Category Archives: Rhode Island

Cook & Brown Public House

Hungry Native Martha's Vineyard Food Blog Cook & Brown Public House Providence Rhode Island RI

Located on Hope Street in Providence, R.I., Cook & Brown is a small neighborhood gastro pub sporting a modern, yet inviting feel.  With a focus on locally sourced ingredients, the menu is updated daily, reflecting their commitment to fresh, seasonal foods.  The same level of attention carries through to the bar, where they specialize in...

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Spike’s Junkyard Dogs ~ Providence, RI

Spike's Junkyard Dog Branch Street Providence Rhode Island

Spike’s Junkyard Dogs got its start in 1991, when David Drake opened the original Thayer Street location in Providence, R.I.  There are now nine franchises across Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut.  Their slogan is “World’s best Hot Dog, maybe better!” Team Hungry Native paid a visit to the Branch Avenue location in Providence, to put...

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Great International Beer Festival

On April 9th, the Hungry Native team made a pilgrimage to the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence to experience our first beer festival.  We attended the “afternoon” session, which started at 1 pm and went until 4:30 pm.  Tickets were $39.00 per person. The first thing we encountered upon entering the convention center was...

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