Food & Drink Feature

Burger Bliss!

In a test of taste and digestive agility, we sampled the best burgers in the state — from the turkey patty to the two-pounder and all the condiments in between.

Messy, drippy, or cheese-laden, often casual, sometimes luxe, few dishes are as bodacious as the burger. From a modest turkey patty to an indulgent two-pounder of Angus beef, we sampled 46 creative variations from all over the state . So break out the bib, bring on the condiments and dig into Rhode Island’s favorite comfort food!   The Classic Served…

Cheap Eats

Learn how to feast by spending the least with grab-and-go and bar food options, gourmet grub for less and ethnic bites for the global diner.

So, where can we get a good, cheap meal around here? Lots of places! We’ve been keeping track of tasty, affordable options across the state for our guide, featuring three different categories for the eater of everything: grab-and-go and bar food options, gourmet grub for less and ethnic eats for the global diner. Get ready to feast while spending the…

Beer Me!

A truly good brew requires much more than malt, hops, yeast and water. So grab a cold one and drink in all the places, people and pints that are priming our little state to make it big in the beer world.

Rhode Island has a burgeoning beer scene that’s only getting better. Bars and pubs are pouring desirable ales and stouts from breweries near and far, local startups are making a name for their suds on a national level, and DIY brewers are uniting over their homemade IPAs and porters. In fact, Rhode Island’s brewers earned a total of ten awards…