East Prov Restaurant O’Dinis to be Featured on Travel Channel
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
O’Dinis will be featured on the Travel Channel’s show “The Zimmern List.”
The restaurant will be featured on Saturday, January 12 at 10 a.m.
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Natalia Paiva-Neves, who runs her family’s restaurant, O Dinis, in East Providence, prepared, served and socialized with Zimmern on his recent visit during a busy lunch rush.
Zimmern dined and chatted with regular local customers while he enjoyed Portuguese dishes, including Bacalhau na Brasa (salted cod), Stewed Octopus, Fried Smelts and Ameijoas a Bulhao de Pato (Littlenecks steamed in a white wine and garlic sauce), that are specialties of O Dinis Restaurant.
O’Dinis Restaurant is located at 579 Warren Avenue, East Providence and is open every day, but Tuesdays for lunch and dinner.
The Zimmern List
Travel Channel host Andrew Zimmern is an expert on all the best things to eat in a city.
In each of the half-hour episodes, Zimmern serves as the viewer’s guide to each town he visits.
While immersed in the unique food culture, he reveals some of his favorite eating experiences.
East Providence restaurant O’Dinis will be featured on the Travel Channel’s show “The Zimmern List.”
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