Washingtonian Daily Deals
$10 for $20 worth of food and drinks at FunXion
FunXion in downtown DC claims to be the first “fit” restaurant and bar in the country, specializing in healthy dishes featuring superfoods, low-calorie cocktails, and nutritional fitness drinks (such as Pom and Muscle Milk). Taste its vision for half price.
Up to 51 percent off flirty fitness classes at Jordin’s Paradise
Jordin’s Paradise in DC’s Shaw is a dance fitness studio that offers classes such as Bollywood Dancing, Flirty Chair Dance, and Socacise (which uses Caribbean music and dance). Pay $50 for five classes (a $150 value), $22 for one pole fitness class (a $45 value), or $22 for a 30-minute style consultation with Kara Allen of Style for Hire (a $45 value).
$40 for $100 worth of merchandise at Celine de Paris
Celine de Paris in DC’s Georgetown Park offers women’s accessories and European lingerie ranging from wedding-night garments to more-risqué items. This deal gives you $100 worth of merchandise for 60 percent off.
$20 for $40 worth of children’s international cookbooks from the Handstand Kids
The Handstand Kids are relatable characters who teach your children about other cultures through food, storytelling, and language. Each book features a different culture, recipe, and culinary skill, and each accompanying kit features a fun accessory related to the cuisine (chopsticks for the Chinese-food cookbook, for example). Get $40 worth of books and accessories for half off.
Deals for Deeds
Discounted bus tickets to Brooklyn from the Know It Express (a $25 value)
The Know It Express, the newest DC-to-New York bus line, is offering tickets at up to 44 percent off. Pay $17 for a one-way ticket or $29 for a round trip (normally $25 and $45, respectively). The bus goes from DC’s U Street, Northwest, to Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood; it also offers wi-fi, a laptop-borrowing service, bike transport racks, and coupons for area destinations.
$10 for $20 worth off shoe shines from A Divine Shine
A Divine Shine in DC’s Shaw employs the traditional method of waxing and buffing to get your shoes spiffy again. The shop also repairs shoes and leather goods. Spruce up your shoes for half off.
Check out Tippr, Wow.com, and Certifikid for more deals.
$275 for a two-night romantic stay for two at Briar Patch Bed & Breakfast in Middleburg (a $550 value)
Briar Patch Bed & Breakfast in Middleburg sits on 47 beautiful acres overlooking the Blue Ridge and Bull Run mountains. Nearby Shenandoah National Park offers bike paths, hiking, horseback riding, and scenic views. This deal includes a bottle of wine and box of chocolates, hot breakfast for two each morning, complimentary drinks and snacks, and tastings at three local wineries. You can opt to stay in a room or a two-bedroom suite. See all LivingSocial Escapes.
$875 for a five-day sustainable-cooking retreat with chef Joseph Gillard at Playa Viva, Mexico (a $1,010 value)
The retreat is March 2 through 6 at the private beachfront eco-luxury resort Playa Viva. Guests can pick their own food from the Playa Viva garden and learn sustainable-cooking techniques by practicing alongside chef Joseph Gillard of Napa Valley Grille. The retreat price includes all meals and nonalcoholic drinks, yoga classes, wi-fi, airport transportation, and opportunities to enjoy the natural beauty of the island. Pay $875 for a single-occupancy studio ($1,375 for double occupancy) or $1,775 for a double-occupancy deluxe suite ($2,300 for a triple). See offers on three yoga retreats in Mexico, Costa Rica, and India.
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