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Oct 14, 2014

Sponsored Giveaway: Dinner for Two during Sunnyside Restaurant Week

The second annual Sunnyside Restaurant Week is back and it’s bigger and more delicious than ever. This year 32 restaurants – double the participation from last year – will serve (…)

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The second annual Sunnyside Restaurant Week is back and it’s bigger and more delicious than ever. This year 32 restaurants – double the participation from last year – will serve three course dinner menus for $25 with many offering additional lunch specials.

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Today’s sponsored giveaway winner will receive dinner for two at a participating Sunnyside Restaurant Week location of your choice-and you’ve got LOTS of choices. Do you want Italian, Romanian, Japanese, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Mexican, Irish, Thai, Colombian, Tibetan, Filipino, French, Seasonal American, or something else?? Check out the full list of participating restaurants.

Photo courtesy of Takesushi

Photo courtesy of Takesushi

Win or lose-check out the fantastic food options in Sunnyside from October 20th – 24th.

Photo courtesy of Bliss 46 Bistro

Photo courtesy of Bliss 46 Bistro

In addition to dining specials, Sunnyside Restaurant Week also features contemporary art installations inside five of the participating restaurants, several of which feature original works created by local artists. The show, entitled From Nuisance to New Stance, is curated by No Longer Empty. The exhibiting artists and locations of their work are listed below-

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  • Mark Salinas ‘Romanian Embroidery’ (Bucharest Restaurant, 43-45 40th Street)
  • Lina Puerta ‘Botanicas’ (PJ Horgan’s Pub, 42-17 Queens Blvd)
  • Juan Hinojosa  ‘Extra Ordinary Machine’ (Venturo, 44-07 Queens Blvd)
  • Nicolas Touron ‘World Map’ (Salt & Fat, 41-16 Queens Blvd)
  • Soonae Tark ‘Going Out With Spiderman’ (Los Verdes, 46-26 Greenpoint Ave)

Film screenings (Monday night only): (Dazies Restaurant, 39-41 Queens Blvd)

  • Gordon Matta-Clark “Food”
  •  Rachel Feiermann “Odd Jobs: Food Flavorist”
  • Nicolas Touron: “I Want to Be an Artist”
Lina Puerta Alto 2012 mixed media

Lina Puerta, Alto, 2012, mixed media, 23 x 22 x 6. Photo © Lina Puerta.

Kick things off with an opening reception on Monday, October 20th at 7pm at Salt and Fat (41-16 Queens Boulevard).  The reception will include a guided tour of all five art installations around the neighborhood, as well as a one-night film screening at Dazies Restaurant (39-41 Queens Blvd).

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About Emily Rios

Emily Rios manages special events, sponsored content and advertising clients as WHA's Business Development Director. She is a passionate and dedicated youth developer with a strong background in non-profit management, and works as Senior Manager of Youth Leadership at generationOn.

42 Comments

Magda Isack

As an Astoria resident, I love dining at great places in Queens. Best borough ever! Fingers crossed.

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B Lynn

Give me all the restaurants. I’d live in this restaurant week if I could. So many gems.

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Christin

I’ve been meaning to make it out to Salt & Fat. The menu all sounds interesting, but they had me from the start the Fuji apple starter. Great for fall and my favorite type of apple.

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Ali Fine

EVERYTHING on the Venturo menu looks amazing… but I’ve also heard nothing but good things about Salt & Fat, so it would be tough to choose!

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Steph M.

Would love to go to Sunny Side Restaurant Week! Salt and Fat is amazing – I’m sure others are too!

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