Rhode Island Red Food Tours returns to Providence and Newport for 2022 season


Rhode Island Red Food Tours is thrilled to announce the return of its wildly popular (and delicious!) Food Tours in April. The Newport Neighborhood Food Tour debuts the 2022 season on Friday, April 22n/a and the Downcity Providence Food Tour on Saturday, April 23rd.

“We are thrilled to embark on our seventh season! says Paula Silva, Founder and Tasting Leader of Rhode Island Red Food Tours. “There’s one word that comes to mind when I think of this business and our culinary community, and that word is ‘resilience.’ When I started Rhode Island Red Food Tours in 2015, it was born out of a passion for showcasing the vast, diverse, and exceptional talent of chefs and restaurateurs here in the Ocean State, acclaimed locations by criticism to under-the-radar spots. I think Anthony Bourdain would appreciate it. We begin this season with renewed optimism and eager anticipation. »

With spring in the air and over a million daffodils in bloom, restaurateurs are thrilled to once again welcome food tour adventurers to the seaside city and the capital.

Rhode Island Red Food Tours at Nitro Bar. Contributing photo.

“We are thrilled to welcome people from near and far to Stoneacre Garden when Newport Neighborhood Food Tours returns later this month,” said Nicole Canning, Director of Marketing and Guest Services at Stoneacre Hospitality. “Experiencing local cuisine focused on regional ingredients is one of the best and most enjoyable ways to experience Newport culture, and Rhode Island Red Food Tours allows us to give people a taste of what it’s all about. Stoneacre while learning more about this extraordinary coastal town. ”

Rhode Island Red Food Tours at Stoneacre Garden. Contributing photo.

Ron Koller, the owner of The Malted Barley on Providence’s famous Westminster Street, is also eager to see the return of the capital’s premier food tour. “The Providence Downcity Food Tour is a great way for people visiting Rhode Island, as well as locals, to learn a lot about Rhode Island and the food scene here, as well as Providence and our state!”

Tours to Newport (Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) and Providence (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) begin at noon and each include stops at half a dozen local eateries and eateries. On several days, a second afternoon tour is offered. Tours last three to three and a half hours, and along the way, guests experience the authentic history, art, architecture, food culture, and bragging rights of Providence and Newport.

Rhode Island Red Food Tours at Leo’s Restaurant in Newport. Contributing photo.

“We launched ticket sales on our website earlier than ever this year, as there has been clear consumer demand. Many local tourism experts are predicting a banner year for leisure travel and we are already booking tours and private tours well ahead of summer and even fall,” says Silva. Tour tickets can be purchased up to the day before a tour, but often sell out, so pre-purchase is highly recommended.

Private tours are available for Providence and Newport and offer a great opportunity to build the corporate team or an exclusive opportunity to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, girlfriend getaways, bachelor/bachelorette parties, family reunions or other milestone events. Individual tour tickets can be purchased at two price levels: with or without alcohol. Tours operate rain or shine and gift certificates are available. Additional information and tickets are available at rhodeislandredfoodtours.com.

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