Dreary winter days are the perfect time for heading indoors to take in a movie, play, or any kind of art performance. Most evening shows start during prime dinner hours, and no one wants to sit in a theater on an empty stomach.
Pre-theater specials especially come in handy at high-end institutions like Fiola Mare or Marcel’s. These menus, typically offered between 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., are designed to be quicker, cheaper, and lighter than a full restaurant meal — but still feel a little more special and substantial than happy hour fare. Early-bird diners who aren't planning to take in a show can take advantage, too.
Here are 12 places, all located near the city’s biggest theaters, to grab an early, special dinner.Read More