San Diego Restaurant Week will again celebrate the diverse and upcoming culinary scene at over 180 restaurants in San Diego County from Sept. 22 through 29, with multiple-course prix fixe menus and other special deals throughout the week. Participating North County restaurants include AVANT, Vintana, Casa de Bandini, Decoy, Jake’s Del Mar, Veranda Fireside Lounge and Restaurant, Vigilucci’s Trattoria Italiana, Draft Republic, Casa Sol y Mar, Chart House, Sweetfin, and Vincent’s, among others. Tickets are not necessary but reservations are recommended.

The San Diego County Chapter of the California Restaurant Association gives back to the community through programs that aim to simultaneously improve the local restaurant business and breed the next generation of food service leaders, including supporting the culinary programs at Scripps Ranch and other local high schools.

For more information and a full list of participating restaurants visit www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com.