By Terry Trucco
Summer in the city doesn’t seem like summer without NYC Restaurant Week, now in its 11th year.
The tradition – a win/win for restaurateurs eager for a perk up during the slow season and diners hungry for a deal – launched in 1992 in time for the Democratic National Convention.
Lunches – the now standard three-course prix fixe — cost $19.92 at 95 restaurants, a salute to the year. From the start, hotel restaurants were in the mix. Three-course dinners joined the deal in 2002. (more…)