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Advertiser Directory Spring 2013

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WINES, SPIRITS & DELICACIES

❧Bottles Fine Wine—The East Side’s award-winning liquor store. Featuring thousands of wines, including over 800 under $15; over 1,000 beers and full line of spirits. Open M–Sa 9 am–10 pm, Su noon–6 pm. 141 Pitman St., Providence; 401.372.2030; BottlesFineWine.com

❧Grapes and Gourmet—One-stop shop for fine wines, craft beers, spirits and some of the best artisan cheese around. Open M–Th 9 am–9 pm, F–Sa 9 am–10 pm, Su noon–6 pm. 9 E. Ferry Wharf, Jamestown; 401.423.0070 or Facebook.

❧Grapes & Grains—A new home for wine enthusiasts in the Barrington Shopping Plaza. Unique selection of wine, spirits and ales with a beverage learning environment for both novices and devoted oenophiles. G&G is a Cork ReHarvest partner. Special orders, gift baskets, events. Open M–Th 10 am–8 pm, F & Sa 10 am–8:30 pm, Su noon–4 pm. 24 Bosworth St., Barrington; 401.245.2100; GrapesAndGrainsRI.com

❧Newport Wine Cellar & le petit gourmet—Perfect companions, offering a wide selection of thoughtfully produced wines, artisan cheeses and gourmet foods in a relaxed setting with knowledgeable and friendly staff. Open daily. 24–26 Bellevue Ave., Newport; 401.619.3882; NewportWineCellar.com

❧The Savory Grape—Offers a top-notch selection of wine, spirits and craft brews, many organic. Online ordering, shipping and delivery. M–Th 10 am–8:30 pm, F–Sa 9:30 am–9 pm, Su noon–5 pm. 1000 Division Rd., East Greenwich; 401.886.9463; TheSavoryGrape.com

RESTAURANTS & CATERERS,
CAFÉS, BARS & GRILLS

❧Bacaro—A split concept Italian restaurant offering a unique dining experience: Enoteca (Italian wine bar), Salumeria (cured meats and cheeses) and Cicchetteria (small plates). The menu reflects the food and philosophy of Italy. 262 Water St., Providence; 401.751.3700; BacaroRestaurant.net

❧The Beehive Café—Bustling café in the heart of Bristol. Breakfast and lunch 7 days, dinner Th–Sa. Espresso drinks, organic teas, wine and beer. Harbor view, outdoor seating. 10 Franklin St., Bristol; 401.396.9994; TheBeehiveCafe.com

Blackstone Caterers—Since 1945, inspiring absolute confidence. Exquisite food, innovative presentation and flawless service provide guests with an unparalleled culinary experience while supporting local fishermen and artisans and utilizing locally grown organic produce. 401.848.2030; BlackstoneCaterers.com

❧Cav—One of Providence’s most original and dazzling restaurants, Cav has won numerous awards for its outstanding cuisine and service. Set in an old brick factory, Cav serves classic dishes with sophistication and attention to detail demanded by owner Sylvia Moubayed. 14 Imperial Pl. #101, Providence; 401.751.9164; CavRestaurant.com

❧Chez Pascal—A cozy neighborhood bistro on the East Side of Providence. The menu is French influenced and inspired by the seasons. Dinner M 5:30–9 pm, Tu–Th 5:30–9:30 pm, F–Sa 5:30–10 pm. Tu–Th Bistro Menu (3 courses for $35 per person, changes every Tuesday). 960 Hope St., Providence; 401.421.4422; Chez-Pascal.com for more information about the restaurant and Mobile Food Truck.

❧The Cooked Goose—Serving breakfast, lunch, picnics to go, prepared foods, baked goods and gourmet cheeses year-round. 7 am–7 pm daily. 92 Watch Hill Rd., Westerly; 401.348.9888; TheCookedGoose.com

❧El Perrito—A taqueria from the creators of Perro Salado. Take food to go or stay awhile.  Featuring house-made tortillas, tostadas, tortas, tacos, Mexican sweets and plenty more. 190 Thames St., Newport; 401.619.5502; ElPerritoNewport.com

❧Farmstead—Farmstead hosts a homegrown yet refined style of cuisine by James Beard Award–nominated chef/owner Matt Jennings in a wine bar atmosphere, serving cheese plates, house charcuterie and a full bistro-style menu. One of Travel + Leisure’s “Favorite Restaurants for Unusual Couplings.” Reservations suggested for parties of six or more. 188 Wayland Ave., Providence; 401.274.7177; FarmsteadInc.com

❧Gracie’s—an award-winning menu of seasonally inspired American cuisine, and a wine list featuring selections from around the world. Elegant, sophisticated setting across from Trinity Rep downtown. Three-course pre-fix menu, five- and seven-course chef’s tasting menus available daily. Private dining room, wine room and rooftop garden also available for events. Tu–Sa from 5 pm. 194 Washington St., Providence; 401.272.7811; GraciesProv.com

❧Jamestown Fish—A casually elegant restaurant featuring European-inspired preparations of pristine seafood from local waters, complemented by an extensive wine list. Dining room and Bridge Bar open W–Sa 5 pm; Su 4 pm. Seasonal patio and bar. 14 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown; 401.423.3474; JamestownFishRI.com

❧Julians Restaurant & Catering—Serving up delicious, fresh food on historic Federal Hill since 1994. Open every day and night for brunch, dinner, draft beer, cocktails and homemade desserts! 318 Broadway, Providence; 401.861.1770; JuliansProvidence.com

❧Matunuck Oyster Bar—Right on the oyster pond, Perry Raso’s popular new venture features fresh local seafood and produce. Open daily for lunch and dinner. 629 Succotash Rd., East Matunuck; 401.783.4202; RhodyOysters.com

❧Mile and a Quarter Restaurant Wine Bar—Overlooking the river in the historic building of the same name. Serving locally sourced seasonal American cuisine with a Greek accent, in an invitingly handsome setting. Open daily for lunch and dinner. 334 S. Water St., Providence; 401.331.1500;  MileAndaQuarterRI.com

❧Mill’s Tavern—Celebrating 10 years of fine dining, the Mill’s Tavern is an acclaimed four-star restaurant, nestled in the culinary-rich North Main Street area of Providence, offering fresh seasonal fare with an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients. Open daily: M–Th 5–10 pm, F & Sa 5–11 pm, Su 4–9 pm; 101 N. Main St., Providence; 401.272.3331; MillsTavernRestaurant.com

❧New Rivers—Entering its 24th year, New Rivers continues to be a trailblazer in local- and seasonal-inspired food and drink. Menu offerings range from local fish, meats and vegetables to house-made pastas and an extensive in-house charcuterie program. Lunch M–F 11 am–2:30 pm; dinner M–Sa 5 pm–closing. 7–9 Steeple St., Providence; 401.751.0350; NewRiversRestaurant.com

❧Olga’s Cup + Saucer—Baked goods and breads made using traditional artisan techniques. Everything hand made using only the freshest ingredients and local produce when available. Breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch. M–F 7 am–4 pm, Sa & Su 8 am–2 pm. 103 Point St., Providence; 401.831.6666; OlgasCupAndSaucer.com

❧Perro Salado—Enjoy fresh, seasonal, local creative Mexican food in charming surroundings in the heart of scenic Newport. Handcrafted cocktails, an extensive tequila bar and sensational sangria are also available at 19 Charles St., Newport. Dinners nightly, Sunday brunch at noon. 401.619.4777; PerroSalado.com

❧Red Stripe—A bustling American brasserie located in the heart of Wayland Square. Red Stripe offers a twist on your favorite comfort foods along with signature favorites like mussels and frites. M–Th 11:30 am–10 pm, F & Sa 11:30 am–11 pm, Su 10 am–10 pm with brunch until 3:30 pm. 465 Angell St., Providence; 401.437.6950; RedStripeRestaurants.com

❧Rue De L’Espoir first opened its doors in 1976. Now “The Rue,” as the Providence institution is fondly known, has grown and matured along with Rhode Island’s ever-changing culinary scene. With a clientele that expects ingredients to be fresh and sustainable, The Rue does not disappoint. 99 Hope St., Providence; 401.751.8890; TheRue.com

❧Teas and Javas—Combining international delights with a local flavor, Teas and Javas offers unique fair-trade and organic beverages. This upscale café features traditional pastries, sandwiches and gelato. 7 am–11 pm; 199 Wayland Ave., Providence; 401.621.7700; TeasAndJavas.com

❧Tallulah on Thames—Committed to sourcing seasonal market-driven ingredients highlighting local farms and artisans to create a genuine and delightful dining experience. 464 Thames St., Newport; 401.849.2433; TallulahOnThames.com
❧The Mooring Seafood Kitchen & Bar—Located downtown on Newport’s historic waterfront. Discover the Newport seafood tradition elevated to a new level. Open Su–Th 11:30 am–9 pm, F and Sa 11:30 am–10 pm. Sayer’s Wharf, Newport. 401.846.2260. MooringRestaurant.com

❧Waterman Grille—Fashioned with creativity, the menu marries the quality of fine cuisine with casual dining. Open M–Th 5–9 pm, F & Sa 5–10 pm and Su 10:30 am–9 pm for brunch and dinner. 4 Richmond Square, Providence; 401.521.9229; WatermanGrille.com

GOOD THINGS TO EAT & DRINK

❧Buttercup Farm—Offering fresh raw milk from pastured cows in glass half-gallon bottles. Farm store open daily 8 am–8 pm. Located just minutes from Rhode Island at 260 Main St., Sterling, CT. 401.626.1085 or 860.564.4357

Daniele Inc.—Hand-making some of the finest charcuterie in the world since 1945, right here in Rhode Island. All delicacies, prosciutto and salame are slow-cured using traditional ingredients like salt, coarse pepper and time. DanieleFoods.com

❧Dave’s Coffee—Certified organic small-batch craft coffee roaster and café. Providing the absolute best coffee, bought in season and roasted by sight, sound and smell. Open daily 6 am–6 pm. 5193 Old Post Road, Charlestown; 401.322.0006; Facebook.com/DavesCoffee

❧Eastside Marketplace—This independently owned market offers customers the best traditional groceries and the highest-quality all-natural and organic products while supporting the community. The only market in Rhode Island to offer kosher butcher and fish service every Thursday 8 am–2 pm. Market open daily 8 am–10 pm. 165 Pitman St., Providence; 401.831.7771; EastsideMarket.com

❧Milk & Honey—An artisanal cheese and specialty food market offering a worldwide selection, just a short ride away. Visitors are encouraged to sample the cheeses. Open Tu–Sa 10 am–5 pm, Su noon–5 pm. 3838 Main Rd., Tiverton; 401.624.1974; MilkAndHoneyBazaar.com

Narragansett Creamery—Award-winning artisan cheeses and yogurt handcrafted in Providence with family pride. Made with fresh local milk and never any additives or preservatives. At your local store or call 401.272.4944; RICheeses.com

❧Pastiche—For over 25 years, a dozen pastry chefs have been creating world-class pastries on Federal Hill. Tortes, cheesecakes, mousse cakes, cookies and decadent layer cakes, all to enjoy here or to take away for your own delight. Open Tu–Su, or call in an order. 92 Spruce St., Providence; 401.861.5190; PasticheFineDesserts.com

❧Persimmon Provisions—A full-service, chef-owned butcher shop specializing in high-quality, responsibly raised meats and hard-to-find cuts. Provisions also stocks charcuterie, cheese, house-made sausages, sauces, stocks and dry goods. Tu–Sa 10 am–6 pm. 338 County Rd., Barrington; 401.337.5885; PersimmonProvisons.com

❧Provender—For 30 years providing Tiverton and surrounding area with in-house bakery, deli, gourmet shelf products, box lunches and awarding-winning sandwiches and cookies. Spring and fall Tu–Su 10 am–4 pm; July and August seven days 9 am–5 pm. 3883 Main Road, Tiverton; 401.624.8084; ProvenderFineFoods.com

❧P V Farm Stand—Specializing in boar pork products. Free-range boar, pork, beef, veal and lamb. No antibiotics or steroids. Many products are nitrate free. Pickup at farm by appointment only or at Pawtucket Wintertime Market. 56 Peeptoad Rd., North Scituate; 401.300.8267; Lancemart1@aol.com for product list.

Rhody Fresh milk—produced by the Rhode Island Dairy Farms Cooperative, made up of nine dairy farms throughout the state. Purchasing Rhody Fresh milk, butter and cheese, which are free of artificial growth hormones, supports Rhode Island dairy farmers, the local economy and the preservation of farmland and open space.  401.465.2205; svolpe@cox.net; for stores visit RhodyFresh.com

❧Roch’s Fresh Market—A wholesale distribution/specialty market providing your restaurant or institution with the freshest fruit and vegetables available seven days a week. They feature artisanal breads, a deli and butcher shop, desserts, catering and more. Roch’s also offers two retail locations: 1480 Main St., West Warwick; 1183 Boston Neck Rd., Narragansett; 800.799.0065; 401.284.2900; Rochs.com

❧Seven Stars Bakery—Everything is baked from scratch using only the best ingredients. Stop by for a loaf or a cappuccino on Broadway or Hope St. in Providence or in Rumford. For hours at all locations: 401.521.2200; SevenStarsBakery.com

❧Sin—Custom cakes and desserts for parties, showers, birthdays, weddings and other special events. Visit our website for examples, flavors and pricing. Stop by for muffins, scones and coffee in our new café next door. 200 Allens Ave., Providence; 401.369.8427; EatWicked.com

❧The Olive Tap—Taste delicious extra-virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars. Featuring gift baskets and local artisan foods, including Venda ravioli, Buono’s bread, Laurent Vals chocolates and Aquidneck Honey. M–Sa 11 am–7 pm, Su 11 am–5 pm. 485 Angell St., Providence; 401.272.8200; Facebook.com/TheOliveTapProvidence

❧The Pantry at Avenue N American Kitchen—The Pantry, offering the ultimate takeout, is the latest addition from Nick and Tracy Rabar, specializing in prepared foods, local grocery items and artisan lunch. M–F 11 am–6 pm, Sa–Su 10 am–4 pm. 20 Newman Ave., Rumford; 401.228.6691; AvenueNAmericanKitchen.com

Top This! Fire-Grilled Pizza Crusts—They make the crust, you make the pizza. Anyone can easily and quickly produce a restaurant-quality pizza by simply topping one of these pre-grilled crusts and heating it in the oven. TopThisPizzaCrusts.com

❧Whole Foods Market—The world’s leading retailer of natural and organic foods. Dedicated to stringent quality standards and committed to sustainable agriculture. Open daily 8 am–8 pm, with two stores in Providence and one in Cranston. WholeFoodsMarket.com

❧Wishing Stone Farm—Find our certified organic produce at the Hope Street Farmers’ Market, Providence Sa 9 am–1 pm, May 18–Oct. 26. At Mount Hope Farmers’ Market, Bristol Sa 9 am–1 pm, year-round. A bountiful CSA program and other markets too! 401.592.0285; WishingStoneFarm.com

DESTINATIONS

❧Ocean House—Seasons at the Ocean House. Experience sophisticated New England farm-to-table cuisine with an ocean view at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open daily. 1 Bluff Ave, Westerly; 401.584.7000; OceanHouseRI.com

❧Weekapaug Inn—The Restaurant at Weekapaug Inn. Experience a modern interpretation of New England coastal cuisine overlooking beautiful Quonochontaug Pond for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open daily. 25 Spray Rock Rd., Westerly; 401.584.7000; WeekpaugInn.com

HEALTH, BEAUTY & WELLNESS

❧Alayne White Spas—Bristol and Providence. Intimate boutique-style spas offering award-winning facials, pedicures, massaging, waxing, body treatments and makeup services. Online booking and gift certificates available. M–Sa 9:30 am–4:30 pm and W until 8:30 pm. 259 Thames St., Bristol; 401.254.1772. Also 149 Elmgrove, Providence; 401.272.1772; AlayneWhite.com

KITCHEN ACCESSORIES, COOKING GEAR & INTERIOR DESIGN

❧Adler’s Hardware—A full-service neighborhood hardware store offering personal service for 89 years, as well as home design services. 173 Wickenden St., Providence; 401.421.5157; AdlersRI.com

Design + Renovation—Rhode Island’s best-kept secret for custom-designed and -built kitchen, bath and home remodeling projects. For results that exceed expectations, call 401.467.3292; DesignRenovation.info

❧RI Kitchen & Bath—An award-winning design-build firm specializing in kitchen & bathroom renovations. Serving clients in Rhode Island, Southeastern Massachusetts and Eastern Connecticut since 1989. Open daily. 139 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick; 401.463.1550; RIKB.com

Site Specific—A gastronome’s choice for design-build, general contracting and construction management. Located in Providence, Site Specific focuses on sophisticated, design-minded clients. 401.632.4400; SiteSpecificLLC.com

❧Stock—A curated new shop dedicated to those who love to cook and entertain, with an emphasis on good design, regional craftsmanship, international sourcing and food-themed gatherings. Stock helps set the mood, set the table or make the meal. Tu–Su 10 am–6 pm. 756 Hope St., Providence; 401.521.0101; StockPVD.com

❧Wickford Gourmet Outlet—A treasure trove of kitchen items from the former owners of Wickford Gourmet. Wide selection of discounted glasses, dishtowels, pepper grinders and much more. 21 W. Main St., Wickford; 401.294.8430

FLOWERS, GARDENS & LANDSCAPING

Garden Endeavors—Landscape design/build company serving Southeastern New England. Specializing in garden rejuvenation; bringing new life to outdoor spaces. Kitchen gardens, containers, flower and ornamental borders. 401.465.1760; GardenEndeavors@me.com; Garden-Endeavors.com

❧The Good Earth Organic Gardening Center—Rhode Island’s only organic gardening center, on 21 beautiful acres just minutes from the city. One of our primary goals is to help create a sustainable living system with our friends, neighbors and customers. 1800 Scituate Ave., Hope (at the corner of Pippin Orchard Road); 401.826.3130; GoodEarthOrganicGardenCenter.com

HANDS-ON LEARNING

The Gordon School—Academic, racially diverse, child-centered. Nursery to eighth grade; outstanding secondary school placement; 12-acre campus with pond, vegetable gardens and 73% open space. East Providence; 401.434.3833; GordonSchool.org
Lincoln School—An independent college preparatory school in Providence, Rhode Island, founded on Quaker principles in 1884. Co-ed, Infants–PreK; all girls, K–12. Visit them online at LincolnSchool.org, on Facebook and on Twitter @Lincoln1884.

The Wheeler School—Since 1889, inspiring and challenging young people in grades nursery–12. Vibrant, creative school environment in the heart of College Hill on the East Side of Providence; 401.421.8100; WheelerSchool.org

GOOD LISTENING

Rhode Island Public Radio—The best programming from NPR and other sources, plus local news with the depth and perspective listeners expect from NPR. Quality journalism that informs, entertains and inspires. On the air: Providence 88.1 FM; South County & Aquidneck Island 102.7 FM; Coventry 91.5 FM. Online at RIPR.org.

FUN COMPETITION

Food Challenge RI—Presenting Cupcake Madness, the original and authentic head-to-head cupcake challenge. Come join the family fun Sunday, March 24, noon–4 pm. Register today to compete. For detailed information please contact John@FoodChallengeRI.com; 401.862.7840.

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