Quad Cities Restaurant Week Feb. 24-March 2

Posted Online: Feb. 05, 2013, 1:45 pm
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Press release submitted by the Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau (QCCVB) is launching a new promotion this month that aims to bring people out to dine at over 25 Quad Cities area eateries.
Sunday through Saturday, Feb. 24-March 2, will be Quad Cities Restaurant Week, the first ever held in the Quad-Cities region.
There are no passes to buy, coupons to carry or cards to punch. Simply attend the restaurant of your choice and select from a special lunch or dinner menu.
Quad Cities' chefs have created special fixed price menus to showcase their cuisine for lunch or dinner. Most establishments are offering two-for-one lunches for $15 and $25 multi-course dinners. All menus and restaurant details can be found at www.qcrestaurantweek.com.
Please mention Restaurant Week when making your reservations.
For information call the Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau, (309) 277-0937.



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