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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 10–6 pm. 141 Pitman St., Providence; 401.372.2030;

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—An emporium for wine enthusiasts offering a unique selection of wine, spirits and craft beers in a beverage learning environment. G&G is a Cork ReHarvest partner. Special orders, gift boxes, private tastings, weekly educational events. Open M–Th 10 am–8 pm, F & Sa 10 am–8:30 pm, Su noon–6 pm. 24 Bosworth St., Barrington; 401.245.2100;; or on Facebook.

Nickle Creek Vineyard—Come down for a wine tasting or relax and enjoy a glass of wine by the vineyard. Local cheese and crackers for purchase or bring a picnic. F noon–5 pm, Sa–Su 11 am–5 pm, May–Dec. 12 King Rd., Foster. 401.369.3694;

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;


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;

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;

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;

Chez Pascal & The Wurst Kitchen—A cozy neighborhood bistro with a menu that is French influenced and seasonally inspired by New England farmers, plus The Wurst Kitchen, a small open kitchen located in Chez Pascal featuring house-made sausages, sandwiches and small plates. The Wurst Window provides easy walkup access to sausages. Chez Pascal serves dinner M–Th 5:30–9 pm, F–Sa 5:30–10 pm; The Wurst Kitchen serves lunch Tu–Sa 11:30 am–2:30 pm, dinner M–Sa; same closing hours as Chez Pascal. 960 Hope St., Providence. 401.421.4422;

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;

The Flatbread Company—Serving local, organic, wood-fired pizza. Local spirits and craft beer on tap. Open daily 11:30 am–10 pm. 161 Cushing St. on College Hill in Providence; 401.273.2737;

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 prefix 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;

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;

Julians Restaurant & Catering—Award-winning brunch, dinner, drinks and craft beer served daily since 1994. Vegan & vegetarian options since always. M–F brunch 9 am–4:30 pm, dinner M–F 5–11 pm; Sa–Su brunch 8 am–2:30 pm, dinner 5–11 pm; drinks till 1am every day. 318 Broadway, Providence; 401.861.1770;

Matunuck Oyster Bar—Right on the oyster pond, Perry Raso’s popular venture features fresh local seafood, including his own Matunuck oysters, combined with produce from his own Matunuck vegetable farm. Oyster farm tours and off-site catering available. Indoor and outdoor waterside dining, open daily. Lunch and dinner from 11:30 am. 629 Succotash Rd., East Matunuck; 401.783.4202;

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;

Muse by Jonathan Cartwright—Award-winning restaurant in a stunning 1909 mansion, offering seasonal menus featuring delicious New England favorites and international food and wine, drawing on local ingredients. Smart dress code. Daily 6–9:30 pm. 41 Mary St., Newport; 401.846.6200;

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. Dinner M–Sa 5 pm–closing. 7–9 Steeple St., Providence; 401.751.0350;

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;

Public Kitchen & Bar—A contemporary American tavern featuring a fresh, locally sourced, seasonal menu with global influences. Open seven days serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night bites. 120 Francis St., Providence; 401.919.5050;

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;

Simone’s—Rustic yet refined dinner and daytime dining prepared in a Mediterranean style with RI influence and a commitment to local purveyors. Breakfast lunch and dinner Tu–Su. 275 Child St., Warren. 401.247.2100;

Tallulah’s Taqueria—Fresh, flavorful, handcrafted tacos with pollo, barbacoa, al pastor and carnitas on sweet corn tortillas, as well as burrito bowls. 146 Ives St., Providence; 401.272.TACO

The Sea Goose Grill & Raw Bar—Local restaurant showcasing the best of southern Rhode Island aquaculture, seafood and farms. Casual and friendly, full bar and extensive wine list. Open daily for lunch and dinner. 265 Post Rd., Westerly; 401.315.0788;

The Spiced Pear at The Chanler—Located in The Chanler at the start of Newport’s famous Cliff Walk, the Forbes Four- Star Spiced Pear serves contemporary American cuisine with a décor of grace, splendor and elegance featuring breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Open year ‘round for dinner, closed Mondays (except in summer). 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport; 401.847.2244;

Waterman Grille—Enjoy seasonal menu of wood-fire grilled cuisine crafted with the flavors of locally grown and organic produce. Sa & Su Brunch: 10:30 am–3 pm; Dinner: Su 3–9 pm, MTh 4–9 pm, F & Sa 4–10 pm. 4 Richmond Sq. Providence; 401.521.9229;


Aquidneck Growers’ Summer Markets—Fresh local foods, artisans, music and wine tasting on Saturdays, 9 am–1 pm, Newport Vineyard & Winery, 900 E. Main, Middletown, and Wednesdays, 2–6 pm on Memorial Blvd, Newport. SNAP and Bonus Bucks accepted at both markets.

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.

Fishers Island Lemonade originated at The Pequot Inn—Fishers Island, New York’s only watering hole. A family recipe loved by islanders for years, this craft cocktail contains premium vodka and whisky, natural lemon and honey at 9% ABV. Look for it on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook and in liquor stores and bars around Rhode Island. 860.306.3189;

Hope Street Farmers’ Market—Celebrating 25 years. Everything fresh and local, plus a lot of fun. On Providence’s East Side, now open Saturdays 9 am–1 pm and Wednesdays 3–6 pm thru October 31. EBT/SNAP accepted. Lippitt Park, Providence, between Hope Street and Blackstone Boulevard.

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;

Olive del Mondo—Providence’s first olive oil and vinegar tasting bar. Fresh extra-virgin olive oils, balsamic vinegars and more–all on tap. Independently owned and operated. Open M–Sa 10 am–6 pm, Su noon–5 pm. 815 Hope St., Providence; 401.383.5733;

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;

Pastiche—For 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;

Provender—Providing Tiverton and surrounding area with in-house bakery, deli, gourmet shelf products, box lunches and awarding-winning sandwiches and cookies for 30 years. 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;

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;

Sin Desserts—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;

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

Sweet Berry Farm—Pick your own seasonal fruits. Eclectic farm and specialty food market with fresh baked goods and gourmet meals to go or stay. Open daily April–December. 915 Mitchell’s Lane, Middletown; 401.847.3912;

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.

Wright’s Dairy Farm & Bakery—Shop a real country store for milk, ice cream, cheese, real whipped cream pastries and specialty cakes. View cow milking 3–5 pm. Store hours M–Sa 8 am–7 pm, Su 8 am–4 pm. 200 Woonsocket Hill Rd., North Smithfield; 401.767.3014;

EVENTS AND DESTINATIONS—A local blog devoted to sharing the best that Downcity Providence has to offer. Learn about neighborhood happenings, food specials, shopping, living, local gossip and more. Follow us on Facebook: InDowncity Providence, and Twitter: @InDownCityPVD.

Providence Restaurant Weeks—July 12–25. Enjoy three-course lunches for $14.95 or three-course dinners for $29.95 or $34.95. Visit now for menus and more info.

Spring House Hotel—Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the historic Block Island Spring House offers year-round accommodations, dining and function facilities. 52 Spring St., New Shoreham; 401.466.5844;


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;

The Best Bees Company—Delivery, installation, and management of beehives for residents and businesses throughout Rhode Island and surrounding areas. Free site consultations available by request;, 617.445.2322.

Dedee Shattuck Gallery—A top showcase for contemporary art among meadows and forests in Westport MA. Monthly exhibitions, community events, and private rentals. W–Sa 10 am–5 pm, Su noon–5 pm. 1 Partners’ Ln., Westport MA. 508.636.4177;

Design + Renovation—Rhode Island’s bestkept secret for custom-designed and professionally built kitchens, baths and other home remodeling projects. Deal directly with the owner, Waylan Tucker, artist, designer, builder. Call 401.467.3292;

Five Richmond Gallery—20th and 21st century art, furniture, jewelry and decorative items. Specializing in contemporary jewelry and fine furniture by Rhode Island artists. Tu-Sa noon-6pm. 5 Richmond Square, Providence; 401.453.1400;

Gil’s Appliances—A family business since 1961, Gil’s carries popular brands and is one of the largest appliance dealers in Rhode Island. Friendly and knowledgeable staff, excellent prices. M, W, F 9 am–6 pm; Tu, Th 9 am–8 pm; Sa 9 am–4 pm. Closed Su. 397 Metacom Ave., Rte. 136, Bristol; 401.253.9789;

Green & Cleaner—Environmentally conscious cleaner of garments & home furnishings using no toxic chemicals. Green Emporium sells an array of home cleaning products. Tailoring services. M–F 7 am–6 pm, Sa 8 am–4 pm. 147 Elmgrove Ave., Providence; 401 808-6321;

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;

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;

Stock Culinary Goods—A curated 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. 756 Hope St., Providence; 401.521.0101;

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

Zuerner Made Design Store—Handmade wood products including “Gratitude” cutting boards, contemporary furniture and cabinetry. Artisanal quality and affordable pricing. F–Sa 10 am–5 pm, Su noon–4 pm and by appointment. 656 Ten Rod Rd., North Kingstown; 401.576.8284;


cluck! Urban Farm Supply—Tools, supplies, books, feed, educational programs and unusual gifts related to urban homesteading, backyard chicken and bee keeping and all matter of self-reliance practices. Tu–Sa 10 am–6 pm, Su noon–4 pm. 399 Broadway, Providence; 401.274.1160;

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;;


Friends Academy—An independent day school offering programs for early childhood, elementary and middle-school students. The school’s Sally Borden program provides integrated classes for students with language-based learning differences. 1088 Tucker Rd., North Dartmouth, MA 02747; 508.999.1356;

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;

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;