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The Rhode Island restaurant scene is bustling, and we're here to help you find the hottest new spots, the coolest hidden gems, and the best places to satisfy your cravings for great food and drinks.

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‘All That’ and a bag of quahogs

The state's new tourism marketing campaign is much cooler and far warmer than the error-ridden one rolled out in 2016.

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Japanese grocery store to open in downtown Providence this spring

Maruichi Japanese Food & Deli is expected to sell hard-to-find ingredients, such as sashimi from Tokyo’s famous Toyosu Market, and Miyazaki Wagyu beef.

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Just shy of its 100th anniversary, the Original New York System is close to serving its last hot wiener

“I give it about six months — maybe more, maybe less — before I need to sit down and have a conversation with my family about what comes next,” said owner Taner Toprak, who is known as “Baba.”

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Seeking comfort food? Here are some delicious dumplings to try.

The beauty of dumplings is that they come in all sorts of variations, and from all over the world. And you can find some great ones in Rhode Island.

R.I. ENVIRONMENT

There aren’t as many quahogs these days. R.I. scientists, legislators, and fishermen are trying to figure out why.

Many factors could be contributing, including nutrient deficiencies, predators, as well as climate change.

FOOD

What to make for the Super Bowl this Sunday

While the San Francisco 49ers take on the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl Sunday, why not take on a new recipe? Here are some ideas.

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Gluten-free festival to debut in Rhode Island

BJ Mansuetti and Robin Dionne are behind the new festival, and hosted RIVegFest earlier this month.

COOKING

Sweet on someone? Let them know with salted butter caramel chocolate mousse.

Surprise your Valentine with decadent chocolate desserts.