Frankie’s Italian Bistro – North Kingstown, RI

Frankie’s Italian Bistro | 1051 Ten Rod Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852 | 1-401-295-2500 Born out of our love of fine wines and delicious food, Frankie’s Italian Bistro will become the premiere location for fine dining in South County. After traveling the world and sampling different cuisines, we decided to make our way back home and bring … Continue reading

Pat’s Italian Restaurant – Johnston, RI

Pat’s Italian Restaurant | 1200 Hartford Ave, Johnston, RI 02919 | 1-401-273-1444 Pat’s Italian Restaurant was established using all natural meats and the freshest ingredients to create some of the best recipes. I have heard from people in the industry that we have the best Italian dishes outside of going to Italy. We are considered … Continue reading

Crepelicious – Barrington, RI

Crepelicious | 60 Maple Ave | Barrington, RI 02806 | 401-337-5945 Crepelicious believes in serving only the freshest of desserts in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Our café was designed with a French style theme making you feel as if you have travelled to Paris. All of our desserts are homemade and we offer daily and seasonal specials. Whether … Continue reading

Harbor Lights – Warwick, RI

Harbor Lights | 150 Gray Street | Warwick, RI 02889 | 401-737-6353 DINING – EVENTS – GOLF – MARINA Harbor Lights, located on scenic Warwick Neck, RI, is a one-of-a-kind destination property, open to the public, offering an unrivaled combination of recreational and social amenities, including boating, sailing, swimming, golf, dining, wedding + banquet facilities. … Continue reading

Rocky Point Clam Shack – Warwick, RI

Gay Friendly Business potlight Rocky Point Clam Shack | 1689 Post Road, Warwick, RI | 1-401-738-9830 From 1840 until 1996, in the tiny state of Rhode Island, in the city of Warwick, there was this lively and wildly popular little amusement park. The park had all the things that childhoods are made of: roller coasters and … Continue reading

George’s of Galilee – Narragansett, RI

George’s of Galilee / 250 Sand Hill Cove Road / Narragansett, RI 02882 / 800-399-8477 George’s of Galilee is a Rhode Island landmark! It has been serving fresh, local seafood since 1948 and is the largest waterfront restaurant in Rhode Island, seating close to 500 people.  George’s overlooks Block Island Sound in the beautiful, quaint fishing port … Continue reading

Gilded – Newport, RI

With daring design and striking architectural details, Gilded provides a colorful, “only in Newport” vacation experience. Gather with friends in the dazzling designer guest lounge, challenge your significant other to a rousing game in the billiards room, or relax outside in the private courtyard. Enjoy a late afternoon “G and Tea” at our BYOB mixer … Continue reading

Trafford Restaurant – Warren, RI

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

Rocky Point Clam Shack – Warwick, RI

Gay Friendly Business potlight Rocky Point Clam Shack | 1689 Post Road, Warwick, RI | 1-401-738-9830 From 1840 until 1996, in the tiny state of Rhode Island, in the city of Warwick, there was this lively and wildly popular little amusement park. The park had all the things that childhoods are made of: roller coasters and … Continue reading

Hyatt Regency Newport, Rhode Island

Hyatt Regency Newport /1 Goat Island / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-846-7210 Hyatt Regency Newport has an idyllic setting.   The hotel is situated on Goat Island and surrounded by Narragansett Bay, offering the seclusion of a private island, just minutes from downtown Newport.  My partner Jennifer and I enjoyed a relaxing weekend getaway this summer … Continue reading

Rhythm & Roots Festival – Charlestown, RI

18th Annual Rhythm & Roots Festival – New England’s Hottest Festival of Music and Dance! Labor Day Weekend  ~  September 4-6, 2015  Ninigret Park | 4890A Old Post Road | Charlestown, RI 02813 The 18th annual Rhythm & Roots Festival announces its spectacular all-star lineup for 2015. Held at beautiful Ninigret Park in the oceanside … Continue reading

Boston Skydive Center – Smithfield, RI

Boston Skydive Center | North Central State Airport | 300 Jenckes Hill Road | Smithfield, RI 02917 | 1-508-759-3483 Jennifer and Kate are the two adventurous ones here at Gay Travel Information so it was no surprise that Kate jumped (slight pun intended) to the offer of experiencing one of Boston Skydive Center’s Tandem Parachute … 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

Shogun Seafood Steak & Sushi – Wakefield, RI

SHOGUN SEAFOOD STEAK & SUSHI | 59 South County Commons Plaza | Wakefiled, RI | 401-284-1311 Shogun is one of Rhode Island’s most unique, fun and delicious dining experiences! A favorite of Gay Travel Information (read our review from 2012 HERE), we are excited to spotlight this family run business once again.  This time we had … Continue reading

Bella Restaurant & Banquet – Glendale, RI

Bella Restaurant and Banquet | 1992 Victoria Highway | Glendale, RI 02826 | 401-568-6996 Bella Restaurant and Banquet in Glendale, Rhode Island is that wonderfully, authentic “old school Italian” restaurant everyone searches for. This five-star dining and wedding venue is one of Rhode Island’s favorite family owned Italian restaurants and banquet facilities.  Giuseppe Calapai, a … Continue reading

George’s of Galilee – A Rhode Island Landmark

George’s of Galilee / 250 Sand Hill Cove Road / Narragansett, RI 02882 / 800-399-8477 George’s of Galilee is a Rhode Island landmark! It has been serving fresh, local seafood since 1948 and is the largest waterfront restaurant in Rhode Island, seating close to 500 people.  George’s overlooks Block Island Sound in the beautiful, quaint fishing port … Continue reading

Trafford Restaurant – Warren, RI

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

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

Hyatt Regency Newport, Rhode Island

Hyatt Regency Newport /1 Goat Island / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-846-7210 Hyatt Regency Newport has an idyllic setting.   The hotel is situated on Goat Island and surrounded by Narragansett Bay, offering the seclusion of a private island, just minutes from downtown Newport.  My partner Jennifer and I enjoyed a relaxing weekend getaway this summer … Continue reading

Bonefish Grill – Cranston, Rhode Island

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

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 Information – Hyatt Regency Newport, Rhode Island

Hyatt Regency Newport /1 Goat Island / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-846-7210 Hyatt Regency Newport has an idyllic setting.   The hotel is situated on Goat Island and surrounded by Narragansett Bay, offering the seclusion of a private island, just minutes from downtown Newport.  My partner Jennifer and I enjoyed a relaxing weekend getaway this summer … Continue reading

Gay Travel – The Hotel Viking – Newport, RI

The Hotel Viking / One Bellevue Avenue / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-847-3300 Entering The Hotel Viking in Newport, RI is like stepping back in time to the Gilded Age.   This upscale, luxury hotel open in 1926 and underwent a 6.8 million dollar renovation in 2007.  It is a member of the prestigious Historic … 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 – The Hotel Viking – Newport, RI

The Hotel Viking / One Bellevue Avenue / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-847-3300 Entering The Hotel Viking in Newport, RI is like stepping back in time to the Gilded Age.   This upscale, luxury hotel open in 1926 and underwent a 6.8 million dollar renovation in 2007.  It is a member of the prestigious Historic … 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 – Trattoria Roma – Providence, RI

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 Spotlight – Brederson Law – Providence, RI

BREDERSON LAW / 950 Smith Street / Providence, RI 02908 / 1-866-625-0588 I have known Attorney Richard Brederson for over 30 years. We attended Holy Ghost and La Salle Academy together in Providence, RI. Richard was the adorable little boy I crushed on as a little girl and one of the sweetest guys around. Not … Continue reading

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

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 – Tortilla Flats – Providence, RI

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

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 – Hyatt Regency Newport, Rhode Island

Hyatt Regency Newport /1 Goat Island / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-846-7210 Hyatt Regency Newport has an idyllic setting.   The hotel is situated on Goat Island and surrounded by Narragansett Bay, offering the seclusion of a private island, just minutes from downtown Newport.  My partner Jennifer and I enjoyed a relaxing weekend getaway this summer … 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

27th Annual Aids Walk For Life Rhode Island

27TH ANNUAL AIDS WALK FOR LIFE RHODE ISLAND 2012 Walkers are needed for the 27th annualAIDS Walk For Life Rhode Island, on Sunday, September 23, 2012. The 2.5 mile walk begins and ends on the Rhode Island State House lawn.  Registration is 9:00am and the walk begins at 10:00am. Fundraising page: http://www.firstgiving.com/aidswalkri I asked AIDS … 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: 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

Rick’s Roadhouse – Providence, RI

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

505 Tapas Bar & Lounge – Cranston, Rhode Island

505 Tapas Bar & Lounge / 505 Atwood Ave / Cranston, RI 02920 / 401-464-8880 Listen up everybody. I recently discovered a place truly special and I am overflowing with enthusiasm to share this information.   505 Tapas Bar & Lounge located at 505 Atwood Ave in Cranston, RI is Rhode Island’s sexiest, most gay … 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

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

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