Diner’s Update

Dine Out on April 30 to Support AIDS Project Rhode Island

Dining Out for Life is looking for restaurants to join the cause and help raise money for HIV/AIDS prevention and education services.

AIDS Project Rhode Island is looking for local restaurants to join the fight against AIDS and HIV by participating in the Dining Out for Life program. On Thurs., April 30, restaurants will give a percentage of proceeds from the night’s checks to help provide HIV/AIDS prevention and education services, as well as assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS. So far,…

The Dish: What's New at the Wintertime Farmers Market

From gift ideas to special events and new vendors, here's what you can find at Hope Artiste Village.

New Vendors: The Farm Fresh Rhode Island Wintertime Farmers Market at Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket is now the largest in New England, says Georgina Sarpong, Farm Fresh RI’s farmers market program manager. The market takes place on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through May 9, 2015, with more than sixty-five local purveyors selling dairy products, poultry and…

The Dish: Eat Drink RI Festival

Sample food from multiple chefs, restaurants and food trucks, as well as wine, beer and cocktails from local wineries, breweries and bartenders all in one weekend.

If you've always wanted to explore the Providence and Rhode Island restaurant and bar scene, but don't always get the chance to go back and forth (from wherever you live) to dine out, then the Eat Drink RI Festival is the event for you. It will allow you to sample food from dozens of chefs, restaurants and food trucks, as well as wine, beer and…

Cheap Eats: Mobile Food Fascination in Providence

New mobile vendors are popping up every week, so we made a list of the latest additions and our old favorites.

New mobile vendors are popping up every week. Here's a list of our old favorites.   There are no set schedules or locations for every food truck and cart, but most use social media to communicate their whereabouts. Use our guide to track them down and enjoy the feast hitting our streets.     Twitter: @ChezPascal  Specialty: Hewtin's Dogs: sausages,…

Get the Inside Scoop–From Your Smart Phone

Rhode Island Monthly has launched a free app that brings you the best of Rhode Island--whereever you are.

Want to get the skinny on the best places to eat, shop and have fun in Rhode Island? Now you can access that information from your smart phone. Rhode Island Monthly just launched a free mobile web app called the Insider’s Guide to RI. It’s got great information for tourists and locals alike. Looking for some Italian food? Check out…

After-Work Eats

Here's a roundup of some of our state's best appy hours and specials at bars and restaurants.

  Here's a roundup of some of our state's best appy hours and specials at bars and restaurants.    $1 Oysters Various restaurants across the state are serving $1 oysters during specific days and times. Benjamin's in Newport offers Raw Bar Tuesdays, which means $1 oysters, 50-cent clams and $1 shrimp all day. Mill's Tavern features a Happy Hour Raw Bar…

Rhode Island Monthly's April Issue is all about Lunch!

The April Issue of Rhode Island Monthly features 51 places for awesome sandwiches, delicious salads, kids' meals and food truck finds. Here we give you an advance recipe to try at home.

The April Issue of Rhode Island Monthly is all about LUNCH. We feature 51 spots for awesome sandwiches, delicious salads, kids' meals and food truck finds. Gone are the days of avoiding the outdoors and eating a soggy sandwich at your desk. With this fine weather we're having, we're assuring you that once in awhile, it's okay to step outdoors,…

Protesting the Proposed State Meals Tax Increase

Rhode Island restaurant owners and representatives from the Rhode Island Hospitality Association today staged an eco-friendly Tea Party to protest the proposed two percent increase on the state meal's tax.

Rhode Island restaurant owners and representatives from the Rhode Island Hospitality Association today staged an eco-friendly Tea Party to protest the proposed two percent hike on the state meals tax, which is already eight percent. The hike would force restaurants to charge diners ten percent in taxes on meals, which they say could potentially harm businesses that have already experienced…