Enjoy a hip, sophisticated atmosphere while saving 50 percent on sushi at Zake Sushi Lounge is this week's Voice Deal of the Day from the Houston Press. Zake is offering up $24 worth of delicious food for just $12; in addition to sushi and Japanese cuisine, the menu includes dishes such as surf and turf, tempura calamari, and asparagus-stuffed mango chicken for the sushi-shy. Fan favorites include Zakeviche with snapper, tuna, and salmon served ceviche-style, crispy rock shrimp, and the spicy Texan 13 roll. While you enjoy your exquisitely prepared and beautifully presented sushi, take a peek at Zake's amazing sake menu. Alcohol is not included in the deal price, but you've got some spare change to play with now, right?
May purchase one per person, two additional as gifts; voucher expires 5/13/12. Limit one voucher per couple, per visit; not valid during happy hour, dine-in only, excludes daily feature/special. Register to receive daily updates on the VOICE Daily Deal.
More great deals--including a few for Chevron Houston marathon runners--after the jump!
Groupon • 50 percent off ($20 for $40) at Feast. Limit three per person, one per table/per visit; reservation required, dine-in only; not valid on holidays or at happy hour; dinner menu only. Voucher expiration varies, see deal for details.
Living Social • 50 percent off ($10 for $20) at Pie Town Café (The Woodlands/North Houston). Limit one per purchaser, three additional as gifts; limit one per table, per visit. Voucher expires 5/12/12.
Bloomspot • 50 percent off ($15 for $30) at Real Meals 365. Valid for a la carte meals only, limit one per person, one certificate per visit. Voucher expires 4/14/12.
HoustonEntree.com • 50 percent off at Las Ventanas ($15 for $30 or $25 for $50), deal expires 4/30/12. • 50 percent off at Laurenzos ($25 for $50), deal expires 4/30/12. • 50 percent off at Tintos ($20 for $40), deal expires 4/30/12.
Restaurant.com • Enter promo code FUN to receive $25 gift certificates for $4. http://www.restaurant.com/consumer-promotion/lp_3.asp?PRTI=4535&RAID=7191
Chevron Houston Marathon Special Deals Check out these special "carb loading" deals for runners being offered at local restaurants the night before, and after the run. • Freebirds (Shepherd & Sawyer Park): $1 off any $5 purchase or more when you present your Bib number. • BlackFinn American Grille (1910 Bagby): 50 percent off all pasta dishes the night before the race with Bib or registration number, and $2.50 Michelob Ultra drafts. Following the race on January 15 runners are invited to dine in and receive 50 percent off of brunch items by showing their race/bib numbers. • TQLA (4601 Washington): 20 percent off the entire bill for marathon runners (excluding happy hour specials and alcohol) on Saturday, January 14, and Sunday January 15. Chef Tommy Birdwell also created a special Marathon dish: Fettuccine with grilled chicken, asparagus, roasted corn, red and yellow peppers, sweet potatoes, smoked tomato cream and queso fresco.
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