Have you tried Boru Noodle Bar yet? What about Persmimmon in Bristol, run by husband and wife team Chef Champe and Lisa Speidel? That's right - Newport Restaurant Week isn't just limited to Newport establishments alone. Enjoy food, special menus and special prices at restaurants in both Bristol and Newport Counties.
Along with a prix fixe of $16 for lunch, $35 for dinner at all participating restaurants all week long, the sixth annual Food and Wine Festival will be held at the Oceancliff Resort on Ridge Road from 6 to p.m. on April 10. There, artisan cheese, meats, breads, oils and other items will be on hand along with international beer and wine producers. The cost to enter is $30 and proceeds will be spit between the music departments at Rogers and Middletown High Schools.
For just $20, the Gas Lamp Grille on Thames Street is offering a four-course chocolate wine pairing. If you like chocolate and wine, this is a don't miss. It's on April 5 from 3 to 5 p.m.
And on April 6, there will be a free showing of "The Kings of Pastry," a documentary that follows 16 pasty chefs in Lyon, France, for three "intense days of mixing, piping and sculpting," a release states. It will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., Newport.
Are you a restaurant participating in Newport Restaurant Week? Post your specials or highlights in the comments below.
Updates on events, participating restaurants and menus can be found via our social networks including Newport Restaurant Week’s Facebook page and on Discover Newport’s Twitter feed (use hashtag #nptrw). Also, diners from Providence and around the state can rely on the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) bus routes while saving money on gas with $4 for a round trip ticket or $6 for an all-day pass.