DeWolf Tavern – Bristol, Rhode Island

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Gay Travel | Gay Travel Blog | Gay Travel Information | Gay Friendly Rhode Island | Gay Restaurant Reviews DeWolf Tavern / 259 Thames Street / Bristol, RI 02809 / 401-254-2005 Walking toward the entrance of DeWolf Tavern on a recent blustery cold evening, I felt like a character in a 19th century seafaring novel … Continue reading

Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa – Lake Placid, NY

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Adirondacks Gay Travel | Lake Placid Gay Accommodations | Lake Placid Gay Friendly Accommodations | Gay Friendly Lake Placid | Gay Friendly Adirodancks Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa / 77 Mirror Lake Drive / Lake Placid, NY 12946 / 1-518-523-2544   Sitting down to write this review of Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, … Continue reading

Providence Marriott Downtown – Rhode Island

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Providence Marriott Downtown / 1 Orms Street / Providence, RI 02904 / 1-866-807-2171       My first impression as I walked into the Providence Marriott Downtown hotel was how golden and sunny their lobby felt. I loved it’s tangerine, mustard & brown earth tones, soft lighting and roominess.   There were several people working on laptops, enjoying the … Continue reading

Trafford Restaurant – Warren, Rhode Island

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Trafford / 285 Water Street / Warren, RI 02885 / 401 – 289-2265 Some places are worth reviewing again (and again), as is the case with Trafford located in historic Warren, Rhode Island. I had reviewed Trafford’s a year ago (which you could find HERE) and was beyond excited to return. I am happy to say … Continue reading

Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa – Lake Placid, NY

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Adirondacks Gay Travel | Lake Placid Gay Accommodations | Lake Placid Gay Friendly Accommodations | Gay Friendly Lake Placid | Gay Friendly Adirodancks Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa / 77 Mirror Lake Drive / Lake Placid, NY 12946 / 1-518-523-2544   Sitting down to write this review of Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, … Continue reading

Julian’s – Providence, RI | Gay Travel Information

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JULIAN’S / 318 BROADWAY, PROVIDENCE, RI 02909 / 401-861-1770 Do you remember that person in high school that oozed with punk rock, zine reading, sci-fi coolness? Some people may have thought they were “strange”, but not you. Oh no. You anticipated passing them each day in the school hall hoping maybe, just maybe you would get a nod or half smile. You’d make it … Continue reading

Mai Kai Restaurant – Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Gay Travel Blog | Gay Travel Information | Gay Travel Agency | Gay Travel | Gay Friendly Mai-Kai Restaurant / 3599 N. Federal Highway / Fort Lauderdale. FL / 954-563-3272 Since 1956, Mai-Kai restaurant has transported guests to a one-of-a-kind South Seas Polynesian paradise. Everything about Mai-Kai makes my heart beat faster. When I step inside … Continue reading

DeWolf Tavern – Bristol, RI

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Gay Travel | Gay Travel Blog | Gay Travel Information | Gay Friendly Rhode Island | Gay Restaurant Reviews DeWolf Tavern / 259 Thames Street / Bristol, RI 02809 / 401-254-2005 Walking toward the entrance of DeWolf Tavern on a recent blustery cold evening, I felt like a character in a 19th century seafaring novel … Continue reading

Trafford Restaurant – Warren, RI

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Trafford Restaurant | 285 Water Street | Warren, RI 02885 | 401-289-2265 We are no stranger when it comes to dining (and reviewing) Trafford Restaurant in Warren, Rhode Island. You can read our 2012 review HERE and 2013 review HERE.  After learning that Trafford’s is now serving breakfast I knew my wife Jennifer and I … Continue reading

Rick’s Roadhouse – Providence, RI

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Rick’s Roadhouse / 370 Richmond Street / Providence, RI / 401-272-PORK I was in love with Rick’s Roadhouse before it even opened. I remember reading an article about this new BBQ restaurant opening in downtown Providence that would reflect the type BBQ shacks one would find on on a road trip, such as on historic … Continue reading

Morey’s Piers and Beachfront Waterparks – Wildwood, NJ

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Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Waterparks / 3501 Boardwalk / Wildwood, NJ 08260 / 1-609-729-0788 Move over Disney! Morey’s Piers, located in Wildwood, NJ on the infamous Jersey Shore, is a magical, affordable, safe destination worthy of some serious applause!  Morey’s Piers is a true classic seaside amusement park and I have fallen hard for it. The excitement of the three amusement … Continue reading

DeWolf Tavern – Bristol, RI

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Gay Travel | Gay Travel Blog | Gay Travel Information | Gay Friendly Rhode Island | Gay Restaurant Reviews DeWolf Tavern / 259 Thames Street / Bristol, RI 02809 / 401-254-2005 Walking toward the entrance of DeWolf Tavern on a recent blustery cold evening, I felt like a character in a 19th century seafaring novel … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Jacky’s Waterplace & Sushi Bar

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Jacky’s Waterplace & Sushi Bar / 200 Exchange Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-383-5000 I have been a fan of Jacky Ko for years. I am lucky enough to live in the east bay area of Rhode Island, very close to Jacky’s Galaxie & Sushi Bar in Bristol.  Having frequented Jacky’s Bristol, North Providence and Cumberland locations, I … Continue reading

Mai Kai Restaurant – Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Gay Travel Blog | Gay Travel Information | Gay Travel Agency | Gay Travel | Gay Friendly Mai-Kai Restaurant / 3599 N. Federal Highway / Fort Lauderdale. FL / 954-563-3272 Since 1956, Mai-Kai restaurant has transported guests to a one-of-a-kind South Seas Polynesian paradise. Everything about Mai-Kai makes my heart beat faster. When I step inside … Continue reading

Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill Vegetarian, Vegan & Gluten Free Menu – Boston, MA

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Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill / 1265 Boylston Street / Boston, MA 02215 / 1-617-236-REMYS.  We already know that I have a love affair with Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill (read my review of the Fall River, MA location HERE).  I can’t stress enough how Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill isn’t your … Continue reading

Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar and Grill – Fall River, MA

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Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill / 1082 Davol Street / Fall River, MA 02720 / 1-508-676-REMY Every so often I get to review a place that truly wins me over in every way possible. As is the case with Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill in Fall River, MA. It could be the delicious … Continue reading

Besos Kitchen & Cocktails – East Greenwich, RI

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Besos Kitchen & Cocktails / 378 Main Street / East Greenwich, RI / 1-401-398-8855 I love, love, love, LOVE Besos Kitchen & Cocktails. There is no other way to start this review than to state that fact.  I developed a crush and swooned from afar after seeing photos and reading Besos’ (which means “kisses” in Spanish) menu online, … Continue reading

Gay Travel | Foxwoods Resort & Casino – Mashantucket, CT

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Gay Travel | Gay Travel Blog | Gay Travel Agency | Gay Travel Agent | Gay Friendly  FOXWOODS RESORT & CASINO /  350 Trolley Line Blvd, Mashantucket, CT 06338 / 1-800-369-9663 Foxwoods Resort & Casino, owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, is one of the many reasons I love being a New Englander! I … Continue reading

Gay Travel | Resorts Casino & Hotel – Atlantic City, NJ

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Gay Travel | Gay Travel Information | Gay Friendly | Gay Friendly Atlantic City Resorts Casino & Hotel / 1133 Boardwalk / Atlantic City, NJ 08401 / 1-800-772-9000 Resorts Casino & Hotel’s tag line is “The Fun is Here” and let me say – that is an understatement! There is so much to love about … Continue reading

Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa – Lake Placid, NY

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Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa / 77 Mirror Lake Drive / Lake Placid, NY 12946 / 1-518-523-2544   Sitting down to write this review of Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, I truly did not know where to start. Do I start with the breathtaking views the resort has from being perched on 7 … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Jacky’s Waterplace & Sushi Bar

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Jacky’s Waterplace & Sushi Bar / 200 Exchange Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-383-5000 I have been a fan of Jacky Ko for years. I am lucky enough to live in the east bay area of Rhode Island, very close to Jacky’s Galaxie & Sushi Bar in Bristol.  Having frequented Jacky’s Bristol, North Providence and Cumberland locations, I … Continue reading

Paddy’s Beach Club – Westerly, RI (Misquamicut Beach)

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Paddy’s Beach Club / 159 Atlantic Ave / Westerly, RI 02891 / 401-596-2610 As a local Rhode Islander summer officially starts when Paddy’s Beach Club on Misquamicut Beach in Westerly, RI opens! Summer just isn’t summer without a trip to this beachfront paradise.  As an avid traveler and beach lover, I’ve always felt LUCKY to … Continue reading

Camden Harbour Inn – Camden, Maine

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Camden Harbour Inn * Natalie’s Restaurant / 83 Bay View Street / Camden, Maine / 207-236-4200   In the spring of 2011 I was fortunate enough to be invited by Camden Harbour Inn owner, Raymond Brunyanszki & his partner, Oscar Verest, to experience this truly enchanting inn.   My story is rather unique in that … Continue reading

LJ’s BBQ – Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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LJ’s BBQ / 727 East Avenue / Pawtucket, RI 02860 / 401-305-5255 Sometimes a place is just TOO GOOD to spotlight only once as is the case with LJ’s BBQ in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Gay Travel Information originally reviewed LJ’s back in April 2011. You can read that review HERE. Since then, LJ’s has been … Continue reading

Eveylyn’s Drive-In – Tiverton, Rhode Island

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Evelyn’s Drive-In / 2335 Main Street / Tiverton, RI 02878 / 401-624-3100 So last night I get a knock on my door. It is my colleague, (and, well, mother…but colleague sounds more professional, right?) Linda. She had just returned from a review of a local Rhode Island legend, Evelyn’s Drive-In in beautiful Tiverton, Rhode Island. She was … Continue reading

Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa – Lake Placid, NY

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Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa / 77 Mirror Lake Drive / Lake Placid, NY 12946 / 1-518-523-2544   Sitting down to write this review of Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, I truly did not know where to start. Do I start with the breathtaking views the resort has from being perched on 7 … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Morey’s Piers and Beachfront Waterparks – Wildwood, NJ

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Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Waterparks + Starlux Boutique Hotel / 3501 Boardwalk / Wildwood, NJ 08260 / 1-609-729-0788 Move over Disney! Morey’s Piers, located in Wildwood, NJ on the infamous Jersey Shore, is a magical, affordable, safe destination worthy of some serious applause!  Morey’s Piers is a true classic seaside amusement park and I have fallen hard for … Continue reading

Trafford Restaurant – Warren, Rhode Island

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Trafford / 285 Water Street / Warren, RI 02885 / 401 – 289-2265 Some places are worth reviewing again (and again), as is the case with Trafford located in historic Warren, Rhode Island. I had reviewed Trafford’s a year ago (which you could find HERE) and was beyond excited to return. I am happy to say … Continue reading

Blackie’s Bulldog Tavern – Smithfield, Rhode Island

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Blackie’s Bulldog Tavern / 181 George Washington Hwy – Route 116 – Smithfield, RI 02917 / 401-231-4777   I have never been more excited about a restaurant review than I was about Blackie’s Bull Dog Tavern.    Why? Chef Angie Armenise, of course!  Angie, a recipient of the 2010 Rhode Island Hospitality Chef of the … Continue reading

Bonefish Grill – Cranston, Rhode Island

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Bonefish Grill / 2000 Chapel View Blvd / Cranston, RI 02920 / 401-275-4970 Bonefish Grill’s motto is to embrace happiness, laugh more and worry less. To swap out boredom and routine for an inspired dinner and to open your eyes.  After dining at the new Bonefish Grill in Cranston, Rhode Island, I can honestly say … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – T’s Restaurant – Cranston, East Greenwich & Narragansett, RI

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T’s Restaurant / Cranston * East Greenwich * Narrgansett – Rhode Island  T’s is aptly named for many reason’s.    First it stands for owner’s Tony and Tina Tomaselli (and coincidently their children are named Tara and Anthony – “Tony”.)    But T’s can also stand for tackle, tact and talent.  To tackle something is to embark … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Jacky’s Waterplace & Sushi Bar

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Jacky’s Waterplace & Sushi Bar / 200 Exchange Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-383-5000 I have been a fan of Jacky Ko for years. I am lucky enough to live in the east bay area of Rhode Island, very close to Jacky’s Galaxie & Sushi Bar in Bristol.  Having frequented Jacky’s Bristol, North Providence and Cumberland locations, I … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Rue de L’Espoir – Providence, RI

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Rue De L’ Espoir / 99 Hope Street / Providence, RI 02906 / 401-751-8890 Rue De L’Espoir is a Rhode Island institution. The Rue, as it is affectionately referred to, opened in  May 1976. Over the past 36 years, The Rue has experienced continued success and has been featured in travel books and magazines, including Esquire, Bon Appetit, Food … Continue reading

Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill – Fall River, MA

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Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill / 1082 Davol Street / Fall River, MA 02720 / 1-508-676-REMY Every so often I get to review a place that truly wins me over in every way possible. As is the case with Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill in Fall River, MA. It could be the delicious … Continue reading

Besos Kitchen & Cocktails – East Greenwich, RI

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Besos Kitchen & Cocktails / 378 Main Street / East Greenwich, RI / 1-401-398-8855 I love, love, love, LOVE Besos Kitchen & Cocktails. There is no other way to start this review than to state that fact.  I developed a crush and swooned from afar after seeing photos and reading Besos’ (which means “kisses” in Spanish) menu online, … Continue reading

Coco Pazzo / English Cellar Alehouse – Providence, RI

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Coco Pazzo / English Cellar Alehouse / 165 Angell Street / Providence, RI 02906 / 401-454-3434 Coco Pazzo is slang for “crazy crazy” (Crazy in Italian and Crazy in French) but I think it should be slang for “brilliant brilliant” or, better yet, “Oh my God, this brilliant restaurant has some of the best food I have ever eaten!” Yeah, that’s it. THAT is … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Salvation Cafe – Newport, RI

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Salvation Cafe / 140 Broadway / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-847-2620 A visit to Salvation Cafe in Newport, RI is like visiting a local celebrity. It is a locals favorite (also popular with tourists) and as “cool as can be”, hip, eclectic and fun. It’s not a follower, it is a leader and stands out with … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Tipsy Toboggan Fireside Pub – Fall River, MA

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Tipsy Toboggan Fireside Pub / 75 Ferry Street / Fall River, MA 02721 / 508-567-0550 The Tipsy Toboggan Fireside Pub, located in Fall River, MA (well known for Lizzie Borden, Portuguese Culture, and Battleship Cove), will make you feel as if you have been transported to a rustic Après-ski hangout in some hip ski town. I felt my … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Trattoria Roma – Providence, RI

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Trattoria Roma / 310 Atwells Ave / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-331-5000 Stepping into Trattoria Roma is truly like stepping into Italy. The smells, the ambiance, the friendliness of the staff are all so authentic you will forget you are in Rhode Island!  However, Rhode Island you are and Roma Providence, an icon in my … Continue reading

Gay Travel – XO Cafe – Providence, RI

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XO Cafe / 125 North Main Street / Providence, RI / 401-273-9090     XO Cafe is one sexy place. I have been writing reviews for over a year now and I am truly at a lost for words on how to describe this amazing restaurant.   Here goes…   The first thing that struck … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Ale House Inn – Portsmouth, NH

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Ale House Inn : 121 Bow Street : Portsmouth, NH : 03801: (603)-431-7760   Walking into The Ale House Inn is like being introduced to the most handsome man, EVER. You know the type. So good looking you can’t help but stare. So good looking that you can’t help but admit it, even if you are lesbian, … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Tazza – Providence, RI

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Tazza / 250 Westminster Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-421-0031 I call them as I see them and Providence’s Tazza is HOT! I’m talking European chic, hot. Think high ceilings with  organically inspired chandeliers, the soft glow of candlelight, the pulsating beat of New Age pop, an extremely attractive (and friendly) staff, community tables made … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: NYLO Hotel – Providence/Warwick, RI

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NYLO Providence-Warwick / 400 Knight Street / Warwick, RI 02886 / 401-734-4460 I’ve had the NYLO Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island on my radar for quite some time. Earlier this month my partner Jennifer and I were lucky enough to finally experience this chic, ultra-modern hotel.   There are several things I liked about NYLO … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Harry’s Bar & Burger – Providence, RI

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Harry’s Bar & Burger / 121 N. Main Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-228-7437 There is no denying the fact that I am a HUGE Chow Fun Food Group groupie! I love the concepts of each of their restaurants which include Rick’s Roadhouse, 10 Prime Steak & Sushi, XO Cafe, Luxe Burger Bar and … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Caffe Dolce Vita, Hotel Dolce Villa & Smoke Lounge – Providence, RI

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Caffe Dolce Vita / 59 DePasquale Avenue / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-331-8240 I grew up on Federal Hill, Providence’s eclectic Little Italy neighborhood, continuously voted one of the top Little Italy’s in North America.  One of the reason’s Federal Hill is so popular is because of its Italian eateries including Caffe Dolce Vita. Caffe … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – 10 Prime Steak & Sushi – Providence, RI

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10 Prime Steak & Sushi / 55 Pine Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-453-2333 Stepping into 10 Prime Steak & Sushi is like stepping into a trendy, sexy, Miami bistro. Everything about the decor and ambiance is funky, chic and downright beautiful. From the zebra striped door to the cobalt blue backdrop and naked … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – The Galley Grille – Westport, MA

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THE GALLEY GRILLE at WHITE’S OF WESTPORT / 66 State Road / Westport, Ma. 02790 / 508-675-7185 The Galley Grille is something truly special. Attached to White’s of Westport, The Galley Grille is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week.  Located conveniently off of I-195 and less than 30 minutes from Providence, The Galley Grille will make you feel … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Tortilla Flats – Providence, RI

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Tortilla Flats / 355 Hope Street / Providence, RI / 401-751-6777 What’s not to love about Tortilla Flats? Nothing, that’s what!  How could you not love a place that writes on their web site:    “Where you are cordially invited to seat yourself. To be yourself. To choose for yourself.”   It goes on to … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Trinity Brewhouse – Providence, RI

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Trinity Brewhouse / 186 Fountain Street / Providence, RI 02905 / 401-453-BEER (2337) Trinity Brewhouse is a Gothic funhouse of award winning beers, delicious pub food, rock music, friendly service, and a trendy, youthful, local clientele. It’s eye catching carnival styled signs beckon you to step right up and try “the best beer in Rhode … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Providence Coal Fired Pizza – Providence, RI

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Providence Coal Fired Pizza / 385 Westminster Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-454-7499  I had never heard about coal fired pizza before learning about Providence Coal Fired Pizza here in Rhode Island, but I knew it was something I had to try out! A friend of mine stumbled across this amazing restaurant on a … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Paragon & Viva – Providence, RI

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Paragon & Viva / 234 Thayer Street / Providence, RI 02906 / 401-331-6200 There are many aspects that make Paragon / Viva great, one being it’s central location on thriving Thayer Street near Brown University. Then there is the alfresco dining. The beautiful interior. Their huge Sunday Brunch and incredibly delicious food.  Café Paragon opened … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Gem Restaurant & Lounge – Boston, MA

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Gem Restaurant & Lounge / 42 Province Street / Boston, MA / 617-482-1213 My partner and I recently had the pleasure of dining at the new Gem Restaurant & Lounge located in Boston’s downtown Financial District.  Greeted by a friendly doorman we entered the dimly lit foyer and proceeded upstairs to the dining room.  My … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Julian’s – Providence, RI

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JULIAN’S / 318 BROADWAY, PROVIDENCE, RI 02909 / 401-861-1770 Do you remember that person in high school that oozed with punk rock, zine reading, sci-fi coolness? Some people may have thought they were “strange”, but not you. Oh no. You anticipated passing them each day in the school hall hoping maybe, just maybe you would get a nod or half smile. You’d make it … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Besos Kitchen & Cocktails – East Greenwich, Rhode Island

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Besos Kitchen & Cocktails / 378 Main Street / East Greenwich, RI / 1-401-398-8855 I love, love, love, LOVE Besos Kitchen & Cocktails. There is no other way to start this review than to state that fact.  I developed a crush and swooned from afar after seeing photos and reading Besos’ (which means “kisses” in Spanish) menu online, … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Trattoria Zooma – Providence, Rhode Island

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Trattoria Zooma / 245 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI 02903 / 401-383-2002 Trattoria Zooma located right in the heart of Providence, RI’s “Little Italy”, Federal Hill (one of the top “Little Italy’s” in the country may I add) is a feast for the senses.  This traditional southern Italian (Neapolitan) restaurant is stunningly beautiful. The dance of fuchsia, … Continue reading