5. French Restaurant Week, July 13-19th

Bastille Day also brings a wave of great deals on France’s #1 export: good food. French Restaurant Week in New York, featuring a number of participating restaurants across the city, kicks off on Monday, July 13th and continues throughout the week. Be sure to try such notable classics like l’Antagoniste in Brooklyn,  Le Baratin on Greenwich Avenue, and Le Fond on Norman Avenue.