It’s time to celebrate our local restaurants!  For one week only, diners and food lovers can celebrate Windsor and Essex County’s local dining scene by taking part in a unique culinary event.

From August 2 to August 8, 2009, you can visit any Eat Your City participating restaurant and indulge in 3-course meals for lunch or dinner at great values across the county.  Each restaurant will offer a unique Eat Your City menu and highlight the diverse and exceptional local dining in the region.

Based on the success of WinterBites in January this past year, has introduced a summer version.  Eat Your City is a summer celebration showcasing the diverse cuisine Windsor and Essex County has to offer with prix fixe menus at many of the area’s top restaurants.

“This is a unique event to our region,” explains Adriano Ciotoli, co-owner of  “It’s a perfect opportunity to get out, dine and try out restaurants you may have never been to before at great prices.”

Prix fixe menu events have taken place in major cities such as Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver and Montreal and provide an opportunity to dine for less.

“People love it,” says Filip Rocca, co-owner of Mezzo Ristorante, 804 Erie Street.  “It takes great initiative to create events like this that brings restaurants together and highlights the area’s culinary scene.  ”

Participating restaurants include Mezzo Ristorante, Chanoso’s, Thai Silk, Mick’s Irish Pub, Oishii Sushi Lounge and many more.  Reservations are recommended to ensure seating upon your arrival.  The 3-course meal is per person and does not include beverages, taxes or tip.

Get a listing of participating restaurants here.

Bon Appetit!