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Review: Adesso On the Hill

Adesso is now "On the Hill," as opposed to off of Thayer Street, where the marvelous restaurant was located until closing in 2005.
As special as ever
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 12, 2013
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Review: Adesso On the Hill

Adesso is now "On the Hill," as opposed to off of Thayer Street, where the marvelous restaurant was located until closing in 2005.
As special as ever
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 05, 2013
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Review: Uncle Jo Jo’s Pizza & Pasta

Since there are more Italian restaurants on Federal Hill than potholes on Providence sidestreets, it's easy for newcomers without favorite spots to just go home and order Chinese delivered.
Bountiful simplicity
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 25, 2013
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Review: Siena

I can't imagine that anyone returning from a visit to Tuscany fails to wax rhapsodic about the cuisine, perhaps as soon as the customs inspection.
Close your eyes and it's Tuscany
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 03, 2012

Review: Mediterraneo

Mediterraneo, on Federal Hill, is a culinary greeter for the town's cuisine — at the beginning of Atwells Avenue, near the arch.
Temptations for every appetite
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  September 02, 2011
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A guide to the real Rhode Island

Why don't you do yourself a favor and make a belated New Year's resolution to actually enjoy the quirky city you'll call home for the next four, five, six years? To help, we've put together an A-Z survival guide complete with everything you need to know
From A to Z
By DANIEL MCGOWAN  |  January 28, 2011


Review: Cafe Longo

I suppose there are braver things to do. Perhaps charging a machine gun nest or serving a loosely wrapped braciole to a Sicilian grandmother. But open yet another Italian restaurant on Federal Hill, as Café Longo did in spring of 2009, sounds like divin
Like Mama used to make
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 05, 2010
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Federal Hill Stroll


There are days when I'd kill for a Wimpy Skippy, but Caserta Pizza ain't on my agenda. My wife? She often has a yen for...
By webteam  |  June 01, 2010
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The first Latino mayor?

Until recently, to talk about Angel Taveras was to talk about the future.
Angel Taveras’s moment suddenly arrives
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  April 16, 2010

Bienvenido a federal hill

My grandfather's house still stands on Westminster Street in Providence, its yard overlooking the Armory field where my uncles would gather to play bocce.
Turnover
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  January 01, 2010

Zooma

Being a ristorante on Federal Hill is a lot like being just another olive tree in the grove.
Traditional cuisine updated
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 16, 2009