Winter Restaurant Week (Jan. 30 – Feb. 5) Participants Announced – Brunch Also an Option for the First Time

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From a press release:

“Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is pleased to announce the restaurants who will be participating in Winter Restaurant Week from Monday, January 30 through Sunday, February 5, now available for viewing on The semi-annual event features the best restaurants in the region, encouraging locals and visitors alike to dine out, eat up, and support local businesses. Restaurants in DC, Maryland, and Virginia will serve up three course meals, with dinner menus available for $35, lunch menus available for $22, and new this year, brunch available for $22, with a total of 250 outstanding restaurants listed at before Winter Restaurant Week kicks off.

For the first time ever, Restaurant Week diners can dig in to $22 brunch menus from more than 50 restaurants spanning an array of cuisines, from Balkan to Japanese to American seafood.

With restaurants across metropolitan Washington offering brunch, diners can visit neighborhood favorites or explore new restaurants in neighborhoods stretching from South Riding, VA to Gaithersburg, MD.

Restaurants participating in Restaurant Week for the first time include: Ambar in Arlington, VA; Grilled Oyster Company in Cathedral Commons; Dirty Habit and Farmers and Distillers in Downtown Washington; Aperto in Foggy Bottom; The Bird in Logan Circle; TenPenh in Tysons Corner, VA; and upscale dinner cruise Odyssey Cruises.

Back again is the Diner Rewards program, automatically entering anyone who books reservations through and opts to receive exclusive deals on meals, to win delicious prizes from Restaurant Week sponsors including the American Lamb Board, Events DC, Fine European Wines, the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, GrubHub, and OpenTable.

Restaurant Week provides the perfect opportunity for guests to visit many of the 2016 RAMMY Awards restaurant nominees, who were recognized by RAMW this past June for their excellence in service and dining. Among the Restaurant Week participants are 2016 RAMMY nominees: Casa Luca, Charlie Palmer Steak, Del Campo, G by Mike Isabella, Kapnos, PassionFish – Reston, Rasika, Sushiko, TICO, and Vinoteca.

More than ever, in 2017 Restaurant Week will spotlight the vibrant restaurants that comprise the metropolitan Washington dining community, whose excellence was recognized in the inaugural Washington, DC Michelin Guide and by bon appétit as the magazine’s 2016 restaurant city of the year.”

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