By Hadas Kuznits

By Hadas Kuznits

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s time to start making those Restaurant Week reservations.

Philadelphia’s “Restaurant Week” — actually two weeks — takes place this year January 22nd through 27th and January 29th through February 3rd.

Michelle Shannon of the Center City District says this is a citywide promotion to showcase Philadelphia’s vibrant culinary scene.

“Some of the restaurants that we have in Center City are obviously top notch and come with a top-notch price tag,” she says. “(Restaurant Week) gives people the opportunity to get in at a slightly lower cost and see if they enjoy the restaurant.”

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During Restaurant Week, cost of dinners are $35, lunches are $20, excluding drinks. Dinners are a minimum of three courses.

For a list of the 124 participating restaurants, go to There, says Shannon, you can get not only a list of participating restaurants but their menus, and a list of parking operators that are honoring the event’s parking discount.

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