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)

Sep 192014


Make it a Sunday-Funday every Sunday — now through the end of the NFL season — at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar. Restaurant locations in Palm Beach County will be offering football specials with something for everyone in the family. During Sunday games, all kids’ meals will be priced at $1.99 and Sunday game day classics like boneless wings, cheeseburger sliders and pretzel bites with honey mustard will be priced at $5. For Monday and Thursday games, guests can enjoy half-price appetizers from 8 p.m. until close.

Game day beverage specials include a 2-for-1 special on select drinks and the following specialty beverages — Jameson & Ginger, Fireball Bloody Mary and Maple Bacon Bourbon.

These specials will be offered at the following Palm Beach County locations — Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Greenacres, Jupiter, Lake Park, Royal Palm Beach and West Palm Beach.

Sep 172014


There’s another food holiday coming — and this time, we’re celebrating all things made with White Chocolate.  National White Chocolate Day will take place on Monday, September 22nd and there’s one place that you need to be — Hoffman’s Chocolate. Why? They are giving away a FREE piece of white chocolate to customers at all of their Palm Beach County locations on September 22nd only. Customers can choose between Hoffman’s double-dipped White Chocolate Pretzels, Mint Melt Away’s, Pecan Jitterbugs and a variety of White Chocolate Bark.

Hoffman’s Chocolate has locations in Boca Raton, Greenacres, Lake Worth and Palm Beach Gardens.

Sep 142014

LookBookSpruce up your wardrobe at Town Center at Boca Raton on Sat., September 20th. Starting at 1:00 p.m., the mall will be hosting Simon Lookbook Live — an interactive trend showcase from the Style Pros at GQ and Glamour magazines.  At the event, attendees will get an insider’s scoop on the hottest looks this season including personal styling sessions, grooming and beauty how-tos, social media challenges — and some fabulous giveaways.

WHAT: Simon Lookbook Live
WHEN: Sat., Sept 20th from 1-6 pm
WHERE: Center Court at Town Center at Boca Raton Mall, 6000 Glades Road, Boca Raton.

Here’s to a fashionable “new” you!

Sep 132014

greaseburgerNational Cheese Burger Day is coming up on Thurs., September 18th — so it’s kind of a like a must-eat-a-cheeseburger kind of day. A juicy burger with melted cheese will satisfy anybody’s taste buds, but add in a deal to go along with it and you have a winning combo. Grease Burger Bar in West Palm Beach wants to celebrate with you, therefore they are offering a buy one burger, get the 2nd burger 50% off.

From a classic cheeseburger to a Seminole Burger to the Burger from Hell — you are sure to find something to your like. So, this week, get out and celebrate this food-loving holiday.

Grease Burger Bar is located at 213 Clematis Street in West Palm Beach; (561) 651-1075

Sep 102014

olive tasteThere’s sad news on the Delray Beach food world. The Olive Taste in Pineapple Grove will be closing it’s doors on Sept. 30, 2014. Say goodbye to their amazing Extra Virgin Olive Oils, Balsamic Vinegars and gourmet food products — and say hello to filling up your cupboards with gourmet specialties. From now, until closing day, guests will enjoy a 35% discount on everything in the store.

The Olive Taste is located at 200 NE 2nd Street in Delray Beach.

Sep 092014

family expo

Joe DiMaggio’s Children’s Hospital will host a Kids, Love + Family Expo on Sept. 13-14, 2014. This event, perfect for the entire family, will consist of free fun for the kids and interactive activities — and parents can discover new products and entertainment from over 75 vendors.

As a special treat, attendees at the event will get to meet national celebs like Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic Gold Medalist and Dancing with the Stars winner.

When: Sat., Sept 13th (noon – 5 p.m.) and Sun., Sept. 14th (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

Where: Museum of Science + Discovery, 401 SW 2nd St., Fort Lauderdale; (954) 467-6637

Cost: $12 for kids 2-12; $14 for adults

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit Kids Love + Family Expo online.


Sep 082014

El Camino

Late night dining just got better in downtown Delray Beach. El Camino, brought to you by the same team that owns CUT432 and Park Tavern, will soon have hungry eaters flocking to the restaurant come midnight. Come September 8th, El Camino will offer $2 tacos from midnight until 2:00 a.m. to fulfill those late night cravings — and to soak up some of the alcohol that you’ve consumed that night.

In addition to $2 Late Night Tacos, El Camino offers $3 Margaritas on Monday for Margarita Monday and $2 tacos all day on Tuesdays. All of the specials are for dine in only.

El Camino is located at 15 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach; (561) 865-5350

Sep 052014


In the world of dining in Palm Beach County, we present you with Flavor Palm Beach.  This monthlong dining event — taking place from September 1-30, 2014 —  lets you enjoy prix-fixe menus at your favorite restaurants (and discover new ones) in Palm Beach County for a fraction of the cost. Participating restaurants located between Boca Raton and Tequesta, will offer a 3-course dinner menu for $35 and select participating restaurants will also offer a 3-course lunch menu for just $20. (There are a few restaurants are going slightly off the standard pricing)

Now … you just have to plan out your dining map for the month of September?

While the offerings are aplenty, we’ll narrow it down and present you with some of our favorites:

50 Ocean, Delray Beach

Barolo Ristorante, North Palm Beach

Cafe Boulud, Palm Beach

EVO, Tequesta

Imoto, Palm Beach

Temple Orange at the Eau Palm Beach Resort + Spa (Manalapan)



Sep 052014


Did you know that today, September 5th, is National Cheese Pizza Day? To celebrate, all that you need to do is visit your favorite pizza place … and indulge. Spadini’s Pizzeria in Mizner Park is going to make your celebration easy, as they’ll be offering a free slice of of cheese pizza to guests who come in between 4-6 p.m. on Sept. 5th. In order to get your slice, just say “Happy National Cheese Pizza Day” and your slice will be on it’s way.  No purchase necessary in order to receive this deal. Dine in Only.

Spadini’s Pizzeria is located at 134 NE 2nd Street in Boca Raton (on the south side of Mizner Park in Mizner Plaza); (561) 826-7123.

Sep 012014

Amore Mondays

Carrabba’s just kicked off a new promotion making Monday nights the best night of the week for some.  Through Amore Mondays, guests can enjoy 3 courses starting at just $12. This includes your choice of appetizer or dessert ie. calamari, bruschetto paolo, meatball + ricotta flatbread, mini cannoli, etc.; a choice of soup or salad; and your choice of entrée (this is where the price varies).

$12 Options

  • Manicotti
  • Lasagne
  • Pollo La Scala
  • Tag Pic Pac with wood-grilled chicken
  • Wood Grilled Chicken

$15 Options

  • Fettuccine Carrabba
  • Chicken Bryan
  • Grilled Salmon
  • Grilled Tuscan Skewers
  • Shrimp + Scallop Linguine alla Vodka

$18 Options

  • Lobster Mac ‘n Cheese
  • Mahi Wulfe
  • Veal Marsala
  • Spedino di Mare
  • Sirloin Marsala

To fine the Carrabba’s location nearest you, visit carrabbas.com.

Aug 282014

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We tend to be on quite a few mailing lists so we can be among the first people to find out about great deals — and let you know about our favorites. CityPlace’s mailing list is one that you might want to join, as they tend to offer some great giveaways. This weekend, print out a copy of the image above and bring it to Bath & Body Works at CityPlace — and you will enjoy a $10 gift card to the store. There are a few restrictions on this deals, such as limit 1 per person, only valid at the CityPlace location and it can’t be redeemed for cash or gift cards. This offer is good through September 5, 2014 .

Aug 252014
Photo Credit: MackRo @ flickr

Photo Credit: MackRo @ flickr

The Mandel Public Library is many things to many people. Go beyond the wonderful selection of reading materials and you will find community enrichment classes for every interest, age and skill level. This week on Wednesday, the library will be hosting a free flower arranging class. At 6:00 p.m., those looking to learn some new skills or perfect the ones they have can come to the library and learn how to create a beautiful flower arrangement with professional florist, Velene.

When: Wed., August 27th at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 N. Clematis St, West Palm Beach in the auditorium

Cost: This event is free to attend, but registration is required. RSVP to 561-868-7701.

All supplies will be provided.