Hog dog specials Wednesday at Sonic

What up, dog?

You have permission to ask that all day Wednesday. That’s when you can get a chili cheese coney or All-American hot dog for $1 at Sonic. It’s a great to end July, which is National Hot Dog Month.

Pretty good deal, especially combined with a happy hour drink (2-5 p.m.) or half-price shakes after 8 p.m.

 

Dress like a cow, impress your friends, get free food

Friday is Cow Appreciation Day at Chick-fil-A.

If you wear your cow costume — admit it, you have one — you get a free meal. A cow costume means dressing like a bovine from head to toe. Hoof, actually.

If you come as a partial cow – like, carrying a cow purse or wearing a cow hat or scarf — you get a free entree.

Store personnel has final say in determining if you are cow -rageous or just cow-ardly in your attire.

Abilene has 3 locations – Southwest Drive at the Winters Freeway, State Highway 351 near Walmart and inside the Mall of Abilene.

Want free food? Get a mooooove on it.

7/ll celebrating birthday 7/11 with free Slurpees

Are you hot? Wouldn’t a Slurpee taste good?

On Friday, which is July 11 — 7/11, it’s time to celebrate the birthday of the 7-Eleven chain. Happy 87th!

Once again, you can get a free 12-ounce Slurpee from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Let’s just hope all the machines are working. Last year, in going to several stores in Abilene, it was hit and miss on getting the flavor you wanted. Coke and Dr Pepper are pretty standard; I noticed last weekend that the banana Slurpee no longer is offered at the 7/11 on Ridgemont across from the mall.

This year, the party continues into the next week with more free stuff. But you need to download the 7/11 app on your phone. Stuff will include ice cream, cookies and Big Gulps.

BTW, the chain didn’t start on a July 11. But why not take that date and make it your own party?

 

Late notice, but found out IHOP is celebrating its 56th birthday today. At participating restaurants, you can get a short stack of buttermilk pancakes for 56 cents. The special started at 7 a.m. – I got an email closer to 8:30 a.m. – and goes to 7 p.m.

You still have plenty of time to get to IHOP to enjoy a cheap breakfast, brunch or breakfast-y dinner. Can’t beat 56 cents for pancakes.

Abilene’s IHOP is by Mall of Abilene on south Clack.

 

You could have a hot dog on the 4th of July. It would be patriotic, and tasty. Like brown mustard and kraut, myself.

But Bueno has some good stuff going on, too.

On Thursday, party tacos are offered at a throwback price of 49 cents. For a limited time Thursdays but I didn’t see a limit as to how many you can buy.

For July 4th weekend, Friday through Sunday, mix and match 4 BFTs (Big Freakin’ Tacos) or regular burritos for $4. Buenoheads got an email notice on this – bring that or just say “I want 4 for 4.”

Remember, if you want a hot dog and don’t want to make your own, there is Wienerschnitzel and Sonic. Got a dog and a half-price shake after watching the fireworks last year.

Happy 4th and happy eating, everyone.

Looking through the Sunday Reporter-News, I saw an ad in a circular containing three coupons for Denny’s. I was just thinking about Denny’s and wanting to go there.

Well, there are coupons for:

1. 20 percent off guest check

2. $5 off check of $20 or more

3. Free entree with purchase of one with 2 beverages.

Coupons good through Aug. 5, so plenty of time. Remember we now have a Denny’s on South Clack to go with the one on I-20 near FM 600.

Can’t decide on a Slam for breakfast or big burger and iced tea …

Half-price shake day at Sonic

Been so busy today, I haven’t had a chance to get by Sonic for a half-price shake.

Instead of shakes prices being discounted starting at 8 p.m., shakes have been sold at half price all day.

So, going home from work, if a banana or coconut cream or one of those shakes with Nerds in it sounds good, stop by a Sonic and splurge. You can go work out after. Or work out before, then get a shake. It all evens out.

It may or may not have anything to do with today being Juneteenth, but what a way to celebrate.

I know I’ll get one sometime after work.

Abuelo’s to celebrate 25 years with 25-cent enchiladas

July is National Hot Dog month. You know, 4th of July and apple pie and all that is patriotic.

But July 1 will be all about enchiladas at Abuelo’s.

The restaurant where the parking lot never seems to be empty is celebrating 25 years in business. And to make it fun, you can get enchiladas for 25 cents each with the purchase of an entree.

Also, starting June 24 and going through Aug. 4, Abuelo’s will offer a Silver Anniversary Menu – start with some guac, then choose one of three entrees and finish with flan. To wash it down, there will be Silver Celebration Margaritas.

This isn’t dollar-menu stuff but the Abilene restaurant has remained popular since it opened in 1994. There are 40 locations overall – there were restaurants in Amarillo, Lubbock and Midland before the local one opened where it still is today – west South 14th Street.

 

25-cent Muchacos at Bueno!

Want a quick, cheap snack this weekend?

Muchaco Days are back at Taco Bueno. You can order a beef Muchaco for 25 cents Saturday through Monday, with an additional purchase. Limit one per order.

Muchacos usually cost $2.39, so you are saving $2.

Just say “Muchaco 25″ and they will fix you up at Bueno!