Eat Your Feelings: Blue Monday Foodie Treats

Written by: Sophie Taylor

We may be cynical when it comes to capitalist celebrations like Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But when it comes to a day celebrating misery with free pizza.. well, let me eat my words. And feelings. Nom nom nom.

Luckily for me and my worryingly relentless comfort eating, I can do just that in North London this Blue Monday. Yes, it may well be a non-sensical formula conjured up by a man named Cliff, but if it means tasty eateries are jumping on board and offering up their delights for little to no money, tell me where to sign and look away whilst I chow down.

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Go doughy, it’s your birthday

For those of you complaining about having a January birthday, I get it. Your presents likely consist of other people’s unwanted Christmas gifts, your parties full of broke misanthropes who aren’t drinking. Such fun. However, your time has come January children! Franco Manca is giving away pizza to anyone born in January for the whole of Monday 16th Jan. That’s a twelfth of the population. I hope they’ve got extra dough. If you haven’t tried a Franco Manca pizza yet (like me, until recently) you don’t know the feeling of contentment, satisfaction and glazed over bliss.

I got 99 pennies..

In the name of mental well being and happy tummies, between 12 and 4pm on Monday 16th you can get a Busaba Eathai meal for pennies. Ninety nine of them. This includes pad Thai, slow-cooked beef, you name it. Just visit their website to sign up and receive your tasty little email lunch code. It’s on a first come, first served basis so don’t hang about and let your stomach down.

Half price chicken? You must be jerkin’

Rudies aren’t messing about. For the whole of January, the Stoke Newington Caribbean hosts-with-the-most-jerk-sauce are offering 50% off chicken every Monday. That’s not to mention the £6 cocktails and happy hours from 5-7pm. This means £12 for a whole chicken and £6.75 for half. So why the long face? Oh, you’re a horse. As you were.

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