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Free Italian Ice Today All Over The Country!

Free Italian Ice Today All Over The Country!

For the past week or two we’ve been experiencing summer-like weather in the District, but today officially marks the first day of spring.

That fact alone gets me excited, but you know what gets me even more excited? 

FREE Italian ice ON the first day of spring.

Rita’s Italian Ice, which has locations all over the country, will celebrate the first day of spring by giving away a free, regular size Italian Ice to all guests today between noon and 9 p.m..

The sweet giveaway is an annual tradition at Rita’s.

Click here to find the Rita’s location near you and celebrate the first day of spring with some cold, icy goodness.

The 2012 Campaign Cocktail Menu Debuts at Local Bar

The 2012 Campaign Cocktail Menu Debuts at Local Bar

As voters in ten states are casting ballots on March 6 in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, Kimpton's Topaz Bar located at 1733 N Street, NW, invites area residents to stop by and join in on the action at its Super Tuesday Viewing Party.

Patrons can show their support towards their presidential hopeful by ordering one of the politically-charged cocktails inspired by the four GOP candidates and President Barack Obama.

Exclusive Wine Dinner at Assaggi Mozzarella Bar

Exclusive Wine Dinner at Assaggi Mozzarella Bar

 

Known for their homemade pasta’s, fresh seafood, and fine mozzarella, Assaggi Mozzarella Bar is hosting an exclusive Wine Dinner on Wednesday, March 14 featuring award-winning winemaker, Paolo Bressnan of St. Pauls Winery in northern Italy.

Assaggi Mozzarella Bar, which is located, 4838 Bethesda Avenue, is offering a six course culinary adventure priced at $100 per person. Each course will be paired with a high rated wine.

Dinner starts at 7 pm, and seated is limited. Reservations are available.

 

Here’s a peek at the menu:

Cannolicchi al forno con pane alle erbe

Baked razor clams, herbed bread crumbs

 ~St. Pauls Sauvignon Blanc ‘10~

 

Sfoglia con radicchio tardivo e formaggio taleggio gratinato

Tips for Eating Healthy When Dining Out

Tips for Eating Healthy When Dining Out

 

Tips for Eating Healthy When Dining Out

 

March is National Nutrition Month across the country. It’s also an ideal time to look at what we can do to make eating out healthier, especially when you consider that as many as half of the meals that people eat today come from restaurants. In fact, the National Restaurant Association reports that it’s forecasting roughly $631 billion in restaurant sales for 2012. In a typical day across the country, restaurants sell around $1.7 billion worth of food.

Clearly, we are nation that enjoys dining out. But one look at the obesity rates and other health issues makes it apparent that we also need to strive for making healthier meal choices, even when we are at restaurants.

Chick-fil-A Restaurants to Give Away a Week of Free Breakfast

Chick-fil-A Restaurants to Give Away a Week of Free Breakfast

The following information was sent to us by John Flatley:

The 48 Chick-fil-A® restaurants in the greater Washington, D.C. area plan to give away free breakfast items beginning Monday, March 5 until Friday, March 9 during regular breakfast hours.