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RI FOOD & DINING

From the City by the Sea to the mountains of New Hampshire: Beloved Newport diner moves north

When he heard that Bishop’s 4th Street Diner had to move, Shawn Sylvester, who met his wife in a Sanbornville, N.H., diner, got in touch with Steve and Vicki Bishop

RI FOOD & DINING NEWSLETTER

The roots of your Thanksgiving dishes

On Thursday, millions of Americans will dive into traditional Thanksgiving dishes. But many don’t know the roots of those recipes, the ingredients for which have been used in New England since long before the Pilgrims arrived.

RHODE MAP

These nonprofits are making a big difference in R.I.

They are working to address hunger, homelessness, and behavioral health challenges.

WORLD CUP

Where to watch the World Cup: R.I. bars where soccer fans gather

These local bars have the atmosphere, the buzz and the Guinness that year-round fans and the soccer curious are looking for.

IDEAS | VERONIQUE GREENWOOD

The future of cooking is flameless

Gas is on the outs as a “weirdly magical” technology takes hold — even for foodies.

MOVIE REVIEW

‘The Menu’ skewers foodies in a horror-satire that will leave you hungry

Ralph Fiennes plays a ruthless chef who serves up surprises to his diners, including Anya Taylor-Joy

‘It’s a party, really’: At bars and restaurants, Thursday is the new Friday

The pandemic-altered rhythms of work and life mean the once-unremarkable day that predated the weekend is busier than ever.

FOOD & DINING IN RI

Ben Sukle, the award-winning chef of Providence’s Oberlin, will soon open a new restaurant

Gift Horse will open next spring at the corner of Westminster and Union streets downtown. A raw bar “was always something I wanted to do based on the the relationships I have in the region,” Sukle said.