Daily Deals Roundup

Travel deals, gift ideas, a NASCAR experience, and much more

By: Jazelle Hunt

Every day we find the best deals from around the area and gather them here. Check back tomorrow for more discounts on products, food, and fun.

Washingtonian Daily Deals
$20 for $40 worth of food and drink at La Tomate
La Tomate in DC’s Dupont Circle serves Italian cuisine at wallet-friendly prices. Spend $20 for $40 worth of hearty meals, light tastes from the prosciutto bar, and wine.

Groupon
$25 for $50 worth of clothing and accessories from Nordstrom Rack
This in-store-only deal gets you half off $50 worth of shoes, clothes, and accessories from Nordstrom Rack’s already-discounted merchandise. The deal is valid at any of the six area locations and can be combined with Black Friday deals.

$25 for ten holiday cards, a calendar, and gift bag at Gallery Lafayette (a $52 value)
Artist and gallery owner Todd Healy creates and sells Alexandria-themed artwork and gifts from his storefront, Gallery Lafayette. This deal is for a holiday pack, which includes ten holiday cards ($17.95 value), a package of gift tags ($8.15 value), and an Alexandria calendar ($19.95), all in a gift bag featuring one of Healy’s prints.

Additional Groupon deals:
$15 for $30 worth of food and drinks at Desiderio Italian-American grill in Gainesville.
$30 for one month of unlimited tanning or two spray tans at Cali Dreaming & Company in South Riding.
$10 for $20 worth of gourmet groceries and more at Rick’s Wine and Gourmet in Alexandria.

LivingSocial
$25 for $50 worth of food and drink at Jordan’s 8
Jordan’s 8 on Capitol Hill is a sports bar with the appearance and offerings of a fancy restaurant. Pay $25 for $50 worth of sushi and grilled selections plus a draft beer—and a game playing on one of the several high-definition flat-screen TVs.

$25 for a five-pass punch card to Sport of Bounce (a $50 value)
Sport of Bounce in Loudoun County is a 10,000-square-foot play zone with seven giant inflatable constructions. Get this voucher for half off five sessions (parents can bounce along for free).

Additional LivingSocial deals:
$20 for cut, shampoo, and blow dry at Shear Shack Salon and Spa in Alexandria.
$50 for $100 toward custom framing at Frame Avenue in Bethesda.

Tippr
$14 for a personalized storybook, cards, and journals from Flatten Me online (a $28 value)
Flattenme.com uses one photo of your loved one and makes him or her the hero of a storybook adventure. The site can also create personalized holiday cards and journals. Buy this gift item for half off with this deal.

$169 for a NASCAR racing experience from Be a Stock Car Driver (a $349 value)
For 51 percent off the regular price, the experts at Be a Stock Car Driver in Hampton, Virginia, give you a crash course in professional racing. Go 30 laps in a NASCAR automobile with this deal.

Plum District
$20 for $40 worth of clothing and accessories at My Best Friend’s Closet
My Best Friend’s Closet in Rockville is a resale boutique that carries major labels at minor prices. The items are gently used but in mint condition. Spend $20 (and look as if you splurged) for $40 worth of merchandise.

Wow.com
$110 for a massage and one-month membership at the Health Club (a $459 value)
Along with a 50-minute massage, you get a one month membership at the Health Club at the Fairmont hotel in DC’s West End. The deal gets you 76 percent off the regular price and grants you a month of unlimited access to the brand-new fitness equipment, Jacuzzi, heated 50-foot lap pool, steam room, and more.

Certifikid
$35 for two weeks of unlimited morning workouts at the Next Level (an $88 value)
The Next Level Athletic Performance Center in Bethesda is a fitness-training facility that features everything from a cardio room to batting cages. This deal grants you a two-week sample of the Morning Total Workout (60-minute sessions designed for weight loss and muscle tone) or the Morning Workout (varying lengths of time designed for strength, posture improvement, and daily energy).

TRAVEL DEALS
LivingSocial Escapes
$80 for a one-night getaway at the Lindon Row Inn in historic Richmond (a $171 value)
The Lindon Row Inn in downtown Richmond is made up of seven 19th-century rowhouses, and it’s a stone’s throw from attractions such as the Richmond Symphony, the Virginia State Capitol, and the James River Cellars Winery. This deal gives you and one guest a stay in the Main House with a king-size bed, continental breakfast for two, and authentic Victorian furnishings.

Additional Escapes:
$179 for a one-night private beachfront respite at Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast on Long Island Sound (a $370 value; pay $297 for two nights).

MindBodyGreen Travel
Starting at $52.14 per night, 968 Park Hotel in South Lake Tahoe (normally starting at $337 a night)
Ski season is starting in Lake Tahoe, California, and the 968 Park Hotel, located near the Heavenly and Kirkwood ski resorts, is Lake Tahoe’s first ecofriendly hotel. Pay $52.14 a night for a standard double double suite (two double beds), or pay $59.40 per night for a deluxe single king (one king bed) or deluxe double queen (two queen beds).

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