Apr 182013
 

Whole Foods saleWhole Foods is having a one-day sale on Friday, April 19th, of Marine Stewardship Council-certified wild Pacific cod fillets.  The price is $5.99 a pound, which is about half-off the regular price, depending on where you live.  There’s also a three-day weekend sale April 19-21 of Whole Trade Allegro Organic Breakfast Blend Coffee at $6.99 per pound, also with average savings of about 50%.  Stock up your freezer and cabinets on the cheap with these two Whole Foods deals.

 

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May 262012
 

NYC on the CheapWellness in the Schools kicks off the health and wellness program for kids called Move for Kids at the Whole Foods store on the Upper West Side, on Thursday, May 31st.  Join health, wellness and nurtion experts for demonstrations and classes by Move for Kids partner organizations including Broadway Dance Center, Physique 57, and Supper Soccer Stars. The group Veggiecation also will be hosting a healthy cooking class for kids and the grown-ups who love them and want them to be healthy and fit.  The program is 3 p.m. to 6 p.m..  There’s no registration; just be there.  The UWS Whole Foods is at Columbus Avenue and 98th St.

May 172012
 

NYC on the Cheap, NYC cheap eats,best happy hours NYC, Steak 'n' Shake NYCReminder — Whole Foods Market’s popular Buck-A-Burger one-day sale is back for one day only, tomorrow, Friday, May 18th, when ready-to-grill burgers are on sale for just $1 each.  It’s a great chance to stock up on biotic-free patties to please anybody who loves burgers, and unless you are a vegan or a vegetarian, you do.  Love burgers, that is.  The Buck-A-Burger deal is limited to 20 burgers per person, and get there early before supplies run out.  Check the Whole Foods website for a Guide to Grilling, and a recipe for the perfect burger.  Make mine medium rare.

Apr 262012
 

Whole Foods Orchid sale NYC on the CheapOn Friday, April 27th only, Wholefoods is selling easy-care orchids for nearly half-off.  Nearly, because the $7.99 price computes at 45% off the regular price of $14.99.  You get a beautiful Phalaeonopsis orchid in a lovely four-inch ceramic pot.  Get one for yourself, another to give as a gift for Mother’s Day, which is coming up sooner than we realize.  The sale is while supplies last, no rainchecks, at Wholefoods locations around the country.  In NYC. the orchids are local — grown in Pompton Plains, New Jersey.  And please don’t ask me to pronounce Phalaenopsis.  Click here for the NYC Wholefoods weekly flyer for what else is on sale through Tuesday, May 1st.

Apr 242012
 

NYC on the CheapToday is the last day of a super discount meat sale at Wholefoods in NYC.   Meats are $1 off per pound or more, including the 85% lean beef patties I picked up at the Columbus Circle store the other day for just $2.99 a pound.  Center-cut boneless pork loin chops are $5.99, which is $3 less a pound than the regular price.  Air-chilled chickens are $1.99 a pound instead of $2.99. The discounts apply to the fish counter, too, with Atlantic salmon steaks from Norway are $8.99 a pound, $4 less than the regular $12.99 price.  French brie is $3.99 for a seven-ounce package, down from $6.99.  Over at the fresh veggie counter, organic chard and organic arugala are two bunches for $4, instead of $3.49 each.  Made in New York hummus is $1 off the regular $3.29 price.  These sale prices apply to the six Wholefoods locations in Manhattan.

Mar 272012
 

No fooling — from April 1st through April 8th, get FREE delivery from Whole Foods with a $150 purchase charged to @MasterCard.  The free delivery offer is good only from the Whole Foods location downstairs at the Time Warner Center in Columbus Circle, to the normal delivery zone 42nd St. to 125th St. only.  With delivery costing up to $20, this is a good deal for your Easter or Passover food shopping.

 

Aug 042011
 

Try before you buy.

  • Warehouse Wines & Spirits, at Broadway and Astor place, has tastings nearly every Thursday evening.   Tonight, it’s vodka.  Free taste tests of Bison Grass vodka and Poland’s primium Vesica vodka, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m..
  • Whole Foods is celebrating August with  wine tastings nearly every day, at the Upper West Side Store, Columbus Avenue at 99th Street.  The free samplings are 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a different region featured each night.  Thursday,  August 4th — New wines from California, featuring Deep Sea Winery.    Friday, August 5th — An Eco Friendly wine tasting – all wines are from sustainable wineries.  Find the rest of the Whole Foods schedule for food and wine free samplings here.
Jul 282011
 

Whole Foods is celebrating August with  special wine tastings, at the Upper West Side Store, Columbus Avenue at 99th Street.  The free samplings are 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a different region featured each night.  Here’s the schedule for this week, August 1st to 5th —

  • Monday, August 1st — Elegant, cool-climate wines from Italy, Alsace, and Austria.
  • Thursday,  August 4th — New wines from California, featuring Deep Sea Winery.
  • Friday, August 5th — An Eco Friendly wine tasting – all wines are from sustainable wineries

Find the rest of the schedule for food and wine free samplings here.

Jul 252011
 

Tuesday, July 26th — Learn how to make the most of the summer’s fruits and vegetables at the Whole Foods Summer Foods cooking classes, at the chain’s NYC Culinary Center in the Bowery. Chef Andrea Beaman, who has been a featured contestant on Top Chef and host of Fed Up! on the Veria channel, puts the spotlight on local produce and savory summer salads, and finish with a seasonal sweet treat.  On the Menu: Sweet Corn, Arame, and Red Pepper Saute; Summer Squash Soup with Mint Puree; Bountiful Black Bean and Quinoa Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette; Corn Cakes with Strawberry Compote.  Fee is $25 — register here — and includes eating what you help prepare. More importantly — all proceeds support Just Food, a non-profit whose goal is to increase access to fresh healthy foods in NYC and support local farms and urban gardens.  The cooking class is 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Bowery Culinary Center, 95 East Houston Street, at Stanton St.

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