Thursday, February 28, 2013

Free Chili From Virgil's Real BBQ

Did you know that today is National Chili Day? To celebrate, Virgil’s Real Barbecue (152 West 44th Street) will be giving out free chili servings from 12PM-2PM featuring beef, vegetables and black beans.

Click here for more information.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Tomorrow: Brooklyn Brewery Tap Attack

Tomorrow evening, the folks at Brooklyn Brewery are taking over the taps at Bierkraft (191 5th Avenue) in Park Slope. Swing by starting at 6PM for perennial, seasonal, vintage & rare beers including bottles of the brewery's extremely limited 175th Anniversary Carnegie Porter.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Win Free Tickets To Broadway's Hands On A Hardbody

It's time for another Broadway ticket giveaway!

For ten hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand-new truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest that is HANDS ON A HARDBODY only one winner can drive away with the American Dream.

We have five pairs of tickets to give to five lucky readers and their guests! For your chance to win, simply click here and fill out our contest form! You can enter up to five times with five different guests. We'll pick the winners tomorrow at random.

Not a winner this time around? You can still get tickets for as low as $65. Call 877-250-2929 and mention code MAIL1HH or visit and enter code MAIL1HH or bring this offer to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street).

Monday, February 25, 2013

Bryant Park Winter Film Festival Finale With Grease

Swing by Bryant Park this evening for the final screening of its Winter Film Festival featuring Grease. Grab a seat in the park or watch while you skate -- the movie starts at 7PM!

Friday, February 22, 2013

Brooklyn Underground Chili Extravaganza This Sunday

Swing by Barcade (388 Union Avenue) in Williamsburg The 9th Annual Brooklyn Underground Chili Extravaganza Eleven contestants will test their chili making skills, while ten judges will be picked at random from the audience to determine the winner. Wanna be a judge? Get there by 3PM and put your name in the hat. Otherwise, a $5 donation to the Brooklyn Community Foundation will get you as many free samples as you can handle.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Panel On Social Trends In The Food World

Eating has always been a social activity. But never like this.

Join panelists from some of our favorite websites (Immaculate Infatuation) and eating establishments (Delaney Barbeque) at Whole Foods (95 E Houston Street) at 9AM this morning for a talk about how social trends in the food world are identified and created. It's all part of social media week here in the city.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Fro Yo Coupon: 16 Handles Discount

Today might be the warmest day we have left in February. Which is why it's a perfect time to use this 2-for-1 coupon at 16 Handles. Print it out or simply show it on your mobile device. You can use as many as you want between now and the end of the month.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Chinese New Year Parade & Festivities This Weekend

Ring in the Year of the Snake this Sunday at the 14th annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade and Festival. The parade kicks off at 1PM and winds through Chinatown along Mott Street, Canal Street, and Bayard Street. More details can be found here.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

A La Carte Valentine's Day Meals

Valentine's Day isn't the best night to be going out for a cheap meal. But Time Out New York has a short and sweet run down of spots that won't be trying to rip you off tonight. Our advice? It's a pretty good night for a good old fashion home cooked meal.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Discounted Drinks At Starbucks

Today and tomorrow after 2PM, swing by your local Starbucks with the coupon below and snag two-for- one vanilla spice lattes, caffe mochas, and hot chocolate!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

$1 Smoothies At Jamba Juice

Now through Friday, snag $1 smoothies at participating Jamba Juice locations between 9AM and 11AM. Thanks to our friends at 89th and Broke for the heads up!

Monday, February 11, 2013

Cheap Pasta Dishes At Osteria Morini

Normally pastas at Michael White's Italian spot Osteria Morini (218 Lafayette Street) start at $20. But on Monday evenings starting at 9PM, they'll cost you just $10. It's "Industry Night" and it's one of the better food deals to start off your week.

Friday, February 8, 2013

Pancake Month At Clinton Street Baking Company

Not to be outdone by Hot Chocolate Month at City Bakery, February also happens to be Pancake Month at Clinton Street Baking Company. They are featuring nine different concoctions throughout the month like crunchy bananas with cinnomon chili chocolate sauce and Japanese pumpkin pancakes with pumpkin seed streusel and warm maple butter. Yum!

Check out the whole calendar here!

Thursday, February 7, 2013

See The Animated, Live Action, And Documetary Oscar Shorts

Head over to the IFC Center (323 6th Avenue) and check out separate screenings of animated, live action, and documentary shorts that are nominated for an Oscar later this month. Each screening (which costs the price of a normal movie) contains all five films nominated in the category at hand -- perhaps your best chance at winning that Oscar pool.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Catch Luck Of The Irish At Lincoln Center For $20

Luck Of The Irish -- currently in previews at LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater and scheduled to run through March 10th -- is almost completely sold out. Fear not! Every day, one hour before show time, there will be a cancellation line at the Claire Tow Theater box office. It might be your only chance to see one of the more anticipated theater performances of the year. And tickets will cost you just $20!

The synopsis is as follows: When an upwardly mobile African-American couple wants to buy a home in an all-white neighborhood of 1950's Boston, they pay a struggling Irish family to "ghost-buy" a house on their behalf. Fifty years later, the Irish family wants "their" house back. Moving across two eras, LUCK OF THE IRISH explores racial and social issues and the universal longing for home.

The City Bakery's Annual Hot Chocolate Festival

The City Bakery kicks off it's 21st annual hot chocolate festival this Friday. Every day in February there is a different flavor for you to try. From Bourbon Hot Chocolate to "Ode To The Polar Bear," there is sure to be something to spruce up your palate.

Click here to check out all the available flavors and the days they're being served.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Free Pancakes At IHOP For National Pancake Day

IHOP celebrates National Pancake Day by offering customers a free short stack of three buttermilk pancakes today. Beware though -- the lines can be crazy! Below is a list of some local outposts.

276 Livingston Street, (718) 222-446
785 Flushing Avenue, (718) 408 1368
72101 Ralph Avenue, (718) 251-2262
11000 Flatlands Avenue, (718) 257-4467

2294 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd, (212) 234-4747
235-237 E. 14th Street, (212) 388-1499
63 Downing Street, (212) 524-0750
2082 Lexington Avenue, (212) 860-0844 

73-01 Northern Blvd, (718) 429-5452
9801 Liberty Avenue, (718) 659-6501

Monday, February 4, 2013

Screening Of Peter Pan In Bryant Park

Who ever thought NYC would have movie screenings in the middle of winter? Today Bryant Park's third annual Winter Film Festival kicks off with Disney's Peter Pan at 7PM! Screenings will take place each Monday this month aside Citi Pond's 900-square-foot rink-side viewing screen.

Friday, February 1, 2013

$5.00 Beer and Biscuits At Beer Table

Tomorrow, Beer Table (427B 7th Avenue) in Park Slope celebrates its 5 year anniversary with $5 beers and biscuit sandwiches from noon to midnight. Swing by for a bite and a brew.