Mark your calendar: Upcoming food events
Jan. 18-23, Jan. 25-30: NYC Winter Restaurant Week
Over 250 restaurants are participating in the recession-proof dining program this season and more than 100 will be expanding their offerings to Sundays for the first time. Prices remain unchanged, with a three-course prix-fixe lunch costing $24.07 and a three-course dinner costing $35. Reservations are open to the public and many are still available though going quickly.
Jan. 17-23: Dunkin' Donuts offers Stars & Stripes donut
During inaugural week, Dunkin' Donuts customers can enjoy a special new "Stars & Stripes" donut, a frosted donut decorated with red, white and blue star-shaped sprinkles. The new donut is available at participating Dunkin' Donuts shops nationwide for the suggested retail price of 89 cents.January 27: Rock Center CafÃ©'s Winter Microbrew Beer Dinner
A selection of American ales and lagers will be paired with hearty, seasonal dishes that include duck and wild mushroom ravioli and braised lamb shank. The cost is $52 per person, including tax and gratuity. Guests can make reservations by calling (212) 332-7620.
February 3: Tabasco Cook and Ladder Competition
Ten firefighters from across the country will vie for the title of Americas Hottest Firehouse Cook at the Tabasco Cook and Ladder Competition. Local firefighter Jeff Wallen will vie for the $10,000 grand prize with his Hells Gate Crab Cake Sandwich.
Every Tuesday: Campos All You Can Eat Pizza
Campo (2888 Broadway) is kicking off a new All You Can Eat Pizza promotion every Tuesday. $21.90 per person gets you unlimited signature grilled pizzas, like forest mushroom and ricotta cheese and broccoli rabe and sweet sausage. The deal includes a complimentary salad and dessert, a featured microbrew, and is available for lunch dinner and late night.