Newport Restaurant Week Returns With Great Deals and Steals

WHAT IS NEWPORT RESTAURANT WEEK Every Spring and Fall, Newport Restaurant Week returns with participating restaurants from Newport and Bristol County’s nine coastal towns. The event offers three-course dining deals for lunch ($16) and dinner ($35) that cater to the culinary desires of both frequent restaurant goers and first-time diners alike. Since its start in 2006, Newport Restaurant Week has grown tremendously, but its mission … Continue reading Newport Restaurant Week Returns With Great Deals and Steals

Save the Date: The Annual Great Chowder Cook-Off Returns This June

You don’t have to travel far to find a cup of life-altering clam chowder in the City by the Sea. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find a menu without a steaming bowl of the creamy delicacy chock full of fresh-from-the-ocean clams. But what’s even better than a bowl of clam chowder is multiple bowls of clam chowder right at your fingertips. Keep ’em coming! The … Continue reading Save the Date: The Annual Great Chowder Cook-Off Returns This June

Meet Chef Brian O’Donnell of Bywater Restaurant During Blithewold’s Chef’s Table Dinner Series

Blithewold Mansion has selected top young chefs from across Rhode Island to participate in their Chef’s Table Dinner Series, a sequence of evenings offering specially prepared menus and an opportunity to meet with the chefs who prepared them. Each dinner will reflect each chef’s unique style and will showcase seasonal, local and preserved ingredients. March 13 will feature chef Brian O’Donnell of Bywater Restaurant. O’Donnell is the chef & … Continue reading Meet Chef Brian O’Donnell of Bywater Restaurant During Blithewold’s Chef’s Table Dinner Series

New Dining Deals in Newport & Bristol County

No prep work. No dirty dishes. No hassle. Just sit back and relax. Nothing is better than eating out. Except perhaps eating out and also getting a great deal. Whether you desire a fine dining experience or a good beer and some comfort food, our local restaurants have everything to make your dining experience exactly what you hoped for, at the price you hoped for. … Continue reading New Dining Deals in Newport & Bristol County

Engage Your Inner Chef with March Cooking Classes

Cooking is an acquired skill; one that takes time and patience to perfect, but in the end often proves rewarding. Foodies on Aquidneck Island need not worry about lacking the proper skills to engage their inner chef. With classes taught by knowledgeable experts, your inner Ramsay, Ray and even Batali is just waiting to surface. Wednesday, March 2 | 6-8pm Newport Cooks: The Art of Charcuterie with … Continue reading Engage Your Inner Chef with March Cooking Classes

Newport Storm Brewery Releases New Beer and Rum Offerings

In the dead of winter, there’s nothing like a locally crafted cordial to warm the soul. While we’re great enthusiasts of all the local libations that currently line the shelves, we’ll admit Newport Storm’s newly released beer and rum offerings are certainly tempting our taste buds. Here’s a peek at what’s coming: THE BREW Smoke RIng, the latest porter addition to Newport Storm’s collection of barreled brews, … Continue reading Newport Storm Brewery Releases New Beer and Rum Offerings

Coastal Cooking: Short Rib Ragu With Potato Gnocchi, Pecorino & Shaved Chestnut from The White Horse Tavern

Today’s Coastal Cooking recipe is courtesy of Chef Richard Silvia of The White Horse Tavern via our weekly Rhode Show segments, which premiere Tuesdays at 9am.   2 lbs Idaho potatoes, scrubbed, roasted, peeled,  and milled or mashed lightly 1 cup all purpose flour 1 large egg, beaten to blend 1 pinch coarse kosher salt 1 tbsp olive oil Slightly cool the potatoes until it is … Continue reading Coastal Cooking: Short Rib Ragu With Potato Gnocchi, Pecorino & Shaved Chestnut from The White Horse Tavern