Jamie Coelho

Who Has the Best Clam Cakes in Rhode Island?

The Fourth Annual Lil Rhody Clam Cake Crawl has determined a winner for 2017.

Rhode Island’s Clamarati were at it again this past weekend for their Fourth Annual Lil Rhody Clam Cake Crawl. On Saturday, participants boarded a seven-passenger minivan and trekked across the state from Charlestown to Portsmouth to try clam cakes at thirteen spots in nine hours.

5 Farms to Visit for Pick-Your-Own Strawberries

The season is short, but the berries are ripe for picking (and eating).

Strawberry season is a short and fleeting time from mid-June to early July. As quickly as the berries emerge and ripen, they are gone just as fast. Be sure to head to one of these local farms so you can pick-your-own ruby red jewels off the vine and incorporate them into pies, shortcakes, salads or straight from stem to mouth.

The Dish: 10 Things to Know About Olive Oil from Nectar de la Vida

The Warren shop sells high-quality olive oils and balsamic vinegars, plus paninis, salads, entrees and baked goods that are made with them.

Nectar de la Vida in downtown Warren allows visitors to taste high-quality, index-tested extra-virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars from around the world that are vetted for authenticity through Veronica Foods in California.

The Dish: We Tried Feast and Fettle’s Local Meal Delivery Service

Feast and Fettle is like having a personal chef without someone cooking in your kitchen.

Feast and Fettle meal delivery service is like having a personal chef without having someone cooking in your kitchen. Founder and chef Maggie Mulvena graduated from Johnson and Wales University in 2013, and started working as a nanny and personal chef for two to three years in the Providence area before she realized she could launch a full-fledged meal delivery service that could help a wide variety of professionals, couples and families in the area.

The Dish: 10 Gluten-Free-Friendly Places

Whether you eat gluten-free due to an allergy or for lifestyle reasons, there are plenty of local restaurants and businesses that can cater to your needs.

Dining out is easier than it used to be for those with restrictive diets. Whether you eat gluten-free due to an allergy or for lifestyle reasons, there are plenty of local restaurants and businesses that can cater to your needs. But you don’t need to stick to strict nutrition in order to enjoy these gluten-free foods or restaurants; the recipes and dishes are delicious no matter the type of diet you follow.