Daily Deals Roundup

The International Wine & Food Festival, entertainment deals, 75 percent off pearls, and more

By: Jazelle Hunt

Every day we choose the best deals from nine sites and gather them here. Be sure to click on the site’s name to see all of its offerings. Check back tomorrow for more discounts on products, food, and fun.

Washingtonian Daily Deals

$10 for $25 worth of food and drinks at the Mighty Pint

Happy hours at the Mighty Pint near DC’s Dupont Circle last until 8 PM and feature 16-ounce draft beers for $3 and 16-ounce cocktails for $5. Weekly specials include $4 cheesesteaks on Wednesday and $7 pizzas on Thursday. Get $25 worth of whatever you can handle for 60 percent off.

Groupon
Up to 66 percent off a Washington Shakespeare Company performance

The Washington Shakespeare Company is one of the premier theater companies in Washington, and this deal gives you a 66-percent discount on your choice of two productions. See Juno and the Paycock at 7:30 on February 24, 25, or 26, or pay $25 to see a live BBC taping of By Any Other Name: An Evening of Shakespeare in Klingon on February 27 at 7:30 (a $50 value).

$20 for two tickets to a Talk Cinema screening at AFI Silver Theatre (a $40 value)
AFI Silver Theatre in Sliver Spring hosts Talk Cinema, which gives guests sneak previews of upcoming independent and foreign films, curated by veteran film critic Harlan Jacobson. No information is given about each screening, so guests can expect anything from a subtitled love story to a dark comedy; a discussion with a knowledgeable guest speaker (also kept secret) follows. Screenings are held February 6 or 27, March 13 or 27, April 3, and May 1 or 15; shows start at 10 AM, with doors opening at 9:30. You must use both tickets at once, so grab a friend.

LivingSocial

$20 for $40 worth of food and nonalcoholic beverages at Finnegan’s Sports Bar & Grill

Catch your game on one of the 20 high-definition flat-screen TVs at Finnegan’s in Herndon. The sports bar also offers a menu featuring typical bar food, hearty meals such as Guinness stew and shepherd’s pie, and brunch items such as French toast and omelets. Get $40 worth of food and nonalcoholic drink for half off.

Tippr

$50 for a pearl necklace, bracelet, and earrings from Prized Pearls (a $206 value)

Prized Pearls online is offering a pearl-jewelry set plus free shipping for more than 75 percent off. The deal includes a 19-inch AA+ freshwater-pearl necklace, silver-backed pearl stud earrings, and an eight-inch pearl bracelet. Choose from four colors (based on availability), and receive free shipping to anywhere in the United States.

Plum District

$3 for two cupcakes from Frosting (a $6 value)

Frosting in Chevy Chase serves coffee and cupcakes in flavors such as Warm ’Nilla ’Nilla and Cookie Monster—have two for less than $5.

Deals for Deeds

$50 for a ticket to the Wine & Food Festival’s Grand Tasting event (a $75 value)

The 12th Annual Washington DC International Wine & Food Festival takes place February 10 through 13, and this deal gives you access to the Grand Tasting on the final day. The event, from 2 to 6, features educational seminars, a demo stage (where guests can watch local chefs create original dishes), and of course, food and wine tastings. A portion of proceeds from this deal goes toward paying for a year of academic workshops for low-income students who aspire to attend college.

Check out Wow.com, Certifikid, and Home Run for more deals.

TRAVEL DEALS

LivingSocial Escapes
$128 for two nights for two in your choice of hotel near Harrington Raceway & Casino in Delaware (a $256 value)

This deal lets you choose your accommodations. It includes $30 to spend at Harrington Raceway & Casino, two complimentary meals at International Buffet, and access to tax-free shopping at Tanger Outlets, boardwalk fun at Rehoboth beach, and experimental dining at Nage. Book your two-night stay at any of the following: AmericInn of Harrington, Milford, or Rehoboth; or the Microtel Inn and Suites of Dover.

MindBodyGreen Travel

$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).

$1,225 for a seven-night Sadhana of the Heart: Costa Rica Retreat (a $1,300 value)

This intermediate-to-advanced yoga retreat is February 13 through 20 at Boca Sombrero on the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica. The deal includes three organic meals each day, two daily Asana yoga sessions, and an hourlong individual healing session with acupuncturist and nutritional counselor James Bae. Pay $1,225 for a single-occupancy bamboo tent—the bug-proof structure is 64 square feet with a raised wood floor, private shower, twin beds, two fans, and a lit porch. A half bathroom is shared among three tents. You can also opt to pay $1,999 for double occupancy (a $2,100 value).

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