Friskie Fries, a popular food truck and brick-and-mortar restaurant that specializes in fries with toppings, is expanding into Newport with a new brick-and-mortar location at 404 Thames Street.

The location where they will open was recently operated as Rustica Kitchen and Thames Street Burger Boys.

404 Thames Street

The new Newport location joins Friskie Fries family of a food truck and other brick-and-mortar locations in Barrington, Johnston, and Providence.

The following  license application will be addressed by Newport City Council at their meeting this evening at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. The meeting is open to the public.

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