Portsmouth restaurants participate in 2nd annual Rhode Island Quahog Week

Access to prime shellfishing areas has been expanded under the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) annual shellfish harvesting reclassification.
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PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Throughout Quahog Week, more than 30 restaurants across the state, including Portsmouth restaurants, will offer special menu selections that feature the native Rhode Island clam.

As part of continued efforts to support growth of the local food economy and in honor of Rhode Island’s fishing heritage, Governor Gina M. Raimondo declared March 20 to 25 as Quahog Week in Rhode Island. 

“Whenever I dine out, I look for fresh, local seafood. And I know I’m not alone,” said Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Janet Coit. “We take pride in our seafood in the Ocean State and the hard-working fishermen behind it. And nothing is more Rhode Island than the quahog.

“I hope everyone takes a moment this week to indulge in their favorite quahog dish or sample one of the many tasty offerings of our partner restaurants and markets – from a traditional clam zuppa to a savory quahog hash. We are fortunate to have amazing seafood and award-winning eateries in Rhode Island. Let’s get out there and enjoy them!”

 

Participating Portsmouth Restaurants

15 Point Road – Portsmouth

The Gulf Stream Bar & Grille – Portsmouth

 

Additional Participating Restaurants & Markets

22 Bowen’s – Newport

Andrade’s Catch – Bristol

Avvio Ristorante – Cranston

Boat House – Tiverton

The Capital Grille – Providence

CRU Café – Newport

Dave’s Marketplace – Rhode Island

Diego’s – Newport

DiMare – East Greenwich

Federal Taphouse & Kitchen – Providence

Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen – Newport

Gas Lamp Grille – Newport

The Greenville Inn – Greenville

Forty 10 North – Newport

George’s of Galilee – Port of Galilee

Gracie’s – Providence

Harmony Lodge – Harmony

Hemenway’s – Providence

Massimo – Providence

Matunuck Oyster Bar – South Kingstown

McCormick & Schmick’s – Providence

The Mooring – Newport

One Bellevue – Newport

Pane E Vino – Providence

Providence Oyster Bar – Providence

Red Stripe – East Greenwich

The Sea Goose Grill & Raw Bar – Westerly

Statesman Tavern – Bristol

Tavern on Main – Chepachet

Tavern on the Water – Greenville

Timmy’s Legendary Grilled Pizza – Providence

Trio – Narragansett

The Vig – Providence

Waterman Grille – Providence

The Wharf Pub – Newport

 

Quahog Week partners

Quahog Week partners include Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, Dave’s Marketplace, Discover Newport, Eat Drink RI, Eating with the Ecosystem, Go Providence, Granny Squibb’s Ice Tea, Iggy’s Doughboys & Chowder House, Isle Brewers Guild, Johnson & Wales University, Narragansett Bay Lobsters, Narragansett Beer, RI Commerce, RI Department of Environmental Management, RI Shellfishermen’s Association, Save The Bay, Tomaquag Museum, the University of Rhode Island, and Yacht Club Soda.

For more information on Quahog Week, visit www.seafoodri.com

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