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

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

LJ’s BBQ – Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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

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

Blackie’s Bulldog Tavern – Smithfield, Rhode Island

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

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

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 – Tipsy Toboggan Fireside Pub – Fall River, MA

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 Information: NYLO Hotel – Providence/Warwick, RI

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 – 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: Paragon & Viva – Providence, RI

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: Ellen’s Stardust Diner – New York, NY

Ellen’s Stardust Diner / 1650 Broadway @ 51st Street / New York, NY  10019 / 212-956-5151 A visit to Ellen’s Stardust Lounge located on Broadway in Midtown Manhattan is a quintessential New York experience. To me it is one of the things that make New York so magical. Just like the bright lights of Times Square. The … 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

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

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

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

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: NYLO Hotel – Providence/Warwick, RI – Gay Friendly Accommodations!

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: The Kearsarge Inn + Horsefeather’s Restaurant – North Conway, NH

The Kearsarge Inn / 42 Seavey Street, North Conway, NH / 1-855-532-7727 Horsefeather’s Restaurant / 2679 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, NH / 603-356-2687   The Kearsarge Inn is a modern rendition of a grand hotel. Located in the heart of North Conway in the Mt. Washington Valley of New Hampshire, Kearsarge Inn is the … 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

Gay Travel Information: Church Landing at Mills Falls & Lago Restaurant – Meredith, NH!

Church Landing / The Inns & Spa at Mill Falls / 312 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith, NH 03253 / 1-800-622-6455 Lago Restaurant / The Inn at Bay Point / Exit 23 off I-93 / Meredith, NH 03253 / 1-603-279-2253 Lake Winnipesaukee’s Most Luxurious Resort! As a travel writer I have been blessed with experiencing some pretty amazing … Continue reading

The Salem Cross Inn Restaurant & Tavern – Perfect Gay Wedding Location!

Salem Cross Inn Restaurant & Tavern / 260 West Main Street / West Brookfield, MA 01585 / 1-(508)-867-2345 NEW ENGLAND CHARM, HISTORY & PRIME GAY & LESBIAN WEDDING LOCATION! One of the beautiful things about New England is that you can enjoy a Fall day in Spring. That’s just how it is up North, and … Continue reading

Julian’s – Providence, RI – Gay & Lesbian Friendly Hotspot!

Julian’s / 318 Broadway, Providence, RI 02909 / 401-861-1770 Good Looking on the Inside AND Outside! 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 … Continue reading

Meeting Street Cafe – Providence, RI – Located Up Gay & Lesbian Friendly College Hill.

Meeting Street Cafe / 220 Meeting Street / Providence, RI 02906 / 401-273-1066   THE PERFECT PLACE TO MEET – MORNING, NOON or NIGHT! I remember the first time I dined at Meeting Street Cafe. I was 10 years old, the year was 1986, and I thought I had the best parents ever for taking me there. I … Continue reading

Fabulously Kitschy Dining at The Friendly Toast – Cambridge, MA!

Dine on Delicious Food  in an Americana Kitsch Museum! My partner, Melanie, and I have been to some pretty interesting restaurants within the past four years, but Friendly Toast is, by far, one of the most unique!   Having experienced the original Portsmouth, NH Friendly Toast (and falling head over heels in love with it), we couldn’t … Continue reading

DownCity – Providence, Rhode Island’s Ultimate Gay & Lesbian Friendly Restaurant & Lounge!

DownCity / 50 Weybosset Street / Providence, RI 02903 / (401)-331-9217   The Ultimate Gay & Lesbian Stop When in Providence, Rhode Island!       Abby Cabral, general manager and co-owner of DownCity in Providence, is extremely cute, feisty, stylish, friendly, approachable, sassy, instantly likeable and just down right — cool. Much like DownCity … Continue reading

The Salem Inn – Salem, MA – Gay and Lesbian Friendly Ghosts!

The Salem Inn * 7 Summer Street * Salem, MA 01970 * (978)-741-0680     Myth! Magic! Fantasy! Ghosts! Super Moon!?   March 19, 2011    Irony: I was supposed to attend an event in Caritas, Alabama on March 19, 2011 celebrating the apparitions of “The Blessed Mother” occurring in a small village in Bosnia called … Continue reading