While Rhode Islanders might not agree on everything, there are some things that most of us hold close to our hearts. Unsurprisingly, most of these things involve food! Here is our list of 15 things people in Rhode Island love.
1. Del's Lemonade
This is the very best choice for frozen lemonade in state.
2. Clam Cakes
Clam cakes are quite possibly the number one comfort food in Rhode Island.
3. The Beach
This needs no explanation.
4. This one is so important it's worth repeating!
There are dozens of amazing beaches across the entire state!
5. Clam Chowder
Rhode Islanders love chowder so much they even have their own kind! Clear chowder is a Rhode Island staple.
6. Johnny Cakes
If you haven't had Johnny Cakes, you should as soon as possible!
Beautiful historic lighthouses are scattered across the coast.
8. Cold Pizza Slices
Rhode Islanders are very committed to pizza.
Hot or cold, great pizza is served all over.
10. The Big Blue Bug
No matter how many times you drive by, the Big Blue Bug is always charming.
11. Hot Wieners
Hot Wieners are definitely a Rhode Island tradition!
Who doesn't love stuffed quahogs?
13. Awful Awfuls
These delicious "cabinets" (known as milk shakes to non-Rhode Islanders) are out of this world and come in a variety of flavors.
14. Historical Architecture
From the Newport Mansions, to Slater Mills, and scattered colonial buildings, Rhode Island abounds with amazing old architecture.
Rhode Island has always been a coffee state and locals love their independently owned coffee shops on every corner.