The Red Room Tapas Lounge Expands Salsa Night Offerings

Spanish-Influenced Restaurant in Downtown Raleigh Adds Friday and Saturday for Popular Theme Night.

Raleigh, NC, July 16, 2011 --( Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality (, has announced that The Red Room Tapas Lounge, a Spanish-influenced tapas lounge in downtown Raleigh, has expanded its popular salsa night, occurring every Thursday at 9 p.m., to now include Friday and Saturday nights as well, with the salsa party beginning at 10 p.m. During these three nights each week, The Red Room transforms into the area’s trendiest salsa party, with free dance lessons offered early in the evening, reasonably priced appetizer-sized portions made for sharing, half-priced tapas from 10 p.m. until close and other specialties including sangria, wine and signature red cocktails.

“The Red Room’s salsa nights contribute to the restaurant’s unique and vibrant experience, and we have received numerous requests over the years to extend our salsa night through the weekend,” said Ogan. “Whether it is date night or a girl’s night out, our salsa party adds fun to any activity.”

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About The Red Room Tapas Lounge:
The Red Room Tapas Lounge, located at 510 Glenwood Ave. in downtown Raleigh, is a Spanish-influenced tapas lounge. Appetizer-sized portions are reasonably-priced and made for sharing. Menu items can be served with sangria, any one of the signature red cocktails or wine from the extensive and unique Spanish wine list. With the lounge groove of the disc jockey, The Red Room offers a unique atmosphere that is perfect for festive and intimate gatherings. Lounge and Latin music is played Sunday through Monday, and on Thursday the restaurant offers free salsa lessons for Salsa Night. For more information, visit

About Rocky Top Hospitality
Rocky Top Hospitality restaurants have consistently rated among the Triangle’s most popular local dining choices since its first restaurant opened in 1998. Five different restaurant concepts operate under the Rocky Top Hospitality name: The Twisted Fork Grill, Market & Bar, The Red Room Tapas Lounge, Draft Carolina Burgers & Beers, The Mash House Brewery & Chophouse, Tribeca Tavern with two locations in Cary and Raleigh, and Rocky Top Catering & Events, a thriving events facility and catering business. All Rocky Top restaurant menus provide items not found anywhere else, and focus on using local North Carolina beef, seafood, poultry, pork, dairy and organic produce. Pastas and desserts are made daily, in house by the chefs and never come out of a box. Rocky Top beef and pork have had no growth hormones, additives, antibiotics or chemical feed. Owner Dean Ogan is known for actively giving back to the community and was named the 2011 Restaurateur of the Year by the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (NCRLA). For more information, visit

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