Posts Tagged ‘Rhode Island’

Top 12 favorite Ice Cream Scoops

June 8th, 2022 by Michael Stern

WITH THE EXCEPTION of the hot dog bun, there has never been an edible invention as useful as the ice cream cone. Eat it all and leave nothing behind but a napkin. No need to sit down, and only one hand is required. We’ve hardly ever met a cone we didn’t like, but these are … Continue reading Top 12 favorite Ice Cream Scoops

Roast chicken is usually demure, but in Rhode Island it’s outlandish. All around Woonsocket, in the Blackstone Valley north of Providence, the extremely tiny state sports extremely gigantic restaurants that serve boundless bowls of chicken along with pasta and fried potatoes to challenge the most robust trencherman. Meals are dished out family-style, preceded by garlicky … Continue reading The best chicken dinner in Rhode Island | Big Bird in a Little State

Yankee Doughnut Dandies

August 7th, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 2000 Gourmet Magazine In New England, doughnuts are an art. We needn’t argue their humble virtues in contrast to such upwardly mobile pastries as scones and croissants or the meretricious muffins that pass for breakfast nowadays. Nor is it necessary to enumerate the ways in which a well-crafted … Continue reading Yankee Doughnut Dandies

Yankee Top Dogs

August 5th, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 1999 Gourmet Magazine Hot dogs, the most American food of all, defy the regimentation that has made hamburgers, prime steaks, pancakes, and pizza such conspicuously successful franchise opportunities. (There are more than 23,000 McDonald’s around the world; Nathan’s Famous, the country’s only major hotdog chain, has fewer than … Continue reading Yankee Top Dogs

Pancakes

August 1st, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 1999 Gourmet Magazine Pancakes make people happy. Arriving at the table in the form of short stacks or lofty towers, or fanned out like a haul of soft gold medallions, they are a simple indulgence that demands sweet syrup and defies seriousness. In a too-complicated world, a plate … Continue reading Pancakes

East Greenwich Rhode Island

July 25th, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 1996 Gourmet Magazine In a varnished wooden booth at Jigger’s one autumn day so cold that the windows cloud with steam, we ask the waitress for a cup of soup followed by the hot turkey lunch. She scrunches up her brow, tapping pencil eraser to chin as she … Continue reading East Greenwich Rhode Island

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