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Tuesday Twitter Talk: It’s Cold Outside, Half-Price Tamales, and More

Every second-day-of-the-week, we alert you to the best deals in town.
By Carol Shih |

Sure, Tuesdays aren’t the most popular days of the week to eat out, but that’s when restaurants blow up Twitter and Facebook with awesome deals and specials you shouldn’t miss.

Update: Today and tomorrow, El Fenix and Spirit are giving away 20,000 free Spirit miles to the first 1,000 people, starting at 11 a.m. Today the freebies are being given away at the McKinney location; tomorrow is at the Irving one. It’s first-come, first-served.






The Spanish Lunch Box, a recently launched food truck by the same guys from Si Tapas, will also be at Veritas Wine Room from 5 to 9 p.m. today.

Here’s a preview of their menu:

Bocatas (Spanish Hot Paninis)

-Bocadillo de albondigas con queso Idiazabal.
Meatballs with tomato sauce and Idiazabal cheese. $7.00

-Bocadillo de lomo de cerdo con cebolla caramelizada y queso azul.
Pork loin with caramelized onions and Spanish blue cheese. $6.00

-Papas con chorizo.
Sautéed potatoes with cured chorizo, green bell peppers and onions. $5.00

-Judias verdes salteadas con Jamon Serrano y salsa de mostaza Dijon.
Sautéed fresh green beans with Serrano cured ham and Dijon mustard sauce. $5.00

-Pollo en cerveza.
Beer marinated chicken sautéed with capers. $5.00