By: Rachel Slaiman
Dive in and dine out for New York’s Restaurant week happening July 16th to August 20th. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Restaurant Week has grown its popularity since 1992. This year, over 300 restaurants are joining in on the celebration and are setting up lunch and dinner prix-fix menus for your dining out experience. Furthermore, American Express Card customers are offering perks for using your card including credit back on your card. Can’t join in the celebration during Restaurant Week? No problem; go any day of week with yourself, friends and family and still enjoy these unique restaurants all with there own atmosphere and menus. Here is a taste of some delicious offerings that are participating during restaurant week.
Never tried Chef Aaron Sanchez’s food? Well here is your chance to at his restaurant located right in the heart of Tribeca. The cuisine offers traditional Mexican ingredients with an American Prospective.
Combining Mexican cuisine with a French presentation, Crema Restaurante is located on West 17th street to provide its cuisine to nearby college students and the community at large.
From tableside service of guacamole to inventive cocktails, this restaurant located in the Meatpacking District. Its uniqueness is seen through the use of kitchen wood fire ovens and through the restaurant as well. Its sister restaurants are located in the Gramercy, SoHo, and Midtown East provide similar cuisine, though could get a good conversation going with having similar atmospheres.
The Mexican spirit is not hard to miss in this restaurant. With guacamole served in lava-rock bowls and numerous possibilities for drinks including tequila, this restaurant is definitely a place for friends and family to enjoy the night away.
Unique different, this restaurant celebrates seafood found on the coasts of Mexico and of course a jumbo size glass of margarita.
Rocking Horse Café
Two words come to mind where hearing about this restaurant, bold and bright, yet of course with a sophisticated atmosphere. Another way this restaurant stands out is by their revamped menu. Some of the selections are jalapeno braised brisket, mustard and guava paste crusted lamb chops, and so much more.
Located at Lincoln Center, Midtown East and Union Square, here are three chances to get your hands on the famous guacamole served in a lava rock and don’t forget to the tortillas as well. Website: http://www.rosamexicano.com/
Where can you get two kinds of food in one restaurant? The answer is here at Toloache restaurant. This is not your traditional kind of restaurant because it combines traditional Mexican food and Passover menu all in one.
So after dining, hanging out, reuniting and of course having a great time, don’t forget to tell more friends and family about your experience through any kind of social media. Don’t be afraid to bring some skeptic friends along with you to try new foods and maybe they might make one of these restaurants a regular.