We loved Benjamin’s Oysters Rock-a-Fella so much that we went back first thing the next morning and ordered more before heading out of town! And we have been talking about these Oysters Rock-a-Fella ever since.

The Clarke Cooke House

During an afternoon stroll, we were drawn in to The Clarke Cooke House  by the airy atmosphere and the old world decor that seemed to transport us to the earlier days of Newport, RI. We were happy with our decision to stop in when the seasoned bartender knew what wine to pour me before I […]

Jo’s American Bistro

I rely on Trip Advisor to inform many of decisions when traveling and was thoroughly disappointed in my fellow traveler’s opinion of  Jo’s American Bistro. I took one bite and felt like calling my fellow ‘advisors’ up and saying “Hey there folks…WTF were you thinking on this one?” Well, if you haven’t figured it out […]

Benjamin’s Raw Bar

Years ago, we stumbled into Benjamin’s Raw Bar late night after a rehearsal dinner and ordered, what they call, oysters rock-a-fella. This is Benjamin’s version of the 1899 recipe, more traditionally known as Oysters Rockefeller, created by  Jules Alciatore, whose originally recipe went with him to his grave and remains a culinary secret to this […]