GREENWICH, Conn. -- Thirty-four restaurants are taking part in Greenwich's inaugural Greenwich Restaurant Week, set for Nov. 12 through Nov. 19.
Participating restaurants are Applausi, Beach House Café, Bella Nonna, Bistro Latino, Bistro Versailles & Patisserie, Blackstones, Bobby Q's, Char Restaurant, Coast Seafood Restaurant, Crew, Douro Restaurant, Eatalian, Elm Street Oyster House, Famous Greek Kitchen, Gabriele's Italian Steakhouse, Golden View Firenze, Harvest, Le Penguin, l'escale, Leafline Salad Co., Little Luigis Pizza, Little Pub, Mark’s Quality Meats & Gourmet Seafood, Mediterraneo, Morello Italian Bistro, Organic Planet, Polpo Restaurant and Saloon, Sweet Peas Baking Company, Tengda, Terra, The Cos Cobber, The Drawing Room, The Jhouse Restaurant and The Mumbai Times. Each place offers its own unique deals. Go here to view.
Along with dining specials, various events will also be taking place during the week including wine tastings, corporate dinners, cocktail parties and menu tastings.
A sampling follows:
- Kick-Off Party: The newly renovated Miller Motorcars Ferrari Maserati Showroom at 342 W. Putnam Ave. is the setting for the opening party on Nov 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets can be purchased on the Greenwich Restaurant Week website for $100 general admission and $200 per VIP ticket, which includes a private tasting and gift bag. The proceeds will go towards The Transportation Association of Greenwich, a private not-for-profit organization specializing in transportation services for elderly disabled individuals and transportation for the disadvantaged of all ages.
- Rui Correia At The James Beard House: Chef Correira of Douro Restaurant will be hosting a five-course dinner with wine pairing at The James Beard House,167 W. 12th Street in NYC, on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $170. Save $40 by using the code “majoram” and mention you're a friend of the chef. For reservations, call The James Beard House at 212-627-2308.
- Dine. Shop. Save: Diners who save their Greenwich Restaurant Week receipts and bring it to one of the 21 participating retailers will get 10 percent off purchases.
“Greenwich Restaurant Week is a great way for all of the restaurants to put their best foot forward during a week where new and old faces will fill their places," said event organizer Jen Danzi. "We are also very excited to incorporate the retailers who are generously offering a discount to diners to shop at their locations throughout the week.
"The website and GRW mobile app will be on-going useful tools for people looking for fast information right at their fingertips, with click-to-call, click-for-directions, menus, reservations, online ordering, a daily calendar of events and much more."
Visit www.greenwichrestaurantweek.com for complete details.
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