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Saturday night and, after an impromptu meeting with RI Pride about Drag Bingo, two of Rhode Island’s busiest gays realized at that moment we hadn’t eaten all day. So off to The Village, duh. Located on the corner of Richmond and Point Street (behind Olga’s), The Village is one of the best spots in Providence for any meal. Yes, their brunch is amazing with $15 bottomless mimosas, deviled eggs with a new special accoutrement every time, and the best creme brûlée French toast I’ve ever had! But tonight, we were here for dinner. We started with shots of whiskey, because after not eating all day we were already making good decisions. Then we chowed down on the hummus platter with feta chunks, kalamata olives and French baguette slices that taste as if they were grilled over a campfire! I was instantly in love! We also split the vegan bean dip served with crisp English cucumbers, baby carrots and warm, fried flour tortilla chips. Then, the main course: Mac & Cheese. This delightfully creamy goodness was served nice and hot in a cast iron skillet with toasted Panko crumbs on top. It hit the spot and there was even enough to take home at the end. If you get a chance stop by the Village, if not for their exciting lineup of entertainment, or amazing food, stop by because they were honored for being one of two of Rhode Island’s greenest restaurants! Hours of fun . . . Wednesday & Thursday 4 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. – 1 a.m.