Model, musician, and former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo has opened a restaurant with her family in Rhode Island.
The Cranston native announced via Instagram that Back 40 in North Kingstown would be ready for the public Tuesday night. There was an event at the restaurant Monday, she said, but it was a “soft opening for friends and family (basically where everyone tells us what they like/don’t like on the menu).”
Culpo is investing in the business with her family; her father, Peter Culpo, owns Parish Café and some other Boston spots. The Back 40 menu includes “The Knuckle Sandwich” (a lobster roll) and, separately, a small plate of crispy hot dogs.
Opening night of the @back40ri right now!!!! This is the restaurant I'm opening with my family in RI. Tonight is the soft opening for friends and family (basically where everyone tells us what they like/don't like on the menu ) but tomorrow will be the official public opening so if you're in RI/South County make sure you check it out :)