Summer Menus Specials: Eating Contests, Seasonal Menus and Lots of Lobster

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This summer is all about enticing seasonal culinary options. Especially at long-time Delray Beach establishments like Vic & Angelo’s and The Office, where new summer specials highlight some outrageous savings, and tempting dishes. There’s everything from lobster and BBQ, to an eating contest and $10 specialty cocktails. What are you waiting for? Get eating. VIC & ANGELO’S Vic & Angelo’s, known for serving authentic Italian cuisine, is offering a summer menu extravaganza from all this month through the end of August, where executive chef Erick Miranda has created several special dishes to ensure summer remains a savory time for all his patrons. Monday spotlights “Wine Down Vino & Cannoli,” where diners can enjoy half-off all bottles of wine and champagne, along with half-off cannolis, both day and night. On Tuesday, diners can buy one coal oven pizza, or one hand-made artisan pasta, and get the second one for free. And during Prime Rib Wednesday, diners can order a prime rib steak, served with a side salad and loaded mashed potato, along with either tiramisu or a cannoli, for $24.95 per person. On Thursday, seafood lovers will rejoice with “Lobster Notte,” a one-pound Maine lobster served with corn-on-the-cob, red potatoes, drawn butter, and either tiramisu or a cannoli, for $24.95 per person. Vic & Angelo’s is located at 290 East Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach, Florida. Call 561-278-9570, or visit www.vicandangelos.com. THE OFFICE The Office, Delray Beach’s modern American gastro pub, is offering an array of summer menu specials. Executive Chef Bryan Ramos has created a myriad of enticing dishes and promotions to put the sizzle into summer that will run between July and October. During lunch, served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday, diners can opt for a soup and sandwich, or a soup and salad, for $12.95 per person. Monday is BBQ Night, and from 5 p.m. to close diners can order a variety of BBQ dishes, including Baby Back Ribs served with potato salad; half of a mango-BBQ chicken, served with sweet mashed potatoes; a Kosher hot dog, served with fries and coleslaw; Southern Comfort pulled pork sliders; or BBQ burger sliders. In addition, house drinks and craft beers will be half-price from 3 p.m. to close. On Tuesday evenings, from 5 p.m. to close, diners can indulge in a Seafood Fiesta. Memorable menu items will include a daily seafood soup special for $8; seafood paella for $24.95; cioppino for $22.95; and a seafood salad roll of lobster and shrimp for $20.95. Additionally, any diner who orders an entree, from the Seafood Fiesta menu, can also enjoy half-price bottles of wine that are priced at $49 or less. On Wednesday evenings, from 5 p.m. to close, diners can revel in “Burger and Craft Beer Madness.” The famous Office Burger Challenge will truly appeal to hearty eaters, a serving of a four-pound dish. If the diner can finish this dish, The Office will buy their dinner. The dish will change slightly over the summer, but one version of the dish will include two burger patties, one waffle, two fried eggs, tomatoes, lettuce, onions, cheese, bacon and fries. On Thursday evenings, from 5 p.m. to close, diners can feast on Surf ‘n Turf. This dish features grilled rib eye steak, half a Maine lobster tail, and grilled vegetables. Any diners who order Surf ‘n Turf, can also enjoy a dessert for $5, as well as half-off any bottle of wine for $49, or less. Last, but not least, patrons can enjoy an array of refreshing summer specialty cocktails created by General Manager Marcello Buruiana. Dubbed fruity-fun names like “Orange Splash,” “Strawberry Punch,” and “Watermelon Gin Fizz,” – as well as red or white wine sangria – each are just $10, and will be available throughout the day and evening until October. The Office, located at 201 East Atlantic Ave. in Delray Beach. For more information call 888-507-7463.