Food, The Frugalista Life

7th & Grove and Madame Fortune Dessert + HiFi Parlor offering free meals on Pepsi Dig In Day this weekend

PEPSI Dig In Day returns August 19, encouraging everyone across the country to visit Black-owned restaurants. Tampa and Orlando residents can get FREE meals from 7th & Grove, Madame Fortune Dessert + HiFi Parlor, and The Licking while supplies last. Here’s what you can get:

7th + Grove

Dive In-fried catfish on linguini noodles, grove-made tomato sauce, lump crab meat, shrimp, and garlic Cuban toast.


Madame Fortune Dessert + HiFi Parlor

The Zion-sweet berry French toast, scrambled eggs, tender bacon, and crispy home fries.

The Licking

Chicken rolls stuffed with corn, veggies, and a mix of shredded jack and cheddar cheese plus fried broccoli

“Our goal for Pepsi Dig In has always been to celebrate and generate awareness for Black-owned restaurants, not just on Pepsi Dig In Day, but all year long,” says Scott Finlow, Chief Marketing Officer of PepsiCo Global Foodservice. “This year, we’re turning up the flavor and excitement with the support of renowned partners like the James Beard Foundation and events like our Washington D.C. block party where people can indulge in delicious food, cheer on talented chefs, and soak up the vibrant culture that accompanies every dish.”

Fans can visit EatOkra or Black and Mobile to find other participating locations order delivery from other Black-owned restaurants in their area.

Anyone who posts their meal on Instagram or Twitter and tags their favorite Black-owned restaurant and Pepsi Dig In (@PepsiDigIn) with hashtags #DigInShowLove and #Sweepstakes until August 31st has the chance to win $5,000. The winning restaurant receives $5,000 also.

For more info on Pepsi Dig In, visit and follow them on IG, Facebook, and Twitter all at @PepsiDigIn.