Season 3 Episode 21
NESN’s Dining Playbook features two of America’s favorite pastimes: food and sports with help from the region’s best known hosts, athletes and tastemakers. Emmy award winning duo Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson leverage their considerable following and bring NESN viewers a fresh new approach to enjoying the best of what the region has to offer.
This week Jenny & Billy travel all over Providence and then up to Pawtucket in a very special travel episode of Dining Playbook!
Originally built as a bank in 1901, the Dorrance is an elegant restaurant where you can go and celebrate a special occasion or no occasion at all. The welcoming menu is great for any appetite.
*60 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903 (401)-521-6000 www.thedorrance.com
La Gondola provides a fun and romantic way to see the Downtown section of Providence.
*1 Citizens Plz, Providence, RI 02903 (401)-421-8877 www.gondolari.com
With so much to do in Providence, why not break your trip up into two days? Stay at Hotel Providence to experience both luxury and comfort.
* 139 Mathewson Street, Providence, RI 02903 (401)-861-8000 www.hotelprovidence.com
A new, exciting restaurant, Massimo brings a new element to the Italian restaurant scene. You can get locally sourced wines that are only available at Massimo.
*134 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903 (401)-273-0650 www.massimori.com
A warm, exciting and casually elegant Italian restaurant, Siena has been named one of the best Italian restaurants in Providence.
*238 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903 (401)- 521-3311 www.sienari.com
Caffe Dolce Vita
Caffe Dolce Vita was the first outdoor café in Providence. They have an extensive food menu and cocktail list along with the lively atmosphere that comes with being located right in De Pasquale Plaza.
* 59 De Pasquale Square, Providence, RI 02903 (401)-331-8240 www.caffedolcevita.com
Students and locals alike flock to Antonio’s Pizza for the unique selections of pizza to choose from.
* 256 Thayer St, Providence, RI 02906 (401)-455-3600 www.antoniospizza.com
Kartabar has a mixed-Mediterranean fare, American classics and fun cocktails, so there’s something for everyone. The service along with the food will keep you coming back for more.
* 284 Thayer Street,Providence, RI 02912 (401)- 331-8111 www.kartabar.com
Home of the Paw Sox, McCoy Stadium is also home to good food and a fun time. With tickets ranging from $5 to $13, this is a no brainer family night out!
*1 Columbus Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860 (401)-724-7300 www.pawsox.com