Locale Profile: Gettin’ Fresh!: Prica Farina serves up homemade pasta with a pinch of flour and a lot of love

“They look like my wife’s hair,” David Strenio said as he guided the cavatappi pasta cascading from the extruder in perfectly formed ringlets. His wife, Priscilla Moritz, a woman with, indeed, a head of curly hair, laughed and shouted, “On a good hair day!” while sweeping the floor of Prica Farina, the homemade pasta and cheese shop […]

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Get Growing!: Community gardens builds healthy bodies and resilient communities

“A few years ago, nobody knew about urban agriculture,” said Roberta Groch, a board member of the Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) who also is an urban planner for the state. “But, slowly we started incorporating it into the zoning in Providence and in other communities. And now it’s up at the State House, it’s […]

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Open and Closed

Opened Friskie Fries: County Road, Barrington. Hey, french fry lovers (that’s all but two of you, right?)! Friskie Fries now has a fourth location in Barrington. Go check it out! Cork and Rye: 255 Lambert Lind Highway, Warwick. A new gastropub and scratch kitchen located where Fat Belly’s used to be. Fearless Fish Market: […]

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Gastro Surprise: Gift your foodie friends their new favorite spot

As the Yuletide season enters our lives and Father Christmas gently rests his frigid nipples on our collective shoulder, we all face that yearly holiday challenge: gift-giving. Sometimes, it’s difficult to find the right gift for the people you care about. Giving the gift of an experience can show someone you care about them, and […]

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