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After a three-month withdrawal from Nime Chow and Crispy Pork, my favorite Asian restaurant has finally reopened - at least for take-out. "e;A lot of people have called and asked me if I was all right,"e; Lemongrass owner Shang Wong told me more
By DON FOWLER Cranston's beloved Twin Oaks restaurant has survived fire, flood, the Great Depression, and now the coronavirus pandemic, remaining resilient to the challenges of operating a restaurant during these difficult times. "e;We never closed,"e; said more
By DON FOWLER Paul Padriac had a thriving business going during the time of the last Super Bowl. Large orders were pouring out of his business, Keane's Wood-Fired Catering, at 1850 Broad St. in the heart of Edgewood. There was no gathering too large for more
By DON FOWLER While dining out has been a casualty of COVID-19, we have learned to survive by dusting off old recipes, having pizza delivered and ordering take-out. With the addition of approved outdoor dining, many local restaurants have expanded their more
On Friday Mayor Joseph J. Solomon took steps to help local restaurants prepare for the next phase of Rhode Island’s reopening of the economy issuing an executive order, which expedites the … more
While much of our take-out has been limited to pizza, Chinese, Taco Tuesdays, and burgers and fries, the coronavirus has added Twin Oaks, Revolution, Rigatoni's and Fire Works Catering to our list. Before the pandemic, we enjoyed fine more
If you were marooned on a desert island, what one food would you choose? Remember the old parlor game where you had to choose your favorite food, book, drink and person to make life manageable? Well, here we are, quarantined or confined, more
Joyce and I both grew up in Yankee families. Hot dogs and beans on Saturday nights. Pot roast and mashed potatoes on Sunday afternoon. Bologna sandwiches in brown paper bags for school lunch. When we left for college, it was pizza and more
I love to eat. But I was never destined to be a chef. My wife and I enjoy different foods and are on different diet restrictions, which is why we love to dine out. Lunches, however, have always been our personal responsibilities. At a time more
As we eagerly await the reopening of our favorite restaurants, still enjoying take-out at many of them, I thought about my favorite hidden gems that bring me back for more. The obvious favorites include the baked stuffed shrimp at Twin more
Thanks to the coronavirus, those of us who frequently dine out have lost one of our great pleasures in life. But there are options. The first, obviously, is to get out the yellow-paged cookbooks, find the aprons, check out that cabinet more
Restaurant Review By DON FOWLER The Hindi term for obsession is "e;chaska."e; And we quickly became obsessed with the food and atmosphere of Cranston's new modern Indian restaurant. Bright and colorful with a clear view of the kitchen, where all five chefs more
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