A Tale of Two Wieners

Monday 17 March 2014 at 10:36 am Guy Fieri has spent years trying to perfect his recipe for them. Health magazine named them to their 50 fattiest foods in America list. But last week, the James Beard Foundation -- the arbiter of all things outstanding in the culinary world -- bestowed Olneyville New York System Hot Wieners in Providence with a 2014 "America's Classics" award. (more)

Small State; Big Cocktail Culture

Wednesday 12 March 2014 at 4:01 pm
Given its small stature, Rhode Island has more than its share of talented, locally-famous, award-winning mixologists perfecting the art of the cocktail. The official drink of Rhode Island may be coffee milk, but judging from the number of bars and restaurants that cater to artisan and vintage cocktails, it might as well be a Manhattan. The trend is centered in Providence, which annually celebrates "Providence Cocktail Week" -- a popular citywide celebration of the art and appreciation of the cocktail. These are some of the local mixologists who have cultivated cult followings among cocktail aficionados. (more)

Saveur: Day in the Life in Food and Drink

Tuesday 11 March 2014 at 12:56 pm
Check out key events happening in Rhode Island this summer -- food, music, sports, etc! (more)

Great Escapes: Off-the-Beaten-Path Lodging

Friday 07 March 2014 at 12:25 pm
For travelers in search of a much-needed escape, Rhode Island has a host of amazing accommodations, from luxe waterside resorts to hip, urban high-rises. But we also lay claim to some pretty unique lodging, spaces that are a tad off the radar but possess that 'cool factor' in spades. Rooms that, in short, come with a compelling story.

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