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'Summer Restaurant Week' Begins Monday

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- It's time to get out and try that new restaurant you've been wondering about.

It's Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine's "Summer Restaurant Week," where more than 40 restaurants are offering lunches and dinners at deep discounts.

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Magazine senior editor and WCCO's "Off the Menu" host Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl says it's become a very popular event for local restaurant clubs.

"You can have a real vacation in town trying out all these places," Grumdahl said.

Grumdahl says one of the best aspects of Minnesota restaurants: Farm-to-table fare.

"There's a farm-to-table thing that's very deep here that isn't there on the east coast or even the west coast. We have a more sophisticated meat palette then a lot of places do and it's very of-the-moment and very cool," Grumdahl said.

Two-course lunches start at only $10 and dinner at $15.

You can find a list of participating restaurants here.

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