When you think of South County, Rhode Island, you think of the beautiful beaches and fresh seafood. Summer is not the only time to enjoy some of the delicious and unique fare that South County has to offer.

Some foodie destinations beginning the weekend of March 13, are as follows:

March 14, 3rd Annual Chocolate and Wine Tasting by Contemporary Theater Company


The Contemporary Theater Company is hosting its 3rd Annual Chocolate and Wine Tasting on Saturday, March 14. It was to be a Valentine's Day event that was postponed due to snow. Taste courses of chocolate paired with special wines either with your sweetie or with friends. For more information, click here.

March 20-21, From Vine to Wine: Wines of the East Coast at Ocean House

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The Ocean House in Watch Hill - which recently earned a triple 5-star rating from Forbes Magazine - holds monthly Vine to Wine Dinners. A Friday night reception is followed by a more in-depth seminar on Saturday. Taste the burgeoning success of East Coast wineries and sample an eclectic array of vintages. The Ocean House Sommelier will walk you through a few of his favorites, and discuss their history and flavor profile at this informative class. For more information, click here.

March 19, Throwback Thursday Lobster Dinner Only $18.88 at The Coast Guard House

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The Coast Guard House is one of the most renowned restaurants in South County. Sitting right on Narragansett Bay overlooking Narragansett Town Beach, it offers the most breathtaking views in the area. Every Thursday is "Throwback Thursday" at The Coast Guard House and features a 1 1/4 lb. lobster dinner with two sides for only $18.88. Enjoy your meal indoors or outdoors and watch the waves crash on the rocks as the sun sets over the ocean. For more information, click here.