MEDIA: Meredith Smith
Communications Manager
Arlington Chamber of Commerce


March 4, 2016
Northern Virginia Restaurant Week 2016 Kicks-Off March 7-14, with
First Lady of the Commonwealth Dorothy McAuliffe
More than 65 restaurants participating in Northern Virginia Restaurant Week, presented by Greater Reston, Loudoun County, Arlington and Prince William Chambers of Commerce, in Partnership with Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association.
Arlington, VA - The First Lady of the Commonwealth, Dorothy McAuliffe, will join representatives of the Arlington, Greater Reston, Loudoun County, and Prince William Chambers of Commerce at JALEO - Crystal City on March 7th at 10:00 a.m. to help kick-off the 3rd Annual Northern Virginia Restaurant Week.
Presented in partnership with the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association (VRLTA), Northern Virginia Restaurant Week is March 7th through 14th and will feature nearly 70 restaurants from throughout the region. With restaurants representing a wide variety of cuisines and dining experiences, offering Restaurant Week-themed menu items at both lunch and dinner, there will be dining options available to suit almost every taste and budget.
Mrs. McAuliffe will join the Chamber representatives in presenting a $1,500 check to Share Our Strength, an organization working to end childhood hunger in America by connecting kids to effective nutrition programs like school breakfast and summer meals. Anyone in the Northern Virginia hospitality community, area foodies and the press are invited to attend this event.
Diners can see a full list of restaurants on the Northern Virginia Restaurant Week website  and view participating restaurant menus here . For those restaurants registered with OpenTable, diners can make reservations through the Northern Virginia Restaurant Week OpenTable Page.
Learn more about the restaurants participating in Northern Virginia Restaurant Week on our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter with the hashtag #NoVARestaurantWeek.
"Participating in Northern Virginia Restaurant Week is one of the many ways that Chamber involvement adds value for the restaurants and hotels in our region," said Kate Roche, President & CEO of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce. "Each Chamber involved in producing this event has welcomed the opportunity to promote the vibrant restaurant scene in our communities." 
Arlington Area Restaurants
Bistro 360 
Bracket Room
Cinnabar by Hyatt
Cityhouse Hyatt Arlington
Crystal City Sports Pub
Il Forno Ristorante
Kona Grill
Lebanese Taverna
Liberty Tavern
Lyon Hall
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Steaks - Arlington
Morton's The Steakhouse - Crystal City
O'Malley's Pub & Fresh Kitchen
Potomac Bar and Grille
SER Restaurant
Sushi- Zen Japanese Restaurant 
Upper Crust Pizzeria - DC Metro

Fairfax Area Restaurants
American Tap Room
Buffalo Wing Factory - Reston & Chantilly
Austin Grill
BigBowl - Reston
Clyde's -Reston 
Il Fornaio - Reston
M&S Grill
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Steaks - Reston
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Steaks - Tysons Corner
Mon Ami Gabi
Morton's The Steakhouse - Reston
Paladar - Tysons Corner
Red's Table
Tavern 64
Trummers on Main 
The Melting Pot
Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro
Loudoun Area Restaurants
Buffalo Wing Factory - Ashburn & Sterling
Captain Mas Seafood & Crab House
DoubleTree by Hilton - Sterling
Family Meal
King Pinz
Lightfoot Restaurant
Magnolia's at the Mill
Ford Fish Shack, Ashburn
Ford Fish Shack, South Riding
Grandale Restaurant
La Villa Roma 
Okada Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar
Plaza Azteca
Salamander Resort
Shoes Cup & Cork
Smokehouse Live
The Wine Kitchen 
The Zone
Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar Leesburg, VA
Tuscarora Mill
WK Hearth
Prince William Area Restaurants
The Bone
Bonefish Grill-Woodbridge
Malones of Manassas
Ornery Beer Company & Public House
Poplar Springs Inn & Spa Manor
Stonewall Golf Club-Brass Cannon
Sense of Thai St.
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If you are a member of the press or would like more information about Northern Virginia Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event, please contact Meredith Smith at 703-525-2400 or For more information about Northern Virginia Restaurant Week visit the website.