Where to Get Free Lunch in Center City Today

Verts Mediterranean Grill | Photo via Facebook

Surprise: Your lunch plans just got a whole lot cheaper, Center City office workers! Today, Wednesday, August 9th, Verts Mediterranean Grill and WeWork have teamed up for an outdoor WeWork pop-up complete with free (and healthy!) food and coffee, plus giveaways. Feel free to indulge in a Napoleon Dynamite-style “YESSS” from your desk chair.

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Fuel’s Midtown Village Outpost to Debut Renovations With Free Smoothies

Fuel's new Strawberry Cream Smoothie | Photo courtesy of Fuel's Facebook page

Fuel’s new Strawberry Cream Smoothie | Photo courtesy of Fuel’s Facebook page

Fuel, the local fast-casual chain that offers up a menu of wraps, sandwiches, smoothies and more, all under 500 calories (and some made with produce grown in their very own greenhouse in North Philly!), has revamped their Midtown Village location and they’re debuting the location tomorrow, April 14th, with — wait for it — free smoothies for all! Yippee!

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Happy Spring! Here Are Two Treats You Can Get for Free Today


Philly’s streets might be a snowy, slushy mess today, but it’s the first day of spring! And that means it’s only a matter of time until we’re eating outside in 70-degree weather (just like we were, you know, a few weeks ago).

You know what else spring means? Of course you do – free Rita’s.  Read more »

It’s Really Frigging Cold, So How About Some Free Soup?

You can get this loaded baked potato soup for free today. Why? Because it's really, really cold outside.

You can get this loaded baked potato soup for free today. Why? Because it’s really, really cold outside.

The only thing better than a really good bowl of homemade soup on an Arctic-blasted day like this one is a really good free bowl of homemade soup. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered. Read more »

Happening Right Now: Free Lunch At The Porch

The Porch 2.0 | Photo by HughE Dillon

The Porch 2.0 | Photo by HughE Dillon

Hey, if you’re looking for somewhere to grab lunch today, the folks at The Porch at 30th Street Station are offering free football-themed food from a bunch of food trucks (plus music from DJ MoneyDeck, raffles and giveaways).

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Chipotle Will Give You a Free Burrito If You Do This 

In case you are one of those strange creatures who isn’t addicted to the Internet, Chipotle, everyone’s favorite sort-of-kind-of-healthy chain, has had a slew of run-ins with E. coli and norovirus over the past few months. So naturally, people are a little bit scared to eat there. But last week, the CDC declared the E. coli outbreak over and, today, all Chipotle stores closed for a few hours for an all-staff meeting on food safety. And now, it looks like they’re hoping to get customers back in the door with free burritos.

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#RuntoWorkPHL: Sweetgreen Offers Free Salads to Run Commuters on Friday

Photo courtesy of Sweetgreen

Photo courtesy of Sweetgreen

Well, this is pretty stinkin’ awesome. In addition to our pre-work runners’ party, which we’ll tell you about in a bit (Spoiler: We’ll be showering you with free food and drink from Mamma Chia, Bai5, Trader Joe’s and more), we just received word that the fine folks at Sweetgreen are offering free salads to anyone who participates in Run to Work Day on Friday. How’s that for incentive?  Read more »

Indego And Cuba Libre Team Up To Reward Bike Sharers

cubalibrephillyAttention bike riders: Philly’s own bike share program, called Indego, is partnering with Cuba Libre to offer a free tapas dish to anyone who shows an Indego key and spends at least $15 on food.

Here’s how it works: Present a bike rental key during lunch, brunch or dinner and your server will bring you a free pineapple-guacamole Cubano along with your table’s $15 food purchase. Cuba Libre describes the Cubano as a “classic tapas item (that) features avocado, grilled golden pineapple, roasted jalapeños, fresh lime juice and extra virgin olive oil, and is served with crispy plantain chips.” This is Indego’s first dining partnership.

You can access Indego’s 600 bikes parked at 60 stations (including one close to Cuba Libre at 2nd & Market, just sayin’) by buying a membership or paying on the spot with a credit card – something we wish car shares would get into.

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Free Food For Rastelli Market’s Anniversary

Rastelli Market

Rastelli Market‘s Marlton location is turning one next week and they’re giving away free food all week long to celebrate. Specials like BOGO breakfast sandwiches and free gourmet coffee will be constant throughout the week. Then each day will feature specials off the grill and a few more surprises. On the day that they’re featured, grilling products will be given away as free samples and will also be available for purchase at a sale price.

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A Chance To Be Food Truck Royalty At Mt. Airy’s Street Fare

Last year's Street Fare in Mt. Airy.

Last year’s Street Fare in Mt. Airy.

Back for another year, Mt. Airy’s Street Fare is coming this September (the 27th to be exact) to bring everything from notable local restaurants, to craft brews, to award-winning food trucks all to Germantown Avenue.

But there’s a catch. Lacking local funding this year, the organizers have a new plan: an Indiegogo page now allows you to donate and help fund the event. And they’ve got a bunch of perks to offer in return.

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