Catch up on some of the latest happenings in Newport County’s food scene.
Trinity Church Strawberry Festival
The Trinity Church Strawberry Festival will return on Saturday, June 19 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on the Trinity Church campus/lawn at Queen Anne Square.
Get fresh-made Strawberry shortcakes and lemonade, listen to live music, take historic church tours, and enjoy a photo opportunity in front of the historic coronation coach.
Tiverton Farmers Market Father’s Day market
The Tiverton Farmers Market has a Father’s Day Specialty Market planned for June 19, 1-5 p.m. Start off your Father’s Day weekend right.
Enjoy live music by Rosewood Music and Music by Mel (Mel Hawkins-Newport), food vendors, makers, artists, The Gnarly Truck: Brazilian Food truck, Pavlov’s Treats for Dog truck, lawn games and much more.
Belle’s Café offering dinner
Belle’s Café, located at Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard and known for its breakfast and lunch is now serving dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings, from 5–9 p.m. Going forward, the restaurant will expand dinner service to Thursdays – Saturdays through the summer months.
Some of the menu items include Palm Beach Salad (crab and shrimp), Twin Lobster Rolls, Fresh Catch of the Day, Herb Roasted Statler Chicken and Belle’s Burger. Appetizers, desserts and a Kid’s Menu are also available. Daily specials will also be featured and beer and wine also will be offered.
Reservations may be made through Open Table or by calling 401-619-5964.
Stoneacre Hospitality Group is offering an array of elevated picnic menus and an ever-expanding list of outdoor venues through Stoneacre Picnics.
Stoneacre Picnics offers guests and opportunity to choose from four menus and picnic locations, while they take care of the setup and cleanup.
“I’m thrilled to announce the official launch of Stoneacre Picnics,” said Christine Bevilacqua, owner/director of Events at Stoneacre Hospitality. “Our goal is to curate memorable experiences, whether it’s a romantic date night, fun girls’ night out, or polo picnic party. It is as easy as naming the time and place and our team takes care of the rest. There’s no better way to experience summer in Newport!”
Full-service picnics start at $325 for two guests for two hours, plus $75 for each additional guest and $100 per hour for over two hours. Rates include all food, picnic set up and picnic cleanup.
Alternatively, for those who want the food but not the rest, picnic menus are available a la carte for $149 for pick up at Stoneacre Brasserie and include a keepsake Stoneacre Market Bag. To learn more about Stoneacre Picnics and make a reservation visit www.stoneacrepicnics.com.