Dining Out

Foodie Journal

What's new and delicious in Southern RI?

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Silver Spoon Bakery has opened a storefront at 58 Main Street in East Greenwich. Check out www.silverspoonbakery.com for photos of their beautiful cupcakes and French macarons.

All kinds of specials are on tap at Amalfi Oceanside Restaurant & Bar, 1 Beach Street, Narragansett, including dinner for two with a bottle of wine for $22 Monday through Thursday nights.

The Bluebird Café at 554 Kingstown Road in Wakefield not only serves a great breakfast and lunch, but also dinner on Friday nights. This is a BYOB establishment so remember to bring your favorite wine or beer to go with their creative cuisine, a colorful mix of Cajun, Creole, Mexican, Southwestern and Caribbean. Their New Orleans-style fried catfish is excellent.

A new Irish pub named The Brazen Hen has opened at 4 Canal Street in Westerly. Right across the way at 3 Canal Street is The Twisted Vine, a new wine and martini bar.

During the Sunday football games at Twin Willows, 865 Boston Neck Road, Narragansett, chicken wings are only 35 cents each.

Smoothy Booty at 254 Robinson Street in Wakefield now serves sandwiches, including the Cuban, Jamaican tuna, black bean veggie burger, and multi-cheese grilled cheese sandwiches. They are served with plantain chips from Colombia or Zapp’s famous potato chips from New Orleans. For the kids, there are peanut butter, jelly and Nutella sandwiches on healthy bread as well as vegetarian options. As the weather gets colder, the soups will be piping hot at the Booty. Salads and tropical-flavored sodas from Mexico round out the menu. They are open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 5 pm and Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

Free tastings of 21 organic extra virgin olive oils and vinegars are offered daily at the Narragansett Bay Olive Oil Company, 4 Brown Street in Wickford. The shop is open every day of the week.

PJ’s Pub at 135 Boon Street in Narragansett has plenty of comfort food on its new fall/winter menu, such as steak tips, lasagna, sausage and peppers, pasta and meatballs, Greek spinach pie, and chicken, veal, or eggplant parm. They are open for lunch and dinner every day of the week. Specials are available every Sunday and Monday during football season.

Ladies Night is back at Bistro 9, 1646 Division Street, East Greenwich. Every Wednesday the entrees are half price for women.

Cap’n Jack’s at 706 Succotash Road in Matunuck offers two dinners with a bottle of wine for $35 Wednesday through Sunday nights. Dishes include baked stuffed shrimp, fettucine alfredo with shrimp and scallops, lobster ravioli, shrimp Luciano, penne a la vodka, BBQ ribs, stuffed flounder, and grilled swordfish.

Pizzas are half price at Trio, 15 Kingstown Road, Narragansett, all day Sunday and Monday through Thursday from 4 to 6pm.

Trattoria Romana South at South County Commons in Wakefield now offers an early dinner menu from 4:30 to 5:30pm Tuesday through Sunday.

A new East Asian fusion menu is available at Kabuki, 91 Old Tower Road in Wakefield. Dishes include a zombie wrap (fresh sashimi and mixed greens in a warm Indian pancake) and filet mignon with a wild mushroom sauce.

Chopmist Charlie’s at 40 Narragansett Avenue in Jamestown offers dinner for two with a bottle of wine for $29.95 Sunday through Thursday from 5 to 9pm. Menu items change nightly.

Sweenor’s Chocolates at 21 Charles Street in Wakefield will hold its 26th annual open house on Sunday, December 2. Visit www.sweenorschoclates.com for details.