Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week July 14, 2011
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July 14, 2011

CONTACT: Claire Mouledoux, CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-746-3309

 

Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week
August 19 - 28, 2011

62 Restaurants Offer $35 Menus


WHAT:         Alexandria Restaurant Week

WHEN:         10 Days - August 19-28, 2011

WHO:          62 restaurants

WHERE:        Throughout Alexandria, Virginia

HOW:           $35 prix-fixe three-course dinner
                         OR
                   $35 dinner for two

                  Menus, event details, and online reservations at VisitAlexandriaVA.com
                  More information for general public at 703-746-3301

CALENDAR LISTING: August 19-28, 2011, Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week. 62 restaurants offer a $35 prix-fixe three-course dinner or $35 dinner for two. Savor the flavors of Alexandria's distinctive collection of eateries, from fine dining establishments to casual neighborhood favorites. Participating restaurants include Bastille, La Bergerie, the Grille at Morrison House, Cheesetique, A la Lucia, Tempo, and many more. 703-746-3301. Menus and online reservations on VisitAlexandriaVA.com

Link to Alexandria Restaurant Week page:
http://visitalexandriava.com/restaurants-nightlife/restaurants/alexandria-restaurant-week/


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Alexandria, VA - Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week returns, August 19-28, 2011. 62 restaurants throughout the city will feature a $35 prix-fixe three-course dinner or $35 dinner for two. Savor the flavors of Alexandria's distinctive collection of eateries, from fine dining establishments to casual neighborhood favorites, with special offers available exclusively during this event.

Restaurant Week menus and online reservations are available on VisitAlexandriaVA.com. Food lovers can feast their eyes on the full list of participants, which includes OpenTable Diners' Choice Winners La Bergerie, A la Lucia, Tempo, the Grille at Morrison House, and the Wharf, plus restaurants from Washingtonian ‘Best' lists, including Cheesetique, Bastille, Jackson 20, and Grape + Bean.

With more than two dozen participating restaurants offering outdoor dining, Alexandria is a lovely setting to dine alfresco and bask in the glow of late summer evenings. Paired with a stroll through the neighborhood and a variety of nightlife choices, a dinner out becomes a whole night to remember.

This 10-day event enables residents and visitors to experience Alexandria's diversity of restaurant choices and taste the culinary inventiveness of local chefs. The August 2011 event is the second time Alexandria Restaurant Week has been offered in the summer. Alexandria Restaurant Week was launched in 2009 and has been a hit with patrons and restaurateurs ever since. The Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association coordinates and markets the event, which is free for participating restaurants. In addition to serving as an economic driver for Alexandria restaurants, Alexandria Restaurant Week builds the Alexandria brand as it helps the city to become known as a culinary destination.

More information is available at VisitAlexandriaVA.com.

Direct link to Alexandria Restaurant Week page:
http://visitalexandriava.com/restaurants-nightlife/restaurants/alexandria-restaurant-week/

 

High Resolution Photos Available Upon Request.

 

About Alexandria, Virginia
Located along the picturesque Potomac River within eyesight of Washington, DC (just five miles away), charming Alexandria, Virginia, was named a Distinctive Destination by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in 2011. The city's unique combination of historic ambience and contemporary flair are reflected in its variety of acclaimed restaurants; a boutique collection featuring designer clothes, shoes, antiques and home decor; a thriving art scene; a variety of hotels; and hundreds of years of American history among 18th and 19th century architecture.

 

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