By Elizabeth TimmsThe inaugural Santiago Dining Week took place from March 2-15. Over 25 restaurants participated, offering three course lunch and/or dinner menus for CLP $12,000 and $18,000. Dining week (usually two weeks long) is an opportunity for restaurants to showcase their best dishes and for people to try new places at a reasonable price. Eight years ago, I was a frequent customer during the dining week in Los Angeles and ate at many restaurants that I might never have visited otherwise. These places were usually the creme de la creme of Los Angeles dining scene, and showcased their best dishes. I always had a valuable foodie experience.