In this recent article from Time Out New York, learn why food lovers from across the country visit Providence.

[Article excerpt] Even if you’re not in town during Providence Restaurant Week (, July 11–24), you can still sample the local flavor of Providence courtesy pastry chef Cindy Salvato. Her three-hour Savoring Federal Hill walking tour (401-934-2149,; Sat 9am, $50) stops at bakeries, wine shops, butchers and specialty food markets in Providence’s Italian neighborhood, where you can nibble on cheese, antipasto and cookies, watch ravioli makers in action, and walk through the kitchens of some of the city’s top toques.

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