Trumansburg Connection: Grab a plate: Restaurant Week returns to T-Burg

Taste the best the area has to offer without breaking the bank

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Trumansburg Eats! Restaurant Week returns for the fourth year! This annual event, sponsored and organized by the Trumansburg Chamber, will take place Feb. 28 through March 3 in the Village of Trumansburg and beyond. Trumansburg Eats! highlights participating restaurants that offer food and drink specials, which are aimed at bringing people out of their homes and into businesses. This year’s participants are Atlas Bowl, Finger Lakes Cider House, Garrett’s Brewing, Little Venice, and the Silver Line Tap Room.

Bite into bowling
Atlas Bowl owner Todd Parlato said, “Atlas is excited to help showcase Trumansburg by participating in Restaurant Week. Trumansburg is a special and unique community and we appreciate seeing new faces and meeting new friends who may be motivated by deals to make their first visit, as well as valued regulars who want to save a few bucks on a reliable good time in Trumansburg. It’s a win-win for everybody!” Atlas will offer fresh lime margaritas, its signature Totchos, and chocolate mousse with salted caramel drizzle. It will also host half-priced bowling on Feb. 28 during Vinyl DJ night, and on March 1 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Dancing and discounts
The Finger Lakes Cider House is offering a free cider tasting - a $5 value throughout the event. It will also have a packed weekend of events: brunch all weekend, and every weekend through March, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. On March 1, the Cider House is co-hosting Kite & String Cider and Hazelnut Collaboration Dinner at Hazelnut Kitchen from 5 to 9 p.m. In addition, on March 3, Zydeco Dance with Rose and the Bros will be at the Cider House from 5 to 8 p.m.

New kid on the block
Garrett’s Brewing Company, which opened on Main Street in late January, will be offering $1 off your first pint from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday. On Thursday it will offer the deal from 4 to 8 p.m. as the new business celebrates its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, hosted by the Trumansburg Chamber. In addition to the normal six beers on tap, it will feature its new Smoked Chocolate Chipotle Porter with free paired appetizers including bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers and sausage and gouda bites from Falls Restaurant and Catering. There will also be beet tarts and crudite from Food to Go! Trumansburg Market. Don’t miss music by Richie and Rosie from 6-7:30 p.m.! The Garrett’s note, “We’re so thankful for the warm welcome we’ve had in the Trumansburg community. We’re loving seeing people connect in our space and look forward to new memories being made. We’re looking forward to our official welcome at the ribbon cutting and feel honored to help kick off this year’s Restaurant Week. Cheers!” Check out the Facebook event page at facebook.com/events/418157685656320/.

A local classic
Little Venice is offering a ton of deals for Restaurant Week. On Thursday it will offer its $10 10-ounce New York strip steak with garlic roasted broccoli and baked potato, and Sunday it will offer the all you can eat brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with $2.50 mimosas and $2 bloody mary shorties. Throughout the event the restaurant will offer two medium plain pizza’s for $9.99, dine in or delivery, and $5 Naked Mojitos, made with Naked Turtle Rum. Jessie Gardner, Little Venice President said, “Restaurant Week not only brings out all of our regulars but also so many visitors that become regular guests!”

Burgers and beer
Rounding out the participants is Silver Line Tap Room, which is offering its locally-sourced burger and fries for $5 in addition to $1 off your first pint. To learn more about participating restaurant specials, visit trumansburgeats.com.

Briefs

Afternoon contra with The O’Shanigans, featuring Eileen Kalfass
Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. An afternoon of easy-going contra dances, pleasing for experienced dancers but accessible to newcomers, too. The band will feature Eileen Kalfass on fiddle, Phil Robinson on guitar, Katrina Mackey on flute, and Michael Ludgate on mandolin. For more information, visit hands4dancers.org/.

WinterSquabee 2019!
Stonecat Cafe, Hector, March 1 through March 3. Featuring food and drink specials, raffles, and over 30 bands playing throughout the weekend, raising money to support the Hector volunteer fire department! Suggested donation of $5-10. Reservations recommended for dinner and brunch service. (607) 546-5000.

Youth Art Month at TCS
March Youth Art Month is right around the corner and this year TCS is kicking things off with an exciting Saturday art-making event on March 2 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the high school. At this event, there will be an Elementary Oshibana flower ornament workshop for pre-k through fourth-grade students and the annual mural painting event for all pre-k through 12th-grade students. Sign up is required for the Oshibana flower ornament workshop at: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe1FCyMBhVbBGxnmHTqQPLA0EPpHlNq8Xa7LFOd5r-hX6fdyQ/viewform?usp=sf_link. No sign up is necessary for the mural painting event.

Great Greens Giveaway
Sweet Land Farm, Trumansburg
Come out to the farm on Saturday, March 2 from 1 to 3 p.m. to pick some fresh greens! If you’ve signed up already or sign up at this event you can head into one of the greenhouses and harvest one bursting bag of greens (bring your own shears or scissors if you have them). If greens aren’t your style, you can fill part or all of your bag with winter roots (carrots, potatoes, onions, beets, rutabagas, celeriac, turnips, etc). We will also have produce for sale if you want more than one bag!

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