Pokemon Go Pizza Special, Half-Price Olympic Margaritas, and More This Week in Metro Phoenix
National Frozen Custard Day at Culver's
Culver's is celebrating National Frozen Custard Day on Monday with a deal. All day today, guests can enjoy a $1.00 single scoop of Culver’s vanilla, chocolate, or flavor of the day fresh frozen custard in a cake cone or dish. This offer is limited to one per person, and is dine-in only at participating locations. This deal is available at most of the Culver's located in the Valley, but it's best to call ahead before you venture out to ensure your specific location is offering this deal. For more information, visit Culver's website.
Happy Hour Kicks Off at LDV Winery
Wednesday, August 10 to Thursday, August 11
Old Town Scottsdale's LDV Winery has started offering happy hour on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. On those days from 4 to 6 p.m., guests can enjoy $2 off glasses of the LDV's wine. LDV is based in Pearce, Arizona, and is known for its bold reds. For more information, visit LDV Winery's website.
Olympic Gold Drinks Special at Thirsty Lion
If you'll be watching the Olympics, here's one more reason to root for the USA. From now until Sunday, August 21, the Thirsty Lion's Tempe, Scottsdale, and SanTan Village locations will feature Jose Cuervo Gold margaritas for half price when the USA wins gold. The Jose Gold Cuervo Gold margarita is served on the rocks and made with 1.5 ounces of Jose Cuervo Gold, one ounce of Triple Sec, two ounces of sweet and sour, and five ounces of nectar agave. The entire drink is then garnished with a salt rim and a lime wedge. Customers must be present while the Olympics are live on TV at Thirsty Lion to redeem this deal.
For more information, visit the Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill's website.
Slices Pizza Joint Tempe Marketplace Offers BOGO Deal, Hosts Pokémon Go Players
Unless you've been living on some other planet, you no doubt have heard about — or maybe even are in on — the Pokemon Go craze. And Slices Pizza Joint at Tempe Marketplace is helping players “catch 'em all.” The locally owned pizza place is now a Pokestop with a charging station and pizza specials. Diners also can enjoy a BOGO cheese pizza special and can buy one get one for $3. Players may also find Pokémon hiding on the premises, upping their scores. This deal is good all day, every day. For more information, visit Slices' website.
Win Agua Fresca from Food City
Food City knows it's hot outside, and the Arizona grocer has launched an Instagram contest to award free aguas frescas for the entire month of September to help three lucky winners beat the heat. Now through Sunday, August 14, when individuals take a selfie or video of themselves enjoying icy aguas frescas that come in six different flavors from Food City and post it to their Instagram page with #FCaguasfrescas, they will be automatically entered to win free aguas frescas for the entire month of September. Individuals are encouraged to tag friends on their Instagram post for bonus entries. Every friend that is tagged, up to 10 people, will result in an additional entry. Three winners will be randomly drawn and announced on Monday, August 15. For additional information about the contest, visit Food City's Instagram.
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