DeWolf Tavern – Bristol, Rhode Island

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

Providence Marriott Downtown – Rhode Island

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

Julian’s – Providence, RI | Gay Travel Information

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

Federal Hill Brick Oven Pizza – Warren, Rhode Island

Federal Hill Brick Oven Pizza | 495 Main Street | Warren, Rhode Island 02885 | 401-245-0045 Buongiorno! It might not be the best idea to write while my stomach is growling but my enthusiasm to write about Federal Hill Brick Oven Pizza in Warren, Rhode Island is off the charts, so alas I shall write … Continue reading

DeWolf Tavern – Bristol, RI

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

DeWolf Tavern – Bristol, RI

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

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

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

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

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

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 Information’s Southern Road Trip!

Hello readers!  It feels so weird, yet oddly enough, GOOD, to be sitting behind my computer again at work.  This past month my wife Jennifer and I were on a media trip of the south reviewing lots of amazing properties, restaurants and attractions that I cannot wait to share with you all!  Upcoming reviews include: … Continue reading

Trafford Restaurant – Warren, Rhode Island

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Information – Gavin’s Pub & Restaurant – Providence, RI

Gavin’s Pub & Restaurant / 520 South Water Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-383-3833 Gavin’s Pub & Restaurant, located on Providence’s Waterfront, will truly transport you to a different era. The second you step inside this new hot spot, you will feel as if you are back in the 1940’s-1950’s. Think WWII aviation and … Continue reading

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

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 – The Galley Grille – Westport, MA

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 – Providence Coal Fired Pizza – Providence, RI

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 – Julian’s – Providence, RI

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

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

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

Gay Travel Information: Cuban Revolution – Providence, Rhode Island

Cuban Revolution / 50 Aborn Street / Providence, RI / 401-331-8829 **Note Aborn Street Location is closed! Please visit their Valley Street location Providence. Visit web site for more info. Cuban Revolution is one of the most unique, satisfying, genuinely hip restaurants I have had the pleasure of reviewing. They describe themselves as “A spirited swanky … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Paddy’s Beach Restaurant – Westerly, Rhode Island

Paddy’s Beach Restaurant / 159 Atlantic Avenue / Westerly, RI / 401-596-2610  No shoes, no shirt, no problem is definitely the motto of Paddy’s Beach Restaurant located, yup, you guessed it….on the beach!  But not just any beach, Rhode Island’s most beautiful (in my opinion) – Misquamicut Beach in Westerly, RI.    Paddy’s is pure FUN! If you are looking … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Leo’s Ristorante – Bristol, Rhode Island

Leo’s Ristorante / 365 Hope Street / Bristol, RI 02809 / 401-253-9300 Leo’s Ristorante located on Hope Street in beautiful Bristol, Rhode Island means business, but not that starchy “tuck your shirt in or your fired” type business, but more the “I am here to make you happy and will do anything in my power … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Roberto’s Italian Restaurant – Bristol, Rhode Island

Roberto’s / 450 Hope Street / Bristol, RI / 1-401-254-9732 Roberto’s Italian Restaurant in Bristol, Rhode Island is causally exquisite. Romantic yet bustling. Intimate yet big on presentation. It is the type restaurant where you can enjoy a fine glass of wine and white tablecloth service while dining by candlelight or a cold beer at … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Orlando – Orlando, Florida

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Orlando / 6000 Universal Blvd – Universal Orlando’s CityWalk / Orlando, FL 32819 / 407-224-2155 I have been a fan of Jimmy Buffett’s and an official “parrothead” for close to 20 years. My love affair with Jimmy’s “escapism” music started back in 1992. I was 16 years old and a sophomore in … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Wicked Pizza & Wine Bar – Dedham, MA

Wicked Restaurant and Wine Bar / 660 Legacy Place / Dedham, MA 02026 / 781-326-9100 My partner and I recently dined at Wicked Restaurant and Wine Bar in Dedham, MA, and without being cliché, the food, service, and atmosphere really are wicked good! The slang definition for wicked is: strikingly good, effective, or skillful. Yes, … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Providence Marriott Downtown – Providence, Rhode Island

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 beautiful their lobby was. I loved the orange & brown earth tones, swanky lighting and openness. I noticed several people working on laptops, enjoying the hotel’s complimentary wireless … Continue reading

Coco Pazzo / English Cellar Alehouse – Providence, RI

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

Lake Placid Pub & Brewery – Lake Placid, NY

Lake Placid Pub & Brewery / 813 Mirror Lake Drive / Lake Placid, NY 12946 / 518-523-3813 On a recent trip to Lake Placid my partner and I found the perfect spot to grab a bite and enjoy a cold beer…..The Lake Placid Pub & Brewery.  The Lake Placid Pub & Brewery’s slogan is “Real Town. Real … Continue reading

Tyler Point Grille – Barrington, Rhode Island

Tyler Point Grille / 32 Barton Avenue / Barrington, RI 02806 / 401-247-0017   Tyler Point Grille is an East Bay institution and a restaurant I have been wanting to review for quite some time.   Local chef, Brian Thimme, recently purchased Tyler Point Grill and continues to serve up the favorites the locals and … Continue reading

Shogun Seafood Steak & Sushi – Warwick, Rhode Island

Shogun Seafood Steak & Sushi / 76 Jefferson Blvd / Warwick, RI / 1-401-270-3612 The first thing that is clear about Shogun Seafood Steak & Sushi is that it is family owned & operated and extremely proud of this fact. With that said, it is only fitting that I experienced this phenomenal restaurant with my … Continue reading

Joe’s American Bar & Grill – Providence Place Mall – Providence, RI

Joe’s American Bar & Grill / 148 Providence Place (Providence Place Mall) / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-270-4737 Dining at Joe’s American Bar & Grill is all about traditional American cuisine. The elegant dining room with hard wood oak floors and brass accents gives the restaurant more of an upscale vibe but the atmosphere is … Continue reading

Hemenway’s Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar – Providence, RI

Hemenway’s Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar / 121 South Main Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-351-8570   Hemenway’s Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar will impress you from beginning to end. It is truly an excellent restaurant.   Located in beautiful downtown Providence, Hemenway’s has some of the best views of the city.   The … Continue reading

Agave Restaurant & Lounge – Bristol, RI

Agave Restaurant & Lounge  / 805 Hope Street / Bristol, RI 02809 / 401-253-1566   Agave Restaurant & Lounge (formerly The Topside Lounge) is the perfect stop for breakfast, lunch or dinner. How do I know? Because I’ve experienced all three and each meal was phenomenal!    There is so much to love about Agave that I don’t know where … Continue reading

Trafford’s – Warren, Rhode Island

Trafford’s / 285 Water Street / Warren, RI / 1-(401)-289-2265 I love Warren, Rhode Island. The smallest town in the smallest county in the smallest state. Warren has an historical, artsy, nautical vibe with eclectic shops, antique stores, a world class theater, and an assortment of waterfront restaurants.One of these crown jewels is Trafford located … Continue reading

Stoddard’s Fine Food & Ale – Boston, MA

Stoddard’s Fine Food & Ale / 48 Temple Place / Boston, MA 02111 / 1-617-426-0048 Stoddard’s Fine Food & Ale is much more than a gastropub, it is an experience. The 1800’s, speakeasy prohibition decor and ambiance is absolutely stunning! The design exposes it’s bare brick and old structure. Some of the decor highlights include … Continue reading

Airport Grille – New Bedford, MA

Airport Grille / 1569 Airport Road / New Bedford, MA / 1-508-99-Grill  The Airport Grille is a hidden gem if ever there was one.   Located at the small New Bedford, MA airport, this intimate, upscale restaurant is a personal favorite of mine.   This attractive, big city styled restaurant makes me want to put on a bomber jacket and act as if … Continue reading

Mill’s Tavern – Providence, RI

Mill’s Tavern / 101 North Main Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-272-3331 Mill’s Tavern, located in Providence, Rhode Island in the historic Pilgrim Mill’s Building, is Rhode Island’s only restaurant to receive a four star rating from Forbes (formerly Mobil) Travel Guide for a very impressive seven years in a row. Casual elegance with … Continue reading

Tail O’ The Pup BBQ – Ray Brook, NY (Lake Placid / Saranac Lake)

TAIL O’THE PUP SMOKEHOUSE BBQ/ 1152 Rte. 86 / Ray Brook, NY 12977 / 1-(518)-891-0777   I love kitsch. I love BBQ. I love live  music. I love roadside attractions AND I love the Adirondacks. Put those things together and you have Tail O’The Pup Smokehouse in Ray Brook, NY (half way between Saranac Lake and Lake … Continue reading

Green Land Cafe – Salem, MA

Green Land Café / 87 Washington Street / Salem, MA 01970 / 1-978-744-7766        Green Land Café located in the heart of Historic Salem, MA prides itself on its dedication to sustainability which can be seen as soon as you walk through its doors. The charm and character of this place does the “Go Green” thing … Continue reading

Not Your Average Joe’s – Seekonk, MA

Not Your Average Joe’s / 1125 Fall River Avenue / Seekonk, MA / 1-508-343-5637   If ever a restaurant lived up to it’s name it is Not Your Average Joe’s. There is absolutely nothing “average” about this outstanding dining establishment.   My partner Jen and I decided to dine at the new Seekonk, MA location … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Blood Rose Rising – A Live Action Super Natural Series! Somerville, MA

Blood Rose Rising is a radically new idea in theatrical entertainment.  It’s a live-action, supernatural series. Each episode is a complete entertainment experience in itself, but with developing characters and a story arc that progresses from episode to episode toward a thrilling seasonal climax. It’s a full evening out – the show takes place in a … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Lola’s Tequila Bar & Cantina – Providence, RI

Lola’s Tequila Bar & Cantina / 525 Water Street / Providence, RI / 401-383-0220    Out & About Travel LOVE’S Lola’s! How much so? Well, if Lola was an actual person, who happened to be a lesbian, and either I, or my partner Jen were single, we would try to “woo” her. THAT is how … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Cook & Brown Public House – Providence, RI

Cook & Brown Public House / 959 Hope Street / Providence, RI 02906 / 401-273-7274              “I’m not in Rhode Island anymore,” was my immediate reaction upon entering the upscale Cook & Brown Public House. This contemporary restaurant is located in Providence, RI, but makes diners feel like they have left the country to have an out of … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Capt’s Waterfront Premium Steak & Seafood Grill – Salem, MA

Capt’s Waterfront Premium Steak & Seafood Grill / 94 Wharf Street / Salem, MA 01970 / 1-978-741-0555 A charming stroll through the streets of Salem, Massachusetts leads you right to the Capt’s Restaurant located on Pickering Wharf. You can dine in any of the various nautical themed dining rooms: Topsides, which is the the upstairs dining … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: King’s Dedham – Las Vegas Style Bowling, Lounge & Dining!

KING’S DEDHAM / 600 Legacy Place / Dedham, MA 02026 / 781-329-6000   If you are looking for a Vegas-style, retro (yet modern) bowling alley with 60 HDTV’s, pulsating music, delicious food and an overall energetic vibe, King’s in Dedham, MA is the place for you! My girlfriend Jennifer and I checked out King’s earlier this … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Gas Lamp Grille – Newport, Rhode Island

GAS LAMP GRILLE / 206 Thames Street/ Newport, RI 02840 / 401-845-9300 This past summer a friend and I had the pleasure of dining at Gas Lamp Grille in beautiful Newport, Rhode Island. Gas Lamp Grille is known for its fine food, music, sports and exotic beers, keeping it on the top of the Newport … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: King’s Dedham – Las Vegas Style Bowling, Lounge & Dining!

KING’S DEDHAM / 600 Legacy Place / Dedham, MA 02026 / 781-329-6000 If you are looking for a Vegas-style, retro (yet modern) bowling alley with 60 HDTV’s, pulsating music, delicious food and an overall energetic vibe, King’s in Dedham, MA is the place for you! My girlfriend Jennifer and I checked out King’s earlier this fall … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Tail O’The Pup BBQ – Ray Brook, NY

TAIL O’THE PUP SMOKEHOUSE BBQ/ 1152 Rte. 86 / Ray Brook, NY 12977 /     1-(518)-891-0777   I love kitsch. I love BBQ. I love live  music. I love roadside attractions AND I love the Adirondacks. Put those things together and you have Tail O’The Pup Smokehouse in Ray Brook, NY (half way between Saranac Lake and … Continue reading