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Firehouse Subs to open second Kennesaw restaurant

Firehouse Subs to open second Kennesaw restaurant

KENNESAW, Ga. -- Firehouse Subs will open its second Kennesaw location this week.

The new restaurant at 4250 Wade Green Road will open its door for the very first time on Friday, Jan. 3.

In addition to its fresh ingredients, Firehouse Subs is known for the fun murals it paints on the walls of every location. The new Kennesaw restaurant's mural features a reenactment of the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain during the Civil War, a Cobb County fire truck and Kennesaw State University's owl mascot. It was painted by Joe Puskas, who has created more than 720 Firehouse Subs murals since 1994.

The Wade Green Road Firehouse Subs is open seven days a week from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Learn more at firehousesubs.com.

Pizza Hut offering 50% off online orders

Pizza Hut offering 50% off online orders

(WXIA) -- Twenty years ago, Pizza Hut delivered its first-ever pizza to be ordered over the Internet.

Now, the pizza chain is celebrating this milestone by offering a half-off online deal for customers.

Medium and large Pizza Hut pizzas will be 50 percent off when ordered online now through Jan. 10.

Pizza Hut has also launched Hut Lovers, a loyalty program that provides members with exclusive deals.

A large pepperoni, mushroom and extra cheese Pizza Hut pizza was the first physical good ever purchased online, according to Pizza Hut chief marketing officer Carrie Walsh.

"We want to celebrate the fact that before consumers could buy books, clothes, music or vacation packages via the Internet, they could place an online order for a Pizza Hut pizza," Walsh said in a statement. "We're doing so by giving back to our customers who have helped us lead the way with digital innovations over the last 20 years."

Eat at Chili's to help Toys for Tots

Eat at Chili's to help Toys for Tots

(WXIA) -- 'Tis the season to give, and Chili's Grill & Bar is allowing customers to do just that.

On Monday, Dec. 9, Chili's diners can make a donation to Marine Toys for Tots by eating at one of the restaurant chain's many locations.

Simply mention the Toys for Tots fundraiser to a Chili's server for 10 percent of the check to be given to the organization.

Learn more and find your nearest Chili's at chilis.com.

Eat at Chili's to support Wounded Warrior Project

Eat at Chili's to support Wounded Warrior Project

(WXIA) -- In honor of Veterans Day, Chili's is giving customers an easy way to support the Wounded Warrior Project.

On Sunday, Nov. 10, Chili's diners have the option of donating 10 percent of their checks to the charity, which supports injured military personnel and veterans.

Simply download the flyer from the Chili's website and present it to a server to make a donation.

Vets and military members who eat at Chili's on Veterans Day -- Monday, Nov. 11 -- will be treated to free entrées.

Visit chilis.com to find your nearest Chili's.

IHOP offering free Scary Face pancakes on Halloween

IHOP offering free Scary Face pancakes on Halloween

(WXIA) -- The arrival of autumn means different things to different people. For IHOP's youngest customers, it signifies something delicious: a Scary Face pancake.

Scary Face pancakes are available for the entire month of October and are free on Halloween.

"We're excited to bring back one of our most requested holiday promotions, the Scary Face pancake," IHOP vice president of marketing Natalia Franco said in a statement.

The restaurant chain's popular Halloween dish includes one buttermilk pancake, a mouth made from whipped topping, a glazed strawberry nose, mini Oreo cookies for eyes and eight pieces of candy corn to be used as teeth.

Adults don't have to be left out of the Halloween fun; IHOP's famous pumpkin pancakes will also return to the menu in October.

Find your nearest IHOP location at ihop.com.

High school coaches to participate in rib-eating contest

High school coaches to participate in rib-eating contest

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Texas Roadhouse is kicking off a 10-day series of special events with a rib-eating contest for local high school coaches.

On Monday, Oct. 7, coaches from Cherokee, Harrison, Kell, Kennesaw Mountain, North Cobb, Pope and Sprayberry high schools will compete to see who can eat the most ribs.

The winning coach will receive 10 percent of the evening's proceeds for his football team.

The Battle of the Coaches contest will begin at 7:30 p.m. It will be preceded by an applesauce-eating contest for children at 6:30 p.m.

Texas Roadhouse is located at 2475 Barrett Creek Parkway in Marietta. Learn more at the restaurant's Facebook page.

Marlow's Tavern to roll out Ribs & Whiskey menu

Marlow's Tavern to roll out Ribs & Whiskey menu

(WXIA) -- To celebrate the arrival of fall, all Marlow's Tavern locations will bring back the wildly popular Ribs & Whiskey menu for a limited time.

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 24, Marlow's customers can enjoy a variety of autumn favorites, including fried green tomato sliders, a pulled pork sandwich with chipotle BBQ sauce, slow-cooked St. Louis-style ribs with a slew of Southern sides, and a bourbon bread pudding for dessert.

"Our guests have come to love the Ribs & Whiskey menu for the hearty, warming dishes they crave during the fall," Marlow's Tavern co-founder and executive chef John C. Metz said in a statement. "A chill hits the air and diners look for those classic, seasonal flavors that are found in each of the dishes and cocktails."

Ribs & Whiskey will be available through Monday, Oct. 28.

From Sept. 24-30, Marlow's customers can also donate to Share Our Strength's Dine Out for No Kid Hungry campaign and receive a $5 coupon.