Jamie Coelho

Shark Week Comes to Skiff Bar in Newport

Watch "Best of Shark Week" episodes from the Discovery Channel while sipping shark-themed cocktails and bites.

Newport Marriott’s Skiff Bar has teamed up with the Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” to launch the new season by airing episodes and offering shark-themed drinks and specials.

The Dish: JC’s Butcher Shop Sells Portuguese Charcuterie and Goods

The new West Warwick butcher shop, from the owners of Matos Bakery, sells handmade Portuguese chourico and sausage and imported and local goods.

JC’s Portuguese American Market on Brookside Avenue in West Warwick has new owners. The recently opened JC’s Butcher Shop features house-cured charcuterie, chourico and blood sausages, Portuguese cheese, Portuguese imports and locally made products.

Save Your Appetite for the Best of Rhode Island Party

Your ticket includes unlimited food from local vendors, two martinis, Newport Vineyards wine and Narragansett beer.

It’s that time of year again: Time to work up an appetite for all of the great food that will be served at the annual Best of Rhode Island Party on Thursday, July 27 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Providence Performing Arts Center.

The Dish: Hope Street Merchants Offer Veggie Valet

Shoppers now have a place to store their farmers market goodies while they visit other Hope Street businesses.

Hope Street merchants are putting an end to the expression, shop ‘til you drop. The businesses are now offering Veggie Valet on Saturdays during the Hope Street Farmers Market, so that shoppers have a place to put their heavy farmers market haul while they visit other businesses.

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.