This weekend you can try a new restaurant, or hit up an old favorite for a fraction of the usual cost.
Friday, January 10th marks the start of Baltimore County's restaurant week.
53 restaurants throughout the county will be participating - and will offer certain dishes, entrees or entire meals at fixed prices.
To get everyone in the mood, officials will hold a kick-off event Thursday, January 9th, at 11:30 a.m. at Liquid Lib's. 13 of the participating restaurants will whip up samples from their menus for tasting.
Restaurant week runs from January 10th until January 26th.
For a list of all the participating restaurants and more information on the bargains they're offering, head to t he event's website .