Archive for 'Free Stuff'

Free Ice Cream at La Maison du Chocolat: There will be a complimentary in-store ice cream tasting at fancy chocolatier La Maison du Chocolat (both at Rockefeller Center and the Plaza Food Hall) every day this week through Thursday. From 12pm - 6pm, they will be offering their classic chocolate ice cream and their strawberry sorbet. The 2 ounce petite scoops probably won't fully quench your ice cream craving, but free is free.

Check Out Krispy Kreme, Dunkin, and Tim Horton’s Today for Free Doughnuts

National Doughnut Day, a day when we appreciate the fried, sometimes frosted, sometimes filled pastries by getting them for free. Like last year, Krispy Kreme will be giving away free doughnuts (one per customer), while Dunkin Donuts will give a free “donut” with a drink purchase. To get a freebie from Tim Horton’s, just “like” their Facebook page to receive a coupon for a free doughnut. Plan accordingly and save me a Bavarian cream.

Wednesday Free Ice Cream Sandwich Alert

Here’s a good one… tomorrow (5/29) from 1 to 5pm Coolhaus will be driving around Midtown handing out free ice cream sandwiches to promote Bon Appetit’s Grub Crawl.  To find out exactly where, follow them all afternoon on twitter @coolhausny or @bonappetit.

Today is Haagen-Dazs Free Cone Day!?

From 4-8pm today, Haagen-Dazs is giving away a free scoop of your choice! Additionally, if you try their new Gelato, and tweet your review using #TWITALY, you’ll be entered for a trip for 2 to Italy. Looks like the closest location for Midtown Lunch’ers is at Penn Station. Freeloaders ENGAGE!

It’s Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day Tomorrow (Tuesday)

You know we’re all about the free food here on Midtown Lunch, and is there really any better free food promotion than Ben & Jerry’s free cone day? Sure, the lines are ridiculously long. But they move quick, everybody is all smiles, and at the end of the line you get a full scoop of ice cream- not some little thimble full of nonsense. Just like previous years, both of the Midtown Ben & Jerry’s locations (Rock Center basement and the branch on the 4th floor of Macy’s) will be participating. Freeloaders, prepare to engage.

At Lunch Now: Free Hot Chocolate Alert

Thanks to our old friend Danny from Food in Mouth for passing along this one… in the basement of Rock Center, near the windows looking out on the Rink Bar, they’re doing something called “A Taste of Cocoa”. Apparently Potbelly, ‘wichcraft, Bill’s Bar & Burgers, and Bouchon Bakery are all handing out free samples of hot chocolate.  He says that they’ll be there until 5pm.

Semi Free Salad Alert From Chop’t

It’s been a good week for chain loving freeloaders. Yesterday a new Pie Face opened, and handed out freebies. Today, we got this news about a new Chop’t on 43rd and 3rd.  I guess technically it’s not free… they will be accepting donations to benefit Wellness in the Schools.

Free Dunkin Donuts Alert: Who says Valentine's Day sucks? Tomorrow Dunkin' Donuts is teaming up with the Times Sq. Alliance to give away free heart shaped donuts (and other stuff) on 46th & Broadway from Noon to 5:30pm. We'll take it! Freeloaders prepare to engage.

At Lunch Now: Free Fish Taco Alert

Man your stations… we’ve got a free food alert coming in. Tommy Bahama has a truck parked on 48th & 5th giving out free tiny but tasty fish tacos. SE corner. Freeloaders, engage.

Cheesy Free Stuff from Sweetery: Does Sweetery ever sell anything from their truck? I feel like they're always teamed up with some food company giving away free samples. Better news for us, really. From now until October 30, they'll be giving out free cheese samples from Castello Cheese. Three samples will be offered, including Weissbier (doesn't that mean wheat beer?), Bergkase, and Hirten so check their location on Twitter (today they're at 50th bw 6th and 7th) so go and get your free cheese!