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Help Rhode Island Restaurants and Hotels Stay Afloat with Dinner and a Staycation

Area restaurants are investing in outdoor heaters, encouraging warm blanket-bringing and devising hot drink menus, all in an effort to continue the outdoor dining season into October.

It’s all about survival, because at this point, nearly one in six restaurants, about 100,000 restaurants, are closed either permanently or long-term in the United States, according to a national survey recently released by the National Restaurant Association (NRA).

Where to Get the Best Calamari in Rhode Island

Now that calamari, the official state appetizer of Rhode Island, stole the spotlight at the Democratic National Convention, it's our duty to spill the secrets on squid.

While many states took the opportunity to promote a landmark or cause at last night’s Democratic National Convention, Rhode Island went all in on its official state appetizer, calamari.