Eat, Drink, and Save Plenty with these 5 Delicious Deals

By , dealnews contributor

One thing about autumn: The closer it gets to Thanksgiving, the hungrier we seem to become! If you've got an appetite for deals, too, you've come to the right place. Our delicious food and drink deals roundup includes bites from Zagat Wine Club, Omaha Steaks, Panda Express, and more.

  1. Upcoming: Free Thai Cashew Chicken Meal
    Vendor: Panda Express
    Price: Free via printable coupon
    Expires: Today

    Is It Worth It?: With this Editors' Choice deal, you're getting a free order of Thai Cashew Chicken via printable coupon. They say there is no such thing as a free lunch, but today only, you can put that adage to shame. Then you can stroll out of Panda Express proclaiming, "There is such a thing as a free lunch!" Or if you prefer, "Everyone's a winner when it's a Thai!"

  2. Zagat Wine Club 15-Bottle Introductory Case
    Price: $69.99 with $19.99 s&h
    Lowest By: $140

    Is It Worth It?: In addition to being hungry this season, we tend to get a little thirsty, too. That's why this 15-bottle case of wine caught our attention. For $6/bottle, you can build your own case from 15 reds, 15 whites, or a mix of both when you sign up for the Zagat Wine Club 15-Bottle Introductory Case. Zagat Wine Club membership is free and can be canceled at any time. That's the best deal we've seen for this quantity of wine. Note that customers must be at least 21 years old to order.

  3. "Best of Everything" 12-Bottle Wine Sampler
    Vendor: Wine Insiders
    Price: $95.88 with 1-cent s&h
    Lowest By: $92

    Is It Worth It?: If 15 bottles of wine seems a little excessive, consider this sample pack of 12 wines. At $7.99/bottle, Wine Insiders offers quite the bargain here. This sampler includes six red and six white California wines from wineries such as Burke Family, River's End, Moon Crest, and others. (You can also choose all red, all white, or mixed wine samplers.) The selection represents a mix of regular customers' favorites and is picked by Wine Insiders' expert panel from thousands of wines tested each year.

  4. Omaha Steaks Top, Chop & Filet Combo bundled with a Salt and Pepper Grinder
    Price: $29.99 with $15.99 s&h
    Lowest By: $55
    Expires: October 15

    Is It Worth It?: This meaty deal comes with a nice freebie: a battery-operated salt and pepper grinder. Now back to the steaks: this package includes two 5-oz. filet mignons, two 5-oz. top sirloins, and two 4-oz. boneless pork chops. You supply the steak sauce and the appetite.

  5. 1 Year of Unlimited Shipping from
    Price: $24.50 via coupon code "2450SS"
    Lowest By: $24
    Expires: October 7

    Is It Worth It?: And we're back to the booze! We'll also drink to this 50% off deal for 1-year of unlimited shipping on's wide selection of wines that range from Australian vintages to zinfandels. This service can be considered's version of Amazon Prime, and is valid on standard shipping.

Front page photo credit: Vinisoletta

Lou Carlozo is a dealnews contributing writer. He covers personal finance for Reuters Wealth. Prior to that he was the managing editor of, and is a veteran columnist at the Chicago Tribune.

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