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December 9, 2017

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Introduces First-Ever Gingerbread GlazedDoughnut Dec. 12

Doughnut is available only on National Gingerbread House Day
ORLANDO, Fla – (Dec. 8, 2017)  – Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is sweetening the season by introducing a first-time, one-day seasonal take on its iconic Original Glazed® Doughnut. The Gingerbread GlazedDoughnut is available on National Gingerbread House Day, Tuesday, Dec. 12, at all shops throughout Central Florida:

Krispy Kreme Daytona Beach – Open 24 Hours
980 W International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Krispy Kreme Winter Park - Drive thru Open 24 Hours
1031 S. Orlando Avenue (17-92), Winter Park, FL  32789
Krispy Kreme Millenia - Open 24 Hours
4080 Millenia Blvd., Orlando, FL 32939
Krispy Kreme Kissimmee - Open 24 Hours
5310 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway
(192 / Mile Marker 11.5), Kissimmee, FL  34746
Krispy Kreme Melbourne – Drive thru Open 24 Hours
2040 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32935

November 30, 2017


Photo By: Heidi Haeusler (Mad River Boat Trips)

JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (November 2017) – Top-rated river outfitter Mad River Boat Trips has elevated its highly rated whitewater river-rafting experience by bringing Executive Chef Ty Hess on board to prepare guests’ meals. Hess will prepare fresh, ingredient-driven and ever-changing menus at the tour company’s riverside dinner site, bringing 17 years of professional culinary experience working in world-class restaurants to the banks of Wild and Scenic Snake River. The 2018 season begins May 15.

Riverside buffet-style meals are part of Mad River’s whitewater rafting experiences down the Snake River, which will become the highlight of any trip to Jackson Hole. Professional, experienced river trip guides navigate rafters through the twists and turns of Snake River Canyon while pointing out flora, fauna, geology and aspects of the region’s history that make this area unique. Mad River Boat Trips offer runs through class II and III rapids, making them appropriate for guests ages six and older. Guests will grab their paddle and shoot the rapids with Mad River’s experienced and professional guides. 

November 8, 2017


Chicago, Ill. –The SafeHouse Chicago, a place for hungry and thirsty spies to seek refuge, has officially opened its Windy City location to the public. Featuring a modern industrial design by Chicago’s own award-winning firms, The Gettys Group and Epstein Global, it is covertly located in the vicinity of 60 E. Ontario Street. Visiting spies will be tasked with locating the top-secret entrance marked only with a sign for International Exports Ltd. flanked by a gaslight and an iconic red door.

Before entering, guests will be required to provide the password or perform a top-secret clearance test to gain entry. Once inside, they will embark on a one-of-a-kind mission as they create their own agent name and complete missions while discovering gadgets, uncovering hidden secrets. Agents can enjoy drinking spycialty handcrafted cocktails and eating furtively fresh edible entrees, sandwiches, burgers, and tasty apps.

November 7, 2017


PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017) – Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures Dinner & Show continues its inaugural season with a new holiday tale that invites families on a journey that brings together special Christmas memories and magic that shaped Dolly and her family. The new show, which opened Friday, Nov. 3 and continues through Dec. 31, allows guests to make wonderful holiday memories and discover the true spirit of Christmas.

The combination of festive holiday music, two million dollars in special effects, acrobatic feats from both performers and the show’s canine stars, a mischievous elf, a series of “reindeer games,” a moving live nativity, an ice skating spectacular, and many other unexpected  surprises combine for a one-of-a-kind, “must see” show.  This exciting new Christmas adventure is set in a small town that’s hit by a major snowstorm, which leaves the fate of the town’s Christmas celebration in the balance. The audience journeys with the cast to learn whether their Christmas will be cancelled or whether the storm sets the stage for the most miraculous Christmas ever.


Unique Tavern Fare is a Mix of Shareable Snacks, Elevated Entrées and Creative Cocktails

ORLANDO, Fla.  (Nov. 7, 2017) – Just in time for the fall and holiday seasons, Marlow’s Tavern launches a seasonal menu of sensational new dishes and drinks to keep guests warm and captivated. From a new “For the Table” section of small plates and starters to creative cocktails from Manager of Adult Beverages Rick Blumberg, the updated menu presents new takes on classic tavern fare while maintaining the high standards of craftsmanship and quality that have made Marlow’s an Orlando favorite for affordable chef-driven cuisine.

November 5, 2017

Back Yard Burgers Serving Free Classic Burgers to Military this Veteran’s Day

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 2017) – Back Yard Burgers  is offering its thanks to those who serve this Veteran’s Day with free Classic Burgers for the military.  The offer is valid on Veteran’s Day – Saturday, Nov. 11 – for veterans and active duty service men and women in uniform or with a valid ID.

The Back Yard Classic Burger is a third pound 100 percent Black Angus beef topped with garden-fresh lettuce, lush tomatoes, crunchy dill pickles, ketchup, mayo and mustard.

“This is our small thank you to the men and women who serve our country and we are honored to have them join us on Veteran’s Day for a Classic Burger,” said David McDougall, CEO of Back Yard Burgers. “Several of our team members have served, which makes our commitment to honoring the military even more important.”

In addition to serving Veterans free burgers on Veteran’s Day, Back Yard Burgers offers a 20 percent discount to service men and women year-round. One of the brand’s other large-scale community service initiatives is raising funds for Share Our Strength’s “No Kid Hungry” campaign, a cause Back Yard Burgers has championed since 2014.


Waynesville, NC - - November 3, 2017 - -  Fall dishes will be featured at The Swag’s 2017 End-Of-Season Mountaintop Cooking School taking place November 12-14 at the mountaintop inn. The hands-on cooking school will feature ingredients fresh from The Swag’s abundant garden along with products from local farms.

November 2, 2017

GEORGIA - The 2017 Savannah Food and Wine Festival Announces Stage Schedules for Taste of Savannah

SAVANNAH, GA (October 31, 2017) – The Savannah Food & Wine Festival, presented by Publix will be celebrating its fifth anniversary, November 6 – 12, 2017. There are limited tickets for some of the festival’s events, with many events already selling out. The festival has announced the final stage schedules Taste of Savannah, Saturday, November 11, including Sean Brock, Husk Savannah opening soon and the Food Network’s Jernard Wells on the Publix Main Stage.


The five-course pairing dinner will serve a seafood centric menu with craft beers

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (October 2017) -- Paddlefish, the iconic Disney Springs restaurant located aboard a luxurious steamboat, is inviting guests on board for the second installment of their rooftop dinner series. On Thursday, November 16 at 6:30 p.m., Paddlefish and local Orlando brewery Crooked Can will be serving up a 5-course dinner paired with the perfect pint for each plate.

The menu for the dinner includes an oyster trio paired with a Mr. Tractor Kolsch Style Ale, steamed clams paired with a High Stepper American IPA, shrimp & chourico gumbo paired with a McSwagger’s Own Amber Ale, and coffee-dusted pork loin and stout-braised Kurobuta pork belly paired with a Freedom Ride Stout. For dessert, Paddlefish will serve up a special spiced apple bread pudding paired with Crooked Can’s Domestic Bliss, a Belgian Golden Strong Ale that has a complex spice character and mild fruitiness to compliment the dish. While dining, guests will be able enjoy the beautiful views of Lake Buena Vista and Disney Springs and take home a Crooked Can pint glass as a souvenir.

Space for this event is limited. Tickets are available for $65 per person and can be purchased online at Eventbrite. For more information, please visit or call 407-934-2628.

About Paddlefish
Docked on the shores of Lake Buena Vista, Paddlefish is the only venue in Disney Springs to offer rooftop-level waterfront dining. Led by Executive Chef Steven Richard. Paddlefish’s menu features fresh seafood and interactive tableside experiences. Paddlefish is outfitted with several private dining rooms as well as a rooftop setting that can be rented out to accommodate groups of all sizes. Paddlefish seats 760 guests and is open for lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch and its rooftop deck is open for late night drinks and dining until 1 a.m. For more information, visit

October 23, 2017

A Really Sweet Show: The Americas Cake Fair Hosted by Satin Ice Entices Thousands to Orlando, Florida

CHESTER, NY (October 20, 2017) – An estimated 10,000 baking professionals, industry buyers, pastry chefs, cake artists, retail bakers, hobbyists and everyday foodies from around the world convened in Orlando, Florida on October 13-15, 2017 for The Americas Cake Fair (Cake Fair), the largest trade and consumer show in North and South America dedicated to cake, chocolate and sugar artistry. The event was hosted by Satin Ice, which is made by Satin Fine Foods, Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer distributing its premium range of cake decorating products to more than 60 countries worldwide.

October 21, 2017


Mike Carlucci, Sr. Vice President of Urban Expositions, producers of the show, presents Michelle Bernstein with the Torch Award.
ORLANDO, FL October 20, 2017 - This year's Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show, held last week at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, brought together the foodservice and hospitality industry after being delayed due to the impact of Hurricane Irma. Despite a rescheduled show, restaurant owners and operators, chefs, foodservice professionals and others gathered to take advantage of all the great product launches and networking opportunities the show had to offer. The event was sponsored by the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, (FRLA) a partner of the National Restaurant Association.

October 19, 2017

Kids Eat Free at TooJay’s During Halloween Weekend

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (October 19, 2017) – TooJay’s is offering no tricks, just treats this Halloween Weekend! From Friday, October 27 through Tuesday, October 31, Kids Eat Free at TooJay’s with the purchase of one adult entrée.

Children age 12 and under must order from the Kid’s Menu of popular breakfast, lunch and dinner items. This special offer does not include beverages and cannot be combined with any other offers.  

Breakfast favorites include French toast, half a Belgian waffle and bacon strips, among other popular choices. For lunch and dinner, kids can enjoy a hamburger, Jr. Tuna Melt, Chicken Salad Chop Chop, Mac & Cheese and more. All lunch and dinner meals offer a choice of two sides, including carrot sticks with Ranch dressing, Mandarin oranges, chocolate pudding, red grapes, French fries and apple sauce, plus a famous TooJay’s mini black & white cookie.

October 18, 2017

FLORIDA - Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill, Owned by Former Miami Dolphins Player Kim Bokamper, Offers Great Deals in an “All Things Sports” Destination

Locations in Fort Lauderdale, Miramar, Plantation, Naples, and Estero

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — (October 18, 2017) — Fans of all sports can enjoy great deals on everything from drinks to smokehouse ribs and wings at Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill, which has five Florida locations: Fort Lauderdale, Miramar, Plantation, Naples, and Estero. Founded and owned by former Miami Dolphins player Kim Bokamper, the restaurants are a go-to destination for all sports lovers.

The perfect place to gather with friends, family, and sports fans of all ages, Bokamper’s has televisions covering every wall for maximum sports enjoyment. Guests enjoy exceptional service, great food, and an unparalleled, fun-filled atmosphere. Bokamper’s offers many deals throughout the week, including:

October 17, 2017


LAS VEGAS (October 2017) – To celebrate its 32nd anniversary, Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar invites everyone to join them this November with a special anniversary menu priced at $32.32 per person. Offered Nov. 4 through Nov. 12, the menu features three courses spotlighting the restaurant’s best-loved, authentic Italian fare. 

Choice of Appetizer
  • Salsiccia Calabrese e Rapini (grilled house-made spicy sausage, broccoli rabe, infused extra virgin olive oil)
  • Calamari Fritti (fried baby squid, spicy pomodoro sauce)
  • Ferraro’s Salad (arugula, cherry tomato, pine nuts, fennel, house dressing)
  • Nonna’s Stuffed Pepper (stuffed with ground veal, eggplant, cheese, bread crumbs)
  • Insalata Mimmo (heirloom tomatoes, avocado, red onion, fresh mozzarella with a balsamic reduction)
  • Battuta al Coltello (Piedmont-style beef tartar, sun choke chips, bagna cauda crema, grated cured yoke)


SAN DIEGO (October 17, 2017) – Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced the completion of the new restaurant, bar and lounge area of the Kimpton Hotel Palomar located at 1047 5th Avenue in the heart of downtown San Diego. Ware Malcomb was the Architect of Record for the project, in addition to providing brand-enhancing graphics for the interior and exterior design.

The project involved the two-story renovation of the restaurant and bar on the first floor of the Hotel Palomar, as well as an open space designed for a combination of private dining, a game room, and a lounge area on the second floor mezzanine level.

October 16, 2017

FLORIDA - Because It’s Happy! BRIO Tuscan Grille Miami-Dade and Broward Locations Unveil Tantalizing Bar Bites & Cocktails on New Happy Hour Menu

South Florida — (Oct. 12, 2017) — There is so much to be happy about at BRIO Tuscan Grille, and now guests have more to celebrate with the restaurant’s new Bar Bites and cocktails! Available now on the new Happy Hour menu at BRIO’s Miami-Dade and Broward locations, the delicious chef-inspired Bar Bites and hand-crafted drinks are certain to bring a smile to guests’ faces.

BRIO locations in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties are at The Falls in Miami, Dolphin Mall in Miami, The Village at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, The Shops at Pembroke Gardens in Pembroke Pines, and Westfield Broward Mall in Plantation!

The new Happy Hour menu, available Monday–Friday during select hours, includes the following new additions:

Bar Bites
  • Shishito Pepper Hash: Crispy fingerling potatoes, feta, green onions, and Sriracha aioli ($5)
  • House-made Pickles: Fried crisp, with chile lime ranch ($4)
  • Potato Skins: Cheddar cheese sauce, Applewood bacon, green onions, and lime crema ($5)    

October 11, 2017

FLORIDA - Thrills and Chills! Bokamper’s 4th Annual Halloween Bash Brings Spooktacular Fun for Adults

Why let kids have all the fun on Halloween? Buy a one-of-a-kind costume and mark your calendars because Bokamper’s Fort Lauderdale will be celebrating its fourth annual Halloween Bash on Friday, October 27, 2017. At no cost, join BIG 105.9’s Paul Castronovo for a Halloween party unlike any other!

Dance and mingle the night away as you enjoy a live DJ, Halloween drink specials, signature cocktails crafted by our sponsors­­­, and a notoriously competitive costume contest with $10,000 worth of prizes. Don your most horrific, hilarious, sexy, or original costume for a chance to win unbelievable cash prizes including:

  • 1st Place – $5,000
  • 2nd place – $1,000
  • 3rd place – $750
  • Fan Favorite – $750
  • Best Group – $500
  • Funniest – $500
  • Most Original – $500
  • Scariest – $500
  • Sexiest – $500

October 10, 2017

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed® Doughnut is Back by Popular Demand for ‘Friday Night Spice’ and National Pumpkin Day

ORLANDO, Fla – (October 10, 2017) - Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is bringing back its popular fall treat, the Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed® doughnut, for a limited time in October, answering customers’ calls for more opportunities to enjoy this delicious fall indulgence.
On Friday, October 13 and 20, the Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed® doughnut will be available only after 6 p.m. for “Friday Night Spice.”
On Thursday, October 26, customers can enjoy the Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed® doughnut all day in celebration of National Pumpkin Day at participating Krispy Kreme shops across Central Florida:

October 4, 2017

FLORIDA - Florida Panthers Announce Bokampers Return as the Official Watch Party Location

Hockey is back! The Florida Panthers have announced that Bokampers will return as the team’s official watch party location for the 2017-2018 season.

Want to watch Friday’s season opener surrounded by Panthers fans? We’ve got you covered. The first watch party will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Bokampers in Plantation when the Panthers play their intrastate rivals the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa Bay. Bokampers will host seven watch parties throughout the Panthers season.

In addition to the action on TV, Bokampers will offer specials, giveaways, and games for guests including:

  • $9.99 “Panther Burger”
  • 5 for $15 Coors Light Buckets
  • $7.99 New Amsterdam Doubles
  • 10% Team Discount when in your Panther gear!

October 3, 2017

FLORIDA - BRIO Tuscan Grille Miami-Dade and Broward Locations Celebrate National Pasta Month (October) with Two-Course Pasta Lunch and Dinner Combos, Oct. 3–29

Lunch Combos Start at $14.95; 
Dinner Combos Start at $17.95

South Florida — (Oct. 2, 2017) — BRIO Tuscan Grille locations in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties are saying “cheers” to pasta in honor of National Pasta Month (October)! With its two-course pasta lunch and dinner combos, available Tuesday, Oct. 3–Sunday, Oct. 29, BRIO is pleased to celebrate this time-honored guest favorite with a select pasta dish, paired with a choice of soup or salad. Prices for the lunch combos start at $14.95; prices for the dinner combos start at $17.95.

BRIO locations in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties are at The Falls in Miami, Dolphin Mall in Miami, The Village at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, The Shops at Pembroke Gardens in Pembroke Pines, and Westfield Broward Mall in Plantation!