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Brew Basics

Rhode Island’s artisan coffee scene is getting more robust. When you want to linger over a good strong cup, these shops sweeten the already potent pot.


Wine bar serves up Andalusian flair without pretension.

Breakfast in Rhode Island

We flipped out over stacks of pancakes; sampled eggs scrambled, fried, poached, baked, stuffed with cheese and whipped into frittatas; and bit into bacon both crisp and flimsy — all in the name of finding the best spots for morning meals in our state. Whether it’s a fancy brunch or greasy spoon, we’ve covered our bases and here are the heaping plates to prove it.

Brunch Brigade

Where to enjoy the halfway point between breakfast and lunch.

Food Lovers' Guide

From local goods to multicultural ingredients, you can shop like a chef with our guide to the best food stores, farm stands, gourmet and ethnic markets. Plus, meet the state’s best purveyors, and score recipes for the perfect Thanksgiving feast.
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ridaily blog: Food & Drink

Video: Mixing Drinks at the Revolving Door in Newport

Beverage Director Jason Kindness stirs up a couple cocktails.
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17 Restaurants Serving Easter Brunch

Skip the legwork and get your leg of lamb and roasted ham somewhere else for a change.
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The Dish: Schartner Farms Greenhouses Reopening

The farm opens on Friday with a wide variety of spring plants such as tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, pansies and more, plus Easter gifts and decor.
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Staff Picks: Newport Restaurant Week

Rhode Island Monthly staffers name their mouth-watering picks.
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Featured Video

Bar Exam:
Jason Kindness at the Revolving Door Restaurant in Newport


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Archive »Dining Out - Restaurant Reviews

The Eddy

Cozy and tucked away, the bar is front and center.


Wine bar serves up Andalusian flair without pretension.

Local 121

Sophisticated cocktails and décor pair with delicious appetizers.

Metacom Kitchen

At Metacom Kitchen, the elegant menu and rustic decor reflect the quiet confidence of its talented chef.


Move over Federal Hill. There’s a new Italian restaurant downtown that’s giving old-school competitors a run for their money.


This tapas bar heats up the West Side with an expansive menu of spicy fan favorites.

The Salted Slate

After waiting for his close up, Ben Lloyd steps into the spotlight 
with an intriguing and successful menu.

Faust Hofbrauhaus

Part sturdy German citizen, part cool Brooklyn hipster, Faust Hofbrauhaus sates with its irreverent menu and extensive beer selection.
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Dining Listings

Browse our comprehensive Insider's Guide dining listings for local restaurants - searchable by cuisine, distance and price range.

2014 BORI Winners

A list of the 2014 Best of Rhode Island® winners, as selected by our editors, along with our Readers' picks.

The Dish

The Dish is a monthly newsletter covering Rhode Island’s food scene and includes recipes, restaurant openings, events, and Q&As with local chefs.


Explore Rhode Island with our mobile friendly website. Get the inside scoop on restaurants, activities, shopping destinations and more.
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