Fusion Ice Cream Shop On Federal Hill

Helado Taiyaki on Dean Street describes its unique frozen treat as a “Latin twist on a Japanese dessert.” Taiyaki is a traditional fish-shaped cake which is used here as a vessel for soft serve and novel flavor combos inspired by the owner’s childhood experiments. (Helado is Spanish for frozen, or ice cream.) Providence Monthly interviewed …

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Pig Roast At Urban Greens

(6.27) Urban Greens Food Co-op in the west end will be holding a Pig Pickin’ and craft sale Sunday afternoon. Also on the menu: Rib-eye steak, chicken, swordfish, vegan sausage, lots of sides. Only $15.99 per plate. Noon to 4pm, Sunday, June 27, Pig Roast, Urban Greens, 93 Cranston Street, (directions)

Jahunger — Uyghur Cuisine On Wickenden

Your introduction to Uyghur cuisine is right around the corner on Wickenden Street. After a few initial setbacks and closings, Jahunger is back in business. Co-owners Nadia Parhat and husband Dilmarat Subat first opened in 2017. Not long after, a fire in the building forced them to close for repairs. No sooner had they recovered …

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Juneteenth Party At Kin Southern Table

(6.19) Kin Southern Table and Bar will be throwing an 11-hour Juneteenth block party this Saturday. This welcome addition to the food scene is located at the corner of Washington and Union Streets (where Red Fin used to be) and they will be taking over the adjacent stretch of Union Street for Saturday’s celebration. It’s …

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Tortilla Flats Reopens

It’s going to take more than a global pandemic to take out this venerable Providence institution. Still going strong after half a century, Tortilla Flats on Hope Street has made several accommodations to allow for a safe return to business today (details below). Tortilla Flats was founded by colorful concert promoter, and one-time candidate for …

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Food Truck Friday — RWP Carousel Village

Food Truck Friday returns to the Carousel Village at Roger Williams Park this week. Sample from over fifteen locally owned food trucks while listening to live music. Wash it all down with beer from Trinity Brewhouse or maybe a seltzer from Loyal 9. Come experience the array of foods and delicious sweets from a variety …

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Narragansett Creamery Gets The TikTok Bump

Local cheesemakers Narragansett Creamery produce a wide variety of cheeses — Atwells Gold is a particular favorite of mine* — but it is their feta that has been stealing the limelight and driving demand these days. Since a Baked Feta Pasta recipe featured on TikTok took off, their Salty Sea Feta sales are through the …

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Durk’s BBQ Opens Downtown

Here’s some welcome news. Formerly located on Thayer Street, Durk’s Bar-B-Q  has reopened downtown on Aborn Street, serving “Texas-style BBQ, craft beer, craft cocktails and a whole lotta American Whiskey.” Unfortunately, this is no longer walking distance from my house . . . just as well. A quick scan of the menu shows that the …

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Winter Farmers Market Opens New Facility

(11.7) Farm Fresh RI has a new home, a purpose-designed 60,000 sq. ft. facility on the corner of Kinsley and Sims Avenues in the Valley neighborhood. This place is huge. Half of the space will house Farm Fresh RI’s programs and operations, including a year-round farmers market. Remaining space will be leased to food and …

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Hope Street Farmers Market Through October

Gourds, squashes, and the elusive white pumpkin (very shy, nocturnal). The Hope Street Farmers Market continues through this month. Vendors include: Aquidneck Farms, Harmony Hill, Hopkins Southdowns, Hill Orchards, Narragansett Creamery, RI Mushroom Co., Robin Hollow Farm, Skydog Farm, Yacht Club Soda, Zephyr Farm. Enjoy a muffin and a cup of coffee while waiting to …

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