Restaurants

IHOP’S Free Pancake Giveaway Returns March 1, 2011

Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia families can be a part of pancake history as IHOP serves up FREE pancakes in celebration of National Pancake Day on March 1, 2011!  From 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at IHOP restaurants across the country, families and friends can enjoy a free short stack of IHOP’s famous buttermilk pancakes, and in turn, make a donation to IHOP’s national charity partner, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.  All of the funds raised locally will benefit the pediatric programs at Shands Jacksonville and Wolfson Children’s Hospital, both of which are Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.

Local Area Students Raise Money for Cancer Research

Local Area Students Raise Money for Cancer Research

Clink, clank, clunk!  That’s the sound more than 300,000 students throughout North Florida will soon hear as they pour their pocket change into collection jars to support Olive Garden’s 17th-annual Pasta for Pennies program benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) School & Youth campaign.  Last year, Olive Garden’s Pasta for Pennies collected $6.1 million nationally, bringing the total amount donated since the program’s inception to more than $53 million.

$1 soups all day in Jacksonville

$1 soups all day in Jacksonville

Soup’s on at Pollo Tropical®, as the restaurant chain declares Wednesday, January 26 Pollo Tropical National Soup Day at all company-owned locations.  In honor of National Soup Month, Pollo Tropical is hosting its own celebration by offering the popular Caribbean Chicken Soup or Split Pea Soup for just $1 from open to close.

Country Star James Wesley Takes the Whisky River Stage Next Week

Country music fans in Jacksonville have more than just the George Straight concert to look forward to next week. Whisky River is gearing up for the Country Music Hall of Famer’s show by hosting the Official George Strait Warm-up Party headlined by James Wesley on Thursday night, January 27.

Wesley scored two songs on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in 2010 – “Jackson Hole,” which peaked at No. 41, and “Real,” which reached No. 25 on the chart. Both singles will be on Real, Wesley’s first album on Broken Bow Records, which is slated for a March release. Previously Wesley was signed to Warner Bros. Records and released an album as James Prosser entitled Life Goes On in 1999.

Go Red at BlackFinn

Go Red at BlackFinn

The Go Red Happy Hour for the First Coast American Heart Association is on National Go Red Day, Friday, February 4th from 5-8pm in the Saloon at BlackFinn. With a suggested donation of $5 you will receive complimentary heart healthy hors d'oeuvres, pama and red wine features, as well as a chance to win a Tiffany's necklace, gift card to BlackFinn, and other fun prizes.

Stick to Your Diet Resolution at McDonald's!

Stick to Your Diet Resolution at McDonald's!

McDonald’s kicks off the new year with the national introduction of its new Fruit & Maple Oatmeal, a wholesome and balanced menu option available during breakfast and throughout the entire day. Delivering two of the three recommended daily servings for whole grains and about a half cup of fruit, Fruit & Maple Oatmeal is McDonald’s first new breakfast offering since 2008.

McDonald's Celebrates Customer Appreciation Day Dec. 22

McDonald’s restaurants statewide are celebrating their wonderful customers on Wednesday Dec. 22.

  • Offer is “Buy a Quarter Pounder with cheese or Big Mac and Get the Second Sandwich (QPC or Big Mac) for a Penny”
  • Offer is valid only on Wednesday, December 22 from lunch until midnight