Formerly the Nathaniel Porter Inn. This 18th century landmark is newly owned and newly renovated. Boy is it ever! Jen and Nigel Vincent have melded a creative, contemporary décor with respect for its past. Great wines, cozy upbeat bar. Try the signature “Porter Seafood Bowl.” Dinner Tues-Sat, Sunday brunch.
RI Supreme Court Chief Justice Frank Williams joins Joe to chat shop and prepare three wonderful Italian dishes (with Chef Salvatore Cefaliello). It’s all to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. Great fun…judge for yourself!
“The only thing we overlook is the ocean” is a fitting tagline. Built in 1852 this majestic icon sits on 15 gorgeous acres overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Open for lunch, dinner and marvelous special events. The views from the wrap around veranda are matched by the wonderful food, fabulous stuffed lobster! Take the hi-speed ferry out of Galilee (30 min). Perfect for a few hours or a few days!
Stunning décor, classical Italian cuisine melded with creative contemporary flair and a wonderful upstairs private dining room have made this a RI favorite sine 1914. Private business events and celebrations in the upstairs room are a specialty. Sit-down or buffet! The stylish “Top of the Hill Lounge” features RI’s best live entertainment.
Newly opened by the owners of Providence’s renaissance this stylish spot on Brown and Howard Wharf in Newport is making friends with delicious affordable Italian food. Lunch Th-Sat. Dinner Tu-Sun! Varied menu. Lobster Florentine a must!
Formerly naissance, stunning renovations and exciting new menu by chef Byron French and a new theme “seduction of the senses” make this a must stop when in the renaissance city! Wow!