Summer Stars: Seafood Stroll


Summer Stars airs every Thursday at 7 p.m. on Fox Providence. This week, Michaela, Will and Brendan visited seafood restaurants throughout the state of Rhode Island.

If you missed our previous two episodes, be sure to check out some “Local Libations” and “Rainy Day Fun” with us.

Nordic Lodge:

Located on a beautiful lakeside spot in Charlestown, RI, Nordic Lodge is well known for its all-you-can-eat lobster buffet. The restaurant also serves jumbo shrimp, baked cod, fresh local oysters and offers customers a bar. Nordic Lodge is located at 178 E. Pasquiset Trail.

For more information, please refer to Nordic Lodge’s website at:

Newport Lobster Shack:

The fishermen of the Newport Lobster Shack fish from Rhode Island’s Aquidneck Island all year round. The restaurant only sells what it catches and offers customers a number of seafood options, including lobster, crab and conch. Newport Lobster Shack is located at 150 Long Wharf in Newport.

For more information, please visit Newport Lobster Shack’s website:


One of Rhode Island’s most famous restaurants, Hemenway’s is a seafood restaurant that is centrally located between many other well-known destinations in Providence. The restaurant is especially beloved for its Raw Bar, where visitors eat Hemenway’s shellfish platter while taking in the Providence skyline. Hemenway’s is located at 121 South Main Street.

For more information, please visit:

Brendan’s Clam Cake “Crawl:”

During the show, Brendan went on a clam cake “crawl” to a number of Rhode Island’s clam cake eateries, including: Blount’s, Flo’s, Aunt Carrie’s and Iggy’s.

For more information on all of these locations, please visit:

Recipe: Chef Nick Rabar’s Grilled Mussels with Kimchi Butter

Recipe Time: 20 Minutes

Serves: 4


2                                               Mussels, washed and cleaned

1 stick                                       Butter

1 cup                                         Kimchi, chopped

1 Tablespoon                            Sriracha

3 Tablespoons                          Scallions, minced

1 teaspoon                                Sesame Oil

1 teaspoon                                Sesame Seeds

4 slices                                     Grilled Durum Stick


  • Preheat grill over medium high heat
  • In a shallow casserole dish combine mussels, butter, kim chi and sriracha
  • Cook until mussels open. Top with sesame oil, seeds and scallions
  • Serve with grilled durum.

Stay tuned on and with #RSsummerstars so you don’t miss the celebration!

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