Winter Restaurant Week extended

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) – The Metropolitan Washington Winter Restaurant Week announced it will be extending Winter Restaurant Week.

The association’s president and CEO, Shawn Townsend, said it has been a relatively slow Winter Restaurant Week compared to previous years because of the snowfall.

A lot of the restaurants have had to cancel their participation on the days it snowed.

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Because of those cancelations, Winter Restaurant Week will be extended for another week and will continued through Jan. 28.

Townsend said Restaurant Week is important because it takes place during the slowest months of the year for restaurants, and it’s meant to get more people out to explore the DMV food scene.

“We wanted to make sure that they were able to capture those butts in seats, as we like to say in our restaurants,” Townsend said. “The extra week gives us additional time for diners to try out new restaurants [or] go back to their favorite ones maybe next week.”

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