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RI Food Fights’ Italian Grinder Throwdown
March 4, 2016 No Commentby

RI Food Fights’ Italian Grinder Throwdown

In the northeast United States, a deli’s worth is usually placed upon how good their grinders are. Specifically Italian grinders, ...

Tapas Are Back with Vinya Tapas!
March 2, 2016 No Commentby

Tapas Are Back with Vinya Tapas!

When Flan y Ajo, the tiny hole-in-the-wall tapas restaurant, closed suddenly in fall  2014, I was devastated. Perhaps you think ...

Taking the Title: Championship Melt Food Truck Review
March 2, 2016 No Commentby

Taking the Title: Championship Melt Food Truck Review

Motif has introduced a new sort of Locale: Food Truck Profiles! We’re looking at a new food truck each month ...

IMBIBE: The Green Savage
March 2, 2016 No Commentby

IMBIBE: The Green Savage

Do you like green beer in hand? I am, Irish, yes I am. I don’t like green beer in hand. ...

You Take the High Road, I’ll Take the Slow Rhode
March 2, 2016 No Commentby

You Take the High Road, I’ll Take the Slow Rhode

“You have to try the duck confit,” my friend told me the moment after she informed me there was a ...

Food Truck of the Month: rocket
February 17, 2016 1 commentby

Food Truck of the Month: rocket

Their truck is an understated white rig with black lettering on the side that reads “fine street food.” And indeed, ...

Running Out for Coffee
February 17, 2016 No Commentby

Running Out for Coffee

At press time, the entire Motif staff was huddled around a space heater in our difficult-to-heat warehouse space, trying to ...

A Night at the Deli: The Ultimate Jewish Dinner and a Movie
February 17, 2016 No Commentby

A Night at the Deli: The Ultimate Jewish Dinner and a Movie

Combining a screening of the film Deli Man with an actual “pop-up” deli traveling from New York City, the Jewish ...

Lord of the Wings: A Tantalizing Tour
February 3, 2016 No Commentby

Lord of the Wings: A Tantalizing Tour

Since the emergence of the timeless buffalo wing as a popular bar delicacy at the legendary Anchor Bar in Buffalo, ...

Foods That Feed Your Bow-chicka-wow-wow
February 3, 2016 No Commentby

Foods That Feed Your Bow-chicka-wow-wow

Love is in the air, my friends… Or rather, love is on the plate this Valentine’s Day. No one is ...