Washingtonian Daily Deals
Half off lunch or dinner Dalchinni
Dalchinni in DC’s Dupont Circle serves an extensive Indian menu including vegetarian options, samosas, and a rare Himalayan coffee blend. Choose from two deals: $20 for $40 to spend on dinner (Sunday through Thursday only), or $14 for a lunch buffet for two including tax (normally $22).
$15 for $30 worth of food and drink at Meskerem Ethiopian Restaurant
Meskerem in DC’s Adams Morgan is one of the first Ethiopian restaurants in the country. The prices are affordable (alitcha wat, a beef entrée, costs $11), so half off a $30 meal goes a long way. This voucher isn’t applicable to alcoholic beverages.
$27 for a premium Military Bowl ticket (a $55 value)
The Military Bowl (formerly the EagleBank Bowl) is a charity football game to benefit the USO; this year’s matchup at RFK Stadium December 29 features the University of Maryland versus Eastern Carolina University. A premium ticket gives you a chance at the best seats, outside of having a private box. Purchase as many as you’d like. Pickup is at will call.
Additional Groupon deals:
$15 for $30 worth of food and drink at the Cajun Experience in Leesburg and Purcellville.
$75 for two hours of home-organization services plus personal resource guide from Get Organized DC (a $220 value).
$35 for a two-hour Segway sightseeing tour from Capital Segway (up to $80 value).
$25 for $50 worth of chocolate from Cacao
Cacao in Bethesda and DC’s Cleveland Park is owned by Washington pastry chef Jacques Poulain. The store sells European chocolates and pastries, such as truffles and macaroons. This deal is good only in stores.
$10 for a one-year Georgetown Hoyas Kids Club membership (a $20 value)
This membership for young Hoyas fans (eighth grade and under) includes four tickets to the men’s basketball game against DePaul at the Verizon Center, free admission to all other regular-season athletic events at home (excluding basketball), invitations to Kids Club events, meet-and-greets, and much more. Pay half off for a year of Hoyas fandom.
Additional LivingSocial deal:
$25 for five classes at Bikram Yoga Arlington (a $100 value).
$45 for a gallery-wrapped canvas print from Chic Canvas (a $45 value)
Make your favorite photos above-the-fireplace worthy with this deal from Chic Canvas online. This deal gives you a 16-by-20-inch gallery-quality canvas with the images of your choice for 62 percent off.
$260 for eight weeks of horseback-riding training at Camp Olympia Riding Center (a $400 value)
Learn to ride and care for horses for 35 percent off the regular price at Camp Olympia in Rockville. The eight-week camp is held every Saturday starting January 8, and is open to anyone age eight and up—eight to 12 year-olds start at 9 AM, teens and adults start at 10. Students must wear warm, comfortable clothing and smooth, hard-soled shoes (not athletic or hiking boots).
$25 for a $50 interactive DVD gift pack from My Gym
My Gym, an award-winning international chain of children’s centers dedicated to cognitive enrichment and childhood fitness, is offering a gift pack for parents to encourage these goals at home. The pack includes a play-along DVD featuring Mymo the monkey—the gym’s mascot—music CDs, and more. Try this gift pack in your home for half off.
$99 for three months of unlimited classes at Kim’s Karate (a $525 value)
Kim’s Karate in Springfield offers classes such as tae kwon do, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, yoga, and more. The training facility offers classes for children, teens, and adults, and welcomes busy families who want to stay in shape together. The deal gets you three months of unlimited classes for 81 percent off.
$12 for a ticket to one of two children’s shows at the Kennedy Center (an $18 value)
Give the children in your life the gift of theater with a ticket to your choice of one of these shows: American Scrapbook: A Celebration of Verse, or the National Symphony Orchestra’s Teddy Bear Concert: Fancy That! The former, recommended for children ages nine and up, is based on the poetry of writers such as Robert Frost, Gwendolyn Brooks, and E.E. Cummings. The latter, recommended for ages three to five, features a pre-show musical playtime, and teaches children about instrumentation and visual imagery.
$121 for a one-night stay for two at the Inn at the Olde Silk Mill in Fredericksburg, VA (a $243 value)
The Inn at the Olde Silk Mill is a plush, antique-furnished inn in historic Fredericksburg. Nearby attractions include Ferry’s Farm, where George Washington grew up, which is open to the public for tours and hikes; Kenmore, an elegant colonial mansion; and several tour companies that explore Fredericksburg’s rich history. This deal includes breakfast, a bistro lunch, and wine tasting at the Potomac Point Vineyard.
As low as $709 for a three-night, all-inclusive last-minute getaway for two at Prana del Mar in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
To take advantage of this deal, you must arrive to Prana del Mar no later than December 27. The solar-powered yoga retreat along the beach and near a mountain range offers hiking, horesbackriding, ATVs, surfing, swimming, snorkeling, and much more. Pay $709 for three nights in a standard room, $959 for four nights, $1,169 for five nights; or spend $979 for three nights in a suite, $1,289 for four nights, $1,559 for five nights. The deal includes three daily meals, a mid-morning yoga class, and all taxes and fees.