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

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

It’s Halloween Time – Do You Want to be Scared?

Gay Travel Blog | Gay Travel | Gay Travel Reviews | Gay Travel Agency | Gay Travel Agent | Halloween in New England | Haunted Houses  IT’S HALLOWEEN TIME – SCARE US, PLEASE! It’s that time of year again. You know, the time when it’s perfectly normal to take your kids on a hayride full … 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

Gay Friendly Halloween Attractions

Gay Travel Blog | Gay Travel | Gay Travel Reviews | Gay Travel Agency | Gay Travel Agent | Halloween in New England | Haunted Houses  Starting the end of September, when the temps cool, leaves change colors and sweaters resurface, we here at Gay Travel Information have one thing on our mind — HALLOWEEN. We are … 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

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

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

It’s Halloween Time – Do You Want to be Scared?

Gay Travel Blog | Gay Travel | Gay Travel Reviews | Gay Travel Agency | Gay Travel Agent | Halloween in New England | Haunted Houses  IT’S HALLOWEEN TIME – SCARE US, PLEASE! The Northeast is a great place to celebrate Halloween. Whether you are reveling in the historic Witch Trials of Salem, MA or … Continue reading

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

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

Architect’s Inn – Newport, Rhode Island

Architect’s Inn / 2 Sunnyside Place / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-845-2547   The first word that came to mind when I saw Architect’s Inn was exquisite.   Located in the center of Newport, off famous Bellview Ave (the historic playground for the rich and famous), The Architect’s Inn – George Champlin Mason House B&B, … 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

Eveylyn’s Drive-In – Tiverton, Rhode Island

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

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 – 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 – 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 – XO Cafe – Providence, RI

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 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: 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

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

Architect’s Inn – Newport, RI

Architect’s Inn / 2 Sunnyside Place / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-845-2547   The first word that came to mind when I saw Architect’s Inn was exquisite.   Located in the center of Newport, off famous Bellview Ave (the historic playground for the rich and famous), The Architect’s Inn – George Champlin Mason House B&B, … 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

XO Cafe – Providence, RI

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

The Francis Malbone House – Newport, RI

The Francis Malbone House / 392 Thames Street / Newport, RI 02840 / 1-800-846-0392   My partner & I recently had the distinct pleasure of staying at Newport, Rhode Island’s most luxurious B&B, The Francis Malbone House. The Francis Malbone House is a colonial mansion built circa 1760. Located on Newport’s harborfront, the inn is reminiscent … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Mediterraneo Caffe – Providence, RI – Gay & Lesbian Hot Spot!

Mediterraneo Caffe / 134 Atwells Ave / Providence, RI 02903 / (401)-331-7760 A Must Visit When in Providence, Rhode Island! When I think of Federal Hill, Providence, RI’s “Little Italy” neighborhood and the place where I was born, raised & lived for over 30 years, I can’t help but think of Mediterraneo Caffe.   Mediterraneo Caffe dominates the beginning … Continue reading

GIT YOUR BIPPY TO LJ’S FOR RHODE ISLAND’S BEST BBQ!

LJ’s BBQ / 727 East Avenue / Pawtucket, RI / (401)-305-5255   SO GOOD, IT’LL MAKE YOU CURSE!   LJ’s BBQ is so much more than just delicious, award winning BBQ. It is about the LOVE that goes into the preparation of food. It’s the passion. The pride. The enthusiasm. The authenticity. The confidence in knowing that you make … Continue reading

The Sunnyside Daytime Dining – Gay & Lesbian Friendly Warren, RI!

The Sunnyside Daytime Dining / 267 Water Street / Warren, RI / (401)-247-1200     The Sunnyside Daytime Dining in Warren, RI feels like a restaurant you’d expect to find located in Florida’s panhandle, on scenic Route 30-A near Destin, Florida . The name is extremely fitting, as it is the type place that would feel sunny even … 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 Hotel Providence – Gay and Lesbian Friendly Rhode Island!

HOTEL PROVIDENCE – 139 Matthewson Street, Providence, RI 02903 / 401-861-8000 At first glance one may drive past Hotel Providence and not realize the grand dame she is. Located on Matthewson Street, in the heart of Providence’s arts & entertainment district, the area surrounding the hotel isn’t as aesthetically pleasing as some of the other … Continue reading

For The Love Of Food!

  I don’t know about you, but to me, one of the best parts of travel is the local food I get to enjoy. (Depasquale Plaza / Federal Hill- Atwells Ave – Providence, RI)   Being from a predominately Italian neighborhood in Providence, RI called Federal Hill, and of Italian decent, I have no shortage of … Continue reading