Don’t pack a lunch today; it’s restaurant week in Buffalo and the region. Over 125 Western
New York restaurants will participate in Local Restaurant Week – an event that offers diners
incredible deals at some of the region’s best restaurants for $20.09.
is the very best time of the year to be dining out,” Peter Longo, President of
the New York State Restaurant Association, WNY Chapter said. ” With the bounty
of our local harvest, the talent in our local, independent restaurants, we
believe Local Restaurant Week offers an unparalleled opportunity for folks to
get out in groups and enjoy the many fine restaurants in Western New York.”
Local Restaurant Week is themed around independent restaurants, wineries and
breweries. Each restaurant structures their dining deal at $20.09, and there
are a wide variety of cuisine and local beverages for consumers to choose from.
One such local beverage is Dundee Brewing, the Rochester – based brewer of fine
craft beers, which is featuring its Oktoberfest and Pale Ale throughout Local
Restaurant Week is about community,” said Chef/Owner Mike Andrezjewski of Sea
Bar Sushi in Buffalo, NY. “We reach out to the public and encourage them to try
restaurants that they may not always go to, and discover new dining
destinations. It energizes the entire industry and helps the business owner to
generate new customers and dollars that go right back into the local economy.
It’s truly win-win.”
For example, as one of the 125 restaurants, Mike
will be offering $20.09 dinners all week, with lunch for two at $20.09 also. Sea Bar dinner as follows:
1st Course: Thai Shrimp and
Coconut Curry Soup
2nd Course: Green Papaya and
3rd Course: Wild Striped
Bass with Citrus-Ginger Sauce
Restaurant Week runs Monday to Monday, September 21 through September 28 all
throughout Western New York. All of the participating restaurants are listed on
www.localrestaurantweek.com. Patrons can search for restaurants by
neighborhood, wine preference or beer preference.
Top image Fiamma Steakhouse. (Well-kept secret: Fiamma has the best fried chicken this side of the Mason-Dixon Line.)