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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Restaurant Week Starts Today: This Year Brings a Few Changes

Posted By on Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 9:31 AM

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January is known as slow month in the restaurant business, and hence, is why the annual  "Dine About Town," event is back — but things are a little different this year. First, a name change, "Restaurant Week," which starts today and runs through January 30 — is offering diners 10 days to visit as many of the 100-plus restaurants on the list as they want.

Much like years past, diners choose to reserve a spot through OpenTable at a participating restaurant for lunch ($25, two-courses) or dinner ($45, three-courses). They're also offering something new this year called a "discovery" menu at certain restaurants, which will pair food and drinks ($85).

If you've participated in "Dine About Town" in the past you're probably noticing the price increase (about $10 from previous years); Eater SF also notes that many of the restaurants that are new to this year's lineup (AQ, Bourbon Steak, Hog & Rocks) are only offering the "discovery" menus, and they note the new driving force behind the changes: the Golden Gate Restaurant Association. 

Regardless of the changes, the event still provides a nice opportunity to visit that restaurant you've been meaning to; you can peruse the participating restaurants and their menus on the Restaurant Week site
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