Thursday, April 30, 2009

This Weekend: Score "Love"

Sat. May 2nd

all locations

Try their new flavor Tangomonium for FREE (one topping included, limit one per customer).

7018 Melrose Ave.

As part of Free Comic Book Day, William Shatner will be signing copies his comic book, which is (duh) FREE!  To find out what other stores will be giving away FREE books, click here.

Book Soup
8818 W. Sunset Blvd.

This event isn't cheap, but I love the show so much I couldn't resist posting it:

This weekend, Patti Stanger of Bravo's Millionaire Matchmaker will be on hand to discuss her book 8 Easy Steps for Attracting Your Perfect Mate.  Click here to purchase tickets.  Who knows?  Maybe you'll find your perfect mate there!

UCLA Tennis Center
405 Hilgard Ave.

To raise money for the Swedish School of Los Angeles, Will Ferrell will be taking on Swedish player Mats Wilander in a tennis match.  Tickets are a bit pricey, but hey, it's for charity!  Click here to purchase some.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Screw the Recession Part II

Thurs. April 30th

Time for another "Screw the Recession" outing. This time, dine at The Kress tomorrow night at 50% off the entire menu. Don't forget to RSVP first.

The One Time a Year Your Mother Gets Carded

Stop what you are doing right now, and send your mom a FREE Mother's Day card through Hallmark.  By entering CARD4MOM at checkout, the card and stamp are completely free.

Monday, April 27, 2009


Tuesday nights (starting tomorrow!), Dakota (7000 Hollywood Blvd. at The Roosevelt Hotel) will now be offering a special BLT menu.  Dishes such as the BLT salad and bacon burger will range in price from $11-$16.

Bar Cheapxo

Every weekday from 4-7pm, enjoy 6 tapas for just $6 at Bar Pintxo in Santa Monica (109 Santa Monica Blvd). Not feeling adventurous? Check out your choices here before you stop in. Warning: they don't take reservations.

Iceberg Ahead

Celebrate Carvel's 75th anniversary with FREE icebergs all day Thurs. April 30th. Click here to find your nearest Carvel store.

Thx to L.A. Decostified for the heads up!

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Get Twisted

Sun. April 26th

To celebrate National Pretzel Day, Pretzelmaker at the Sherman Oaks Galleria (15301 Ventura Blvd.) and the Burbank Town Center (201 E. Magnolia Ave.) malls will be giving away FREE original soft pretzels all day today!

Taste the Free Fire

Tues. April 28th, until 8pm
Dine-in only

To celebrate El Pollo Loco's "Taste the Fire," enjoy 2 pieces of flame-grilled chicken (leg and thigh) with 2 tortillas and fresh salsa for FREE (while supplies last).

Find your nearest EPL chain here.

Monday Is UNfry Day

Mon. April 27th

To help promote their new grilled chicken, Kentucky Fried Chicken will be offering FREE samples to customers all day tomorrow.  Offer valid one per person.

Friday, April 24, 2009

A Cheesy Reminder

The Grilled Cheese Invitational location has finally been announced!

Show up tomorrow between the hours of 12-6pm to Los Angeles Historic Park (1245 N. Spring St.) and eat all the grilled cheese you can get your hands on for only $5.

Monday, April 20, 2009

2008's Sexiest Man Alive

Hugh Jackman will be imprinting his hands and feet outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre tomorrow (Tues. April 21st) at 11am.

Free Cone Day

Tues. April 21st

Don't forget to stop by Ben & Jerry's tomorrow for your FREE scoop of ice cream!

Friday, April 17, 2009

A Cheesy Competition

Sat. April 25th, 12-5pm

For $5, you can participate in LA's 7th annual Grilled Cheese Invitational.

Where will it be held? Email this address to discover the secret downtown location (responses on April 20th).

Thx to FWJ reader Garrett for submitting this, and hope to see you all there!

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

No Tax on Free Food

In honor of tax day (Wed. April 15th), many LA restaurants will be offering special deals. FWJ favorites include:

- FREE lunch at Cafe Wa s (1521 N. Vine St. in Hollywood) from 11am-2pm. The deal is first come, first served, so get there early. Check out the generous menu here.

- FREE bite sized rolls at Cinnabon (5-8pm)

- FREE cookies at Subway. Simply walk into your nearest location and ask for one.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Be Kind: Attend

Tues. April 14th, 7pm-2am
The Montalban
1615 Vine St.

Who wouldn't love a FREE evening with Michel Gondry? RSVP now to experience:

"An Evening with Michel Gondry and Friends" will feature music, art, film and surprise guests, celebrating one of cinema's most groundbreaking filmmakers. Gondry will discuss the past, present and future of his filmmaking career. Having worked with artists and actors from Beck and Jon Brion to Jack Black and Conan O'Brien, who knows who might join Gondry on stage for this rare evening of music videos, behind-the-scenes clips and more. Not available in stores, Gondry's new DVD will be available for sale exclusively at the event (and post-event on, and guests will have the opportunity for Gondry sign copies during the after party.

This is a free event. RSVP required, but does not guarantee admittance. Tickets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis."

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Indians Like to Screw

Tues. April 14th
50 N. La Cienega Blvd.

As part of Drink.Eat.Play's "Screw the Recession," Indian restaurant Tanzore will be offering its entire menu at a 50% discount.  Be sure to RSVP.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Don't Pass Over Angeli

Celebrate Passover but have nowhere to participate in a seder? Head to Angeli Caffe (7274 Melrose Ave.), where the meal is only $40 per person. This is a good deal compared to places like Spago and Jar.

For a small fee, the Chabad house at the University of Southern California is another great option for those seeking a more religious experience. The seder is FREE for students.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

How Much Is Your Face Worth?

Hurry and purchase E.L.F makeup for $1 a piece.  That's right, ladies (and occasional gentlemen)...everything from their mascara to their lip gloss is going for a buck.  You simply pay for shipping.  This is no joke.  Get on it now while supplies last!

Wacky Wednesdays

Cafe 50's
11623 Santa Monica Blvd.
last Wed. of every month, 6-10pm

If you wear traditional two-piece, button down pajamas on this designated day, you will be rewarded with FREE food, ranging from burgers to omelets.

Monday, April 6, 2009


The following offer applies to all 3 locations (in Los Angeles, Century City, and Santa Monica):

For $15, you can now enjoy a lunch or dinner box at Breadbar, which will include the chef's daily selection of soup/salad/sandwich/dessert.

Thx to Food GPS for the heads up.

Head South for Cheap Food

Every Thursday, I know where I'll be eating:

Head to South in Santa Monica (3001 Wilshire Blvd.) from 5pm-midnight, and feel free to feast upon $1 grilled cheese sandwiches, $2 chicken, pork, or brisket sandwiches...or $12 all you can eat ribs.

AMMO for Your Stomach

all night Mon - Thurs
and until 7pm Fri. and Sat.
1155 N. Highland Ave.

For $30, you can now enjoy a 3 course meal (soup or salad, an entree, and sundae dessert) at this restaurant via their "Simple Supper Menu."

Note: their ice cream and sorbet choices are out of this world (ranging from popcorn flavor to brown butter).

Thx to Caroline on Crack for the heads up!

Friday, April 3, 2009

Grilled Cheese Goodness

the month of April
1751 Ensley Ave.
Century City

To celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month, this restaurant will be offering various types of grilled cheese sandwiches each week (and will even serve it on matzah during Passover!).

FWJ favorites:
Until tomorrow
- Monte Cristo grilled cheese
April 6-11
- Grilled Garlic Melt
- Little Armenia grilled cheese
April 13-18
- Brie and Baby Spinach grilled cheese
- BBQ Chicken grilled cheese
April 20-25
- Chili Dog grilled cheese
April 27-30
- Ensley Cheese Steak grilled cheese
- Queso Mahon and Chorizo grilled cheese (courtesy of the chef from Lucques)

For a full list of options, click here.

This Festival Is Going to "Stink"

Sun. April 5th, 10am-7pm
Hollywood Blvd. between Western and Vermont

SOooo excited for the FREE annual Curry Festival! Venture to this section of LA and taste a vast array of dishes incorporating curry in traditional and unique ways.

Don't worry, Lisa...there will be porta potties ;)

*Thanks to MAG for the title.