Whereas it might feel and look a bit totally different than standard, Fairfax Metropolis’s third annual Restaurant Week nonetheless guarantees to offer enjoyable experiences and scrumptious meals. The upcoming occasion will run Sunday, Sept. 13, by way of Sunday, Sept. 20, and can spotlight taste-tempting dishes from everywhere in the world.
Eating places collaborating will probably be providing three-course, prix fixe dinners for $35, plus lunch/brunch choices for $20 per particular person or couple. All meals can be found for eating in, in addition to take-out with RW2Go. And in gentle of the pandemic, this yr’s focus is on the return, restoration and help of the Metropolis’s impartial eating institutions.
“Over the previous a number of months, eating places have demonstrated help for his or her workers and our communities whereas going through operational and monetary challenges,” defined Fairfax Mayor David Meyer. “Allow us to take this week to offer again to these institutions who’re our household, buddies and group members.”
PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS embrace: Capital Ale Home, Bellissimo, Dolce Vita, The Auld Shebeen, Mama Chang, Havabite Eatery, Kiroran, Kim’s Kitchen + Pho, Hamrock’s Restaurant, Epicure Café, Patriots Pub & Grill, Coyote Grille, Curry Mantra, Ornery Beer Firm, The Wine Home, Bollywood Bistro, Anita’s and Captain Pell’s.
Many Fairfax Metropolis eating places have already opened their eating rooms to the general public with additional precautions in place to make sure the well being and security of their diners. And with RW2Go, eating places are additionally showcasing their inventive, connoisseur experience by pairing their meals providing with libations.
Doing so allows folks to take pleasure in each restaurant meals and drinks within the consolation of their very own houses. Whereas provides final, diners who select the RW2Go possibility will obtain their meals in a particular Fairfax Metropolis Restaurant Week reusable thermal tote.
As it’s, Fairfax has already begun two applications to help outside eating within the Metropolis – Fairfax Metropolis ReConnected Outside and Metropolis Sq.. Fairfax Metropolis ReConnected Outside supplies new and/or expanded eating choices exterior on non-public and public property, together with sidewalks and parking heaps.
And Metropolis Sq. options street-side eating in Outdated City Fairfax alongside College Drive and Foremost Road. These al fresco eating areas are in areas allotted particularly for eating places and customary areas open for public use.
For the reason that final two years’ Restaurant Weeks have been such large hits, the Fairfax Metropolis Financial Improvement Authority and the Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce collectively shaped the 2020 Restaurant Week Committee to plan and perform this yr’s occasion. Their targets are to encourage extra folks to go to the Metropolis and convey extra enterprise to its eating places
And in addition to the three-course menus the collaborating eating places will provide, they’ll additionally help INOVA’s Emergency Preparedness Fund – with 10 % of gift-card gross sales all through the week benefiting the native group. For extra info, go to fairfaxcityrestaurantweek.com.
All in all, mentioned Meyer, “I encourage residents and guests to help and discover our Metropolis eating places throughout Fairfax Metropolis Restaurant Week – whether or not safely distanced inside, at one of many Metropolis’s many outdoor-dining places or of their houses.”
DINERS may be a part of the dialog about 2020 Fairfax Metropolis Restaurant Week on social media through the use of #FairfaxCityEats when posting in regards to the occasion and by tagging Fairfax Metropolis’s Financial Improvement Authority on Fb, @FairfaxCityEDA, and on Twitter, @CityofFairfaxVA.