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Explore Rockville invites the Washington, D.C., region to cool down with Global Bites Fest Dining Days hot culinary deals through July 6

From June 22 – July 6, participating restaurants will offer exclusive deals and discounts through the Global Bites Fest Digital Passport, powered by Rockville Rewards.

Rockville, Md., June 26, 2024 – As the summer heats up, so does Rockville’s culinary scene. Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) is encouraging the Washington, D.C., region to beat the heat by dining locally and connecting with Rockville’s diverse population through its cuisine.

Following a successful food festival event in Rockville Town Square on June 22, Explore Rockville’s Global Bites Fest continues its cultural celebration with Dining Days through July 6. This unique take on a restaurant week promises to be a culinary adventure, offering food enthusiasts a unique opportunity to sample a diverse array of global cuisines right in the heart of Rockville.

Farmsook Thai Restaurant meal
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La Speranza meal
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Poyoteca Peruvian Rotisserie meal

“With our Global Bites Fest Dining Days, we invite everyone to tantalize their taste buds while cooling off from the summer heat,” expressed Amanda Bosland, Director of Marketing and Communications at REDI. “From the zest of authentic Thai appetizers to the sweetness of Peruvian desserts, a world of flavors awaits here in Rockville. Seize this opportunity to indulge in exclusive deals and delightful treats from our local eateries. Let’s savor this summer and make it truly unforgettable!”

From June 22 – July 6, participating restaurants will offer exclusive deals and discounts through the Global Bites Fest Digital Passport, powered by Rockville Rewards. The Digital Passport can be purchased for $20 each by visiting RockvilleRewards.com. Over a dozen local eateries feature exclusive deals, discounts, and special treats. Once purchased, customers can unlock and redeem the deals directly from their Android or Apple Wallet.

“Net proceeds from Rockville Rewards sales support a variety of local nonprofits and school programs, Bosland said. “As a bonus, participating in Rockville Rewards unlocks a variety of local deals and experiences, everything from dining and events to goods and services, in and around Rockville through August 31st.

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Participating Dining Days Restaurants:
  • Bonchon Chicken Rockville: For $20, you can choose small wings or a small combo and a house cocktail or soda. For only $5 more, you can add fries, four potstickers, or edamame.

  • Farmsook Thai Kitchen: Receive a free appetizer when you purchase any two entrees.

  • Island Pride Jamaican Restaurant: Purchase a small meal and receive a free side order. Side orders include Sweet potato, rice and beans, steamed white rice, greens, cabbage with mixed vegetables, mac and cheese, and plantains.

  • La Speranza Restaurant: Get 15% off any hot or cold sandwich.
  • Plaza Oaxaca: Choose 25% off three taco platters or 25% off margaritas—one per customer.
  • Poyoteca Peruvian Rotisserie: Receive your choice of Tres Leches cake, flan, or Alfajor cookie for free with the purchase of an individual meal.
  • Soulfull Café: Get 15% off any hot or cold sandwich.
  • Bontanero: Enjoy exclusive happy hour specials from 4 pm to 6 pm Monday through Friday in the bar, patio, and dining room. Every Monday, enjoy half-priced sangria pitchers all day long.
  • Bogarts: Enjoy a free appetizer when you purchase any entrée.
  • Bread Corner Café: Receive a half-price drink.
  • Downtown Brew’s: Get 20% off ceviche on Tuesdays, 10% off all bottles of wine on Wednesdays, plus lunch specials on Tuesday – Saturday.
  • Teamania: Enjoy any beverage at 50% off.

“REDI is thrilled to host Explore Rockville’s Global Bites Fest,” said Susan Prince, Board Chair of REDI. “This event not only highlights Rockville as an epicenter of culinary diversity and excellence but also drives traffic, attracts new customers, and boosts sales, contributing significantly to the vitality of our local food industry.”

Explore Rockville promotes Rockville, Maryland’s vibrant culture and community. We aim to unite people to celebrate the rich tapestry of our city’s culinary and cultural offerings through events like the Global Bites Fest. Learn more at https://explorerockville.org/

The Global Bites Fest Digital Passport is part of the Rockville Rewards program. This shop small initiative is supported by the City of Rockville and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. in partnership with the Greater Rockville Chamber of Commerce. Learn more at https://rockvillerewards.com/

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) is a public-private partnership that helps businesses launch, locate, and expand in Rockville, Maryland. Committed to economic development, REDI is proactive in supporting existing industries and attracting new companies. Learn more at: https://rockvilleredi.org/