Bargain Bites

The Great Recession is tightening everyone's purse strings—so we've tracked down tasty bargains for each and every day of the week. Who says you can't afford to eat out? With these amazing deals, you can't afford not to.

September 2009


Hit Brasserie Felix for Monday Mussel Madness—the Berkeley spot serves half-price mussels and half-price select wines. 3901 Tennyson St., 303-953-2401

Have your pick of the wine cellar at Mel's Bar and Grill in Greenwood Village, where all bottles are 50 percent off (with the purchase of an entrée). 5970 S. Holly St., Greenwood Village, 303-777-8223

Flash back with Vesta Dipping Grill's classics menu, where all-time favorites are offered for $52.80 (for two) as a three-course meal. Think Memphis dry-rub ribs with coleslaw and harissa-roasted half chicken with coconut milk-mint couscous. 1822 Blake St., 303-296-1970

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a $1 bag of treats from the Cookie Lady (aka the Santa Fe Cookie Company). Each bag holds three. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, 303 16th St., 303-623-0919