Posts Tagged ‘California Tortilla’

Where to Get Free Burritos This Week

California Tortilla has renovated its Rockville location and is giving out free burritos from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The first 20 people in line get free burritos for a year.  Meanwhile, patrons who have a Boloco card will get a free menu item loaded on their cards at […]

Warm Up With Free Vodka and Other Polar Vortex Food and Drink Deals

Stay warm the Russian way today: Mari Vanna is offering a free shot of vodka to patrons before 7 p.m. The Dupont restaurant offers a number of infused vodkas, including horseradish, pineapple, and cucumber dill. While that's hard to beat, here are some more deals: California Tortilla locations nationwide will give patrons (who make a […]

Sauce-O-Meter: How the Week’s Food Happenings Measure Up

Graphic by Brooke Hatfield

Has Korean Fare Jumped the Shark?

Question: When Arthur Treacher's, the once proud but somewhat faded fish-and-chips chain, offers a bugolgi with rice special for $6.99, does that mean that Korean cuisine as a hot trend has jumped the shark? (Let's hope not.) On a related note: Has anyone tried California Tortilla's newish Korean BBQ taco special? Y&H was afraid to […]

A Glutton’s Remorse

The non-descript doorway off an alley near Dupont Circle looks like a fallout shelter left over from the Cold War, and it isn’t always easy to find. But in its heyday, you knew you were on the way to Well Dressed Burrito if you followed the lunchtime trail of people carrying bright yellow bags out […]

Quick Feeding: Taco Eating Contest at District Taco

Eat 'Til You Vomit: There's a taco eating contest at District Taco in Arlington tonight. Contestants will have "to consume four different varieties of tacos, in the following rotating order: breakfast taco, pollo asado, carnitas, carne asada." Tempting, certainly. [ARLNow] Free Stuff: Speaking of tacos ... Capitalizing on enthusiasm for Korean-style tacos that come from […]

Cast a Vote, Get a Free Taco at California Tortilla

As far as promotions go, this one is pretty simple: Wear your smug "I Voted" sticker (one that you got at a polling station, not one that you tore off your co-worker's chest in anger) and get a free taco today at California Tortilla. It's a promotion with a civic mind. Well, to a degree. […]

California Tortilla Tries to Drum Up Customers From the Ranks of the Unemployed

You have to hand it to California Tortilla, the Rockville-based chain, for developing a two-pronged promotional plan that gives the recently unemployed a free burrito while simultaneously grooming them as future diners. I don't know if I should applaud or take a shower. According to this small item in the Washington Business Journal, California Tortilla […]

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