Paddy’s Beach Club is One of America’s Top Beach Bars

Paddy’s Beach Club in Misquamicut is loud, brash, and a whole lot of summer fun. With its foam parties, DJs pounding out EDM, and summer crowds of beach bros and babes up from the Tri-State Area, it’s not for everyone, but for our money this is the one can’t-miss beach bar in Rhode Island. Day…

Get Your Slurp On at the Newport Oyster Festival

Like oysters? Then check out the 2nd Annual Newport Oyster Festival, which runs May 19-21, an event that proved very popular in its inaugural outing last May.

Another Sure Sign of Spring: Evelyn’s Drive-In is Open!

Evelyn’s Drive-In opens for the season today, with owners Jane and Dom Bitto celebrating their 30th anniversary of owning Tiverton’s iconic roadside seafood stop.

Curtain Rises at New Federal Hill Pizza on Chalkstone Ave.

The screens of the old Castle Theater on Chalkstone Avenue may have gone dark, but Billy and Christine Manzo put on quite a show this week for the opening of their second Federal Hill Pizza location in the old movie house.

The Good Gets Better at Trio

The bar at Trio in Narragansett has been a popular hangout since the restaurant opened several years ago. And now it’s bigger and better, after the restaurant closed for a few weeks for renovations. In addition to expanding the bar into a modern and roomy rectangular space with white top and cozy cushioned red leather…

Sure Sign of Spring: Newport Restaurant Week

You can ring in spring in a most tasty way with Newport Restaurant Week March 27 through April 7, with about 50 eateries participating throughout Newport and Bristol counties. Diners can get three-course, prix fixe lunches for $16 and dinners for $35 at the expanded 12-day event.

Bacon Jam Tops the Best Burger in Newport

We’ve had some great burgers in the city by the sea, but there can only be one best burger, and this year the honor goes to one of our favorite Newport eateries — Jo’s American Bistro. 

Feast Your Eyes on These Fantastic Burgers!

Steak is the secret ingredient in the excellent burgers served up at Feast Sandwich Shop, a new East Greenwich eatery that’s done a booming lunch business and has a growing cult following of people who love what comes between two buns. 

Forks Up! Providence Restaurant Week is Jan. 15-28

Providence Winter Restaurant Week is actually “weeks” — two of them, with dining deals at top Providence eateries on the menu between Jan. 15 and 28.

Wharf Pub a Worthy Warmer-Upper in Newport

We happened on the Wharf Pub in Newport one chilly winter afternoon, not having been there before. It’s always good to hit unfamiliar spots in places you know, and for decent pub fare on a cold day, Wharf Pub’s a worthy alternative.