This January, there are more new restaurants participating in Providence Restaurant Weeks than any other year that I can remember. They all vary widely in their offerings and are great options if you're looking to try someplace new. Check these restaurants out below (in no particular order).

Maria's Cucina serves up authentic Italian cuisine in an old world and very comfortable setting inside the historic Italo American Social Club on Federal Hill. As you wait for your tiramisu to arrive, take a moment to admire the 100-year-old murals that adorn the walls of the restaurant. Learn More ›

If you love Gregg's in Providence but live outside the city, you're in luck as the East Providence, North Kingstown and Warwick locations are all participating in Restaurant Weeks! The well-known, family-style restaurant features deli sandwiches, entrees and award-winning desserts. Learn More ›

Each smell, taste and sip from Ellie's promises wholesome goodness and a delightful awakening of the senses. Partake in freshly baked breads, pastries, sandwiches, goodies, provisions, local tea and coffee. Learn More ›

When you're craving an authentic Peruvian and Bolivian restaurant in Providence, Los Andes is the place to go! Enjoy the comforts of a home-cooked meal with their fresh, colorful dishes and let the Latin fusion cuisine warm up a cool winter night. Learn More ›

The focus at Luigi's is simple — make delicious Italian food using the best and freshest ingredients available, offer true value and provide guests with friendly, welcoming service. It's no wonder they've been a Johnston gem for nearly 50 years! Pro tip: Don't miss out on the two-for-one dinner deal! Learn More ›