The week of free food

For whatever reason, this is the Week of Free Food in the Capital Region:

Today (April 20): free burritos at Bombers (though you should make a donation to the Boys and Girls Club while you're there)

Tuesday (April 21): free cone day at Ben and Jerry's

Wednesday (April 22): free burritos at Moe's in Saratoga

Thursday (April 23): free burritos at the new Chipotle in Wilton.

Comments

Man, I haven't seen tight deal like this since the days of the "Hit Every Dennys in the Area for A Free Meal on Yer Birthday" Grand Slam of the early 90's.

Is there any way we could combine this into a triple-decker ice cream burrito? It just seems so much more efficient. If anyone wants to discuss this idea further you can find me sitting on my hover round infront of my tv eating bon-bons. Thanks.

Don't forget the almost-free iced coffee at Dunkin Donuts on Tueday 4/21 (it's 50 cents).

I can see Bomber's from my office, and the line is out the door and down the sidewalk right now...

Am i the only one who finds it ironic that bomber's is giving away burritos on 4/20, and use a smoking burrito, rolled up like a joint in their ads, to benefit a club that gives kids alternatives to doing drugs??
Not that it's not a great cause, and great that they are 'giving back'... but maybe they should be using the proceeds for the 'legalize marijuana' taskforce or something a bit less blatantly hypocritical...

Is it sad that I am willing to wait as long as I need to for a Chipotle burrito? Like, in the rain? Maybe I shouldn't because the memory could be better than the reality and then I'd only be left with a wet burrito and enough bloat to float.

Boy, kriskaten sure nailed that controversy right on the head.

Man, how am I gonna resolve this dilemma of wanting a free burrito but not subverting a good cause?

God, these bouts of cognitive dissonance really tear me apart.

Sh*t, looks like I'll just have to really think about this one while I'm waiting on line.

@kriskaten Really good observation. I got my free burrito (and made a decent donation for it), but you're absolutely right that Bombers marketing is slightly out of synch with that of the Boys & Girls Club.

Still, anything for a good cause... particularly if it involves food. I'd probably donate to Baby Seal Hunters USA if they gave me free food.

I wish weed was the worst drug those kids from Boys and Girls Club had to worry about dealing with in their lives, because then the fundraiser would be unnecessary. I'm glad the kids got the money instead of the legalize pot people, because I saw those free marijuana protesters at the State Capitol on Friday and got an eyeful of middle-agers with the whole family along, everyone in tie dye and wearing sandals that cost $120, badly parallel parking nicer cars than I will ever own.

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