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Skip NYC Restaurant Week: 20 Other 3-Course Meals for $35 and Under

Carey Jones 46 comments

Let's talk about Restaurant Week. If you don't dine out often, or if you're used to thinking of New York restaurants as prohibitively expensive, it can seem like a great deal. But in the New York of 2012, it's possible to get an excellent 3-course meal for $35 (the Restaurant Week rate) any day of the year. Here are 20 suggestions. More

Where To Go for New York Summer Restaurant Week 2010

Carey Jones 3 comments

Today kicks off New York's summer Restaurant Week, where restaurants all over the city are offering fixed-price menus—$24.07 lunches, $35 dinners. It's pretty exciting to read down a long list of restaurants and know that $35 can get you a... More

Restaurant Week: Your Recommendations, Your Warnings

Carey Jones 14 comments

We've given you a bit of advice on how best to navigate New York Restaurant Week, but every restaurant experience is different. So tell us: Where have you been this Restaurant Week? What did you like? How were you treated?... More

Making the Most of Restaurant Week

Carey Jones 3 comments

Today kicks off New York's winter Restaurant Week, where restaurants all over the city are offering fixed-price menus—$24.09 lunches, $35 dinners. But while some of these places give you great deals, others aren't quite the bargains they seem. How to... More

Deal of the Day: 'Restaurant Week' Deals Through August and Beyond

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No surprise: Restaurant Week has been extended through Labor Day, with hundreds of participants still offering three-course meals for $24.09 at lunch, $35 at dinner. At some point, they should really change that name, though "Restaurant Month-And-A-Half" doesn't sound quite... More

Need Restaurant Week Plans? Go to Park Avenue Summer

Grace Kang 6 comments

I look forward to every Restaurant Week because it gives me a chance to try restaurants I normally couldn't afford to eat at on my poor student's budget. It may seem like a straightforward decision, but there's an art to choosing a restaurant during this week, or in this case weeks, and this time around, I went with Park Avenue Summer. Check out the dish-by-dish action. More

Pack the Bibs: Kids' Restaurant Week Is This Week

Erin Zimmer 1 comment

Take the little munchkins to one of 32 restaurants participating in Kid's Restaurant Week every night this week through Sunday. The prix-fixe menus will be offered from 5 to 7 p.m. and kids will be charged their age. Some highlights:... More

NYC Restaurant Week on Twitter

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NYC & Company, the city’s marketing and tourism organization behind Restaurant Week, is now on Twitter. Apparently they're going to use the platform to reveal special deals during the two-week gorge fest from July 12 to 31. For updates, follow... More

Kids' Restaurant Week

Erin Zimmer 4 comments

A few months ago, new daddio Zach Brooks declared that restaurants should implement a baby seating. While he loves his street meat (which he probably pulverizes into a baby-friendly paste for little Harry), Zach misses dining out at nicer... More

New Jersey Restaurant Week, April 20 to 27

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Governor Jon Corzine gave the thumbs up—New Jersey can have a Restaurant Week too. It's earlier than usual this year since there's no time to waste when it comes to stimulating that economy. Here is a list of restaurants participating... More

Brooklyn Restaurant Week Extended to April 30

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Following the lead of Restaurant Week in Manhattan, which turned into Restaurant Months earlier this year, Brooklyn's Restaurant Week, known as Dine-in Brooklyn, has been extended through April 30. But call first—not all eateries are keeping the $23 three-course lunch... More

Advice for Brooklyn Restaurant Week From Brooklyn Bloggers

Erin Zimmer 5 comments

You still have until this Thursday, April 2, to hit up Dine in Brooklyn, Brooklyn's annual Restaurant Week. With over 175 eateries offering the $23 prix fixe deal, choosing can be a tad overwhelming. Let's hear what the local Brooklyn bloggers have to say. More

Restaurant Week Extended Though March 20

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NYC Winter Restaurant Week 2009 had already been extended through February 27; now it's been extended again through March 20. ("Week" doesn't seem to be the right name anymore.) Starting tomorrow, check out nycgo.com for the list of participating restaurants,... More

Some Restaurant Week Highlights

Grace Kang 4 comments

Our all-star intern Grace Kang has been making the Restaurant Week rounds. With so many restaurants keeping the prix-fixe menus out until late-February, you still have time to check out Grace's faves. —Erin Clockwise from left: Scarpetta's olive oil cake,... More

NYC Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond

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Cassoulet. Photograph by seriouslygood1 on flickr Cassoulet Cook-Off and Greenmarket Fundraiser Saturday, January 17, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Come sample cassoulets as area chefs use sausage from Greenmarket vendors to compete. Vote for your favorite cassoulet! Sixpoint Craft... More

Restaurant Week 2009 Reservations Open Today

Erin Zimmer 2 comments

As we told you earlier, Restaurant Week will be two weeks this year, from January 18 to January 23 and January 25 to January 3. To make reservations, go to nycgo.com. Some newcomers include Lever House Restaurant, The Palm Tribeca,... More

Winter Restaurant Week 2009, Largest and Longest One Yet

Erin Zimmer 2 comments

Making Restaurant Week history, this winter's meal deal will run from January 18 to January 23 and extend until January 25 to January 30, with 250 restaurants participating (the most yet). The three-course prix-fixe lunch remains $24.07 and $35.00 for... More

Calling All Vegetarians for BKLYN Goes Veg! Restaurant Week

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Delicious-looking vegan food in Williamsburg. Photograph by Robyn Lee. Is vegetarianism becoming a thing of the past? Newsweek says "flexitarians" are becoming more common than ever, with more knowledge of where livestock is coming from and how it's being... More

Queens Restaurant Week Now Taking Place

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Queens Restaurant Week is taking place this week from September 15 to 18 and next week from the 22 to 25. Select restaurants are offering three-course lunches for $25 and three-course dinners for $35. Check out Joey in Astoria for... More

Sugar Rush: Blackberry Streusel Cake at Gramercy Tavern

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Photograph by thewanderingeater From the Gramercy Tavern restaurant week and regular dessert menu: "My blackberry streusel cake with blackberry lime sherbert was simple yet so delicious. The cake was moist [and] densely dotted with whole sweet-tart blackberries, the streusel... More

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