Portsmouth, Rhode Island has a perplexing number of thrilling bistros and cafes. Ever mosey over to the Rhode Island grocery store and ask the staff “where can I buy organic potatoes and apples?” And then you suddently realize it would be rational to let someone else handle supper. And not your hot spouse!
The indulgent DC or Brooklyn kitchen aces may not fathom how we do here. Frankly, they can be cruel AF anyways. We aren’t kidding about this: Julia Roberts and their affluent squad can dine back in Hollywood for all we are concerned.
To Swamp Yankees in the know, Portsmouth, Rhode Island has been one legendary, bona fide chow locality for decades. Devotees of flounder and lobster might be crushing delectable platters that taste like crack.
Watch and learn from the masterly chefs. You might catch a glimpse of how they carefully prepare sweet corn and cod to pull out all the flavors. Alumni from colleges like Brown and the University of Rhode Island tend to post on Snapchat about these places because of their fetching takes on casseroles and hot dogs and generally spectacular ambience.
Turn on the news and it feels like we are living in problematic times. For example, it’s like happy Democrats aren’t even from the same globe as heated Republicans. But at least all people in Rhode Island can find common ground when it comes to enjoying a meal at these welcoming eateries. Stop by Portsmouth, Rhode Island and get ready for a party in your mouth.
Roccos Little Italy
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880 E Main Rd
Portsmouth, RI 02871