Oberlin Restaurant Review – Providence, RI

From the kitchen of Chef Benjamin Sukle, the two-time James Beard Award Finalist for Best Chef: Northeast and the people of the nationally renowned Birch came Oberlin Restaurant. The idea behind the second restaurant opening in 2016 centered on making even more versatile use of local ingredients provided by local purveyors in a casual setting.... Continue Reading →

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Chengdu Taste – Pawtucket, RI – Authentic Szechuan Restaurant Review

At first glance Chengdu Taste might seem like just another Chinese-American restaurant. The big difference is that Chengdu Taste features authentic Szechuan cuisine in addition to Chinese-American favorites. Many of the menu items showcase familiar Chinese-American fare like crab rangoons and General Tso's  chicken. However, the restaurant really shines when serving its authentic Szechuan cuisine.... Continue Reading →

Newport Lobster Shack Review – Newport, RI

Newport, RI in the summer is known for seaside dining and fresh seafood. Nonetheless, many visitors don't know where to look beyond the famous Thames Street downtown. The Newport Lobster Shack is not too far off the beaten path, so it's easy to find and offers another option for experiencing outdoor dining in Newport. Newport... Continue Reading →

Dune Brothers Seafood Review – Providence, RI

Seafood is generally a favorite of many and while welcome year round, it's especially sought after during the summer months. There's something refreshing and uplifting about enjoying the flavors of the ocean while sitting outside in the warm weather that places like Dune Brothers Seafood capitalize on. Rhode Island and New England in general are... Continue Reading →

Statesman Tavern Restaurant Review – Bristol, RI

When Persimmon (a really excellent restaurant) left Bristol to move to Providence, I wondered if anything could really fill the empty shoes it left behind. Luckily, Statesman Tavern moved in and while they offer a different experience than the fine dining of Persimmon with its casual comfort food style, the quality makes it a welcome... Continue Reading →

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