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2012 marks 15 years for KRLD Restaurant Week!

Not only is Restaurant Week an awesome deal, but it is a great way to give back to the community.

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A three course dinner will only run you  $35 dollars per person with $7 going to either the North Texas Food Bank or the Lena Pope Home…and new this year there is a three course lunch for only $25 dollars per person with $5 dollars going to one of the two organizations.

I kicked off Restaurant week at lunch today at Central 214. This trendy restaurant is located within  Hotel Palomar near the SMU campus. My lunch was amazing!

We were offered a choice of one of four appetizers. I chose the Ceasar Salad.

One of my guests chose the Triple Cooked Fries.

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My other guest chose the Dinosaur Kale.

For my main course, I had to try the BBQ Chicken Sandwich….pure heaven.

My two guests had the Hanger Steak Salads.

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I had to remind myself about dessert so that I could save some room. One of my guests and I chose the Ugly Pug Chocolate Cake…I thought it was beautiful.

If you would like to try a cocktail as part of your Restaurant Week experience, Central 214 is offering two: the Graham’s Manhattan Jam and the Shiso Passion.

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Be sure to check back tomorrow. I’ll recap my lunch at Nosh on Oaklawn as KRLD Restaurant Week continues! Make your reservation today!