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.

T.G.I. Friday’s® to Host Local Benefit Dinner for Clay County Education Foundation

T.G.I. Friday’s will be hosting a benefit dinner on Monday, January 31, 2011 at its two locations in Jacksonville, as well as its Orange Park restaurant. During this benefit dinner, the leading casual dining restaurant will donate twenty percent of food sales between 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. to the Clay County Education Foundation, whose mission is to enhance curriculum in order to promote excellence in education in the county’s public schools.

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

Taco Bell Donation Campaign Will Benefit Local Military Families

More than 400 Taco Bell restaurants will participate in the second annual “Freedom Bells” fundraiser, in support of the Armed Forces Families Foundation.

One hundred percent of donations made from Nov. 10-23 will go toward projects to benefit military families in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. 

McRib is Back!

Beginning today, the legendary McRib sandwich will be available at participating Northeast Florida McDonald’s restaurants until November 22. The McRib, a boneless pork patty dressed with fresh-slivered onions, dill pickle slices, tangy barbeque sauce and served on a toasted, golden-brown home-style bun, is known among customers for surfacing on select local menus for limited periods of time.