Washingtonian Daily Deals
$15 for $30 worth of food and drink at Meze
Meze in DC’s Adams Morgan serves authentic Turkish cuisine, brunch, and small plates. This deal is for a minimum of two people per table.
$15 for a two-hour speed-dating event from Professionals in the City (a $30 value)
Professionals in the City social club is offering its signature speed-dating events for half-price. The events happen weekly in venues around DC, and are organized demographically (by age and sexual orientation, for example). This voucher is good for the year.
$50 for $100 worth of shoes at Zelaya Shoes of Bethesda
Zelaya carries all types of women’s shoes from rain boots to booties, in brands ranging from UGG to Kate Spade. Spend $50 for $100 toward your next pair.
$25 for one month of unlimited boot camp classes from the Sergeant’s Program (a $199 value)
The Sergeant’s Program takes brave and determined souls and whips them into shape with its civilian boot camp program. The training sessions employ calisthenics, aerobes, weight training, and running, and can be held indoors or outdoors at 21 locations around Washington. Get a month of the Sergeant’s regimen for 87 percent off.
$35 for an hour or private tennis lessons from DC Tennis Pros
This introductory private coaching session from DC Tennis Pros is good for people of all experience levels, and also makes you eligible for discounts on future lessons. Evening and private pair or group sessions are available. Lessons begin March, and you must bring your own racket.
$5 for a $10 gift card to Ledo’s Pizza in Bethesda
$83 for an eye exam and half-off frames at Virginia Eye Doctor (a $166 value)
If your squinting habit has reached Clint Eastwood levels, you might need this deal. Virginia Eye Doctor in Woodbridge is offering an eye exam and 50 percent off designer frames. The exam includes glaucoma and cataract testing, a prescription for glasses and contacts, and a contact lens fitting.
$100 for a Bear Bus Party (a $160 value)
If you like the idea of the Build-a-Bear workshop but not the experience of finding and visiting one, this may be a viable solution. The Bear Bus brings stuffed animal-building to your doorstep and hosts children’s parties inside its modified school bus. This deal gives you a Bear Bus party for eight guests within 20 miles of Fairfax.
Deals for Deeds
$60 for an in-home manicure and pedicure from Nail Taxi (a $120 value)
When you can’t get to the salon, Nail Taxi will meet you wherever you are for an emergency manicure and pedicure. They’re also offering “mini mani-pedi” in-home parties for you and up to five friends from $150 (a $300 value.)
$49 for a deluxe whitening kit from My Life My Smile (a $125 value)
My Life My Smile online issues FDA-approved teeth-whitening kits good for ten uses. Get a brighter smile for 61 percent off.
$770 for a five-night stay at the Exlporean Kohunlich in Quintana Roo, Mexico (a $1,540 value)
The Explorean Kohunlich is a luxurious boutique resort surrounded by lush rainforest that offers planned daily adventures into ancient Mayan land as well as free time and amenities to pamper yourself. The deal includes one optional adventure each day, meals and snacks, open bar from 10 to 10 daily, and airport transportation. Pay $770 for a five-night stay for one or $975 for a five night stay for two. 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 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. Guests can 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.