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A cool trend: Ice cream happy hour

Half-price frozen yogurt, BOGO shakes, discount smoothies and Facebook coupons are among the latest food deals and freebies.

By Teresa Mears Jun 25, 2010 12:36PM

Here's a type of happy hour we'd like to see more of in our Friday food deals and freebies roundup: discount ice cream.

 

Pinkberry frozen yogurt shops are offering half-price frozen treats from 5 to 7 p.m. daily.

 

Steak 'n Shake has a similar happy hour promotion, with all drinks and shakes half price from 2 to 4 p.m. weekdays. The deal has been extended to include half-price drinks and shakes from 2 to 4 a.m.

Jamba Juice has weekday Summer Feel Good Specials, with a different deal every day.

Don't forget that some of last week's deals are still good.

 

Here are the new food deals and freebies:

  • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is offering a free 12-ounce iced coffee or iced tea from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 29, in California, Arizona and Nevada. The offer is not good in San Diego County, Calif., or at Ralph's stores, casinos, campus or airport locations.
  • Bob Evans has a coupon on Facebook for a free Kid’s Meal with the purchase of any Bob-B-Q meal priced at $5.99 or more. The coupon is good through Aug. 18.
  • Panda Express has a coupon for a free order of Orange Chicken with any purchase after 9 p.m. The coupon is good through July 11.
  • "Like" Atlanta Bread on Facebook and you can get a coupon for a free cookie. This deal is slow to load and requires allowing a coupons application.
  • If you "like" California Pizza Kitchen on Facebook, you can get a coupon for a free Small Cravings item with a $20 purchase.
  • Boston Market is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a $4.99 Rotisserie Meal Deal. The meal includes two pieces of white or three pieces of dark chicken, two sides and cornbread. No coupon is required. The website says it's a limited-time offer, but doesn't give an expiration date. Remember that Boston Market has a coupons page, though no coupons can be used with the Rotisserie Meal Deal.
  • Kids 12 and under eat free at Ikea through July 5. No adult meal purchase is required.

Here are a few deals you can't eat:

Remember that not all local franchises participate in all national promotions, so it's always wise to call ahead.

 

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