The Fame of the Rhode Island Stuffie

Food Politic: Journal of Food News and Culture, November 22nd, 2013

The Fame of the Rhode Island Stuffie

After basking in the July sun on a Newport, Rhode Island beach, writer Glen Ilacqua craved seafood. Most of all, he craved cheap seafood. At a popular local lobster shack, he found a $21 lobster roll and an $18 plate of fried clams–delicious options not in his price range. Then on the menu, he spotted “stuffies,” the answer to his penny-pinching prayers: “A few stuffies and a beer are tasty, filling and can get you your seafood fix for about ten bucks.”

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