Willie’s Place opened in May serving both Native American and Spanish foods reflecting the owner’s heritage and passion for cooking. 58 High St, South Kingstown. (401) 854-7420. williesplace.net.
After a six-month closure, Stanley’s Famous Hamburgers has reopened to welcome patrons back to its 90-year-old location. 535 Dexter St, Central Falls. (401) 726-9689. stanleyshamburgers.com.
Get your coffee fix at Brewology, a new coffee shop/lounge serving everything from iced mochas to espresso martinis and breakfast sandwiches. 9 Cedar Swamp Rd, Smithfield. (401) 642-7111. facebook.com/brewologyri.
Beginning as a small pop-up restaurant, La Vecina Taqueria now stands on its own, serving authentic Mexican street food. 24 Washington Sq, Newport. (401) 324-5160. lavecinataqueria.com.
Saladworks has opened a second location in Warwick offering all the same salad goodies as their location in PVD. 1276 Bald Hill Rd, Warwick. (401) 615-0024. Restaurants. saladworks.com/ri/warwick.
Speaking of second locations, Kimochi Boba Cafe has opened its first RI location offering unique and fun boba tea drinks. 43 Railroad St, Woonsocket. (401) 642-8432. fb.com/kimochibobacafe.
With a new name and location, The Food Shack has reopened on the corner of East Main Road and Aquidneck Ave with an updated menu of locally sourced ingredients and classic street food recipes. 499 East Main Rd, Middletown. (401) 847-9283. 401foodshack.com.
Top of the Bay Restaurant has temporarily closed, but according to their website, they should be reopening soon. 898 Oakland Beach Ave, Warwick. (401) 921-3663. topofthebayrestaurant.com.
We are losing Rocky Point once again, in a sense. Rocky Point Clam Shack was not able to renew their lease for the 2022 season. They’re actively looking for a new location, and hoping to reopen their doors next year. 1689 Post Rd Warwick. (401-738-9830) rockypointclamshack.weebly.com