The seventh annual Birmingham Restaurant Week kicks off tomorrow, bringing high-class dining to residents who travel the streets of Birmingham daily, as well as a visitors who want to experience Birmingham's locally-renowned chefs, quality food and four-star restaurants.
There are 20 restaurants participating in this year's event sponsored by the Principal Shopping District. This year's three newcomers (Barrio, Luxe and Townhouse) will join 17 other eateries offering $15 lunch menus and $30 dinners. Each meal includes an appetizer and dessert.
Birmingham Restaurant Week 2012 runs Monday through Feb. 3, then Feb. 6-10. New this year is Forgotten Harvest, the event's official charity partner. As part of the campaign "5 Feeds 25," participating restaurants will have canisters set out for diners to make donations.
Get out your fork and knife: here's the 20 participating restaurants this year:
- Barrio Tacos & Tequila
- Big Rock Chop House
- Cafe Via
- Cameron's Steakhouse (dinner only)
- Chen Chow Brasserie (dinner only)
- Elie's Mediterranean Grill
- Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar (dinner only)
- Forest Grill
- Luxe Bar & Grill
- Mitchell's Fish Market
- Peabody's Restaurant
- Salvatore Scallopini
- Streetside Seafood
- The Rugby Grille
- Townhouse Bistro
- Zazios (dinner only)
For a look at the Restaurant Week menus, check out that attached PDFs or visit birminghamrestaurantweek.org.