Posts Tagged ‘LivingSocial’

EquityEats Will Open “Pop-Up Megaplex” at 918 F Street NW

"Think of it as a movie theater but for foodies."

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

Graphic by Brooke Hatfield

The Matchbook Isn’t Quite Dead: LivingSocial’s Little Box of Fire Sticks

A semi-regular look at a fleeting form of restaurant swag in smoking ban-era D.C. LivingSocial's new live event space in Penn Quarter, which debuted last month, features some very up-to-the-minute modern amenities, including a state-of-the-art kitchen for visiting chefs to host pop-up dinners, such as Mike Isabella's recent Bandolero preview and next week's sneak peek […]

No Babysitter? No Problem: LivingSocial Will Bring Kushi To You

D.C.-based LivingSocial is launching a new concept this week called "Room Service," which brings upscale dining to your front door—"complete with real dishes, candles and cloth napkins." Dow Jones' All Things Digital blog has the scoop. Beginning Thursday, Kushi in Mt. Vernon Square will serve as the guinea pig of the new delivery service, offering […]

Mixed Veggies: Is The Nation’s Capital A Meatless Mecca? Also, Throwing Tomatoes at Graffiato

Quick hits on the meatless beat We're Number One! LivingSocial, the D.C.-based daily deals site, surveyed 20 major cities and concluded that D.C.'s "preference" for vegetarian and vegan restaurants ranks number one.  Although a closer look at the data reveals that our "high" veg-status remains low overall compared to other tastes: eight percent described their […]

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 […]

Groupon Etiquette 101: Who Pays What When Your Discount Meal Requires Start-Up Cash?

Last week, a friend and I trekked out to the dubious dining destination that is Bethesda to take advantage of a LivingSocial deal I had obtained for Robert Wiedmaier's Mussel Bar. Once the check came — and I was over my disbelief that a bottle of Allagash White could possibly cost $9 — I found […]