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Eat your Heart Out, Providence

10 new restaurants that have made the city’s food scene tastier than ever over the last year

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The past year has seen the debut of some new local hot spots that continue to bolster Providence’s reputation as a foodie sanctuary. These restaurants are not only serving delicious food, they’re carving out unique culinary perspectives that diners can’t seem to resist. You’ll find unexpected fusions, reimagined menus and authentic flavors from across the globe. With an emphasis on entertainment and careful consideration of the dining experience as a whole, these spots are changing our expectations for an evening out.

The East End

Sharable platters and an impressive bar make this Wickenden Street bistro a must-try

The Vig

The Game day gets an upscale upgrade with elevated interpretations of pub menu favorites

Sin

Dessert gets even more sinful thanks to inspired recipes and cocktail pairings

Vino Veritas

The tastes of The Big Easy find a home on Broadway

KG Kitchen Bar

All-American standards get reimagined on Hope Street

Durk’s BBQ

Making the case for Yankee barbecue on Thayer Street

Jahunger

Authentic Uyghur dishes expand the definition of Chinese food on Wickenden Street

Pastaio

Handmade, locally sourced pasta bring a taste of Italy to the West Side

Kleos

Downtown gets transported to Greece at Westnimster Street's newest hot spot

Den Den Korean Fried Chicken

Korean favorites and comfort food collide off Thayer Street