Food & Drink Feature

Sunday Jazz Brunch at the Ocean House

The famous Sunday brunch features bottomless mimosas, and it's a culinary adventure everyone should experience at least once.

The majestically restored Ocean House hotel sits on the bluffs of Watch Hill with a dining room that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and views as far out as Block Island and Montauk. Its famous Sunday brunch — from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (jazz starts at 11:30 a.m.) — features bottomless mimosas, and it’s a culinary adventure everyone should experience…

Mom and Pop Breakfast Spots

Local breakfast places serving tasty dishes just the way we like it.

The Super Hungry Man breakfast at the Gentleman Farmer Restaurant. Photography by Angel Tucker.Gentleman Farmer Restaurant 617 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, 371-2683, thegfarmer.com The focus is on big portions, and meals here could potentially feed a farmer for a day without the inconvenience of stopping for lunch. From three-egg omelets stuffed with homemade corned beef hash and cheese to the Gentleman…

Three Easy Brunch Recipes

Three local chefs share tried and true recipies for some of their favorite brunch items.

How to Cook Perfect Bacon With Keith O’Marra, cook at Cru Cafe, 1 Casino Terr., Newport, 314-0500, crucafenewport.com 1. Choose a quality brand of applewood-smoked thick cut bacon. 2. Lay bacon flat on a baking sheet. 3. Bake it in the oven at 350 for 15 minutes (will make your house smell great!). 4. Remove from the oven and let…

Rolling With It

The Burgundian: Coffee and Waffles brings brunch pop-ups to local markets and breweries.

Shane Matlock. Photography by Angel Tucker.Shane Matlock isn’t waffling on his decision to ship a retrofitted British double-decker bus across the pond to expand his Burgundian liege waffle business. The vehicle is scheduled to arrive by boat in April, and he hopes to get it rolling as a mobile cafe on the streets of Providence by late spring. In the…

Brunch with a View

These restaurants are serving up gorgeous views with their meals.

Panoramic ocean views at the Coast Guard House. Photograph Courtesy of the Coast Guard House. Josh Edenbaum Photography.The Coast Guard House 40 Ocean Rd., Narragansett, 789-0700, thecoastguardhouse.com The view: Crashing waves and panoramic ocean views, including Narragansett Town Beach and the Newport Pell Bridge in the distance. The Details: This must-visit restaurant for summer tourists is also the must-visit for…

Brunch with Live Music

Start the day jamming out over eggs and bacon at these five spots with live music.

Dance off the calories to live music at Narragansett Cafe. Photography by Angel Tucker.Ogie’s Trailer Park 1155 Westminster St., Providence, 383-8200, ogiestrailerpark.com Music Genre: Blues Popular local band or performer: Pianist Travis Colby Atmosphere: While Ogie’s Trailer Park, the popular 1950s-themed West Side watering hole, has a lively atmosphere at night, you can expect something a little more laid-back on…

The Best Spots for Brunch in Rhode Island

Make your first meal the most memorable one with twenty-nine places to try this weekend.

Crispy waffles with native apple compote and maple syrup served with a specialty cocktail, Nectar of the Gods — a play on an ambrosia salad — from Persimmon. Photography by Angel Tucker.Whether you roll out of bed with a topknot and yoga pants and head to your local greasy spoon or glam it up in heels or a sports coat…