After the parade of restaurant weeks in recent weeks -- D.C., Bethesda, Alexandria, Baltimore -- your next opportunity is in the historic city of Annapolis, Md., about an hour's drive from downtown D.C.
We know you've been waiting patiently for another chance to nom discounted prix-fixe meals. Check out our picks for Annapolis Restaurant Week, running through Sunday, Feb. 26:
Carpaccio Tuscan Kitchen & Wine Bar (One Park Place, Suite 10, Annapolis, Md.): three-course prix fixe dinner menu and two-course prix fixe lunch menu.
Price: $32.95 for dinner; $15.95 for lunch
Highlights: pan-fried chicken breast with tomato sauce, baked with mozzarella cheese and served with spaghetti in a pomodoro ragu sauce; veal scallopini sauteed in a marsala wine sauce with mushrooms and served with vegetables.
Reservations: (410) 268-6569 or online.
Lemongrass (167 West St., Annapolis, Md.): three-course prix-fixe dinner menu and two-course prix fixe lunch menu.
Price: $32.95 for dinner; $15.95 for lunch.
Highlights: Chesapeake pad thai; kapow served with a choice of chicken, shrimp, beef, pork or tofu.
Reservations: (410) 280-0086.
Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge (169 West St., Annapolis, Md.): three-course prix fixe dinner menu, two-course prix fixe lunch menu and two-course prix fixe breakfast menu.
Price: $32.95 for dinner; $15.95 for lunch; $12.95 for breakfast
Highlights: crispy eggplant burger with mozzarella and sauteed peppers and onions; salt roasted beet and goat cheese salad.
Reservations: (410) 280-5160 or online.
Ruth's Chris Steak House (301 Severn Ave., Annapolis, Md.): three-course prix fixe dinner menu.
Highlights: fish tacos with cornmeal breaded catfish and served with pico de gallo; grilled and marinated hanger steak topped with caramelized cremini mushrooms, onions, blue cheese, and a demi-glaze served with roasted redskin potatoes and a zucchini, squash, roasted red pepper medley.
Reservations: (410) 990-0033 or online.
The Rockfish (400 Sixth St., Annapolis, Md.): three-course prix fixe dinner menu.
Highlights: macadamia mahi-mahi, baked and served over peanut sauce with pineapple salsa, jasmine rice and vegetables; braised short ribs served over creamy polenta and topped with a mushroom sauce and fontina cheese.
Reservations: (410) 267-1800 or online.
In addition to the specials at participating restaurant, Main Street Annapolis is offering special store deals and attractions for patrons with a Plates and Perks VIP card.
You can get your card at the end of a restaurant week meal along with a parking voucher. Some participating merchants include Zachary's Jewelers, The Clay Bakers, Kokopelli and the Annapolis Maritime Museum.