More Posts On: Dining, Food and Drink

Happy National Pretzel Day 2017 — and a Free or Discounted Pretzel For You

I have always enjoyed a nice big soft warm pretzel — in fact, I like eating virtually any kind of pretzel — and if one cannot be in Europe to savor one of these classic snacks, then the promotions below will have to do for Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Click on the name of the establishment — listed in alphabetical order for your convenience — for the offer in which you are interested…

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Infographic: A Night Out in 31 Countries

When traveling, you might notice that dinner time in different countries is different that the time people typically eat dinner where you reside. You might also notice that they use implements to eat meals different that those which you use…

…and what alcoholic beverages do people drink compared to where you live — and at what average quantity?

Wonder no more, as…

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Free Ice Cream Cone — Today Only, April 4, 2017

You can enjoy a free ice cream cone from Ben & Jerry’s with no purchase necessary — this is a tradition which started in 1979 in order to raise awareness pertaining to social and environmental issues — but the offer is only good for today, Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from noon until 8:00 in the evening at participating locations…

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Today Only: Free Small Vanilla Cone at Dairy Queen 2017

You can enjoy a free small vanilla cone at Dairy Queen 2017 at no charge today, Monday, March 20 at participating locations in the United States which are not in shopping malls; and this offer — with a maximum limit of one vanilla cone per person — is valid all day in celebration of the first official day of Spring 2017.

Unlike a similar promotion…

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Pilfering Food From a Used Room Service Tray In a Hotel Hallway?

When I saw this discussion on FlyerTalk pertaining to what is the grossest thing you ate off of a room service cart in the hall, my first thought was how disgusting that was…

…and my second thought was that I needed to ask you if you are guilty of pilfering food from a used room service tray in the hallway of a hotel property.

FlyerTalk members admitted to taking everything from…

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King Cake: a Tradition of Mardi Gras

Along with many of the traditions and customs associated with the celebration of Mardi Gras in the southern United States is what is known as the king cake — which is arguably more of a sweet bread or type of roll than a cake — typically shaped in the form of a ring; flavored with cinnamon; and topped with a sweet glazed icing and granules of sugar colored in green, gold and purple to represent the official colors of Mardi Gras and the respective ideas of faith, power and justice.

Hidden inside of a king cake is…

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Shamrock Shakes Return in 2017 — and With Four New Varieties

I decided to purchase two small Shamrock Shakes: the original version and the chocolate mint version. They cost $1.99 each for the small size; but they are also available in the medium and large sizes.

After filling the first clear plastic cup with the original green minty shake, she…

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Free Doughnut When You Purchase Coffee at Krispy Kreme

To celebrate the announcement of the introduction of two blends of fresh coffee — brewed from 100 percent Arabica beans — you can get a free doughnut when you purchase any size of either blend of the new coffee at locations of Krispy Kreme throughout the United States starting on…

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