Topic: Food

Experienced restaurant owner Susan Alper frequently draws on her past successes and mishaps to shape Clean Plate’s ever-changing menu.

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At the table with Susan Alper

November 21, 2014 0 comments

A self-described “passionate lunatic about food,” Susan Alper spoke with The Herald to share the sources of her enthusiasm for the kitchen.

The peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies were one of North Bakery’s strengths, with a hint of both salty and sweet.

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Alternative bakery promises innovative flavors

September 23, 2014 0 comments

With a quirky decor and avant-garde menu, North Bakery may seem a bit out of place. But its inventive flavor combinations prove refreshing, not disruptive.

SnoTea Caffe’s offerings include various teas, such as iced earl grey milk tea with boba, and other refreshments, including green tea macarons.

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SnoTea Caffe serves up frozen treats

September 16, 2014 2 comments

If only more students ventured into the Waterman eatery, it would be the perfect place to sip on warm tea and dive into a boisterous game of Pictionary.

Food trucks, students and locals all traveled to India Point Park for the fourth annual Rhode Island Seafood Festival

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R.I. Seafood Festival attracts students, locals

September 9, 2014 0 comments

The aroma of freshly-caught seafood mingled with the refreshing breeze and the mellow sounds of live bands at the Rhode Island Seafood Festival.

The restaurant’s variety of entrees and warm hospitality overshadow faults in some of the dishes.

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Hope St. Asian restaurant serves a dish for all

October 25, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Restaurant Week, Fall 2013

Apsara Palace Restaurant combines tastes from China, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.

Haven Brothers Diner serves its finest fried selections from a revamped food truck, hailing its origins as a “lunch wagon.”

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Burgers, fries and expanding waistlines at Haven Bros. Diner

October 24, 2013 0 comments
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The ‘Murder Burger,’ a patty with bacon and mushrooms, is among the specialties offered.

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Abyssinia provides hands-on dining experience

October 22, 2013 0 comments
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The Wickenden Street restaurant offers Eritrean and Ethiopian vegetarian-friendly food.

El Rancho Grande offered a multidimensional taste of Mexico with delicate and bold flavors that brought depth to often one-note dishes.

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El Rancho Grande: Mexican flavor far from border

October 21, 2013 0 comments
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Complex flavors and hearty dishes shine despite the restaurant’s humble decor and presentation.

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New pizza parlor to open in Thayer area

October 7, 2013 0 comments

The Flatbread Company aims to offer local ingredients and a family-friendly atmosphere.

Gemini serves up Eurasian fusion, from blintzes to pad thai

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Gemini serves up Eurasian fusion, from blintzes to pad thai

September 20, 2013 0 comments

The recently opened restaurant’s menu offers both classic and adventurous options.