Rhode Island Monthly - Rhode Island Monthly November 2009

The Everything Guide to Thanksgiving

Tucker's Bistro

With a new chef behind the line, Tucker’s French-inspired menu finally measures up to the bistro’s often-raved-about ambience.

Big Gamble

Gaming revenue is painless bounty for the state coffers — until it isn’t. Feeling the pinch now that Twin River isn’t looking too liquid.

Tough Enough

He is hosting a traditional Rhode Island clambake that will serve up 275 lobsters, fifty chickens, sixty pounds of chorizo, 250 pounds of red bliss potatoes, 260 ears of corn, five bushels of Maine clams, seven bushels of Prince Edward Island mussels and vats of Rhode Island clear-broth clam chowder. His 200 guests are gathered under a white and green striped tent in Newport’s Fort Adams. The sun setting over Jamestown casts a magical light upon the sailboats still gliding across Narragansett Bay.

Bye, Bye, Birdies

The elegant herons, egrets and other shorebirds of Narragansett Bay are declining in numbers... are they in trouble?