Restaurants offer ‘sneak peek’ to special dishes

The Miami Valley Restaurant Association’s “Sneak Peek to Restaurant Week” will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 24 at the Dayton Art Institute.

The Sneak Peek event allows more than a dozen Dayton-area restaurants to showcase some of the dishes they’ll be serving during Restaurant Week, scheduled for July 28 through Aug. 4, when those restaurants and many more will be offering special three-course meals for $20.13, $25.13 or $30.13, with $1 for each dinner sold going to charity.

Participating restaurants in the Sneak Peek event include The Caroline, Charleston’s BBQ, The Chop House, Coco’s Bistro, Crazy Mango Bistro and Bar, The Deli at Webster, The Dock, El Meson, Fresco, Jay’s Restaurant, Neil’s Heritage House, Salar, The Station House, Taste, and Miami Valley Spice Traders, according to Amy Zahora, the restaurant association’s executive director.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Each ticket includes 2 drink tickets; additional drink tickets can be purchase for $3 apiece or four tickets for $10.