20 popular international snacks you should try if you can find them
We also looked into staple foods and sweet treats from diverse countries to compile a well-rounded list.
Potatoes, cookies, and 12 other groceries that rose in price last month
The cost of groceries inflated about 0.3% from January to February, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Annually, the price is up about 10.2%.
Eggs, strawberries, and 12 other groceries that dropped in price last month
While costs remain high overall, prices for some food items came down last month
20 American foods that raise eyebrows outside of the US
Stacker compiled a list of 20 uniquely American foods that might raise the eyebrows of anybody outside of the U.S. using reports from Tasting Table, Eater, Food & Wine, and various other sources.
Easter Weekend in Newport County: Egg Hunts, brunches, and more!
Newport County has a plethora of Easter activities to choose from, with something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for an egg hunt, a lavish brunch, or a weekend getaway, there’s something to suit every taste and budget.
Sig’s Place says goodbye, The Roasted Clove says hello
After operating for over twelve years in Middletown and almost ninety years on Aquidneck Island, Sig’s Place will close permanently on April 1, 2023. The good news, Middletown won’t have to wait long for a new restaurant to take its place.
Tiny Kitchen Magic: Turkey Chili
One great way to combat the cold is with a delicious, hearty, and healthy chili.
Newport Beer Festival will return to Fort Adams State Park on April 29
50 craft brewers, 1 session, landmark location, and you!
Sig’s Place has sold, its last day will be April 1st
After operating for over twelve years in Middletown and almost ninety years on Aquidneck Island, Sig’s Place has been sold and will be closing permanently on April 1.
25 things that have different names depending on where you live in the US
You may be familiar with the Oxford English Dictionary, but what about the Dictionary of American Regional English?
Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade: Here’s what’s happening at bars and restaurants
What’sUpNewp’s running list of what’s happening before, during, and after the 2023 Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
Rhode Island Craft Beer Week begins March 3 – We speak with Matt Gray of Ragged Island Brewing
Events running at breweries statewide March 3-12
Discover Newport announces 2023 Newport Burger Bender Champions
A Newport and a Tiverton restaurant took top honors for best burgers after this year’s Newport Burger Bender’s fierce 10-day competition.
15 of the best movies about wine and winemaking
Plonk Wine Club researched the best and worst of vineyard-centric cinema and highlighted 15 of the greatest wine movies to grace the silver screen.
Castle Hill Inn unveils new Supper Club and Prix Fixe Lunch Menu
Castle Hill Inn announces a new prix fixe lunch offering, upcoming supper club series and additional culinary team promotions.
Speakeasy Bar and Grill wins 26th Annual Chili Cook-Off
More than 1,100 turned out for the event, which is just one of the more than 150 events that are taking place this week as part of the 35th Annual Newport Winter Festival.
Polar Pineapples returning to Goat Island during Newport Winter Festival
With the ice bar as the centerpiece, guests can savor specialty drinks while enjoying views of Narragansett Bay and Newport Harbor.
WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Dave Rosenberg, Newport Winter Festival
Dave Rosenberg, organizer of the Newport Winter Festival, will join What’sUpNewp for a WUN-ON-ONE conversation at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, February 15, 2023.
Savor the Flavor: Newport Burger Bender Contest returns for its sixth year from Feb. 17 – 26
Dozens of restaurants across Newport and Bristol counties will offer almost 60 specialty burgers during the Sixth Annual Newport Burger Bender Contest that begins Friday.
Rejects Beer Co. to host ‘Stouts & Snouts’ on March 4
‘Stouts & Snouts’ to benefit Potter League for Animals.
Nine Newport-based hospitality workers named “Stars of the Industry” at the RI Hospitality Association’s 32nd Annual Awards Ceremony
Jacob Jasinski of The Chanler at Cliff Walk named a “Chef of the Year” in the “Hotel” Category at the RI Hospitality Association’s 32nd Annual Stars of the Industry Awards Ceremony
‘Six Picks’ Family fun at Newport Winter Festival
Winter Festival includes dozens of events beginning Friday February 17
Malted Barley in Westerly announces closing
Providence location to remain open
Tiny Kitchen Magic: Soy Lime Ginger Grain Salad
This is light, delicious, refreshing, and quite healthy.
Local artist Ry Smith wins Fernet-Branca Regional Coin Design Contest
The Fernet-Branca Coin Release Party is scheduled for February 20th at Giusto and will feature prizes, merchandise, Fernet-Branca inspired menu and cocktails, and your chance to win a limited coin designed by Ry Smith.
Recipes: How to make 22 of Rhode Island’s favorite dishes
Stacker compiled a list of recipes from Rhode Island using Allrecipes.
Spoil Your Significant Other: Valentine’s Day happenings in Newport County
No matter what your preference is, Newport County has something to offer everyone this Valentine’s Day. So grab your sweetheart and head to Newport for a day of love, romance, and adventure!
RI Hospitality Education Foundation hosts 11th Annual Rhode Island ProStart High School Culinary, Foodservice & Hotel Management Competition
Culinary teams competed for a total of $500,000 in scholarship money and the chance to represent RI in the National ProStart® Invitational in Washington D.C.
New concept from Giusto team at former Panera Bread will be called ‘Mother Pizzeria’
A Neapolitan-style pizza oven will be the focal point of the semi-open kitchen where guests can sit at a small counter to enjoy the action
Newport Vineyards is grape stomping for Nikopol, Ukraine
Newport Vineyards invites the public in joining them in supporting Nikopol, Ukraine, by entering the raffles for a chance to “stomp for Ukraine” or tickets to Newport Vineyards’ Fire Dinner event and various prizes.
Legal sizes for lobsters could change to protect population
The rules about the minimum and maximum sizes of lobsters that can be trapped off New England could soon become stricter, potentially bringing big changes to one of the most valuable seafood industries in the country.
4 factors that show the environmental benefits of plant-based meat
Thistle compiled data on four markers that show how consuming plant-based meat instead of conventional meat is better for the planet using 2021 research by the Good Food Institute.
Snacks and other food items banned in the US
Stacker explores snacks and other food items banned in the U.S. From tasty cheeses to the famed Scottish dish haggis, these 30 foods aren’t welcome in most of the United States.
Newport Burger Bender returns Feb. 17. – 26
Newport Burger Bender, the “best burger” contest returns this February for 10 days of burger bending.
15 cozy places to eat and drink in Newport
Upscale or casual, dinner or drinks, here’s our list of the 15 coziest spots to go this winter.
‘Six Picks’ Events: What’s Up in RI this weekend (Feb. 3-5)
Vegfest, Annie and murder mysteries abound
Experience romance at Castle Hill Inn’s Valentine’s Day Dinner
The property’s culinary team has created a special four-course menu filled with splendors of romance
Region’s workforce shifting away from hospitality
A leading New England economist is suggesting that jobs in the region are shifting from leisure and hospitality to higher-paying industries, while job openings remain at “historic highs.”
2023 James Beard Award Semifinalists include New England Chefs and Restaurants
The 2023 Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists are recognized across 23 categories, including the new Award for Outstanding Bakery.
Stop & Shop expands Flashfood Program to all Rhode Island locations
Expansion Brings Flashfood to 21 Stop & Shop Stores Across Rhode Island, Giving Shoppers Steep Grocery Discounts on Better-For-You Products While Reducing Food Waste
Del’s Lemonade franchise, a Middletown deli, a profitable sandwich shop, and other businesses that are currently for sale in Rhode Island
The latest business and commercial listings show all kinds of businesses currently for sale in Rhode Island.
Bouchard Restaurant & Inn to rebrand as ‘Chanterelle Restaurant’
Bouchard Restaurant & Inn is welcoming the new year with a new name, but promising to continue to deliver the same great experience.
Grocery items that dropped in price the most in December
Stacker used monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics data to find the 10 grocery items that experienced the largest price decreases in December
Hope and Main opens Downtown Makers Marketplace in Providence
Retail location will sell products from dozens of local businesses
Grocery items that rose in price the most in December
Stacker used monthly data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find the eight grocery items that experienced the largest price increases in the last month.
Ring in the Year of the Rabbit with a delicious Lunar New Year Lunch at Castle Hill Inn
Newly Appointed Executive Chef Andy Taur Crafts Lunar New Year Menu at Castle Hill Inn
Middletown deli, a Providence hookah lounge, and other businesses that are currently for sale in Rhode Island
The latest business and commercial listings show all kinds of businesses currently for sale in Rhode Island.
The Vanderbilt partners with Maison Premiere to host dining experience, ‘Upstairs/Downstairs: A Gilded Age Dinner Party’
The Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection Launches Bespoke Gilded Age Dinner Party With James Beard-Awarded Maison Premiere
Gary’s Handy Lunch to permanently close on February 12
The popular diner announced today that it will permanently close after more than 50 years on February 12, 2023.
Rhode Island Red Food Tours announces the PVD Valley Neighborhood Victuals Tour
Explore Providence’s repurposed industrial corridor on a winter tour that will introduce you to local foodpreneurs, brewers and distillers.
Tiny Kitchen Magic: Goat Liver and Goat Cheese Ravioli with Pink Vodka Sauce
I thought it’d be fun to start the new year off on a bit of a weird note.
Providence Restaurant Weeks returning January 8-23
Deals to be found throughout the PVD metro area
Brewery of the Month: Winter brews at Narragansett
RI’s leading brewery features seasonal beers to warm you up on chilly nights
RI VegFest returns to WaterFire Arts Center for plant-based celebration
The two-day event will feature over 85 local and national vegan and vegan-friendly brands from 10 different states.
The Reef’s January Events: Something for everyone to enjoy
The 3-Course Culinary Experience, featuring a rotating 3-course menu paired with a bottle of wine, is available for $85 for 2 people.
Jay Flanders’ Tiny Kitchen Magic: A Recap of Delicious Dishes in 2022
Overall, Flanders’ Tiny Kitchen Magic column has provided readers with a wide range of tasty and creative dishes to try in their own kitchens.
From coast to coast: The best regional fast-food chains to try
Whether you frequent these chains or are on the hunt for some delicious places to stop on your next road trip, Stacker compiled this list of 20 fast-food chains that are only in certain states, making them must-tries for those traveling around the United States.
What’s Up on New Year’s Eve in Newport
No matter how you choose to spend your New Year’s Eve, Newport has something for everyone to ring in 2023 in style.
38 Christmas side dishes
Preparing Christmas dinner can be intimidating: expectations are high, especially when guests have long-held favorite dishes in mind. If you’re lucky, though, you’ll only be responsible for bringing a side dish.
Boat House Restaurant and Tiverton Police Department collect hundreds of toys for local children through Operation Blue Santa Toy Drive
The Boat House Restaurant and Tiverton Police Department held a successful toy drive for local children this holiday season, collecting hundreds of toys through the annual Operation Blue Santa event.
Shop Local – Last minute holiday gift ideas for 2022
Our annual round up of specialty shops on Aquidneck Island
How people ordered meals online in 2022, according to DoorDash
So how do restaurant trends from last year compare to now? Task Group looked at trends in how people ordered meals online in 2022, according to data from DoorDash and research from industry sources like the National Restaurant Association.
From coffee to cola: The most popular nonalcoholic beverages in the US ranked
Keep reading to learn which of your favorite nonalcoholic beverages are among the most popular in the U.S.
Tiny Kitchen Magic: Beef Stew
Finally, as promised, it is time to make beef stew. This is a variation of a recipe my mother gave me, which itself is quite delicious.
Dine Local, Shop Local: Newport County Dinner Club returns for its 34th year
Give the gift that keeps on giving all year round, or treat yourself!
Jewish holiday recipes for everyone to try
In honor of Hanukkah beginning Dec. 18—and for eating experiences that can be enjoyed year-round—Stacker compiled a list of 15 global Jewish holiday recipes and their histories from Allrecipes.com, news reports, Jewish historical sites, and Jewish recipe developers. Read on to find classic recipes or to discover a new dish or two.