No matter how you pronounce it, it’s Quahog Week in RI

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Largest to smallest: quahog, cherrystone and little neck from Dockside Seafood Marketplace in Warwick. [The Providence Journal file photo/Bob Thayer]
Largest to smallest: quahog, cherrystone and little neck from Dockside Seafood Marketplace in Warwick. [The Providence Journal file photo/Bob Thayer]
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and its partners will kick off the Second Annual Rhode Island Quahog Week with a special launch event on Monday, March 20, at Save The Bay, 100 Save The Bay Dr., Providence, from noon to 2 p.m. There will be a quahog shucking contest, a raw bar, creative preparations of the quahog and a short speaking program. Participating restaurants and markets will also be featuring quahog-inspired menu items and deals. The event is free, but space is limited. To RSVP, email Emily.lynch@dem.ri.gov. For more on other events, visit seafoodri.com.