im taking my girlfriend, at the end of july, to providence for her birthday. we start the weekend by heading to the nordic lodge for a dinner of pure gluttony. it seems overpriced, but we've both been wanting to go for a long time. the next day we head to a couple wineries for some tours and tastings (im thinking Newport Vineyards & Winery, Greenvale Vinyard, and Lot 41) then, i want to get a good meal. both of us love quality food, but we're unpretentious about it. the less money we can spend for our dinner the better, but if its worth it i'll pay. i have absolutely no clue about anything in providence so i'm hoping someone can help me with restaurant recommendations and winery considerations. any comment is helpful and appreciated, thanks!
ps we're staying at the renaissance providence hotel and anything we can take a cab to is a plus! (we're cambridge folk)