Food plays a central role in creating cultural identity. Learn about the many different groups who have shaped Rhode Island’s identity through their culinary practices and gastronomic connections. Visit a local market that sells Brazilian food and soccer paraphernalia. Explore the history of industrialization through the foods made and eaten by workers from around the globe. Drink spirits in the former “rum capital of the world.” Discover old restaurants and new stories of entrepreneurship at museums. From seaside clam shacks to diner counters to the top of Federal Hill, this tour invites you to sample some of Rhode Island’s heritage through centuries of culinary achievements.