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Great dining deals during Triangle Restaurant Week Summer 2016

This Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cake from Rey’s is a flourless cake; it is on the Cary restaurant’s three-course menu for Triangle Restaurant Week until June 12.
This Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cake from Rey’s is a flourless cake; it is on the Cary restaurant’s three-course menu for Triangle Restaurant Week until June 12. jleonard@newsobserver.com

Triangle Restaurant Week’s summer event runs through June 12 and there are great dining deals to be enjoyed from Raleigh to Pittsboro.

Here’s how it works: participating restaurants offer either a three-course prix fixe lunch menu for $15 or a three-course dinner menu for $20, $25 or $30 or both.

More than 75 restaurants are participating, including 18 Seaboard, Cameron Bar and Grill, Gravy, Irregardless Cafe and Tribeca Tavern, all in Raleigh.

An example of a special Triangle Restaurant Week menu is at Rey’s in Cary where they are offering a $30 dinner. For the first course, you can choose grilled chicken and sausage gumbo, New Orleans turtle soup, field greens salad or Caesar salad; Second course is either six-ounce filet mignon, Scottish salmon, Bourbon Street pork chops or French Quarter chicken with garlic mashed potatoes, sauteed mushrooms or green beans with almonds; dessert is either New Orleans bread pudding, creme brulee, New York-style cheesecake or chocolate raspberry truffle cake.

(If you’d like the recipe for Rey’s chocolate raspberry truffle cake, we have it on The Recipe site: http://therecipe.nandointeractive.com/reys-chocolate-raspberry-truffle-cake/)

More info and a complete list of restaurants, go to trirestaurantweek.com.

Weigl: 919-829-4848;

Twitter: @andreaweigl

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