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.

Au Courant and StyleWeek Swim Return with Celeb Stylist Derek Warburton

The biggest fashion event of the summer will raise funds for Child and Family with an open bar cocktail party, fashion show, clothing and accessories from the featured designers and much more.

The biggest fashion event of the summer is returning to Newport on Friday, July 14. StyleWeek Northeast is bringing back Au Courant and combining it with StyleWeek Swim starting at 7 p.m. at Fort Adams. The benefit is a fundraiser for Child and Family, a nonprofit organization that supports programs that strengthen families in Newport County and throughout Rhode Island, including the expansion of foster care services.

The Summer of Champagne and Lilly Pulitzer in Watch Hill

The latest attractions at the Ocean House and Watch Hill Inn involve a Secret Garden bar serving Veuve Clicquot and a suite starring the iconic preppy resort wear brand.

Exciting changes are afoot at the Watch Hill Inn and Ocean House resort, and they involve two of our favorite things: Lilly Pulitzer and Champagne. Check out the new Lilly Pulitzer Suite and the Secret Garden Bar and Lounge, serving Veuve Clicquot Champagnes and small bites.

Peek Inside Private Properties at Festival of Historic Houses

More than a dozen properties in the Upper Elmwood Historic District in Providence will welcome the public for self-guided tours.

Providence certainly has many beautiful historic homes, and if you enjoy walking past opulent architecture and noticing Victorian detailing, just think about what it might be like to go inside. You can get a rare glimpse behind the doors and windows of these homes on June2−3 for Providence Preservation Society’s Festival of Historic Houses.