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Cocktail Party

Craft cocktails are all the rage, and Rhode Island’s scene is getting bigger as fast as you can say, “Hey bartender!” We imbibed far and wide to find some of the best libations, locally made liquors and bar food. It's five o'clock somewhere!

The Dish: Diner's Update: March/April

The latest Rhode Island food and dining news.

Rasa: Traditional Meets Exotic Indian on Main Street

A newcomer to E.G.’s restaurant row offers a crowd-pleasing Indian menu that’s both exotic and accessible.

BYOB: 22 places for good food, booze sans the big check

We love going out to eat but then we get the check and — yikes — half of it is for the liquor. That’s why we like places that are BYOB. We can satisfy our craving for good food (and experiment with a new wine or beer) without going broke.

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The Dish: Eat Drink RI Festival

Sample food from multiple chefs, restaurants and food trucks, as well as wine, beer and cocktails from local wineries, breweries and bartenders all in one weekend.

Bartenders Face Off at Iron Tender Challenge

Local bartenders will compete on Monday nights for three more weeks before the May 19 finals.

The Dish: Star Chefs Coastal New England Rising Stars

Massive chefs' event highlights coastal New England talent, including Rhode Island favorites.

Archive »Dining Out - Restaurant Reviews

Rasa: Traditional Meets Exotic Indian on Main Street

A newcomer to E.G.’s restaurant row offers a crowd-pleasing Indian menu that’s both exotic and accessible.

Succotash: Frickles, DIY Cocktails, Brunch With a Southern Accent

This Jewelry District outpost cooks up Southern dishes as they were meant to be; decadent, delicious and over the top.

Public Kitchen

Trendy ingredients plus a sense of humor add up to dishes with maximum appeal.

Basta on Broad

A Cranston trattoria unveils a successful renovation and a lively, updated menu that’s equally appetizing.

Stoneacre Pantry

A Newport bistro debuts with modest Midwestern charm, a sophisticated culinary sense and promises of great things to come.

The Grange

Even hardcore carnivores will find something to love at this new vegetarian eatery where the dishes are inventive and the flavors are intense.

Ella's

The surroundings are deceptively modest, but Ella’s American fusion menu — simple, yet sophisticated — is anything but ordinary.

Jacky's Waterplace and Sushi Bar

At Jacky’s, the razzle-dazzle decor plays backdrop to a deliciously over-the-top Asian menu.

SVEDKA Best Cocktail Contest

Local bartenders submitted their best SVEDKA cocktail recipe. Now it's your turn to vote for your favorite.

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