Throggs Neck Restaurant WeekThis January will mark the first ever Throggs Neck Restaurant Week.  
Its mid January, its cold, you’ve finally recovered from the hectic holiday season but there’s not much to do outside right now. Throggs Neck Restaurant Week can solve all your problems. This week long event, co-ordinated by the Throggs Neck Merchant Association, allows you and your friends to experience the diverse food fare in Throggs Neck.
Throggs Neck, known for its share of italian restaurants, has seen a change in the last few years.  With an influx of new restaurants offering a wide selection of latin cuisine, from traditional Spanish, Mexican, and Puerto Rican to multi-cultural Latin Fusion, the dining possibilities in Throggs Neck have grown exponentially.
With over twenty restaurants participating in the Throggs Neck Restaurant Week event, you can chose from Italian, Latin, German, Irish, American and Japanese, prepared in traditional, nouveau or fusion techniques.  Included in the Throggs Neck Restaurant Week event is Louis Seafood, a landmarked restaurant that has been in Throggs Neck since 1947 and Travesias Latin Fusion Cuisine, one of the newest restaurants in Throggs Neck that has been getting rave reviews. If you can’t decide which restaurant to dine in, you can park and walk along Tremont Ave to make your selection.  With the majority of restaurant running along a 1.5 mile stretch, you can easily identify the participating restaurants. Just look for the yellow Restaurant Week Banners or check out the Jan 2016 Throggs Neck Restaurant Week map.
All restaurants participating in the Throggs Neck Restaurant Week event will be offering a 3 course prix fixe dinner menu. Some restaurants will also be offering a 3 course prix fixe lunch menu, giving you a great excuse to plan your lunch meetings during this event. The cost for the prix fixe dinner at most restaurants will be $25, and some restaurants, with a higher price point, will be charging $35 for the dinner. The cost for the Prix fixe lunch will be $15. For information on participating restaurant or to sign up for future specials and discounts, you can visit the website at http://www.throggsneckrestaurantweek.com.  “Tasty Ladies”, a bronx based food critic and blogger will be covering some of the restaurants, so you can visit their site for pictures and to read about their experiences before and during restaurant week. The link to the “Tasty Ladies” website is http://www.tastyladiesny.com.   
So, if you’re wondering what to do to get rid of the January blues, just call some friends and have them meet you at one of the participating restaurants for a great night out. 

Bon Appetit!