Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Winterfest '09 and Syracuse Dining Week



The snow may have melted (don't worry, we can all assume it will be back soon...), but don't let that stop you from enjoying Winterfest this year. Some downtown events include...

Team Trivia starts today, February 11th and runs every couple of days until the finals on February 22nd at the Skyline Grille.

The Taste of Romance on Thursday, February 12th at 5 PM at the Hotel Syracuse. Food and local beer pairings. Here's a list of participating restaurants.

There's a Culinary Cruise on Saturday, February 14th at Noon which starts at the corner of Salina and E Water Streets will take "cruisers" on a culinary trip of 12 local restaurants with an after party at Syracuse Suds Factory at 5 PM.

Cocktail Mix-Offs start on Saturday, February 14th at Noon with the Martini Mix-Off and Cosmopolitan Mix-Off and then continuing the following week at Saturday the 21st with the Margarita Mix-Off and one Sunday the 22nd with the Bloody Mary Mix-Off.

Syracuse Winterfest Burger Bounce starts on Saturday, February 21st at Noon will include specialty, turkey, veggie, or whatever hamburgers from a few local restaurants. Awards will be presented at Syracuse Suds Factory at 5 PM.

UpDownTowners Chili Cook-Off will be held on Saturday, February 21st and the Chowder Cook-Off on Sunday the 22nd.

The 13th Annual Wing Walk is held on Sunday, February 22nd at Noon. Patrons can walk to completing restaurants to sample wings and vote for their favorite. Tickets are $7 with an after party and prizes being announced at PJ's Pub & Grill at 5 PM.

And if that isn't enough, Syracuse Dining Week begins on February 16th and runs until the 28th. Tickets are $25 and gets you a 3 course meal at one of 17 participating restaurants.

And the haters there's nothing to do in Syracuse...

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