Free milkshakes at Z-Burger on Thursday

We'd still argue that a freezing-cold metal Julep cup full of deliciousness is the ideal refreshment for this week's heat dome, but a milkshake doesn't sound so bad, either. Head to any Z-Burger (except Glover Park, where there are no milkshakes) from 2 to 6 p.m. on Thursday and say the secret password, "ZHeatwave," for a free regular shake.

It's not the first (or probably even the 50th) time Z-Burger has offered giveaways tied to a theme. In fact, the promos usually become huge jinxes for the affected party, so let's hope this heat-themed handout means cooler days are coming soon.

Alex Baldinger is editor of the Going Out Guide blog, which covers food, drink, arts, music, events and other curiosities in the D.C. area. He is forever in search of a great sandwich.
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