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Food & Dining

In Rhode Island

The Rhode Island restaurant scene is bustling, and we're here to help you find the hottest new spots, the coolest hidden gems, and the best places to satisfy your cravings for great food and drinks.

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Looking to buy a restaurant? There’s a ton for sale in R.I.

Some of the listings include a seafood market and the wharf it sits on in Wickford, and an Italian restaurant with housing for its owner in Warren.


Where you should eat, drink, and celebrate for St. Patrick’s Day in Rhode Island

Ahead of two of the biggest parades in Rhode Island — in Newport and Providence — here’s where you should plan to eat, drink, and celebrate.


Who has the best poutine? R.I. and Mass. restaurants compete.

Through March, 10 restaurants across Rhode Island and in Southeastern Massachusetts will compete for the best poutine in the 7th Annual Poutine Indulgence. Woonsocket’s Museum of Work & Culture is hosting the contest as part of the museum’s Francophonie celebration.


Where going out is a deal

There’s a ton of spots to grab a cheap bite in Rhode Island. But if you’re looking for a unique experience this month, check out these two deals.


Amid the shelves of his new store, an Afghan interpreter has a message for Congress and President Biden

While focused on his new Afghan Super Store in Providence, former front-line interpreter Aminullah Faqiry urges passage of the Afghan Adjustment Act and an end to the Special Immigration Visa backlog.


Could chocolate get any better? Try adding upcycled pressed chardonnay grapes

The Vine to Bar bars have 65 percent cacao and are available in four types: dark chocolate; almonds and pink Himalayan salt; chardonnay smoked salt and cocoa nibs; and tart cherry and cocoa nibs.


Recipe: This beautiful clementine tart will brighten any dreary day

This recipe is for Clementine Tart from the food section of The Boston Globe.

Recipe: If cabbage is having its moment, then roasting it with crispy crumbs makes it ready for celebrity

This recipe is for Roasted Cabbage with Crispy Crumbs from the food section of The Boston Globe.