If you live in the Boston area, be sure to take advantage of Restaurant Week 2009.
When: Sunday, March 15-Friday, March 20 AND Sunday, March 22-Friday, March 27
Where: Boston, Cambridge, plus suburbs
What: 2 course course lunch for $15.09, 3 course lunch for $20.09, 3 course dinner for $33.09 at your favorite restaurants
Why: Because the recession is going strong, and you haven’t been out to dinner in awhile.

A few that I know are good:
Chez Henri, 1 Shepard St, Cambridge, MA
Henrietta’s Table, 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA
Upstairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop St, Cambridge, MA

A few that I’m itching to try:
Amelia’s Trattoria, 111 Harvard St, Cambridge, MA
EVOO, 118 Beacon St, Somerville, MA
Sibling Rivalry, 525 Tremont St, Boston, MA

For the complete list of participating restaurants, visit bostonusa.com.