Food and Drink

Getting Your Fix

Castle Hill The three words realtors use most — location, location, location — also aptly apply to the state’s quintessential special-occasion restaurant: Castle Hill. With an Ocean Drive address, unobstructed views of the East Passage and an elegant Victorian mansion to house overnight guests and diners, Castle Hill is definitely not a once-a-week establishment. After all, as with real estate,…

In Season

Atlantic Inn High Street, Block Island, 466-5883 www.atlanticinn.com Available: Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day weekend. Price: Four courses for $48 per person. Sample Menu: Warm duck confit crepe; grilled lemon snapper; lime granite; peach galette. Café Zelda 528 Thames St., Newport, 849-4002 www.cafezelda.com Available: Tuesday through Thursday nights from Columbus Day to Memorial Day. Price: Three courses for $22.95…

Weiners I Have Known

The first time I tried a New York System Hot Weiner was six years ago at Rod’s in Warren (6 Washington Street). My boyfriend and I were visiting his parents in Rhode Island, and I was really trying to impress them. So despite having been a vegetarian for five years (tofu pups? Loved them), I enthusiastically wolfed one down, hoping…

Capital Dining

Restaurants are rated using a 4-star scale: Fair Good Very Good Excellent Al Forno Cafe Nuovo Capriccio L’Epicureo Mediterraneo Mills Tavern Neath’s New Rivers Pot au Feu Ten Prime Steak and Sushi