A National Banana Tour is Coming to St. Louis

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Bananas in Pajamas Cabanas. | Ian Ramsey

Yes, a national banana tour, and we think it sounds awesome. The Dole "Peel the Love" Nationwide Banana Cabana (!) Tour will be in St. Louis from August 11 to 16 to "celebrate the fun, whimsy and irreverence of the banana." Surely only the peach exceeds the banana in whimsy.

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Red Robin Celebrates National Lemonade Day with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

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The Freckled Lemonade at Red Robin. | Red Robin

Despite how pleasant it's been the past few days, the temperature is slowly but surely rising and we are reminded that yes, it is still August -- the best time to have National Lemonade Day! But instead of slamming on the brakes when you see some random little kids selling lemonade and digging change out of your car seats, head to Red Robin today instead.

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It's Free Tea Day at McAlister's!

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       McAlister's is giving away free sweet tea all day today. | McAlister's Deli

It's July in St. Louis, and there are few things better than an ice cold beverage to cool you down when both the temperature and the dew point are pushing 90. Lucky for us, it's Free Tea Day at McAlister's Deli (12515 Olive Boulevard, Creve Coeur; 314-985-3280)!

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-Cool Off With Free Sweet Tea at McAlister's

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Serendipity Ice Cream's 10th Anniversary All This Week

       Serendipity celebrates ten years in Webster Groves. | Sarah Rusnak

Serendipity Homemade Ice Cream (8130 Big Bend Boulevard, Webster Groves, 314-692-2700) is throwing a week-long celebration of their 10th anniversary beginning today. We recently named it one of the eight best ice cream spots in St. Louis, and trust us, there's a reason it's been around for ten years.

See also:
-Beckie Jacobs of Serendipity Homemade Ice Cream
-8 Best Ice Cream Spots in St. Louis
-Beckie Jacobs' Dipstik Sundae and Homemade Peach Ice Cream

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Win Free Burritos For a Year (Then Share With Us)

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       Chipotle is giving away 21,788 burritos! | RFT

We are always looking out for you, dear reader, and bringing you the latest in free and delicious food. You already know that Krispy Kreme is giving out doughnuts tomorrow. But there's something even better. In honor of Chipotle's 20th anniversary, it's giving out 21,788 burritos. Yep.

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Reminder: It's Free Slurpee Day!

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       Happy Birthday 7-Eleven! | 7-Eleven

Today in free food news, we've got two things that are absolutely delicious but probably not very good for you and definitely not organic. 7-Eleven is celebrating its 86th birthday today (it's 7/11...we see what you did there) by offering a free 12 ounce Slurpee from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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-Fast Food Happy Hour: Dairy Queen, Sonic Drive-In and Steak 'n Shake

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Donate to a Good Cause, Get Doughnuts

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       Get free Dunkin' Donuts this month with a donation to Goodwill. | Mabel Suen

In case you needed another reason to donate to Goodwill, they're giving you one -- free doughnuts. Anyone who donates to St. Louis metropolitan Goodwill stores on Tuesdays in July will get a coupon for six free doughnuts from Dunkin' Donuts.

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Suh-weet! Sweet Tomatoes Feeds Kids for Free in July

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Free is always better. Sweet Tomatoes is offering kids under twelve a free meal every Monday in July with the purchase of an adult meal. You don't even have to print a coupon -- just show up with your tyke in tow. Sweet Tomatoes is a chain, but one that's actually good for you (ahem, McDonald's apple dippers). They use more than 50 fresh ingredients to make its soups, salads, hot pastas and bakery items. Many of the menu picks are vegetarian or gluten free, too. Its menus change every month, so you may want to take advantage and use the kids as an excuse to check out Sweet Tomatoes' July Summer Splash offerings.

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