In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, Michele Meek of The Rhode Less Traveled offers up another great restaurant recommendation: Farmsteadin Providence, where Chef Matthew Jennings serves up New American dishes like rhode island monkfish and organic suckling pig. We discover what cabinets and jimmies are, what happens when you light a river on fire and how a corrupt mayor transformed the city.

Michele recommends:

  • Kate’s Rustic Biscuits

  • Rhode Island Monkfish

  • Organic Suckling Pig Tasting

  • Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Caramel Tartlet

Providence Dining Districts to Explore:

  • West Side

  • Downcity

  • East Side

Providence Food Events:

Food for Thought:

  • Q: What type of restaurant was invented in Providence?

  • A: The diner.

Out of the Frying Pan Picks: