Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana, opened its first Rhode Island location and 10th restaurant total at 21 Universal Boulevard in Warwick Monday, awarding the first 10 guests with a $100 gift card to the restaurant.
Before Pepe’s Pizza opens its 10th location at 21 Universal Blvd., it’s going to need the family restaurant chain’s iconic coal-fired pizza oven, which Gary Bimonte, owner of Frank Pepe’s Pizza and grandson of the epononymous pizzeria’s founder, fired up on Monday.
Mike & Gel’s Pizza opened Saturday at 3 p.m. at the former Palazzo’s Pizza spot, 3003 West Shore Road, with a new sign, new interior, kitchen and menu, and at least one regular customer is happy with the change.
Diane Dorsey, owner of Diane’s Delectables at 1565 Post Road, has mixed a life-long passion for baking into a fledgling business since opening Aug. 1, relying on her ethic for excellence and long standing trend of her baked creations being in high demand.
Greatfull Bread sandwich shop is open at 1277 Post Road, thanks to the familial efforts of Jim Conlon, fiance’ Christine Diggle and daughters Alexandria, 11, and Emily 15, focused on making a living while creating a place for the community inside the remodeled space.
Smash Burger, among the fastest growing fast casual restaurants in the US, celebrated the opening of its first RI location Thursday with the help of Mayor Scott Avedisian, The Central RI Chamber of Commerce, and executives of the Mohegan Holding Company, which owns the franchise.
Mayor Scott Avedisian walked the new Apponaug Four Corners Cumberland Farms at 3335 Post Road with local managers Friday morning, getting a look at the latest business to take advantage of the Apponaug Circulator Project’s promised travel improvements.