You Wanna Pizza Me?: A Guy and His Pie brings pizza with pizzazz to PVD!
If you’ve been tooling around Rhode Island foodstagrams in the past few months, there’s no way you haven’t come across A Guy and His Pie and their amazingly mouthwatering pizza photography! What began as a therapeutic way to beat quarantine boredom (and pivot from decidedly #basic sourdough bread making) turned into a fantastic business, bringing […]
Catch the Drift!: Drift Cafe brings the flavors of summer to Newport
I’m getting sick of reaching for my metallic pink puffy coat and trudging outside in the freezing, blustery breezes to return overdue library books and pick up groceries (my current discovery, shiritaki noodles!). I’m dying for warmer days where I can sit in Queen Anne Square, people watch and read Shakespeare’s As You Like It […]
Sweets To The Sweet: RI Food Fights Valentine’s pop-up has our sweet tooth swooning!
Rhode Island Food Fights is back with a Valentine’s Day Pop Up Box that you’ll want as your plus-one for the loveliest day of the year! Vegan and non-vegan epicureans will find their perfect match within this treasure trove of locally sourced confections, and no matter which one you swipe right on, you’ll be in […]
You could give your Valentine a box of ordinary candies from the corner store, but why be basic when you could be brilliant? We heart Rhode Island Spirits’ Rhodium Coffee Black Walnut Vodka stuffed truffles, enrobed in rich, dark chocolate. Whether you’re enjoying them single or with your sweetie, nothing says Valentines’ Day decadence quite […]
Gee, You’re Swell: Groundswell Cafe + Bakery pours the perfect cup for the new year
Resolutions are great, especially when they involve shaking off your 2020 coffee-run routines and reaching for a new cup o’ joe as we embrace a new year. In a push to get myself out of my caffeine rut, I ventured off-island (gasp!), and stumbled upon Groundswell Cafe + Bakery, an idyllic oasis nestled in Tiverton’s […]
A Toast To Takeout: Raising a glass to Rhode Island’s carryout cocktails
Ah, the drudgery of January! Bank accounts are looking slim from holiday gifting, the recent snowstorm lines the streets with less-than-Instagram-friendly slush, and they just took “The Office” off of Neflix. Worst month ever? Wait just a second! What if I told you there was a way to beat the New Year doldrums with … […]
What do you get for the foodie who’s tried it all? The answer is easy: gourmet jerky from The Newport Jerky Company! This Aquidneck Island cult favorite turns out homemade salad dressings, salsas, jams and more, but you gotta come in for the creative and **ahem** unique selection of jerkies! Sure, you could always go […]
Molto Bene!: Giusto brings Italian like you’ve never seen it before to Newport
Hammetts Hotel is Newport’s newest addition to the sophisticated scads of lodgings that dot Downtown’s fashionable thoroughfares. After a grand opening in spring 2020, they’ve been going strong throughout the summer, even with the shadow of COVID-19 looming over the hospitality industry. Hammetts may have a fabulous patio complete with millennial-friendly twinkle lights and stunning […]
Tiny Bar, Big Dreams!: Popping the cork on Providence’s newest hidden gem
What is one ambitious lady to do when she’s got a rad old building, tons of fanciful ideas for its usage (A coffee shop? A takeout counter?) and the verve and pluck to get it done? The answer was simple to Joanne Chang: “Let’s do a bar!” That very notion led her to open Tiny […]
Where Have You Bean All My Life?!: Simple Merchant coffee cart rolls into Newport!
If you’ve been lucky enough to pass through Perotti Park in Newport this summer when disembarking the Jamestown-Newport Shuttle Boat or the Block Island Ferry, you might have noticed a quirky wooden tricycle cart peddling some of the best java in town. No, it’s not a mirage brought on by too many overpriced, undersized cash […]