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Favorite Fridays: What's Your Favorite Summer Drink?

Favorite Fridays: What's Your Favorite Summer Drink?

The 9 to 5 grind stressing you out? What better way to start the weekend then planning where you will spend your Friday and Saturday nights? 

If you are looking to mix up the usual night out and the typical drink: Vodka soda, splash of Cranberry or Pineapple? Look no further.

Put a spin on the traditional with a few of my favorite summer cocktails.

 

Uncle Julio’s Swirl Margarita in Bethesda, Md:

The Swirl layers margarita with Uncle Julio's secret sangria is a shockingly good frozen marriage alternated in decadent layers. Can’t go wrong with this double duo, accompanied by chips and salsa!

Carmine's Watermelon Cricket in DC:

Clarendon Silver Diner Continues Fresh & Local Initiative with Local Farmer's Markets

Clarendon Silver Diner Continues Fresh & Local Initiative with Local Farmer's Markets

This summer, enjoy fresh produce from local farmers at the Clarendon Silver Diner's Local Farmer's Market!

Every Sunday, the Clarendon Silver Diner will offer fresh produce from local farms at its Farmers’ Market from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

This initiative is in line with the Silver Diner's fresh and local initiative, offering traditional menu items made with healthier ingredients. Silver Diner offers menu items that are created using locally sourced ingredients, which include:

Noodles & Company Launches Ten Degrees of Salad Today - Get a Free Salad!

Noodles & Company Launches Ten Degrees of Salad Today - Get a Free Salad!

 

Noodles & Company launches “Ten Degrees of Salad” this morning at 10:30 a.m. All participating neighborhood Noodles & Company restaurants will be giving away a free Summer Salad and “Ten Degrees of Salad” t-shirt to the first 50 customers.

The shirt will allow customers to receive a free summertime salad, and once he or she gets the free salad the shirt can be passed on to friends, family, or someone you meet on the street. The shirt can be used at any Noodles & Company store around the country to get another free salad. Each T-shirt is good for ten free salads!

Noodles & Company plans to give away up to 125,000 free salads with “Ten Degrees of Salad.” Participating DC area locations include Pentagon Row, Crystal City, Ballston Commons, Alexandria, Silver Spring, and College Park. 

One More Way to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Arlington: Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt Coming Soon

One More Way to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Arlington: Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt Coming Soon

According to the Pinkberry website, Pinkberry will soon be opening in Clarendon. The frozen yogurt shop will be located at 1220 N Filmore Street. 

Pinkberry will also be opening a location in Leesburg at the Village at Leesburg. Hopefully these shops will open up soon as we are getting into the sticky, summer months! 

 

New Spa-Tinis at Morton's The Steakhouse: Cocktails Less Than 200 Calories

New Spa-Tinis at Morton's The Steakhouse: Cocktails Less Than 200 Calories

From Linda Roth PR:

 

Washington, DC (June 21, 2011)—This summer Morton’s The Steakhouse is raising a glass to a new menu of “Spa-Tinis,” – a collection of high-flavor, low-calorie cocktails designed with the health conscious consumer in mind.  Created by Morton’s Vice President of Wine & Spirits Tylor Field, III, Certified Sommelier Sara Fasolino and Master Mixologist Francesco LaFranconi, Spa-Tinis are available at each of Morton’s six Washington metropolitan area locations and feature only the finest natural ingredients to minimize sugar and calories without compromising taste.

UNO’S Asks For “Cheesiest” Photos To Celebrate National Dairy Month

 

This story comes to us from Angie Meltsner: