It's more important than ever before to support your local restaurants, we've lost so many over the past few years. I love communities that rally around their restaurants by partnering up to offer a restaurant week with reduced prices, or a prix-fixe menus. The first Connecticut restaurant weeks of 2024 have just begun.

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The first restaurant week of 2024 in Connecticut is happening right now, Mohegan Sun Restaurant Week 2024 started yesterday, January 21, 2024, and runs through Thursday, January 25. Mohegan Sun features 38 different dining options, and most of their featured restaurants are offering reduced price specials. Johnny Rockets is offering up two burgers, one side, and two shakes for $30. Jasper White's Summer Shack has a three-course meal for $55 a person, and His Airness will sell you a 42oz Tomahawk steak at Michael Jordan's steakhouse for only $99.

Mansfield and Windham are teaming up for an almost two week extravaganza, the Taste 2 Towns restaurant week is happening from January 29-February 11,2024. Haven Hot Chicken in Storrs, Fenton River Grill in Mansfield, the Fish market in Willimantic, and Fairways Bar and Grill in Windham are all offering reduced priced menu items. Hey wait, I thought it was only 2 towns? Not fair Eastern Connecticut.

Ridgefield Restaurant Week 2024 is happening February 5-11, and 23 restaurants have signed on to fill up your belly on the cheaper side. Some of the participants: Bailey's Backyard, Tequila Escape, Gallo, and Terra Sole.

Finally, Stamford Restaurant Week 2024 is also a scheduled two week event, from February 19 - March 3, 2024. No restaurants have been announced as of today, but oh, they're coming.

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