Providence Restaurant Weeks begins summer event

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ A two-week celebration of the restaurant scene in Providence has begun.

Providence Restaurant Weeks kicked off Sunday.        

Participating restaurants will offer three-course prix fixe lunches and dinners July 12 through 25.

Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau President and CEO Martha Sheridan says the culinary scene in Providence is gaining national recognition.

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the biannual event.

A list of participating restaurants can be found at www.providencerestaurantweeks.com .

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