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JIM'S DEALS OF THE DAY
NEW YORK FOOD
NYC and Company, New York's marketing and tourism group, says NYC Restaurant Week will run Jan. 25-Feb. 7. 2010, with the same prices charged since 2006. It's $24.07 three-course prix fixe lunches and $35 for three-course prix fixe dinners, excluding beverages, tax and gratuity.
Incidentally, I saw where some guy the other day wrote that 15 per cent is more or less the minimum for a tip and that good service should net something like 20 per cent. I've gone 20 per cent at times, but I think 15 is more than fine 98 times out of 100.
Close to 300 restaurants are expected to take part this year; the most ever.
The deal isn't valid on Saturday and restaurants have the option to offer it on Sundays. Just so you're warned.
QUEBEC CITY WINTER DEAL
Auberge Saint-Antoine, one of the top hotels I've had the pleasure to stay in, invites guests to enjoy winter with the new Winter Wonderland package. From Dec. 22 to March of next year (depending on the snow) you can enjoy dog sledding, snowmobiling, ice fishing or snowshoeing at Ile d'Orleans, just 15 minutes from town. Afterward, enjoy a cocktail in the swanky Club Artefact and then sit by the fire in your room.
Rates start at $219 per person. Transportation is not included. For information, go to www.saint-antoine.com
CLUB MED SALE
The bigger the room, the bigger the savings with Club Med’s Winter Sale event. At the all-inclusive chain’s Cancun