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Meridiem introduces special menu for NFL games on Mondays & Thursdays

BY Jess Harter Thursday, September 21, 2017

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Meridiem Kitchen & Lounge, the all-day restaurant that opened a couple months ago near the intersection of the 101 and 202 freeways in Chandler, probably isn’t one of the first places that come to mind when you think of local sports bars.

But you might be in for a surprise: Meridiem offers a special ‘‘sports menu” on Monday and Thursday nights when NFL games are televised.

The menu includes chef Jeramie Lopo’s famous chicken wings ($12), a trio of handmade meatballs ($10), a steak hoagie ($14) and more (see sports menu). You also get $3 off local craft beers.

Since the restaurant is split into two sides – Ante (a.m.) and Post (p.m.) – one side will televise games with sound while the other plays music.

Of course, the same service is offered on NFL Sundays, when Meridiem hosts its popular brunch.

The restaurant is exploring the possibility of getting the full NFL package. Until then, it is showing only games on regular cable.

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July 27-30: Arizona Breakfast Weekend at restaurants Valleywide

BY Jess Harter Monday, July 24, 2017

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Nearly three dozen restaurants across the Valley will participate in the third annual Arizona Breakfast Weekend, which runs Thursday, July 27, through Sunday, July 30.

Restaurants will offer breakfasts specials for $7, $10 or $15 per person or per couple.

For example, Chase’s Diner in Chandler will offer a Chicken & Waffle Burrito, a 14-inch flour tortilla wrapped around three fluffy eggs, crispy fried chicken, and savory waffle pieces, topped with sausage gravy and cheddar cheese.

Chase’s $10 deal includes your choice of coffee, iced tea, or juice, although not all weekend specials include beverage.

Other East Valley restaurants participating include NCounter in Tempe, TC Eggington’s in Mesa, Liberty Market in Gilbert, and multiple locations of Chompies and Wildflower Bread.

See the full list of participating restaurants and their specials here. Restaurants also will have their regular breakfast menus available all weekend.

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July 19: National Hot Dog Day at Wimpy’s Paradise in Chandler

BY Jess Harter Wednesday, July 19, 2017

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Wimpy’s Paradise/Pittsburgh Willy’s in downtown Chandler is celebrating National Hot Dog Day with lots of specials and extended hours Wednesday, July 19.

The all-day deals will include:

  • 6-inch grilled hot dog for $2 (limit of three per person)
  • Three 6-inch Chili ’n’ Cheese dogs for $6 (pictured)

The eatery will be open from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

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AZ Food Crafters launches annual summer sale: 17% off everything

BY Jess Harter Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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AZ Food Crafters in Chandler has kicked off its annual summer sale. Get 17% off everything on its menu through Sept. 2.

The deal applies not just to their signature savory and sweet hand pies, but also to traditional round pies as well as house-made soups and salads.

The offer is good for dining in or take home frozen. AZ Food Crafter’s entire menu is available frozen – just heat and serve.

No coupon is necessary. Just mention ‘‘2017 Sizzling Summer Sale.’’

AZ Food Crafters, which is celebrating its sixth anniversary this summer, is located on the southeast corner of Alma School and Ray.

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MXSW’s newest sponsor Venezia’s Pizzeria is celebrating its 19th birthday with a month-long deal.

For the entire month of July, get 19% off all online orders of $20 or more (excluding tax and tip) at all five of its Valley locations.

When placing your order, just use the code #EM977.

The offer is not valid on daily slice deals.

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July 4: Floridino’s celebrates Fourth with $4 pizza muffins

BY Jess Harter Monday, July 3, 2017

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To celebrate the Fourth of July, Floridino’s Pizza & Pasta will be selling their signature pizza muffins – normally $9.39 per dozen – for just $4 per dozen on the holiday.

The special is good for original (sausage, ham, and ground beef) or pepperoni pizza muffins.

The Chandler restaurant will be open from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on the holiday.

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June 30: Get $1 Eegee’s drinks at Jimmy & Joe’s Pizzeria

BY Jess Harter Friday, June 30, 2017

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Jimmy & Joe’s Pizzeria is doing another of its $1 Eegee’s frozen fruit drink specials all day today at its Chandler and Mesa locations.

Besides its year-round flavors, Eegee’s most popular seasonal flavor – watermelon – is the flavor of the month for July.

You must be a member of Jimmy & Joe’s customer rewards program to get the deal. If you aren’t, you can sign up for free when you get your Eegee’s.

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Save $5 on $20 of food & drink Wednesdays & Thursdays at Pier 54

BY Jess Harter Thursday, June 29, 2017

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Summer is a tough time for Valley restaurants, so it’s not surprising to see many of them rolling out summer specials to entice diners.

The latest is Pier 54, an all-patio restaurant and bar on the shore of a south Tempe lake.

On Wednesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 15, MXSW readers can get $5 off when they spend $20 on food and drink. Just mention this post.

The offer is good all day, but cannot be combined with other offers.

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June 21: Get $1 Eegee’s drinks at Jimmy & Joe’s Pizzeria

BY Jess Harter Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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Take a break from today’s high temperatures at Jimmy & Joe’s Pizzeria, which will be selling Eegee’s frozen fruit drinks for just $1 all day.

You must be a member of Jimmy & Joe’s customer rewards program; if you aren’t, you can sign up for free when you get your Eegee’s.

The popular drinks are the signature menu item at a chain of Tucson sub shops by the same name. In the Valley, though, Eegee’s drinks are available at only a few restaurants.

Jimmy & Joe’s has locations on the northwest corner of McClintock and Ray in Chandler and the northeast corner of Dobson and Baseline in Mesa.

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Cuisine & Wine Bistro launches Thirty Tuesdays special

BY Jess Harter Tuesday, June 20, 2017

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Cuisine & Wine Bistro is launched a new Tuesday special – dubbed Thirty Tuesdays – today.

Get a meat and cheese board of your choice (charcuterie, fromage, or mixed) and two glasses of wine for $30.

The special is available all night at both the Chandler and Gilbert locations.

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