Wichita on the Cheap

Live the Good Life for Less & Never Miss a Deal

Logan’s Roadhouse: New Value Menu

Logan's wood-grilled salmon, part of "two full meals" promotion

Still a great deal! Logan’s Roadhouse has discontinued its famous 2 Full Meals for $14.99 special, which is the bad news. The good news is that it’s been replaced with a new promotion! The Two Full Meals promotion has ended (sad face), but Logan’s now has a new value menu. The American Roadhouse Meals menu is […]

Dairy Queen’s $6 Meal Deal includes a sundae

DQ sundae

Dairy Queen‘s lunch special hits the sweet spot when you’re looking for dessert with your combo meal. The DQ 5-Buck Lunch has become the $6 Meal Deal (and we aren’t surprised because the old price was crazy!). DQ’s meal deal includes a 1/3 Double Burger with Cheese, regular fries, a fountain drink (21-oz.) and sundae. […]

FREE Chess Workshop at Aero Plains Brewing Every Sunday

Grab a beer and a friend and enjoy an afternoon of chess.  Aero Plains Brewing hosts a weekly chess workshop every Sunday, from 2-4 p.m.  Players of all skill levels and age are welcome to attend. Darin Link, local chess coach and teacher, will be on-site.  There will be some chess board sets available, but […]

Groupons for Wichita restaurants

Groupon has several deals for Wichita restaurants right now. Today I see: $6.25 for $12 at Oasis Lounge (burgers) on West Maple here $11.50 for $20 at Mediterranean Grill near Towne East mall here $11.50 for $20 at Riverside Cafe (3 locations) here $12 for $20 at Fetch Bistro in Willowbend here $6 for $10 at […]

Quick and inexpensive weeknight family recipes with pork tenderloin

kid-friendly cracker crumb pork cutlets

  Pork tenderloin is an extremely versatile lean cut and really quick to make for weeknight dinners (or fancy enough to save for the weekends). Not to be confused with porkloin – which is very large and can be cut into chops and roasts – the tenderloin is a small roast, usually about 1 or […]

Buy our new book to save big bucks with coupons

Want to discover the secrets of super savers? Living On The Cheap’s Teresa Mears and Laura Daily have just published The Ultimate Guide to Coupons. They share the smart way to use coupons, investing just minutes to save dollars. I’ve read this book from cover to cover and it is packed with a lot of […]

Noodles & Company rewards program

noodles and company

  The pasta-based, fast-casual restaurant just launched its first customer loyalty program — NoodlesREWARDS — via its app on a smartphone. Members get menu updates, special sneak peek access, member tastings invitations and sweepstakes opportunities. Plus, with each purchase, eat your way toward surprise rewards, including FREE menu items, Noodles swag and gift cards. It’s important to note […]

Spangles $5.95 Classic American Meal Deal

Spangles $5 Classic American meal deal in August

Spangles has a deal that gives us another option for (near) $5 dining. The price has gone up slightly from when we first wrote about it, but it’s still a tasty deal. The Spangles Classic American meal deal is available every day for $5.95 and includes a classic steakburger, fries, a 20 oz. drink, and […]

KFC $5 Fill Up meals

KFC's $5 fill up meal

KFC has a bargain-lover’s $5 Fill-Ups menu that includes five tasty meals for $5 each. The tasty, hearty deals include: A 3-piece extra crispy tenders and dipping sauce with mashed potatoes & gravy, biscuit, medium drink and chocolate chip cookie A Famous Bowl with medium drink and chocolate chip cookie A fried chicken breast piece with […]

Wichita Restaurant Week

Wichita Restaurant Week

Wichita Restaurant Week is an opportunity to explore some of Wichita’s best restaurants and help a charity at the same time. The 2017 Wichita Restaurant Week will be held January 20-29, 2017. Participating restaurants around the city will offer special menus for lunch or dinner priced at either $15 or $30. Many of these are […]

Little Caesars Pizza offers Hot-N-Ready pizzas for $5

Oh my goodness – if pizza gets any cheaper they’ll be paying us to eat it. (And if that’s the case, I’d be doing what I love and loving what I do…) Alas, you probably can’t make a living out of this Little Caesar’s Hot-n-Ready deal, but you can make your living stretch a little […]

DQ Happy Hour

DQ hardest working happy hour

Feeling that afternoon lag? DQ has an inexpensive afternoon pick-me-up every weekday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. During DQ’s “Hardest Working Happy Hour,” you can get a small iced coffee for only $1, a small Ultimate Frappé for $2, or a small premium fruit smoothie for $2. It looks like they’ve also added a $2 snack […]

Spangles half-price burgers on Monday nights

1/2 price burgers at Spangles on Monday nights

We love our steakburgers here in Wichita, and for good reason – we have lots of places that make a mean burger. On Monday nights at Spangles, they’re even half-price.   From 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., the “just tastes better” restaurant gives you your choice of Gourmet Supreme, Garlic Parmesan Bacon Cheeseburger, Western Burger, Sourdough Mushroom […]

New map shows you where to find Wichita food trucks

Wichita Food Trucks map

Food truck fans now have an easier way to find out which trucks are going to be parked nearby. The Wichita Food Truck Coalition launched a new interactive map on its website, showing you at a glance where trucks are going to be on any given day,  allowing you to plan up to a week […]

Burger King: Two Whopper meals for $10

This meal deal is fit for a “king-size” hunger. For a limited time, Burger King is offering two Whopper meals for $10. The offer includes two Whoppers, two small fries and two small drinks for ten bucks at participating locations. Given a Whopper sandwich by itself is about $4.50, it’s almost like getting the fries […]

Starbucks Rewards: Earn Gold status with one purchase

Starting April 12, Starbucks Rewards officially changes. Members now earn two stars for every $1 spent. If you have any stars in your account on April 12, they will be multiplied by 11 to adjust to the new program levels. (If it’s any benefit, Starbucks is giving members a slightly higher exchange rate, but not […]

Taco Bell rolls out new $1 breakfast menu

Taco Bell has a new breakfast menu that includes several items for just $1 each. Your choices include a Grilled Breakfast Burrito, Breakfast Soft Taco, Sausage Flatbread Quesadilla, Grilled Breakfast Burrito Fiesta Potato, Mini Skillet Bowl, Hash Brown, Value Mountain Dew Kickstart Orange Citrus (small) or Cinnabon Delights (2 pack). Copyright Living on the Cheap. […]

New “Pop-Up Park” grand opening in downtown Wichita

Downtown Wichita new pop-up park grand opening

There used to be a hole back behind some buildings on Douglas Avenue downtown. That hole has been filled with a brand new “Pop Up Park) – a temporary urban park that will be a nice place for everyone in Wichita to enjoy. The pop-up park is open daily. Most of the food trucks park […]

Hurts Donut T-shirt is your coupon for a FREE donut

Hurts Donut t-shirt coupon

Hurts Donut will open a Wichita store at 21st and Ridge Road in mid- to late-June. The shop will serve fun specialty donut flavors, like the S’mores donut, Pink Lemonade, Moose Munch, and Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate, among others. The company sells a t-shirt that is your coupon for a FREE donut every time you visit […]

Sports Bars in Wichita – Where to Watch the Game

Nothing goes better with sports than comfort food and a cold beverage. This handy guide lists some of the most popular sports bars in Wichita as well as several new establishments. Whether you play angry with the Shockers, bleed Jayhawk blue, roar like a Wildcat, or win like a boss with the Chiefs, these restaurants […]

New $4.99 Value Meals at Long John Silvers

Long John Silver’s has a new Value Meals Menu with meals for just $4.99 each. Your choices include Popcorn Shrimp, Chicken Bites or Fish Tenders. There are also a few combination deals (Fish Tenders and Chicken Bites or one Fish Tender, Chicken Bites and Popcorn Shrimp). Each meal comes with two sides and two hush […]

All you can eat tacos at Taco Shop on Mondays from 4-9 p.m.

Here’s another good Monday night restaurant special in Wichita. You’ll pay just $4.69 for all you can eat tacos, Monday nights at all Taco Shop locations: 1010 E Harry (Harry/Washington) 1620 S Webb (Harry/Webb) 601 N West (Central/West) 6825 E 21st (21st/Woodlawn) Date: Mondays Time: 04:00 pm – 09:00 pm Location: All Taco Shop locations (Washington/Harry, […]

Half-Price Burgers at Emerson Biggin’s

Thanks to Aaron for submitting this deal! Emerson’s burgers are plenty big, and normally sell for $7.99 – $9.99. Every Tuesday they are half price, all day with the purchase of a beverage. This deal is good at both Emerson Biggin’s locations – downtown and in West Wichita. The deal is valid for dine-in only and […]

Bang Wednesday menu at Bonefish Grill

There’s a secret to enjoying your favorite restaurants when you’re on a budget: Go when it’s cheap! On Wednesdays, Bonefish Grill offers its signature appetizer, Bang-Bang Shrimp, for just $6 after 4 p.m. The popular appetizer is crispy shrimp tossed in a creamy, spicy sauce. This is a dine-in only deal that’s available each Wednesday […]

Wichita Restaurant Coupons and Deals

We always have a lot of good restaurant deals and promos here at Wichita on the Cheap, and some are ongoing while others are short-lived. We want to make it even easier for you to find the deals, so here is where we’ll try to round up everything we know of! First, some of our […]