Katherine is a lover of delicious food, good wine and discovering new gems in her local community. In addition to writing for Palm Beach on the Cheap, she is also the editor of Dine Magazine (dinemag.net) and blogs about her travel experiences at The South Florida Traveler (thesouthfloridatraveler.com)

Jul 242014


Add a little sexy to your fitness routine and head on over to Raw Fitness in Boca Raton. On Thursday, July 31st at 7:00 p.m., Raw Fitness will offer a free Burlesque Bootcamp class.  This 1-hr class blends Burlesque Dance techniques with cardio and bootcamp training — and is perfect for everyone, from the novice to the seasoned veteran.

RAW FITNESS is located at 2831 N Federal Hwy, Suite 1 in Boca Raton, FL 33431.

RAW FITNESS is a new type of boutique personal training facility to the Boca Raton area. Their goal is to put the personal back into personal training.

Jul 232014



Anushka Spa, Salon + Cosmedical is celebrating 40 years in business and in doing so, they’re rolling back the prices. This week, add some shine to your face with an express facial. This treatment is normally $55.00, but this week — July 21 – 26 — it will set you back just $30.  Some limitations apply. Call (561) 820-0500 to make your appointment. Advanced bookings only. 

In addition to the express facial special, Anushka is also offering face frame highlights (up to 7 foils) for just $45 (normally $75). This offer is available from July 21-26 and some limitations apply. Use promo code TB2126 to receive the discount.

Anushka is located in CityPlace at 700 S. Rosemary Avenue in West Palm Beach.


Jul 222014


Party it up this Thursday at Rocco’s Tacos and Tequila Bar – and help Rocco celebrate National Tequila Day. Starting at 7 p.m., guests at any of the Rocco’s Tacos South Florida location can enjoy 50% off all bottles of tequila (from their Tequila Bible, which features more than 330 varieties of Anejo, Reposado, Plata, Mezcal and Oro). Valid on Thurs., July 24th only.

To pair up with your favorite tequila, enjoy one of Rocco’s signature menu items like Jalapeno Rellenos, freshly made guacamole, Enchiladas Mole Poblando or any one of their signature tacos. This National Tequila Day offer is valid at their Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens locations.

Jul 212014

Lasagna Bolognese Al Forno (4)

National Lasagna Day — a time to indulge on your favorite comfort food (aka freshly made lasagna) — is coming on July 29, 2014. Now, your only tough decision is deciding on where to get this comforting classic.

BRIO Tuscan Grille wants to make that decision easy for you. Therefore, they’ll be offering full-sized portions of lasagna at lunch or dinner at half price. The featured dish of the day will be BRIO’s Lasagna Bolognese Al Forno, oven-baked and layered with authentic Bolognese meat sauce, Alfredo sauce, Ricotta and Mozzarella cheese. Normally priced at $18.15 for lunch and dinner, the full-sized portion of this dish on National Lasagna Day (7/29/14) will be just $9.08 at their South Florida locations.

Lasagna Day reservations are highly suggested and can be made by calling your local BRIO location. For more information, visit www.brioitalian.com. 

Jul 212014
Photo Credit: ginnerobot @ flickr

Photo Credit: ginnerobot @ flickr

How would you like for your children to bowl free this summer? Well, you’re in luck as there are 2 programs running that will have your children bowling like a pro in no time.

The first is the KidsBowlFree.com program, where registered children can bowl 2 free games per day. The program days may vary from bowling alley to bowling alley, so check with your nearest bowling alley to confirm all of the details. Participating bowling alleys in Palm Beach County include Jupiter Lanes in Jupiter, Greenacres Bowl in Greenacres and Verdes Lanes in West Palm Beach. Visit KidsBowlFree.com to register.

AMF Lanes is also hosting a free bowling program for kids this summer. Registered kids (15 and under), can enjoy 3 free games every weekday from open until 8:00 p.m. and weekends from open until 4:00 p.m. To find the location nearest you and to register, visit AMF Summer Games online. This offer is valid until Labor Day.


Jul 192014

This Sunday at 7:00 p.m., hop on over to Mizner Amphitheater for a live performance by The Symphonia, Boca Raton. This free performance will feature guest conductor, Terence Kirchgessner, along with works by Mozart, Mascagni, Bizet, Rossini, Beethoven and Offenbach. In addition to listening to these wonderful tunes, guests will have a chance to get up close and personal with the musicians and instruments at the “Instrument Petting Zoo.”

If you can’t make it on Sunday, there’s still to catch the summer music series, which takes place on various dates from now until August 17th.

Live Music

As always, blankets and chairs are permitted (chairs will also be available to rent) — and leave your food, beverages, coolers and pets at home.

Free parking is available at City Hall and the Downtown Libraries.

Mizner Park is located at 590 Plaza Real in Boca Raton; 561-544-8600

Jul 182014

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When Slainte, a staple in Renaissance Commons, closed it’s doors a few months back, we weren’t sure if anything could fill it’s shoes. Well, the newly opened Corcoran’s is ready  to give it a shot. This family-friendly restaurant and tavern offers a menu of traditional dishes from the British Isles, along with classic American dishes. You’re sure to enjoy their $6.95 lunch specials, daily dinner and drink specials, their bar bites and live music Thursday – Saturday.

Right now, they have a great coupon (you will need to print out the above), valid until 9/1/14 that will give you 50% off one food menu item, when a second of equal of greater value is purchased. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer.

Corcoran’s Tavern & Grill is located in Renaissance Commons, 1500 Gateway Blvd, Ste. 150 in Boynton Beach; 561-375-9997


Jul 172014


It’s a month full of savings at Lemongrass Asian Bistro. Diners will enjoy 15% off their entire bill, when they pay with cash. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers and is valid from 7/1/2014 – 7/31/2014. With locations in Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach & Fort Lauderdale — there’s a Lemongrass near everyone. Stop by today to get your fix of sushi, Thai and Vietnamese — all at a discount.

Jul 162014


Have you been trying to get into a regular yoga routine or just love attending new classes? Well, you’ll be happy to hear that there will be a series of complimentary yoga classes during the month of July.  The complimentary classes kicked of earlier this week, but there many more opportunities to participate this month,


July 16 at 6:00 p.m. – Bodhi Hot Yoga in Palm Beach Gardens – Heart Openers with Jill Romano

July 19th at 11:00 a.m. – Haute Yoga Palm Beach with Holly Weston

July 23rd at 7:30 p.m. – Bindu Yoga in West Palm Beach – Happy Hips with Sara Knapp

July 30th at Carlin Park in Jupiter – Tri Total Body Stretch with Audrey Sutton


Jul 152014

icecreamNational Ice Cream Day — now this calls for a celebration of one of America’s most popular summertime treats. Taking place on Sun., July 20th, local ice cream shops are offering sweet deals to celebrate.

Carvel will celebrate this special day by offering guest junior cups or cones for 80 cents (also in honor of the 80th anniversary celebration). Choose from vanilla, chocolate of their all-new soft serve ice cream made with Ferrero’s Nutella® hazelnut spread. A coupon is needed for this offer. You can get a coupon by visiting the company’s Facebook page or from the Carvel website. Carvel will also send the coupon via email to everyone who is a member of the Fudgie Fanatics e-club by July 15th. To join Fudgie Fanatics, visit Carvel.com/join-fudgie-fanatics.

 Hoffman’s Chocolate will celebrate National Ice Cream Day by offering a few BOGO specials at their Greenacres, Downtown Lake Worth and Boca Raton locations on Sun., July 20, 2014. In Greenacres and Lake Worth, guests can buy one ice cream cone, cup or sundae and get one free that day. The Boca Raton location will offer a BOGO on ice cream cups or cones.

Jul 122014

Vic & Angelo’s is offering a new set of specials during July & August. Now, your chance to come in, enjoy their authentic Italian cuisine ( and the ever-so-famous garlic bread) and beverages — all at a discounted price.


Here are the specials for July & August

Enjoy 50% off bottles of wine priced at $80 or below.

From 3-7pm, Monday through Thursday, guests can enjoy a 3-course prix-fixe dinner (off a special menu) for 2 for $24.95. This includes your choice of 1 salad, 2 entrées and either a tiramisu or cannoli for dessert.

Enjoy our special brunch menu from 10am until 3pm on both Saturday and Sunday.

Enjoy $5 daily drink specials all day long during July & August

Enjoy live music from 7-10pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday until August 30th.

Chef Alain will offer Saturday morning hands-on cooking classes from 9:30 – 10:30 am on July 26th and August 30th. Cost is $14.95. For more information, send an email to [email protected] 

Vic & Angelo’s is located at 4520 PGA Blvd in Palm Beach Gardens; (561) 630-9899.

Jul 122014

booksTake an inside look at what’s going on in the world on Mondays at the Mandel Public Library. Palm Beach Post columnist Frank Cerabino will be at the library from 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. on Mondays through Aug. 18 (except July 21st ). He’ll discuss the news however funny, unpredictable and thought provoking it may be. The group will also take a look at the world, national, state and local news — from Frank’s unique and humorous perspective.

This event is free and open to the public. The Mandel Public Library is located at 401 Clematis Street in West Palm Beach.