| May 29, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Radical realignment ideas abound for ACC football. Abolish divisions! Premier and Champions leagues! New ACC, Old ACC! Waffle House and IHOP!
I detailed many of them last spring and offered my own extreme makeover.
But history teaches that the ACC...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Melvin Terrance Allen, 30, of the 200 block of South Parke Street, was arrested on a bench warrant Friday in a case in which he was charged with traffic-related violations including driving while his license was suspended and operating a...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Tuesday is National Pancake Day, a time to celebrate the classic, comforting breakfast food.
Traditionally, National Pancake Day is on Fat Tuesday, also known as Shrove Tuesday, the day before Lent begins. It only seems fitting to indulge in a stack of...
| Dec 5, 2013
My wife took a bite of the scallop-crab motoyaki, one of the specialties at Kabocha, and smiled beatifically.
"Now this is a signature dish," she said happily. "This rocks."
My wife doesn't dazzle all that easily (though she married me; make what...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Wish that turkey would just cook itself? Tuckered out after hours at the mall? That’s why many American restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving and serving up special bargains on Black Friday.
On the holiday itself, Boston Market will serve up...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:23 AM
How to deal with boredom at the table and long waits for the check while dining out? Applebee’s is betting on 100,000 tablets.
The casual dining chain is planning to install the technology at every table and many bars at its more than 1,800...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:04 PM
An estimated 1 million people are expected to swarm into Times Square in New York City on New Year’s Eve to watch the famed ball-drop in person.
How many of them will end up at the Applebee’s restaurant nearby is uncertain, but the price...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:52 AM
I know I've been harping on how little has happened so far in Season 4 of "The Walking Dead," and at times that was because I was dozing off or not paying enough attention, but I was focused from start to finish during Sunday night's new episode,...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:58 AM
You'll flip for this freebie!
Get free pancakes at IHop on Tuesday to celebrate National Pancake Day.
Stop in from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. to get your free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. No coupon is necessary.
The restaurant chain is giving away the...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:52 AM
The folks at Waffle House and IHOP might not swoon over the message at the heart of Prince’s new video, “Breakfast Can Wait,” but the Purple One has found plenty of sensual fun in the kitchen to keep pop music fans engaged in this work...