Alexandria's Winter Restaurant Week January 21 - 30, 2011 January 5, 2011


January 5, 2010

CONTACT: Claire Mouledoux, or 703-746-3309


60 Restaurants Offer $35 Menus at Alexandria Restaurant Week

January 21 - 30, 2011

Featuring Fresh Food Trends and Neighborhood Finds

WHAT:              Alexandria Restaurant Week

WHEN:             10 Days - January 21 - 30, 2011

WHO:               60 restaurants

WHERE:           Throughout Alexandria, Virginia

HOW:               $35 prix-fixe three-course dinner


                       $35 dinner for two

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

CALENDAR LISTING: January 21-30, 2011, Alexandria Restaurant Week. 60 restaurants offer a $35 prix-fixe three-course dinner or a $35 dinner for two. The event features fresh food trends, neighborhood finds, and OpenTable Diner's Choice Winners. Participating restaurants include Bastille, La Bergerie, Cheesetique, Pizzeria Paradiso, Tempo, A la Lucia, Columbia Firehouse, Hank's Oyster Bar, Delia's Mediterranean Grill & Brick Oven Pizza and many more. 703-746-3301. Menus and online reservations on



Alexandria, VA - The ever popular Alexandria Restaurant Week is back, January 21 - 30, 2011. More than 60 restaurants throughout the city will feature a $35 prix-fixe three-course dinner or $35 dinner for two. Fine dining establishments and casual neighborhood favorites are offering special menus to tempt the palate and please the pocketbook with offers available exclusively during this twice-a-year event. Restaurant Week menus and online reservations are available now on

During this winter event diners can indulge in some of the latest food trends. Fresh, locally sourced ingredients are central to the menus of Bastille in Old Town and Food Matters in the Cameron Station neighborhood. The handcrafted, artisanal experience of Cheesetique in Del Ray and Grape + Bean in Old Town keeps regulars coming back for more. Alexandria's new gourmet pizza scene is piping hot during Restaurant Week with menus from Pizzeria Paradiso, RedRocks Pizza Napoletana, Pizzeria Venti, and Pizzaiolo Cafe & Bar.

Unique menus and offers include Pizzeria Paradiso's special winter-inspired pizza with roasted duck and aged Dutch Gouda paired with two hand-selected seasonal draft beers. Tempo is offering a bottle of house wine for only $10 with the purchase of two meals from the Restaurant Week menu. Geranio's menu includes four courses for $35, while La Tasca's $35 per person deal includes unlimited tapas and choice of one dessert per guest. A $35 Old Town food tour is offered by the Alexandria-based DC Metro Food Tours, which includes a three-course progressive meal at two favorite restaurants and a fully guided historic walking tour of Old Town.

Food lovers can feast their eyes on the full list of participants at The list includes OpenTable Diner's Choice Winners La Bergerie, A la Lucia, Delia's Mediterranean Grill & Brick Oven Pizza, Warehouse Bar & Grill, and The Wharf, while Hank's Oyster Bar, Columbia Firehouse, and Sam Phao Thai enjoy popular ratings on

This 10-day event enables residents and visitors to experience the diversity of restaurant choices in Alexandria and taste the culinary inventiveness of local chefs. 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


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About Alexandria, Virginia
Charming Alexandria, Virginia, is a gateway city to both the nation's capital and to George Washington's Mount Vernon estate. Located along the picturesque Potomac River, within eyesight of Washington, DC (just five miles away), Alexandria offers a variety of critically acclaimed restaurants; a boutique district 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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