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Seven Days of Deals Starting Tuesday, March 16


Every Tuesday, we put up a handy guide that includes a prix-fixe menu, special or a value-driven deal for every night of the upcoming week. We’ve wrangled all of the deals and menus that come our way into one convenient place for you, rather than firing them at you artillery-style as they come in. Click through to see what’s on deck for this week.

Tuesday, March 16: All-you-can-eat sushi for $25 per person is back at Pod for the month of March. More details here, reservations strongly recommended. [Pod]

Wednesday, March: Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day at the Piazza’s Swift Half with $3 beers and $3 snacks. Snacks include stuffed cabbage, traditional boxty with apple sauce, ham and cheese pierogies with Guinness brown butter, mini fish and chips and “bangers in a blanket.” Beers will include “interpretations of Irish styles, including Sly Fox’s O’Reilly Stout, a Pennsylvania-brewed Irish stout.” The special actually starts Tuesday and runs through Sunday. [Swift Half]

Thursday, March: NoLibs tapas restaurant Bar Ferdinand offers a four-course, 13-plate tasting menu for $35 per person every Thursday. For an additional $25, they’ll pair wines with each course. The menu changes every week, recent menus have included sea urchin flan baked in an egg shell cup; house-made fettucine with braised pork shoulder and black olives; and local rabbit braised in white wine with bacon and saffron. [Bar Ferdinand]

Friday, March: Walnut Street’s Alma de Cuba has a Friday night happy hour that runs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. $6 drinks and $6 off the lounge menu items. See menus at their website. [Alma de Cuba]

Saturday, March: It’s free water ice day at all Rita’s locations. Score a scoop of the patently ridiculous Peeps flavor or head to BYO Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the food court under the Comcast Center. They’ll hand out wine glasses and you can score a free wine tote to go along with a meal from Au Bon Pain, Di Bruno Bros., Jake and Max’s Deli, La Scala’s Pizza, Mexican Post, Mike’s Steaks, Sook Hee Produce, Termini Bros., Tokyo Sushi and Under the C Seafood. [Market & Shops at Comcast Center]

Sunday, March: Italian Market BYOB Bibou hosts a $45 four-course prix-menu with choices within each course. Seats fill up quickly at the tiny spot; reservations recommended. [Bibou]

Monday, March: Head to Old City’s National Mechanics during the 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. happy hour for $6 burgers and veggie burgers. [National Mechanics]

Seven Days of Deals Starting Tuesday, March 16