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.
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.
- Bing: Best ice cream
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:
- B.J.'s Wholesale Club is offering a free 60-day trial membership if you activate by July 5.
- Don't forget the Live Nation Hello Summer, Goodbye Service Fees deal for discounts on concert tickets, which expires June 30.
Remember that not all local franchises participate in all national promotions, so it's always wise to call ahead.
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