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Don’t Miss The Grapes of Newport

Don’t Miss The Grapes of Newport October 22, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
While Newport is known for mansions, sailing and seafood, it also has a growing wine industry that often is overlooked by tourists. Newport wines should be high on the must-taste list. A particular standout among Rhode Island wineries is Newport Vineyards, which is located in nearby Middletown. Brother...

Good Eating at Flo’s Clam Shack

Good Eating at Flo’s Clam Shack October 13, 2010 | Food | Read More
Right across from First Beach (also called Easton’s Beach) is Flo’s Clam Shack, a staple in Newport (actually Middletown) for almost 20 years. Its history, though, goes back about 75 years. To understand Flo’s and its popularity, it is important to understand the fried clam in Rhode Island....

Lobster is King in Newport

Lobster is King in Newport October 9, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Fresh lobsters from the waters of New England can be cooked in a variety of ways, making this jewel of the sea one of the most popular meals found on Newport restaurant menus. Dishes include lobster rolls and lobster macaroni and cheese. Lobster tales, similar to fish tales, can come in heavy doses...

Restaurant Choices in Newport

Restaurant Choices in Newport October 8, 2010 | Food | Read More
Newport and its immediate surrounding communities have an abundance of restaurants that provide casual and fine dining. When crowds converge during summer weekends and for special events, reservations are recommended for the hotspots, including all of the restaurants profiled below. Smokehouse Café Located...

Newport Dining Update: Too Good to Miss, Sadly Gone and Not Worth the Trip

Newport Dining Update: Too Good to Miss, Sadly Gone and Not Worth the Trip September 18, 2010 | Food | Read More
Newport is well known for its large number of excellent restaurants. Most of them have created distinct personalities and developed special features while maintaining a dedication to some of the best local and imported seafood. Here are a few observations to consider for an upcoming visit. Too Good to...