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    A Peek Inside Lancaster City Restaurant Week Preview Night

    Lancaster City Restaurant Week is almost here!


    From September 10-16 explore the delicious Lancaster City restaurant scene and discover specials at some of the best cafes, restaurants, and pubs in the community.


    We were able to attend the sneak peek kickoff party hosted by Annie Bailey’s on Monday, August 27 to sample and savor some of the food that will be offered during the week.


    The array of food presented by local chefs and restaurateurs was absolutely incredible. Check out the images below, mark your calendars for Restaurant Week, and explore the official event website to see all of the restaurants participating!

    LEFT: Smoked Salmon Penne from Belvedere Inn. RIGHT: Pork Belly Skewers from Penn Square Grille.

    Famous Seafood Paella from Tellus360.

    Deals for Restaurant Week are available for $10, $20, $30, and $40—so there are many options for various lifestyles and budgets. The Lancaster food scene is booming, and this official restaurant week gives opportunities to showcase many of the local cafes, restaurants, bakeries, and pubs.

    House-made Veggie Burger from Cafe One Eight. 

    LEFT: Cuban and Pastrami sandwiches from Cabalar Meat Co. RIGHT: Tropical Dogs from Isaac's Downtown Bar & Grill. 

    LEFT: Grilled Squash with Ricotta, Balsamic on Ciabatta from Altana. RIGHT: Mini Shepherd's Pies from Annie Bailey's. 

    Tellus360, Altana, Cafe One Eight, Belvedere Inn, Annie Bailey’s, Isaac’s Downtown Bar & Grille, Cabalar Meat Co., Sprout of Rice & Noodles, Penn Square Grille, and Seasons Taproom all participated in the kickoff event.


    But those aren’t the only spots hosting specials for restaurant week. Make sure to explore the website to see the deals from places like Rachel’s Creperie, Splits and Giggles, Federal Taphouse, Lancaster Brewing Company, Himalayan Curry and Grill, Callaloo Trinidadian Kitchen, The Fridge, Steel Peel Pizza, and many more.

    Spring Rolls from Sprout of Rice & Noodles. 

    LEFT: Spinach & Artichoke cups from Annie Bailey's. RIGHT: Spices from Seasons Taproom. 

    LEFT: Chris Trendler chats about the upcoming event. RIGHT: Attendees enjoy cocktails at the Annie Bailey's bar. 

    “There is a lot of variety in our Lancaster City restaurants,” said Chris Trendler, Founder of Lancaster City Restaurant Week. “This special restaurant week shows the positive and collaborative food scene we have in the city.” Read more about Fig’s previous Restaurant Week spotlight here.


    Don’t forget to follow Lancaster City Restaurant Week on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Make sure to post your food photos on social media as you explore and hashtag #LCRW2018!


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