Whether you're an expert on Asian fare or you're looking to expand into new dining territory, the first DFW Asian Restaurant Week gives you the chance to explore some of the area's top-rated authentic Asian eateries with set menus priced from $5 to $35. 

The event began Sept. 25 and is hosted by The Asian Media. Highlighting 17 restaurants in Richardson and Plano, the event features an assortment of Asian cuisines including Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese and Asian fusion. 

Specials include three dim sum plus a soda or hot tea for $10 at Kirin Court in Richardson, where house favorites include shrimp dumplings, steamed pork buns and fried taro balls; Plano's Fish House Family Cuisine offers a three-course meal for $15 or a four-course meal for $25-$35, depending on your selection of items ranging from hot and sour cabbage to special spicy fish; and Champion Gourmet, also in Plano, has a selection of snow ice, teas and savory snacks priced at $5, $10 and $15. 

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The dining event is offering a "foodie map" at participating restaurants. Get your map stamped at as many places as possible for a chance to win prizes. The event runs through Oct. 15 at various restaurants in Richardson and Plano. theasianmagazine.com/dfwarw.

Below is the list of DFW Asian Restaurant Week participants; find menus here:

CORRECTION, 6:20 p.m., Sept. 27, 2017: An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified The Asian Magazine as the host of DFW Asian Restaurant Week.  The magazine's parent company, The Asian Media, is the host.

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