Posts Tagged ‘deals’

It’s National Cupcake Day! Isn’t It Every Day Around Here?

As if the District needed another opportunity or excuse to stuff its collective face with butter cream, Thursday, it turns out, is "National Cupcake Day." The blog Beltway Bargain Mom has a rundown on some celebratory deals, if you care to peruse. Y&H checked in with the makers of our favorite mini cakes—the boozy kind—to […]

Deal Spiel: Cupcakes For a Buck! Three Courses Plus Wine For a Cool $100

Discount web site LivingSocial is celebrating the second anniversary of its very first deal on Wednesday with a limited special on cupcakes. One buck gets you a box of four from Hello Cupcake. The deal goes live at 11 a.m. Log on, select "Instant Deals," and look for the special. Meanwhile, some new sites are […]

Perpetually Low-Priced Eggs Out of Easy Reach of Most D.C. Residents

WTOP reports that Wegmans food markets, that family-owned chain of grocery stores to end all grocery stores, will be freezing prices on 40 "staple products" that are most frequently purchased by families: The products include orange juice, coffee, cereal, bananas, red peppers, pasta and sauce. Also on the list are chicken, ground beef, salmon, tilapia, […]

Quick Feeding: Free Coffee, Meat-Free Week, and Buttermilk Pie

Free Stuff: This week, keep an eye out for a truck offering free coffee in the District. Seamless Web, an online food delivery service, will be giving out 50,000 free cups of coffee as part of its Free Coffee Days promotion in D.C. Next week, Seamless Web will be distributing free coffee through its partner […]

Want a Chick-fil-A Spicy Chicken Biscuit Preview?

Normally, you don't need to have a reservation to score a chicken sandwich at Chick-fil-A, the ubiquitous Georgia-based fast-food chain that has a handful of locations in the D.C. area. But lookie here! Chick-fil-A's new spicy chicken biscuit will be added to the menu on Jan. 10! Those who act fast can arrange a preview […]

It’s Official: D.C. Winter Restaurant Week Dates Set

If you're somebody who gets excited about Restaurant Week deals, get your calendars ready. The dates for the winter installment of the popular three-course, fixed-price meal ($20.11 for lunch and $35.11 for dinner) extravaganza have been set: Jan. 17-23. More than 200 area restaurants are participating. Expect that some of those restaurants will extend the […]

Perry’s $25 3-Course Deal Sets the Bar for Bargains

When dining I treat restaurant "deals" with a healthy dose of skepticism. I spend Restaurant Week cooking at home and usually only indulge multi-course tasting menus with chefs I know and trust. I have no clue what grabbed me when I saw Perry's three-course offering for $25 every Tuesday. Maybe it was that the price point […]