Foodie Fridays in South County, RI: Lobster Boils, Pig Roasts and Quahogs

This week kicks off the start of Ocean House’s lobster boils, Weekapaug’s pig roasts and the 1st Annual New England Quahog Festival in South County. Come taste the flavors of summer and relax in our natural, serene setting.

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Friday, June 24: Lobster Boils at Ocean House

On Friday nights throughout the summer, experience a traditional New England Lobster Boil, held on the private beach at the Ocean House. With live music, family-style seating and delicious fare prepared by the Ocean House culinary team, these iconic events are the best way to enjoy everything that summer has to offer in South County. Click for details.

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Saturday, June 25: 1st Annual New England Quahog Festival

Officially welcome summer at the first annual New England Quahog Festival – a day filled with fun for the whole family! This event is FREE ($5 admission to beer garden) – come and enjoy the sea and all it’s bounty! 10:00AM in downtown Wickford – the Sea Creature Parade will stroll through town and end at the town beach. enjoy great food trucks and vendors, a beer garden, live music and entertainment, lots of fun activities for children of all ages, and the natural beauty of the beach. Click for details

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Monday, June 27: Monday Night Pig Roasts at Weekapaug Inn

Overlooking beautiful Quonochontaug Pond, weekly Monday night Pig Roasts feature three mouthwatering courses, served family-style. Savor slow roasted pork cooked on a traditional outdoor spit, freshly prepared seasonal fare and complimentary beverages, including beer, wine and soft drinks. Finish the evening with toasted s’mores by the fire pit. Click for details.

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Yankee Magazine Shares Matunuck Oyster Bar’s Recipe for Clear Broth Chowder

Come tour the oyster farms at Matunuck Oyster Bar and enjoy lunch at the restaurant. You’ll love the clear broth “Rhode Island style” chowder so much, you’ll want to make your own, and now you can. Get the recipe.

 

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