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Take In Italian Fare and a Waterfront View at Al Forno Restaurant

July 23, 2014 12:31 pm

Al Forno is one of Providence’s most buzzed-about restaurants, with features in publications like USA Today. Though it’s been getting a lot of press lately, it’s not difficult to see why. This Italian restaurant is located right on South Main Street overlooking the water, which adds ambiance before you even walk through the door. While the place is packed almost every night of the week, there are an abundance of tables and the process moves quickly.

Once you sit down, regulars recommend ordering dessert right off the bat. The restaurant’s pastry chefs make each item fresh, and it takes the whole meal to prepare each rich dessert. The Dirty Steak and the grilled pizzas are some of Al Forno’s most popular entree items, and the expansive wine list contains a number of pairings for anything on the menu. With such elegant decor and flavorful, indulgent food options, Al Forno a popular Providence eatery.

Al Forno
577 S. Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 273-9760

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South County Balloon Festival!!

July 17, 2014 11:46 am

Looking for a fun event to be a part of this weekend? Check out the South County Balloon Festival! The Festival is located at the URI Athletic fields off Route 138 in Kingston! Go check out some amazing hot air balloons, great food and music. For details please check out the website.

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Make Salsa 4 Ways With These Spicy Recipes

July 16, 2014 12:02 pm

Whether you eat it with tortilla chips or use it as a topping on your favorite Southwestern dish, salsa is a healthy and flavorful dip with a variety of different uses. These simple salsa recipes are welcome alternatives to your usual store-bought jar, and they come in a number of unique flavors that you may not have ever experienced.

Restaurant Style Salsa [Pioneer Woman]
No matter which brands you buy at the grocery store, salsa just never tastes as good at home as it does at a restaurant. This expert recipe will show you just how your favorite Mexican restaurant creates their crave-worthy salsa.

Crunchy Tomatillo-Avocado Salsa [Rick Bayless]
Combining the cool taste of avocado with flavorful tomatillos, this authentic salsa recipe is one for the books. It’s ideal for those who love spicy foods because it is simply full of hot green chilies, but this recipe can also be toned down to become more family-friendly.

Mango-Tomato Salsa [Food and Wine]
Perfect for pairing with crunchy fish tacos or other summer dishes, this sweet salsa incorporates mangos for a unique flavor. It’s truly simple to make, and it even looks just as good as it tastes.

Tomatillo Salsa Verde [Simply Recipes]
Give the traditional red salsa a rest in favor of something greener and uniquely flavorful. The tomatillo gives this sauce its green color, and a dash of lime juice adds a juicy flavor that’s truly refreshing.

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