Food & Drink in Waxahachie

$12 for $20 Worth of Cakes, Baked Goods, and Sandwiches at The Lovin' Oven Bakery

The Lovin' Oven Bakery

Lancaster Historic Neighborhood District

$20 $12

Old-fashioned bakery whips up chocolate-mousse torte, Snickers pie, and gooey chocolate-chip cookies

French Dinner for Parties of Two on Wednesday–Thursday or Friday–Saturday at Éclair Bistro (Up to 47% Off)

Eclair Bistro

Cedar Hill

$30 $16

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A mother-and-son team crafts French classics such as escargot with herb butter, fondue, and pan-seared duck breast inside a quaint eatery

$15 for Three Groupons, Each Valid for $10 Worth of Coffee and Snacks at White Rhino Coffee ($30 Total Value)

White Rhino Coffee

Cedar Hill

$10 $5

Coffeehouse drinks and snacks, including drip coffee and house-baked cookies

Two or Four Pulled-Pork Sandwiches at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit (Up to 52% Off)

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Multiple Locations

$10.50 $5

Slow-smoked pork fills hearty sandwiches at family-owned eatery that concludes each meal with complimentary ice cream

Breakfast Buffet for Two or Four, or $12 for $20 Worth of Burgers at Hav-R Charburger

Hav-R Charburger

Clark Road

$15.56 $8

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More than 10 char-grilled burgers sate appetites, and breakfast buffets keep hunger at bay

Italian Dinner at La Gondola (Up to 35% Off). Two Options Available.

La Gondola

Mansfield

$40 $26

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Chefs grill juicy filet mignon and toss steamed clams, mussels, and calamari in Italian herbs and linguine

$8 for $15 Worth of Deli Food at Uncle Bo's Hamburgers & Deli

Uncle Bo's Hamburgers & Deli

Mansfield

$15 $8

Hoagies, wraps, and croissants layered with neatly sliced meats, slathered with house sauces, and served with chips and pickles

$12.25 for $21 Worth of Fried Catfish and Seafood at Jimmy's Catfish

Jimmy's Catfish

Downtown Grand Prairie

$21 $12.25

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Sizzling seafood such as oyster poboys and fried catfish with hush puppies served alongside chicken wings and fried okra

$12 for Mexican Cuisine at Beto's Mexican Restaurant ($20 Value)

Beto's Mexican Restaurant

Grand Prairie

$20 $12

Table-side guacamole, hand-rolled chili relleno, and sizzling fajitas with jumbo butterfly shrimp

Up to 50% Off Tex-Mex — Don Juan's; Valid Monday, Tuesday 11 AM - 8 PM

Don Juan's

Downtown Grand Prairie

$10 $5

Chefs cobble together fresh meat & beans to build enchiladas with chili & chips, taco burger, or bean & meat chalupa

$15 for 3 Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Pastries at Rodriguez Bakery & Restaurant ($30 Value)

Rodriguez Bakery & Restaurant

Grand Prairie Estates

$10 $5

Bakery in business since 2009 bakes pan dulce, such as pumpkin empanadas, gingerbread pigs, and cookies covered in raspberry and coconut

Handcrafted Gourmet Burgers for Lunch or Dinner for Two or Four at Mixed Up Burgers (Up to 43% Off)

Mixed Up Burgers

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

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Burgers made with toppings mixed into patties join other lunch and dinner mainstays including chicken tenders, house-cut fries, and hot dogs

$12 for Sandwiches, Soups, and Drinks at Short Stop Food To Go ($23 Value). Two Options Available.

Short Stop Food To Go

Multiple Locations

$23 $12

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Pair sandwiches such as roast beef or tuna salad with soups from a rotating selection and wash it all down with soft drinks

$25 for $50 Worth of Savory and Sweet Fondue at Simply Fondue

Simply Fondue

Lowest Greenville

$50 $25

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Five cheese fondues coat meat and veggies, and 15 types of flambéed chocolate lure fruits, cheesecake, and other sugary morsels

Last Call Comedy Showcase at The Pocket Sandwich Theatre on August 29 or 30 at 11:15 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Last Call Comedy Showcase

The Pocket Sandwich Theatre

$15 $9

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Contestant on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" hosts two nights of uncensored standup after dark featuring nationally touring comedians

Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Marc Maron, Whitney Cummings, and More on Friday, September 19 (Up to 59% Off)

Oddball Comedy Festival

Gexa Energy Pavilion

$48.37 $20

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Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Marc Maron, Whitney Cummings, Hannibal Buress, Reggie Watts, and others star in a two-stage comedy fest blowout

$129 for a 3-Course Prix Fixe Gourmet Dinner and a Scenic Flight for 2 at Delta Charlie’s ($276 Value)

Delta Charlie's

Dallas Executive Airport

$276 $129

Salad; entrees of chicken, rib eye, tilapia, or pasta; and cake or sundaes precede a private skyline tour in a four-seater plane

An Evening with Chris Mitchell at MCM Eleganté Hotel Dallas on Saturday, August 30 (Up to 55% Off)

An Evening With Chris Mitchell

MCM Elegante Hotel & Suites

$55 $25

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Accomplished saxophonist, who is a Grammy Recording Academy Member, spreads smooth tunes

Thai Food at Naga Thai Kitchen (Up to 47% Off). Three Options Available.

Naga Thai Kitchen

Victory Park

$30 $17

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Creative contemporary dishes such as seared salmon in red curry served in dramatically decorated orange interior; free parking for two hours

Six-Course Omakase (Chef's Tasting) Japanese Dinner for Two or Four at Nobu Dallas

Nobu

Dallas

$130 $85

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Dallas outpost of acclaimed restaurant serves sushi and updated Japanese cuisine

$59 for a Brazilian Steakhouse Dinner for Two on Sunday–Thursday at Rafain ($93.98 Value)

Rafain

Multiple Locations

$93.98 $59

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Servers slice a choice of 16 meats direct from skewers onto plates at churrascaria owned by family with Brazilian roots

Admission for Two, Four, or Six to The Great Texas Food Truck Rally (Up to 52% Off)

The Great Texas Food Truck Rally

Dallas - Reverchon Park

$20 $11

Guests chow down on food trucks' bites while listening to Beatles and '80s cover bands

$11 for $20 Worth of Homestyle Comfort Food at Mama's Daughters' Diner. Three Locations Available.

Mama's Daughters' Diner

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

Dine on classic homestyle dishes in a choice of three locations: Dallas, Plano, and Irving

Beer College Class for Two or Four with Growlers at The Bottle Shop (Up to 63% Off)

The Bottle Shop

Lowest Greenville

$100 $39

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In each 90-minute class, beer experts cover a topic such as German beers, local microbrewery and craft beers, or the art of home brewing

$8 for $15 Worth of American Food at BoomerJack's Grill & Bar

BoomerJack's Grill & Bar

Multiple Locations

$15 $8

Cheesy pub-style fries, Cajun-seasoned catfish, handmade half-pound burgers with fresh-cut fries, chicken wraps, and fresh salads

Local American Cuisine for Two or Four at Pyramid Restaurant & Bar (Up to 50% Off)

Pyramid Restaurant & Bar

Downtown Dallas

$130 $69

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Leigh Mills creates dishes such as Kaffir & Chili Crusted Ostrich using locally sourced ingredients and herbs grown in a rooftop garden

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery and T-shirts for Two Through November 29 (Up to 43% Off)

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery

Crowne Plaza

$173.90 $99

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Guests dig into appetizers and three-course meal while trying to solve interactive murder mystery, where actors blend in among diners

90-Minute Wine Experience Education Class for One, Two, or Four from Wineaux Guy and Great Tastes (Up to 60% Off)

Wine Experience from Great Tastes

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

Groups gain knowledge to aid future wine purchases, learning the history, terroir, and climates of wines like chardonnay and malbec

Mediterranean Food at Cafe Izmir (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Cafe Izmir

Glencoe Park

$20 $11

Chefs prepare authentic Mediterranean fare such as hummus, grilled lamb chops & grilled quail, served family style on shareable plates

$12 for $20 Worth of Barbecue and Comfort Food at Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse. 7 Locations Available.

Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

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Zagat-rated, Texas-style barbecue joint where brisket, pork ribs & onion rings keep connoisseurs coming back to all seven locations

Two or Four Starters, Sliders, or Shared Plates at J. Black's Feel Good Kitchen & Lounge (44% Off)

J. Black's Feel Good Kitchen & Lounge

Dallas Knox/Henderson

$27 $15

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Eatery dishes out starters such as pigs in a blanket and wings; sliders with beef or pulled pork; or plates of crab cakes and steak frites

Dinner or Lunch for Two or Four at Lolita's (54% Off)

Lolita's

Oak Lawn

$45.97 $21

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Dig in to authentic Mexican dishes like carne asada or chicken street tacos, along with appetizers such as fresh guacamole, made table-side

Pub Food for Lunch or Dinner at Lee Harvey's (Up to 40% Off)

Lee Harvey's

Dallas

$20 $12

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Tacos, burgers, panini sandwiches, and award-winning onion rings fill an ever-changing menu at a beloved bar with an outdoor picnic area

Hibachi Cuisine and Sushi for Two at Hibashi Teppan Grill & Sushi Bar (Up to 40% Off)

Hibashi Teppan Grill & Sushi Bar

Broadstone Galleria

$20 $12

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Fresh sushi rolls, Korean short ribs, and hibachi seafood and steaks prepared tableside

Tex-Mex Lunch or Dinner for Two at Chiladas (Up to 40% Off)

Chiladas

University Park

$20 $12

Tacos, enchiladas, and quesadillas made with farm-fresh onions, tomatoes, and avocados

One, Two, or Three Groupons, Each Good for a Hookah Session with Charcoal Refill at Kismet Hookah Lounge (Up to 60% Off)

Kismet Hookah Lounge

Dallas

$25 $12

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Hookahs with multiple flavor choices served inside a upscale lounge with full bar, cocktail and bottle service, dance floor, and DJs

Cheese, Meat, and Chocolate Tasting for Two or Four at Veritas Wine Room (Up to 47% Off)

Veritas Wine Room

East Dallas

$51.50 $30

Cheeses and meats from Texas and Europe served alongside award-winning chocolates at lauded wine bar

$12 for $20 Worth of Pan-Indian Dinner Cuisine at Vindu Indian Cuisine

Vindu Indian Cuisine

North Dallas

$20 $12

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Clay-fired tandoori entrees, dosas from South India, and entrees of chicken, vegetables, or lamb

One, Two, or Three Hookah Sessions for Two with Snacks at Pipe My Hookah (Up to 62% Off)

Pipe My Hookah

Dallas

$21 $10

BYOB hookah lounge invites guests to relax and enjoy a hookah in a variety of flavors

One-, Three-, or Five-Day Juice Cleanse from Elixir Juice Bar (Up to 29% Off)

Elixir Juice Bar

Dallas

$95 $69

Advanced cleanse includes eight bottles per day of juices made from fresh, raw, locally sourced ingredients and ayurvedic herbs

One-Year Co-Op Membership, Initial Bin, and Small or Medium Share of Produce from Urban Acres (Up to 43% Off)

Urban Acres

Multiple Locations

$68.50 $39

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Members receive co-op shares of organic produce, access to meat, coffee, and granola shares, and enrollment in the Rooster Loyalty program

One-Hour Wine Education Class with Food Pairing for 2, 6, or 10 at Stoney's Wine Lounge (Up to 67% Off)

Stoney's Wine Lounge

Lowest Greenville

$57 $25

Guests learn about different varietals as they sip on wines and taste different cheeses and charcuterie

Thai Dinner with Appetizers and Soft Drinks for Two or Four at Bangkok Inn (51% Off)

Bangkok Inn

Lowest Greenville

$30.85 $15

BYOB eatery dishes out green curry, dunken noodles, basil fried rice, beef oyster sauce stir-fry, and spicy seafood with thai eggplant

$12 for $20 Worth of Breakfast and Lunch at Garden Cafe

Garden Cafe

Dallas

$20 $12

Organic and free-range eggs, Vermont maple syrup, and made-to-order sandwiches

Bakery Goods at Bocatti (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Bocatti

Midway Hollow

$20 $10

Specialty cakes or 3D gelatin made by skilled bakers

$12 for $20 Worth of Barbecue at Big Al’s Smokehouse BBQ

Big Al's Smokehouse BBQ

Northwest Dallas

$20 $12

Meats simmered and smoked in accordance with secret recipes flanked by fried okra, beans, and coleslaw.

$12.75 for $20 Worth of Cajun and Creole Food at Alligator Cafe

Alligator Cafe

Deep Ellum

$20 $12.75

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Cajun and creole classics such as fried alligator tail with hush puppies, housemade chicken-and-sausage gumbo, and crawfish étouffée

American Cuisine and Drinks for Two or Four at Front Yard (Up to 50% Off)

Front Yard

Farmers Branch

$50 $25

Inside Sheraton Dallas Hotel by the Galleria, diners feast on American classics such as rib-eye steaks and burgers

Krispy Krunchy Fried Chicken at Foodplus (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Foodplus

Dallas

$6 $3

Pop in to neighborhood store for some Krispy Krunchy fried chicken or a family combo with 12 pieces of chicken, 6 Cajun tenders, and sides

Pizzeria Food for Dine-In or Carryout at Greenville Avenue Pizza Company (Up to 50% Off)

Greenville Avenue Pizza Company

Lowest Greenville

$30 $15

Pizza by the slice or whole pies, orange-chipotle wings, calzones, and meatball subs make delicious lunch or dinner

$43 for a 1-Year Membership and One Box of Assorted Organic Produce from Johnson's Backyard Garden ($84 Value)

Johnson's Backyard Garden

Multiple Locations

$84 $43

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Members can pay to receive weekly or biweekly delivery of 10–12 in-season, organically grown vegetables, fruits, and herbs

Thai Cuisine at Bangkok Dee Thai Cuisine (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Bangkok Dee Thai Cuisine

Dallas

$20 $10

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Chefs prepare classic Thai dishes such as pad thai, fried rice, curry puffs, and mango sticky rice

$12 for $20 Worth of Barbecue at Peggy Sue BBQ

Peggy Sue BBQ

University Park

$20 $12

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Plates of marbled brisket, dry-rubbed ribs, and juicy poultry rarely run out for guests who flock to this causal, '50s-style barbecue joint

Ethiopian Cuisine at Desta Ethiopian Restaurant (Up to 57% Off). Three Options Available.

Desta Ethiopian Restaurant

Dallas

$30 $15

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Served amid contemporary, friendly atmosphere, specialties include extralean minced-beef kitfo prepared raw or slightly cooked and doro wot

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Edison's

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

$10 for $20 Worth of Greek Food for Dinner at Stratos Greek Taverna

Stratos Greek Taverna

Northwest Dallas

$20 $10

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Homemade Greek dishes such as moussaka and souvlaki at an eatery that features Greek & belly dancers and a roof top patio

Japanese Lunch or Dinner for Two or More at Hypnotic Sushi (50% Off)

Hypnotic Sushi

Oak Lawn

$40 $20

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Bento boxes brimming with salmon teriyaki, plates of ton-katsu curry rice, and colorful maki

$30 or $40 Worth of Mexican Food at Cesar Taqueria (50% Off)

Cesar Taqueria

Dallas

$15 $7.50

Diners enjoy staple Mexican dishes such as tacos, enchiladas, and tortas at a restaurant with a sports bar and karaoke stage

Fine Dining for Two or Four at Le Meridien Restaurant (50% Off)

Le Meridien Restaurant

Dallas

$50 $26

Globally inspired cuisine ranges from comforting southern fried chicken wings to upscale ahi tuna au poivre

$12 for $20 Worth of Southwest-Style Seafood, Steak, and Sandwiches for Two at The Wild Turkey

The Wild Turkey

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

Seafood, steak, and sandwiches with southwestern twist, including seafood combo fajitas and home cooking

Cooking Demo and Four-Course Dinner for One, Two, or Four at The Lockedoor Social Dining (38% Off)

The Lockedoor Social Dining

Dallas

$80 $50

Watch as chef Billy Brown cooks his signature dishes, then enjoy a special meal that encourages social interaction with neighbors

One or Two Dozen Cupcakes or a Custom Cake from Amazing Occasion (Up to 54% Off)

Amazing Occasion

Amazing Occasion Custom Cakes

$26 $12

Each cupcake or custom cake is painstakingly baked and decorated, making it easy to impress and feed a sweets-hungry crowd

Healthy Take-Home Meals from Pick a Fit Foods (Up to 50% Off)

Pick a Fit Foods

Dallas

$20 $10

The Pick A Fit kitchen prepares nutritious meals, such as grilled Southwest chicken with pico de gallo, that can be picked up and taken home

$10 for $20 Worth of Mediterranean Dinner Sunday–Thursday or Friday and Saturday at Fadi's Mediterranean Grill

Fadi's Mediterranean Grill

Pepper Square Shopping Center

$20 $10

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Award-winning vegetable dishes, creamy hummus, and sizzling skewers of lamb, chicken, and beef served cafeteria-style

Frozen Treats and Smoothies or Cakes and Pies at Tasti D-Lite/Planet Smoothie (Up to 53% Off)

Tasti D-Lite/Planet Smoothie

North Dallas

$10 $5

Low-calorie frozen treats come in dozens of flavors, from coffee toffee to pumpkin pie; smoothies are made from yogurt and fresh fruit

Eight 12-oz. Striploin Steaks or Twelve 6-oz. Filet Mignons from Frontier Meats (Up to 51% Off)

Frontier Meats

Redeem from Home

$119.98 $59

Burgers, wild boar, bison, and aged steaks delivered to your door

$11 for $20 Worth of Pizza and Italian Food from Dough Bro's Italian Kitchen

Dough Bro's Italian Kitchen

Dallas

$20 $11

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Pizzas and calzones customized with local produce, six cheeses, and an assortment of sauces, plus catered meals with pasta and cheese sticks

Cajun and Creole Food at The Alligator Cafe (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

The Alligator Cafe

Dallas

$20 $11

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Chef Ivan Pugh prepares New Orleans–style entrees such as fried oysters, crawfish étouffée, and jambalaya with alligator and chicken

Chinese Dinner for Two or Four at May Dragon (45% Off)

May Dragon

Addison

$44 $24

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Restaurateur and former mayor Joe Chow warmly welcomes guests with stir-fried shrimp, sesame chicken, and lettuce wraps

$13 for a Sub Meal with Chips and Drinks for Two at Quiznos (Up to $21.14 Value)

Quiznos Subs

Downtown Dallas

$21.14 $13

Meats, cheeses, and vegetables piled on sandwiches crisp and melt when toasted in an oven or on a grill

Summer Catering Package for 10 or 20 from Low Country Quisine (Up to 50% Off)

Low Country Quisine

Parkside Center - North Dallas

$225 $125

Handcrafted cupcakes or slices of layer cake cap off gourmet meals that incorporate fresh, seasonal ingredients

$10 for $20 Worth of Mexican Cuisine at Mercado Juarez Cafe

Mercado Juarez Cafe

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

Fajitas, enchiladas, and authentic Mexican specialties are served with freshly made flour tortillas and housemade salsas

Sandwiches and Salads from the Regular or Catering Menu at Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

Ideal for parties, award-winning subs pack fresh ingredients such as coleslaw and roast beef, buried beneath hot or sweet peppers

All-You-Can-Eat Brazilian Churrasco Dinner or Lunch at Villa's Grill

Villa's Grill

Multiple Locations

$40 $25

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Waiters deliver cuts of just-grilled meats such as parmesan-crusted pork and bacon-wrapped filet mignon to your table; includes side buffet

Caribbean Food at Stay C's Kitchen (Up to 40% Off). Two Options Available.

Stay C's Kitchen

Southwest Arlington

$20 $12

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Wood-grilled jerk shrimp and plantains, slow-cooked beef ribs, and Jammin fried chicken with lemon, mustard, and ginger

$10 for $20 Worth of Baked Foods, Wraps, Salads, and Drinks at Social Bakehouse Cafe

Social Bakehouse Cafe

Arlington

$20 $10

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Fresh and preservative-free cupcakes, pies, and other bakery items offer sweet finishes after spinach salads and wraps

One or Two Dozen Cupcakes at That's the Cake Bakery (Half Off)

That's The Cake

North Arlington

$30 $15

Cupcakes in flavors such as mexican chocolate, lemon, strawberry, red velvet, and chocolate mint

Dueling-Piano Show and Pizza for 2, 4, 8, or 12 on Friday or Saturday at Louie Louie's Piano Bar (Up to 67% Off)

Louie Louie's Piano Bar

Arlington

$22 $9

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Pianists battle each other during lively interactive shows guided by the audience, banging out song requests and sing-alongs

Italian Food for Lunch or Brunch, Dinner, or Carryout or Delivery at Birraporetti's Arlington (Half Off)

Birraporetti's Arlington

Arlington

$20 $10

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Hand-tossed pizzas cooked in a stone oven; jumbo cheese ravioli drizzled with pesto; grilled jumbo shrimp scampi

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The Marble Slab Creamery sensory experience begins by just walking past the storefront, where the buttery scent of fresh-baked waffle cones drifts out into the air. Gourmet ice creams are freshly crafted on site from Marble Slab?s original recipe, enticing customer's eyes with a rainbow of colors. Once clients have made a flavor selection, they choose from a smorgasbord of mix-ins, from fresh fruit to nuts to candy and crumbled cookies, which an ice cream chef then hand-folds in atop a frosty marble slab before packing the finished custom-designed flavor masterpiece into a house-made waffle cone.

In addition to procuring hand-held treats, Marble Slab Creamery can send creations home in a variety of other formats, such as ice cream cakes, cupcakes, and hand-packed quarts, or in the capable hands of a catering team for sprucing up special events such a corporate get-togethers or school functions with sundae bars in tow.

1440 N Highway 77
Waxahachie,
TX
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Sweet potatoes, pure chocolate, pecans, whole eggs, and real butter are blended into the made-from-scratch baked goods at Uncle Willie’s Pies, lending them the authentic taste of home cooking. In the wholesale business since 1996, Uncle Willie’s Pies now serves walk-in customers at its Red Oak location, where colossal red velvet cakes topped with cream-cheese icing and glistening peach cobblers await rumbling stomachs. Deep-dish trays hoist rich servings of buttermilk, sweet-potato, and lemon chess pies as well as fruit-filled pies, including no-sugar-added options. Uncle Willie’s also fills custom orders and hosts full service catering, allowing guests to pick and choose their favorite combination of ingredients to eat or throw at any poorly behaved clowns.

600 Methodist St, Ste 2110
Red Oak,
TX
US

Sugar Ridge Winery's rolling acres once held everything from white-speckled fields of cotton to waving meadows of hay. Then owners Don and Michele Andrews planted their first rows of varietal and transformed the land into a verdant, nectar-giving paradise. Michele inherited the acreage from her grandparents and honors their legacy through a red heritage wine that fills the tasting room's antique wooden shelves alongside chardonnays, tempranillos, and cabernets. This pride in the vineyards' history shines through in the decor as well: Outside the tasting room, a wood-sided well stands flanked by giant urns. Shaded by trees, a tranquil fountain babbles on a stone patio and a resident cat and kittens prowl the grounds, guarding the grapes and playing cat games such as Parcheesi. In addition to public and private wine tastings, Don and Michele also host tasting afternoons paired with an outdoor massage and encourage winery visitors to pack their own picnics.

353 Sugar Ridge Rd
Ennis,
TX
US

From humble beginnings as a single donut shop in Lakewood, California, in 1953, Denny's has grown into a nationwide destination for classic American diner food served around the clock. After starting off as Danny's Donuts, the shop quickly expanded to a second location and began offering sandwiches. In just six more years, Danny's Donuts had morphed into Denny's and split into 20 franchises. Today, more than 1,700 locations thrive across the nation, serving up breakfast, lunch, and dinner at any time that diners walk into or gleefully roll through their eatery.

301 North Interstate Highway 45
Ennis,
TX
US

At Watch Ya Fingas, owner and cooking expert Sheila Turrentine cures feverish hungers with a mountainous menu of from-scratch barbecue meats, flaky catfish, and bountiful sides. Inside the family-friendly, casual diner illuminated by broad windows, Sheila and her grill masters barbecue whole chickens, sausage and beef by the pound, and ribs, searing savory flavors into each entree before it's joined by cornbread or wedged between thick slices of regular bread. The diner’s signature fried catfish joins collard greens and a slice of peach cobbler for a meal more southern than Antarctican cuisine.

122 South Hampton Road
De Soto,
TX
US

Owner Henderson Poleon handcrafts more than 24 flavors of frozen-custard ice cream at K's Frozen Island, garnishing them with toppings and mix-ins such as pineapple, Butterfinger, and caramel fudge. Italian ice, shaved ice, and a smattering of shakes and floats round out the creamery's dairy dishes. Gourmet grilled hoagies come straight off the kitchen's iron waffle-cone maker to remedy clinical cases of brain freeze. Build-your-own sandwiches sandwich the shop's selection of breads, proteins, cheeses, and veggies.

201 E Belt Line Rd
Desoto,
TX
US