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Restaurant Week is Growing in Popularity, Especially at Pappas Bros. and Al Biernat's

Restaurant Week is Growing in Popularity, Especially at Pappas Bros. and Al Biernat's

Organizers for KRLD Restaurant Week have announced the haul associated with last year's event: $695,000, raised for the North Texas Food Bank and the Lena Pope Home. The previous year brought in $605,000, as reported on City of Ate.

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, Al Biernat's and III Forks topped the list again, with the most dinners served. For each $35 three-course prix fixe meal purchased during the event, a $7 donation was earmarked for the supporting charities, either the North Texas Food Bank in Greater Dallas or in Tarrant County.

Spokeswoman Colleen Peterson says the $695,000 includes funds donated by event sponsors, in addition to the $7 donations received from each dinner. Sponsorship donations only totaled around $18,000, though. The remaining $677,000 was driven completely by Dallas diners. Way to go eaters.


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