Held semi-annually in Boston, restaurant week falls within March & August. It definitely provides a great excuse to head out to dinner on a weeknight or other evening when you would otherwise heat up some leftovers. However, many individuals have lost enthusiasm for this much hyped occurrence. While it is a great bargain ($15.20/$20.10/$33.10 per person), some believe consumers pay the price when they are shuffled in & out at lightning speed so the restaurant can maximize turnover. Also, the prix fixe element allows restaurants to set (limit) the menu selection, raising questions around the quality and uniqueness of the food (is this food I am being served today really of the same level as any other day of the year?).
What are your thoughts on restaurant week? Worth the money? A good representation of the service & quality of the restaurant?
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