It's the beginning of January, and you know what you should be doing — no, not making questionable resolutions, but, rather, spending an inordinate time perusing dineLA's website. Because it's that time of year: DineLA's winter Restaurant Week kicks off on January 21 and runs until February 1, giving you 12 days to cash in on specially priced prix fixe menus at great restaurants.

More than 250 restaurants are participating this time around, with lunch menus priced at $15, $20 and $25, and dinners offered at $25, $35 and $45. There's a good mix of familiar (Craft, Lukshon, Jar) and new (The Parish, Muddy Leek). And because everyone is on Instagram now, you can enter to win “an exclusive dining prize” if you Instagram a photo of your favorite Restaurant Week dish and tag it #dineLA. And no, you don't have to worry about your photo of Kiriko's omakase sashimi plate ending up in, say, an ad for sneakers without your permission, so hashtag away.

Most of the menus for the participating restaurants are online; see the full list here.

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