CLAREMONT, Calif., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The "City of Trees" will become the "City of Eats" next month as Claremont is hosting its first-ever Claremont Restaurant Week – running for eight nights, July 9-16, 2013 – to showcase its many pubs, grills, sandwich shops, bakeries, and fine dining restaurants. Visitors will discover a wide variety of cuisines as 20 of the city's locally owned eateries and hotel restaurants will participate by offering prix fixe dinner menus.
The participating Claremont restaurants will offer three courses for $20, $30 and $40, in addition to their regular menus:
- Aruffo's (Italian)
- Casa de Salsa (Mexican)
- Casa Moreno (Mexican)
- The Lounge at Hotel Casa 425 (small plates)
- Eddie's New York Pizzeria (Italian)
- Espiau's (American and Mexican)
- Euro Cafe (Portuguese)
- Kazama Sushi (Japanese)
- La Parolaccia Osteria Italiana (Italian)
- The Last Drop Cafe (special lunch menu)
- Loving Hut Claremont (Vegan)
- The Orchard at the DoubleTree by Hilton Claremont (California fusion)
- Packing House Wine Merchants (American bistro)
- Pita Pit Claremont (Greek)
- Pizza 'N Such (Italian)
- The Press Restaurant (American)
- Saca's Mediterranean Cuisine
- Tutti Mangia Italian Grill (Italian)
- Walters (Mediterranean, American)
- Z Pizza (Italian)
"Claremont Restaurant Week will showcase the stellar chefs, delicious menus and outstanding restaurants that make up the Claremont culinary scene," said Maureen Aldridge, CEO, Claremont Chamber of Commerce. Additional details and links to the event menus can be found at http://www.ClaremontRestaurant.com.
Local hotels offering special Discover Claremont packages, based on availability, include Hotel Casa 425 and DoubleTree by Hilton Claremont. Visitor information and a complete listing of restaurants, hotels, boutiques, day spas, events and more can be found at www.discoverclaremont.com.
About Discover Claremont
Discover Claremont is the official destination marketing organization for the city of Claremont, California. Known for its seven nationally renowned colleges, Claremont is a hidden gem in greater Los Angeles – an ideal destination for intimate, relaxing days and nights. Visitors who "Take Time to Exhale" under Claremont's urban canopy will discover inviting guest rooms, relaxing day spas, more than 80 restaurants and pubs, dozens of locally owned boutiques, and an abundance of outdoor activities from bicycling to skiing to golf. Claremont is also the first Fair Trade Town in Southern California, reflecting the community's commitment to using ethically sourced products; many local retailers and eateries carry Fair Trade Certified™ merchandise and foods. Whether by car or Metrolink, Claremont is "the getaway that's only a few miles away."
Ron Antonette, 562-596-4466
Denis Wolcott, 213-200-1563