On the evening before the latest snowstorm hit the area, Atlantic City Restaurant Week began yesterday (March 2) and continues through March 8. For those you are unaware of this special yearly culinary extravaganza, more than 80 regional restaurants offer special three course menus – appetizer, entrée and dessert – for a fixed price of $33.14 for dinner and $15.14 for lunch plus beverages, tax and tip.
Broadway’s design itself is airy and charming; separate sections for formal seating and a swanky bar plus a pair of round, communal tables suitable for larger groups, one facing out on The Quarter (in the location that had been Red Square).
Their business model is a combination of high-end boutique liquor store plus the attached eatery that features brilliantly eccentric new American small plates — something we feel Atlantic City desperately needs.
For the fourth annual Somers Point Restaurant Week, I decided to go to the town’s most popular restaurant while taking advantage of the bargain rates. Can there be any doubt that said restaurant is the Crab Trap, which usually manages to have lines out the door all year ‘round.