Five Things To Know About Halifax County Restaurant Week

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Twelve restaurants are participating in Halifax County Restaurant Week. They are offering three-course, prix-fixe menu priced at either $10, $20 or $30 … except for Joe and a Bow, where they feature two Restaurant Week specials. The menus range from country cooking to the award-winning cuisine of Bistro 1888 and Molasses Grill. How will you ever choose which restaurant will serve you each night? Dine around in alphabetical order?

Let’s put a method to the madness, or at least identify some key factors to consider.

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The Table is Set


Brace yourselves. We dare you not to drool. Halifax County Restaurant Week menus are on the website. MENUS. 

 

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Hello, foodies! Are you ready? Are your taste buds dancing in anticipation of the 2017 Halifax County Restaurant Week celebration? Ours are! Formatting the menus la

st week caused hunger pangs and drooling. We'll share those with you within the next 24 hours. Hello, foodies! Are you ready? Are your taste buds dancing in anticipation of the 2017 Halifax County Restaurant Week celebration? Ours are! Formatting the menus last week caused hunger pangs and drooling. We'll share those with you within the next 24 hours. 

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In the Kitchen with Bistro 1888's Margaret Moorefield

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When you find yourself in Downtown South Boston, make sure you stay for dinner. Deemed 'A Dining Destination with the Standard of Excellence' by Southern Living Magazine, Bistro 1888 offers fine dining in Southern Virginia. The menu features a selection of fresh seafood, aged steaks, chops, handcrafted pasta and vegetarian dishes whose preparations encompass Mediterranean, Pacific Rim, class French, Caribbean, and Northwestern traditions. Everything is made from 'scratch' daily utilizing the freshest and highest-quality ingredients available.

The mastermind behind this award-winning Infused New American Cuisine is Chef Margaret Moorefield. Chef Margaret, voted one of America's best chefs, has been the chef and co-owner of Bistro 1888 since its inception in 2003. Chef Margaret dishes on a few of her favorite things...

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Because Your Eyes Are Bigger Than Your Stomach

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The Halifax County Restaurant Week prix-fixe fun is ending on Sunday, so we thought we'd take a walk down memory lane (a short walk) and look at the dishes you all loved. 

 

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Adventures + Dining = One Fantastic Weekend

Adventures + Dining = One Fantastic Weekend

Halifax County Restaurant Week is in full swing! We hope everyone is enjoying the great food and even better deals across Halifax County. If you have yet to dine out this week, you have until Sunday to try one of special menus at one of the eight participating restaurants. If you're still making plans for the weekend, we have a few suggestions and how you can tie Restaurant Week into those (you have to eat, right?). 

Friday, September 16

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5 Reasons to Dine Out During Restaurant Week

5 Reasons to Dine Out During Restaurant Week
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Eight restaurants join the lineup for the inaugural Halifax County Restaurant Week, an eight-day event of special menus and discounts at participating locations. Here are five good reasons to check it out--not including an opportunity to sample the best that local restaurants have to offer in the form of three-course meals priced at $10 and $20 at participating restaurants. 

Need another reason to dine out this week? Here are five. Be sure to let us know where you go and how you liked it using #HalifaxRW on Facebook and Instagram. You can find more information on Restaurant Week at HalifaxCountyRestaurantWeek.com. 

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It's Contest Time, Foodies!

It's Contest Time, Foodies!

Happy Restaurant Week! 

We've kicked off Halifax County's inaugural Restaurant Week and could not be more excited for this culinary fest. We're so excited that we're offering you, the diner, a few chances to win great prizes.

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In the Kitchen with Southern Plenty's Mary Bagwell

In the Kitchen with Southern Plenty's Mary Bagwell

Southern Plenty, located in Downtown South Boston, is an eclectic cafe serving fresh and delicious pastries, sandwiches, dinner plates, quiches, soups, salads, and more! The cafe has lots of personalty and is warm and inviting as you enjoy the fine foodstuffs or pick up a few groceries, gourmet and deli items, wine, craft beer, craft pottery, art or handmade jewelry or cards. Looking for a great spot to meet for coffee, Southern Plenty has that too! 

Southern Plenty is owned by artist-turned-chef Mary Bagwell, who also serves as pastry chef, inventor of delicious dishes and menus. Mary dishes on Restaurant Week and a few of her favorite things.

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Who's Open When During Restaurant Week

Who's Open When During Restaurant Week
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We're celebrating Halifax County's Restaurant Week beginning on Sunday, September 11 through Sunday, September 18. There are no special hours or openings for restaurants during this week. They will open during their normal operating hours, which we've listed for you (You're welcome). We encourage you to make reservations as Restaurant Week will be busy, but they are not necessary to participate and enjoy delicious meals at special prices. Here's all you need to know about when and where for the eight participating restaurants. 

                     Bistro 1888 | 221 Main Street | South Boston, VA   Darby's Tavern | 3105 River Road | South Boston, VA434.572.1888 | Facebook | Website  434.517.7000 | Facebook | WebsiteDINNER ONLY   LUNCH & DINNER

Sunday: ClosedMonday: ClosedTuesday: 4:30 – 9 p.m.Wednesday: 4:30 – 9 p.m.Thursday: 4:30 – 9 p.m.Friday: 4:30 – 9:30 p.m.Saturday: 4:30 – 9:30 p.m.

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THE GUIDE to Restaurant Week

THE GUIDE to Restaurant Week

We are only two days away from the kickoff of the inaugural Halifax County Restaurant Week. I can hardly wait! So how does one navigate Restaurant Week? We've put together a cheat sheet, including several ways to hit all eight restaurants (there's a contest for that!). So, sit back and enjoy the notes and tidbits of this handy dandy guide to Halifax County Restaurant Week. 

The Dates & Times

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Order Up: More menus added

Order Up: More menus added

Are you salivating yet? We're warning you, the menus will make you hungry as you read through them. The chefs have put together thoughtful selections showcasing old favorites and creative dishes to please the palate. The menus for Darby's Tavern, The Packhouse, and Spare Times Grill have been added to the HalifaxCountyRestaurantWeek.com site. You will also find menus for Molasses Grill, Oak Tree Tavern, and Southern Plenty. 

Have you made your reservations yet? What are you waiting on? 

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Revealed: Restaurant Week Menus are now online

Revealed: Restaurant Week Menus are now online

Today is the day! Halifax County Restaurant Week menus have been added to the website. A special shout out and 'thank you' to the Facebook fans (Wendy D. Toone, Hope Harris-Gayles, Sally Brewer, and Heath Vaughan) who commented why they were excited about restaurant week and received a VIP preview of the menus.

We are posting menus as they are submitted so keep checking the website and Facebook for updates and start making reservations!

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Restaurant Week is now serving breakfast

Restaurant Week is now serving breakfast

Awaken your taste buds and start your day with a delicious breakfast during Halifax County Restaurant Week. Packhouse and Southern Plenty will be serving a special breakfast menu during the week of September 11-18 for Restaurant Week. Each will offer a choice of three entrees with a beverage (see menu for beverage pairings) for $10. Southern Plenty will only offer breakfast as part of Halifax County Restaurnt Week, while Packhouse will also have a lunch $10 lunch menu that includes an appetizer, entree, and dessert. Check out the menus and more at www.HalifaxCountyRestaurantWeek.com. 

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Discover. Dine. Delight.

Discover. Dine. Delight.
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The Halifax County Department of Tourism is proud to present the inaugural HALIFAX COUNTY RESTAURANT WEEK. Locals and visitors alike will relish the week's culinary experience.

You will discover delicious food during Halifax County's Restaurant Week, September 11-18. Dine at one of the eight participating restaurants and allow your tastebuds to delight in the exceptional culinary offerings of Halifax County.  And did we mention the prices? Your dining experience will cost $10 for lunch or $20 for dinner from the special Restaurant Week menu.*

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