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Doherty's East Avenue Irish Pub
Review: Bayou Smokehouse
I don't usually review takeout places, but I had to make an exception this time.
Takeout worth waiting for
| September 30, 2011
The best of Providence's mobile cuisine
These are the gems of this growing biz. If you’re already a regular at these places, sorry for the bigger line this time tomorrow. If you’re a rook, enjoy.
| June 10, 2011
Review: McCurdy's Junction House
I suppose it could look more inviting if the cooks were at the entrance ushering us in.
Delicious choices as impressive as the prices
| June 10, 2011
Review: The Dancing Pig
The laid-back tone of the place is established by its name and accompanying cartoon logo of a smiling pig in a top hat. Inside, tasseled valances against burgundy walls suggest a bustling gray-haired granny in the kitchen.
A great place for pigging out
| May 06, 2011
Review: Doherty's East Avenue Irish Pub
Doherty's East Ave Irish Pub is an old-fashioned gem: an informal eatery where you can chow down on wonderful food over a brew or a few: there are 157 on tap and in bottles, at last count.
Beer, burgers, ball games, and much more
| February 11, 2011
Review: Boneyard Barbecue
Rhode Islanders are blessed with heavenly-good BBQ spots statewide, and while Boneyard Barbecue's business address reads Seekonk, we might as well claim this bustling, family-friendly joint as our own.
A rockin' delight in the wilds of Seekonk
| February 04, 2011
Prominent in Billy's is the sort of plaque and menu notation you expect to see in a tavern that has "Ye Olde" in front of its name, only this one declares "Est. 2009." Optimistic. In a business that has the mortality rate of migrating salmon, it's appro
Philanthropy for foodies
| December 03, 2010
Mike's, downtown on Congress, bills itself as "home of the rock n roll sandwich." This deli doubles as a shrine to local music — sandwiches are named after local bands, and show posters cover the walls in the back room — and to the idea of rock music in
Rock music as soul food
| November 26, 2010
Keepin' grill fires burnin' on all fronts
| July 02, 2010
Sonny Noto's Restaurant
How does a restaurant fly under the radar for nearly 60 years?
A not-so-hidden gem with a three-generation track record in Eastie
MC SLIM JB
| February 26, 2010
Interview: Paula Deen
"I'm just looking so forward to coming up there. And having lobster. In some butter. Did I mention I like butter?"
Storming the Bean
| August 28, 2009
Reviewing the dishes at a barbecue eatery feels a bit like judging a family dinner. Most of us have specific expectations of what the meats and the sides should taste like — sensory memories that grabbed us the first time we ate pulled pork or collard g
The pull of the pork, and so much more
| July 10, 2009
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