Dine at Massimo for Maximum Yum Yums
July 6, 2016 No Commentby

Locale Profile: Dine at Massimo for Maximum Yum Yums

“Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the ...

Take Shelter at Providence’s First Barcade: Shelter Arcade Bar
July 6, 2016 No Commentby

Take Shelter at Providence’s First Barcade: Shelter Arcade Bar

Rhode Island, 1999. The Providence Place Mall is almost complete, serving as a new beacon of light and hope for ...

Open and Closed
July 6, 2016 No Commentby

Open and Closed

[OPEN] A new chicken and fish place, Bucktown, recently opened on the west side of Providence. They also have beer ...

Icy, Creamy, Healthy Sweet: A Cookbook, Not an Oxymoron.
June 15, 2016 No Commentby

Icy, Creamy, Healthy Sweet: A Cookbook, Not an Oxymoron.

  As a child of the ‘70s, my memory of frozen summer treats includes Popsicles loaded with red dye number ...

GMOs: Guide for the Perplexed
June 15, 2016 No Commentby

GMOs: Guide for the Perplexed

Surprisingly, the first and hardest problem of talking about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is defining them. Advanced biotechnology since the ...