Thursday, September 6, 2012
Continuing the EG restaurant renaissance, the new Main Street eatery celebrates seafood.
It was a cafe, it was a bagel place, it was a coffee shop. The space at 250 Main Street has been a lot things lately. The latest incarnation is the Greenwich Bay Oyster Bar – and it looks to have staying power. Owner David Spaziano took his time reshaping the cozy space, with a nautical theme, including an homage to our state motto: Hope. "I've always been in love with Rhode Island and the water and the Ocean State," Spaziano said about his focus on seafood. "It's a fundamental part of East Greenwich. We have a great area here." Spaziano, who grew up in nearby Warwick, studied to be a teacher, specializing in Italian and phys ed. But he was always interested in food and restuarants, learning the trade at places like Cafe Itri in Cranston…
Friday, February 3, 2012
East Greenwich will eat a lot of food on game day.
John Eddy, the manager of Dave's Marketplace at 1000 Division, says this weekend will be controlled chaos as customers load up for the big game. The shelves are packed, extra staff will be on duty and the trucks of key suppliers will roll in with stock to replenish the shelves on both Saturday and Sunday. "We'll stay ahead of the wave until it crashes," Eddy says. Saturday will be the big day, but Eddy expects to be busy right up to game time on Sunday as customers fill their carts with chips, salsa, soda, chicken wings, bread, and rolls. He says the demand will be for anything party related. The Super Bowl weekend is always big, but having the Patriots play is making it even bigger. Eddy expects traffic to be double that of a normal …
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
The couple originally behind Tyler Point Grille in Barrington have moved across the bay and plan to open mid-May.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
A new restaurant that describes its cuisine in part as “a splash of Italy” aims to open in early May at 28 Water Street on Greenwich Cove, in the building that was occupied by Hemenways Restaurant until January. Nautika Restaurant and Bar will be operated by the husband-and-wife team of Mario and Cheryl Micheletti, with Mario serving as head chef. The Michelettis owned and operated Tyler Point Grille in Barrington for many years until selling recently. The new restaurant’s Facebook page described Nautika as offering “fresh flavors of summer and sea, with a splash of Italy. Cocktails, dancing, live music and entertainment.” The restaurant will be open seasonally, from May to September, said Cheryl Micheletti. For the past couple of weeks, …