The state tourism folks have declared Aug. 17-26 to be Alabama Restaurant Week. Restaurants across the state are offering special fixed-price meals — including two here in Calhoun County:
Classic on Noble is offering a discount on its expansive Sunday brunch (only $20 per person plus tax and gratuity). Several lunch items will be $10 (shrimp and grits, sesame tuna, dill chicken salad and Noble fry). Dinner specials include shrimp and grits for $20 and 22-ounce ribeye for $30. 1024 Noble St., Anniston, 256-237-5388, classiconnoble.com.
Jasmine Chinese, Thai & Sushi in Oxford is offering a three-course meal for $30 for two people. Includes crab and shrimp salad, cooked sushi roll and a shrimp or chicken entrée. 1225 Snow Street, 256-831-9981, jasminechinesecuisine.com.
Alabama Restaurant Week special pricing does not include tax, tip or beverages. For details, visit www.alabamarestaurantweek.com.