Free Bloomin’ Onion at Outback 9/11

Free Bloomin’ Onions good with any purchase at lunch or dinner. No coupon required; just say “Bloomin Tuesday” to your server. This is the same weekly deal that usually lands on any Monday after Outback’s sponsored race car driver, Kevin Harvick, finishes in the top 10.  Due to weather delays, Sunday’s race was delayed to…

Summer Restaurant Week 8/13 – 8/19

It’s finally (Summer) Restaurant Week again in DC! Through Sunday, 8/19, dine at any participating restaurant for $22 (Lunch/Brunch) or $35 (Dinner). Additionally, the RAMW (Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington) is offering a rewards program for diners who make reservations through RWDMV.com and opts in to their email listserv! All participants will be entered into…

MealPal, a lunch service

For those of us who work in the downtown DC area, MealPal has proven itself to be a pretty decent choice. At a base price of $6.39/meal (for the 12 meal/month package, or $5.99/meal for the 20 meal/month package), this new-ish lunch ordering service offers good value and convenience at a price that won’t break…

Fooji deals

For even more “flash” deals, follow @GoFooji on twitter. They often partner with big-name sponsors to DELIVER freebies on a first-come, first-serve basis just for tweeting at them with their sponsored hashtag + emoji. Happy Hunting!  

Simply Free

These restaurants will offer you a chance to try their food/drinks/goods for ABSOLUTELY FREE if you just download their app. Disclaimer: I use an iPhone and have not properly researched the availability/usability of the android versions of these apps. Le Pain Quotidien – Free tartine (open-faced sandwich) Potbelly – Free sandwich Pret A Manger –…

Hunting for Rewards

  These restaurants offer long-term rewards, often with tiered prizes to be earned. I’ve also added my personal thoughts to the ones I’ve personally completed. Taylor Gourmet – 10% reward with app use ($5 per $50 spent), $5 credit with referral link 15 “visits” unique transactions) in a year: Free regular-sized Hoagie, Salad, or Cheesesteak…