(Steak at Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Courtesy of Instagram user quanx22)

The result was the mouth-watering collection of photos you’ll see at the bottom of this post. If you have Instagram photos of your Restaurant Week fare, be sure to tag them #DishDC and we’ll include your pics.

(Leg of suckling pig at Ardeo + BardeoCourtesy Instagram user lmontanus.)

Want to brag about a Restaurant Week meal? Tell us about the dishes you’ll be ordering again in the comments.

You’ll find a full list of restaurants extending their Restaurant Week menus here.

And if you’re interested in keeping the budget-friendly dining options going (and really, who isn’t?) post-Restaurant Week, check out Tom Sietsema’s cheap eats, which rounds up some of the best, wallet-friendly fare in the D.C. area.

View Photo Gallery: On the prowl for the city’s best budget-friendly fare? Food critic Tom Sietsema makes a point of dining at restaurants at every price point. Here is a collection of some of his favorite cheap eats, in no particular order, along with excerpts from his reviews. For restaurant details — including directions, hours and more — visit Going Out Guide.