Dine About Town San Francisco returns
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — World Travelers visiting San Francisco will be glad to hear that Dine About Town San Francisco returns for the tenth year January 15 – 31, 2011 and to celebrate, the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau is hosting a launch party January 12 at Cityview at Metreon, 101 4th St. in San Francisco beginning at 6 p.m. Participating restaurants will provide tastes from their Dine About Town menus and guests will have the opportunity to sample wines from the Bay Area and beyond. Ticket prices are $25 and all proceeds will benefit San Francisco Meals on Wheels.
Tickets may be purchased online at www.dineabouttown.com/launch. Guests must be 21 years or older and space is limited. Participating restaurants include B44, Bisou Bistro, Chouchou, Comstock Saloon, E’Tutto Qua, First Crush Restaurant, Fish & Farm, Garibaldis, La Victoria Bakery, Luce, Luna Park, Mayes, Oola, Plouf, Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion, Silks, Tommy Toy’s and Urban Tavern. Participating wineries and beverage stations include Chateau Montelena Winery, Domaine Chandon, JAQK Cellars, Ma’velous Coffee and Wine Bar, Signorello Vineyards, Thirsty Bear Brewing Company, Treasure Island Wines, The Winery, San Francisco and Wente Vineyards. Please note that the participating restaurant list is subject to change.
Guests will also have the opportunity to win a California dining and driving experience with Acura’s “Eat Your Way from San Francisco to LA” sweepstakes January 28-31, 2011. Winners will drive the “all-new Acura TSX Sport Wagon” and indulge their culinary senses from San Francisco to Los Angeles, with stops in Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara to meet celebrity chefs, attend exclusive foodie events and experience behind the scenes peeks at the hottest restaurants. To view the complete San Francisco itinerary visit http://onlyinsanfrancisco.com/taste/dineabouttown/eat-your-way.asp and click on “See the incredible SF2LA itinerary.” Visit www.DineAboutTown.com for entry and details.
Dine About Town San Francisco allows diners the opportunity to select from more than 100 participating restaurants offering a two-course lunch menu for $17.95 and/or a three-course dinner menu for $34.95. This pricing can represent up to a 25 percent savings off regularly priced a la carte items. The complete restaurant list for Dine About Town San Francisco is posted on San Francisco’s official visitor website www.dineabouttown.com
New restaurants to participate in the January 2011 promotion include Comstock Saloon; Ducca, Georges Restaurant, Hana Zen Sushi & Yakitori Bar, Kuleto’s Italian Restaurant, La Terrasse, Marlowe, Mayes, Moussy’s, Ristorante Specchio, Skool, Sociale and Velvet Room (Clift Hotel).
Restaurants that have participated since the first Dine About Town promotion in 2002 include Ana Mandara, AsiaSF, B44, Cliff House, Cosmopolitan, E&O Trading Company, Forbes Island, Fringale, Grand Café, Hornblower, Le Colonial, One Market, Restaurant Lulu, Scoma’s and Silks.
Dine About Town San Francisco sponsors include American Express, Acura, BART, Liveshare, the San Francisco Chronicle, S.F. Weekly, Westfield San Francisco Centre and Zagat.
Re travel: Visitors to San Francisco can fly in to SFO International Airport. Deals can be found on www.kayak.com. People who live in San Francisco can use Google maps for directions.
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