NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— Ready, set, eat! Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is back and runs from March 6-19.

For two weeks, more than 200 restaurants throughout the Hudson Valley are offering special three-course prix fixe dinner menus for $32.95. Many are also offering three-course lunches for $22.95.

Participants are encouraged to use locally produced ingredients whenever possible. In North Salem, Purdy’s The Farmer and the Fish and 121 Restaurant and Bar are participating. No passes, tickets or coupons are required. Diners simply browse the list of restaurants participating, choose any or all that appeal, and call the restaurant directly to reserve a table. In addition to restaurants in North Salem, dozens are participating in Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties, Orange, Dutchess, Sullivan and Ulster Counties. To see a complete list of restaurants, visit