What’s the Deal
$10 for $20 worth of food and drink at Inspire BBQ
Inspire BBQ on DC’s H Street, Northeast, serves Angus-beef brisket, Louisiana-style pulled-pork sandwiches, and barbecue ribs. Get $20 worth of stick-to-your-bones cheap eats for half off. The deal expires October 15.
$50 for a winetasting package for two from Vintage Piedmont (a $109 value)
Taste your way around Virginia wine country with this deal from Vintage Piedmont. For $50, you and a friend get access to winetastings at five Hume/Delaplane vineyards (located within 15 minutes of one another), 10 percent off bottles of wine at each vineyard, and two memorial glasses to take home from each. The deal expires September 30.
Half off food and drink at Dante Ristorante
Dante Ristorante in Falls Church serves Northern Italian cuisine such as veal-and-spinach ravioli and rabbit legs in red-wine sauce with grilled polenta. Pay $10 for $20 worth of lunch, or pay $25 for $50 toward dinner. The deal expires October 29; you must purchase at least one food item to redeem this deal.
$25 for $50 toward bicycle gear at Conte’s
Conte’s sells all your two-wheeler needs and offers services to keep your bike in tip-top shape—get $50 worth of accessories and parts for half the price. The deal, good for the Bethesda location only, expires October 29.
$25 for five classes at Bikram Yoga Capitol Hill
Bikram is said to help detoxify and tone muscles by making you sweat through yoga poses in a heated room. Try five classes of hot yoga to get your body ready for the hot weather at 72 percent off.
$37 for a large photo canvas print from Canvas People (a $79 value)
Mother’s Day is approaching, and this deal from Canvas People might be a good gift idea. Send Mom’s favorite photo to the Web site and she’ll receive an 18-by-24-inch gallery-wrapped canvas print of it. You can also opt to use the $79 credit toward another purchase on the site. The deal expires October 29—place your order at least 12 days in advance to ensure on-time delivery.
$30 for a mini-access pass to Romp n’ Roll (a $54 value)
Romp n’ Roll in Germantown is a play-to-learn center for children three months to six years old (and their parents). This deal gives you two open-gym sessions and two 45-minute classes—options include art courses, gym programs, and music lessons. The deal expires June 4; one voucher per child.
Deals for Deeds
$30 for $50 worth of food and drink at 1905 restaurant
1905 on DC’s U Street serves seasonal fare and craft cocktails (including absinthe-based concoctions) in a dimly lit plush setting. Try the new spot with a $50 meal at 40 percent off.
$20 for $40 worth of food and drink at Ketchup
Ketchup in National Harbor puts a spin on American comfort food and childhood favorites such as lobster mac and cheese, miniature Kobe-beef hot dogs, martinis with Kool-Aid, and more. Get a $40 meal for half off.
Check out Plum District, Wow.com, and Home Run for more deals.
Limited-time Facebook offer:
Throughout April, people who “like” the Virginia Is for Lovers Facebook page will have access to first-come, first-served travel deals through a special VADeals4DC tab. Offers from select destinations across Virginia include $50-per-night rooms, free upgrades, buy-one-get-one-free admissions, and more.
Deals for Deeds
$100 for a two-night stay for two at Lovettsville Bed & Breakfast (a $200 value)
Lovettsville B&B in Virginia is a farmhouse retreat that offers house-made breakfasts, private fireplaces, and scenic views. Nearby activities include winetasting, river rafting, horseback riding, Civil War sites, and hiking. This deal is good for accommodations in the Daisy Room (with a fireplace, private balcony, and two beds) or the Orchid Room (with one oversize bed). You can also pay $25 more for the Rose Room, which includes a private Jacuzzi.
$296 for Memorial Day Weekend summer camp for grownups (a $449 value)
The team at LivingSocial Adventures is sponsoring a trip back in time, figuratively speaking, with this “grownups-only summer-camp trip” to Sandy Hill Camp and Retreat Center in North East, Maryland. The deal is good for a three-night stay in a group cabin, eight family-style meals (including three alcoholic drinks per night), and full access to all activities, including (but not limited to) bonfires, Frisbee, kickball, zip-lining, yoga, dance parties, arts and crafts, trail runs, s’mores making, and more. Up to ten can stay in a cabin, but each person needs a voucher. Additional options for this deal: Pay $345 to include transportation to the camp, pay $359 for an air-conditioned cabin (without transportation), or pay $435 for an air-conditioned cabin and transportation to the camp.
$398 for a two-night wine-country getaway for two at the Goodstone Inn & Estate in Middleburg (a $798 value)
The Goodstone Inn & Estate offers romantic wine-country stays at a restored dairy farm. Amenities include the on-site spa and restaurant, biking, hiking, swimming, lawn games, and a movie library. This deal includes daily gourmet breakfast, a half bottle of wine and afternoon tea, a winetasting at a local vineyard, and a $50 credit toward spa services or dinner. The $398 price is for a weekday stay; pay $495 for a weekend escape.