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National Ice Cream Month with My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream and UNIQLO

Hello Ice cream lovers, it’s time to celebrate and indulge in some creamy, milky goodness. Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month? And that July 21st is National Ice Cream Day. To honor the day, My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream and UNIQLO have partnered for the ultimate Ice Cream Day takeover. Not familiar with mochi ice cream? Read on for how you can try it out for free.

For those not familiar with the delicious brand, My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream is a colorful snack made with a scoop of premium ice cream wrapped in pillowy rice dough. Available in several decadent flavors including Sweet Mango, Green Tea, Ripe Strawberry, Cookies & Cream, Double Chocolate, Salted Caramel, Vanilla Bean, and Mint Chocolate Chip, you’ll find yourself unable to resist this handheld snack.

These mind-blowing mouthfuls of ice cream bites will be yours to enjoy on July 21st, National Ice Cream Day, at participating UNIQLO stores across the US, including New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, Seattle, Chicago, and Washington DC. This is your chance to indulge in these magnificent frozen treats. Perhaps you can find a new favorite flavor if you’re already a fan, or try mochi ice cream out for the first time and discover why it’s so delicious.

After you’ve fallen in love with the My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream (trust us, you’ll love it), be sure to keep an eye out for the flavors featured above, which boasts a third layer of yumminess inside. The Chocolate Sundae features premium vanilla bean ice cream covered in chocolate-flavored mochi dough and stuffed with a cherry center. The Dulce de Leche features creamy coffee ice cream with a milky, melt-in-your-mouth caramel center. The Vanilla Blueberry features creamy vanilla bean ice cream, wrapped in pillowy mochi dough all wrapped around gooey, bluey blueberry center. Lastly, the S’mores features chocolate mochi dough wrapped around premium graham cracker ice cream filled with marshmallow.

My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream is also available in gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan flavors, making it a wonderful snack that everyone can enjoy. Will you be joining My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream and UNIQLO on National Ice Cream Day?

Get Free Patrón Ice Cream on National Tequila Day

Calling all tequila lovers and ice cream fans! Do you love tequila? Do you love ice cream? While we have plenty of tequila cocktails and cocktail recipe ideas to share with you for National Tequila Day, with this post, we will be telling you how you can get your hands on some free tequila ice cream….yes we said free tequila ice cream. We hope you’re ready to enjoy some Patron tequila ice cream to be exact! As fans of this cool boozy treat, we are sharing this as an alternative way to enjoy and honor the distilled alcohol made from the blue agave plant. So if you’re ready for free, delicious fun on National Tequila Day, keep reading on.

What do you call it when an ice cream parlour sells nothing but boozy ice cream? A “Barlour” of course! And that’s where we’re directing you to for a scoop of Patron tequila ice cream. In honor of National Tequila Day, Tipsy Scoop Ice Cream Barlour is offering one time only complimentary scoop of its Tequila Mexican “Hot” Chocolate ice cream (the decadent cup of deliciousness you see above and below), infused with Patrón Incendio, to the first 200 customers.

On Monday, July 24th, also known as National Tequila Day, from 4pm – 8pm, if you’re one of the first 200, aged 21 and over (these are all alcoholic ice creams after all, which contains up to 5% ABV), you will enjoy this perfect blend of artisanal, handcrafted ice cream with a perfectly mixed Patron tequila cocktail. We anticipate the line at Tipsy Scoop, located at 217 E 26th Street in NYC, will be a very long one, so we advise you and your friends to get there early.

As you’re celebrating National Tequila Day, please remember to always drink responsibly…..or in this case, eat responsibly, and to never drive while intoxicated.  If you’re one of the lucky 200, share your Tequila Mexican “Hot” Chocolate ice cream photos using #NationalTequilaDay. Enjoy!

 

Olive Garden’s New Culinary Additions to their #NeverEndingTable

Last summer, the Olive Garden transported their breadstick lovers to foodie heaven with the creation of their range of delicious Breadstick Sandwiches. This summer, they’re adding even more delectable delights to their menu with an expansion of new flavors. We had the pleasure of sampling Olive Garden’s new culinary innovations, while overlooking the stunning views of the downtown waterway of our fair city.

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What new levels of deliciousness did Olive Garden bring to the table? New Breadstick Sandwiches, and Deep Dish Spaghetti Pies! We’re also going to share details on how you can sample these delicious new Olive Garden additions, thanks to their Never Ending Family Table tour.

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Joining the very popular Chicken Parmigiana and Italian Meatball Breadstick Sandwiches which were launched last summer are the Spicy Calabrian Chicken Breadstick Sandwich and Eggplant Parmigiana Breadstick Sandwich, both of which are featured below:

Spicy Calabrian Chicken Breadstick Sandwich

The Spicy Calabrian Chicken Breadstick Sandwich boasts lightly breaded chicken, fried and tossed in Olive Garden’s delicious spicy Calabrian sauce served with tangy gorgonzola sauce on their’s signature breadstick.

Eggplant Pamigiana Breadstick Sandwich

Fans of Eggplant Parmigiana will love the hand-breaded eggplant, fried and topped with Italian cheese and marinara sauce served on Olive Garden’s signature breadstick that makes up the Eggplant Parmigiana Breadstick Sandwich. The new sandwiches are currently available for lunch and we highly recommend you indulge. Joining these two new culinary delights are the new, innovative ways to enjoy spaghetti, the Olive Garden Spaghetti Pies.

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Forget what you know about spaghetti, Olive Garden welcomes the latest must-try pasta dish. Move over baked mac & cheese, make way for Meatball Deep Dish Spaghetti Pie, Chicken Alfredo Deep Dish Spaghetti Pie, and Spaghetti Rosso with Chicken & Bacon (not pictured):

  • The Meatball Deep Dish Spaghetti Pie features spaghetti, seven kinds of cheese, and Italian bacon baked to perfection in a flaky crust and topped with meatballs and homemade meat sauce.
  • The Chicken Alfredo Deep Dish Spaghetti Pie also features spaghetti, seven kinds of cheese, and Italian bacon baked to perfection in a flaky crust, but is topped with grilled chicken and our homemade Alfredo sauce.
  • The Spaghetti Rosso with Chicken & Bacon boasts tomato-infused spaghetti with grilled chicken, bacon, red peppers, tomatoes and asparagus tossed in a homemade Parmesan pesto sauce.

As promised, we’re going to share how you can sample these delicious Olive Garden items for free. Olive Garden is hitting the road with their Never Ending Family Table to help friends and family create summer memories. Tomorrow, June 2nd, Olive Garden will offer New Yorkers and visitors a complimentary tasting of our new menu items at the High Line.

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The Olive Garden Never Ending Family Table will be located at The High Line, Chelsea Market Passage (Enter at 16th St and 10th Ave), tomorrow, June 2nd from 11am-3pm. To secure your spot and get more details about the tour, RSVP HERE.

Our wonderful dinner ended with the divine Olive Garden Chocolate Caramel Lasagna, their sweet take on lasagna, which featured yummy layers of vanilla-soaked sponge cake, decadent chocolate, caramel, and custard topped with chocolate shavings.

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Will you be joining Olive Garden in making great memories on their Never Ending Table Tour?

Try the #GreatTaste of Seattle’s Best Coffee

Great news coffee lovers! Now you can enjoy more Seattle’s Best Coffee flavors at home thanks to their new at-home coffee options. Featuring five varieties of single-serve K-Cup® packs, and two new, at-home roast and ground blends, you now have new reasons and more ways to enjoy your morning, afternoon and evening cup of joe.
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Sitting next to customer favorites, Signature Blends 3, 4 and 5, are new flavors, Born in Seattle House Blend, and Spirited Start Breakfast Blend. The Born in Seattle House Blend is a smooth, medium-roast coffee made with premium, roasted Latin American beans that Seattle’s Best has been known for since their inception in 1970. The Spirited Start Breakfast Blend, is a medium and vibrant blend that is bright and crisp with smooth citrus notes. Seattle’s Best Coffee is also available in single-serve K-Cup® packs in five varieties of medium roast blends including Signature Blend 3, House Blend, Breakfast Blend, Very Vanilla and Toasted Hazelnut. The K-Cup® packs are available for a suggested retail price is $7.99 for a pack of 10 or $10.99 for a pack of 16. Want to try a free sample for yourself? Like their Facebook page and click Get Seattle’s Best House Blend for free.

And for those days when you need something a bit stronger than regular coffee, why not try this enjoy this coffee with a twist like the delicious Seattle’s Best Coffee Mapletini. This heavenly cocktail features the medium-dark and rich Signature Blend No. 4 with the sweet taste of maple syrup and vanilla vodka and creamy half & half.

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Seattle’s Best Coffee® packaged R&G, frozen, instant, and single-serve coffees are available in more than 20,000 locations including most U.S. food, drug and mass retailers (Walmart, Target, Sam’s Club, Costco, Safeway, Kroger and more). Visit the grocery locator on www.SeattlesBest.com to find your favorite coffee products.

Watch Out NYC! The Pain Fairies Have Arrived

Living in the fast paced city of New York can cause a few pains here and there and of course attending NYFW brings on its own range of pain – headache, back pain, foot pain, etc but thanks to UrgentRx, the Pain Fairies (aka men in tutu’s!) can be battled with relief making the most hectic and most fashionable week in New York a little more pain-free.

These manly pain fairies (headache, heartburn and allergies) will be roaming the streets of NYC both this week and next week (specifically targeting Fashion Week, US Open, Citi Field and Key Election Polls) dolling out their usual pain but UrgentRx Fast Powders, a fast-acting medication that work without water and go anywhere you go will come to the rescue. Just rip open the credit card sized package, pour the flavored powder medications directly in your mouth and stand by for record time relief. So if you’re suffering from any of the above ailments, keep an eye out for UrgentRx and see what the Pain Fairies are up to at https://twitter.com/PainFairies.

Get FREE Jonathan Product Samples at Participating Duane Reade Locations

Love Hair products? How about Free hair products? Jonathan Product will be handing out free samples of Silky Dirt at participating Duane Reade locations during the month of May. If you always wanted to try the hair products from this famed hairdresser, now is your chance to take a sample home with you. See all the details and locations below:

Don’t let this opportunity to try this a sample of this great product now.

Get Free Sample of Versace Yellow Diamond on Facebook

IT’S HERE!!! – it is time to get yourself a free deluxe sample of very lovely Versace Yellow Diamond Fragrance. You may remember me writing about the launch of this enchanting fragrance – https://mylifeonandofftheguestlist.com/2011/12/versace-launches-new-fragrance-yellow.html. You may also remember me stating that a Versace Yellow Diamond Facebook Page on January 25th and to celebrate that launch, the first 100K people (US Residents only) to “Like” and enter their information into the available form on the Versace Yellow Diamond Facebook page will receive a boxed deluxe sample which will arrive within 90 days (while supplies last).

Yellow Diamond Facebook page visitors will also find the official video campaign for Yellow Diamond, while connecting with other fans. Dedicated to providing Versace fragrance enthusiasts with a highly-interactive forum to discuss and engage with one another, the Yellow Diamond Facebook page puts the brilliance of the scent’s luminosity front and center on your computer screen.

To get your free sample and a luxurious and one-of-a-kind experience brought to you by Versace, click here – http://www.facebook.com/pages/Versace-Yellow-Diamond/231877880226242?sk=app_331146416906890.

Versace Yellow Diamond will be available at Bloomingdale’s, Bon-Ton, Dillard’s, Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sephora and Ulta.

Enjoy Votre Vu’s VU-lin Rouge on Fashion Night Out

On Thursday, September 8th, Votre Vu will re-create history’s most glamorous and exciting cabaret, the Moulin Rouge, for Fashion’s Night Out. Votre Vu’s customized 27-foot Airstream, The VuBAR, will be stationed in front of the Soho House on 9th Ave between 13th and 14th Sts for what promises to be a truly French fête.

The famed VU-Lin Rouge MC will wrangle crowds to watch authentic performances by French Can Can girls and a contortionist, with a photographer on hand to document the revelry and snap photos of guests with performers.

In addition to sampling Votre Vu’s handcrafted, French-made skincare, guests can taste SnapDragon Beauty Beverage chilled in an ice luge and distributed by Votre Vu’s very own SnapDragon Sprite.

Vu la la!

Votre Vu VU-lin Rouge
When: Thursday, September 8th, 2011
6-11 PM; performances from 6:30-9:10 PM
Where: The VuBAR, parked on 9th Ave between 13th and 14th Streets