Newport, RI – There’s a new restaurant opening in The-City-By-The-Sea this week. It looks as if LoBro Taco will open to the public for the first time on Friday, December 7th.

From the team behind Scratch Kitchen & Catering, which is also on Broadway, the new restaurant at 66 Broadway will serve tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, salads, and appetizers, according to its Facebook Page.

The culinary team is Kyle Bennett and Jonah Gadoury.

The restaurant will be open from 11 am to 7 pm Sunday through Thursday and from 11 am to 10 pm on Friday and Saturday.

Broadway 66, Ally McTally’s Family Deli, and The Deli are a few of the occupants who most recently occupied the location.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.