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In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, Michele Meek of The Rhode Less Traveled offers up another great restaurant recommendation: Farmstead Inc. in Providence, where Chef Matthew Jennings serves up New American dishes like Rhode Island monkfish and organic suckling pig. We discover what cabinets and jimmies are, what happens when you light a river on fire and how a corrupt mayor transformed the city.
- Read more about Farmstead on The Rhode Less Traveled
- Farmstead Inc. is located at 186 Wayland Avenue in Providence
- Visit the Johnson & Wales Culinary Museum
- Grab a bite at the Plouf Plouf Gastronomie food truck
- Get a cabinet at Delekta Pharmacy
- Check out Loie Fuller on the West Side
- Find farmers’ markets at Farm Fresh RI
- See Spogga perform at Waterfire
- Enjoy a Del’s Lemonade
- Travel + Leisure Magazine named Providence America’s top culinary city in 2012
- Stop by Venda Ravioli and Pastiche Fine Desserts on Federal Hill
- Kate’s Rustic Biscuits
- Rhode Island Monkfish
- Organic Suckling Pig Tasting
- Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Caramel Tartlet
Providence Dining Districts to Explore:
- West Side
- East Side
Providence Food Events:
- Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers’ Market (Wednesdays and Sundays, November – May)
- Waterfire (Summer and Fall)
Food for Thought:
- Q: What type of restaurant was invented in Providence?
- A: The diner.
Out of the Frying Pan Picks:
- Favorite Italian Restaurant: Guido’s Restaurant
- Favorite Seafood Restaurant: Flo’s Clam Shack
- Favorite Place to Take Your Parents: Al Forno
- Restaurant with the Best View: New Rivers
- Favorite Place for a Private Party: Sienna
- Favorite Diner: Nick’s on Broadway