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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.

Pizzeria to raise money for HeroBox

Pizzeria to raise money for HeroBox

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- Peachtree City's newest pizza restaurant is celebrating its grand opening by doing good for others.

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza will open on Monday, Sept. 16. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on opening day, customers can donate to HeroBox, a Tyrone-based charity that supports deployed service members.

A $25 donation will net Brixx customers dinner, wine and special craft beer. All proceeds will go toward care packages for those serving in the military.

Brixx is located within The Avenue Peachtree City. Learn more at brixxpizza.com.

Mellow Mushroom unveils 'High on Thai' menu

Mellow Mushroom unveils 'High on Thai' menu

ATLANTA -- Atlanta-based Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers will run a special Thailand-themed promotion through July 14.

The "High on Thai" menu features several dishes with the bold, spicy and sweet components of Thai cuisine.

It includes a new appetizer, a "Big Buddha" salad, two hoagies, a dessert and, of course, a pizza -- Thai Dye, which features an olive oil and garlic base, mozzarella cheese, yellow curry, chicken, onions, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, fresh basil and sweet chili sauce.

"Summer is the perfect time to enjoy both the freshest of ingredients and traditional Thai flavors like ginger, lime, curry, cilantro, basil, coconut and more," Mellow Mushroom VP of brand development Annica Kreider said in a statement.

See the entire High on Thai menu and find your nearest Mellow Mushroom at mellowmushroom.com.

Chick-fil-A Daddy-Daughter Date Night returns in 2013

Chick-fil-A Daddy-Daughter Date Night returns in 2013

ATLANTA -- Chick-fil-A's wildly popular Daddy-Daughter Date Night will return in February.

More than 100 Atlanta- and Athens-area Chick-fil-A restaurants will host the event on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Every couple in attendance will receive an activity sheet with conversation topics and a booklet called "Continuing the Conversation," which gives the dads and daughters suggestions for getting to know each other better.

"One of Chick-fil-A's goals is to promote community connections and enrich the lives of everyone we serve," Chick-fil-A area marketing director Robin Lomax said in a statement. "We understand the importance of father-daughter relationships and want to encourage dads to take a break from busy schedules, enjoy their daughters' company over a meal and have fun."

Free pancakes at IHOP to help Children's Miracle Network Hospital

Free pancakes at IHOP to help Children's Miracle Network Hospital

(WXIA) -- In an effort to raise $3 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and celebrate National Pancake Day, IHOP Restaurants will give out free pancakes to all guests on Tuesday, February 5.

This day will also mark the 30th anniversary of the Children's Miracle Network Hospital, as reported by a spokeswoman for IHOP.  National Pancake Day is recognized as IHOP's largest philanthropic event of the year, with more than 1,500 restaurants taking part. IHOP hopes that reaching the $3 million goal will be the ideal kick off to 2013 fundraising for the CMNH.

The spokeswoman said IHOP restaurants will give a complimentary stack of buttermilk pancakes to all guests from 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. At the same time, they hope guests will make donations to CMNH. All proceeds will be put towards helping CMNH and other local charities to bring vital equipment, life-saving procedures and critical care to sick and injured children.

Have breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Have breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- The Peachtree City Optimist Club will host a special breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday, Dec. 8.

The fun begins at 8 a.m. at the Flying Biscuit Café. Breakfast will be served until 11 a.m. and includes two buttermilk pancakes, two sausage patties, coffee, milk and orange juice for $5.99. Reservations are not required.

All funds from Breakfast with Santa will benefit children and families in Fayette County.

The Flying Biscuit Café is located at 2874 Highway 54.

Watch party for local Olympian Kelley O'Hara

Watch party for local Olympian Kelley O'Hara

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- Fayette County residents will come together Thursday to cheer for one of their own -- a local girl who just so happens to be an Olympian.

Kelley O'Hara grew up in Fayetteville and graduated from Starr's Mill High School. She is a member of the U.S. Olympic women's soccer team, which will compete against Japan for the gold medal Thursday afternoon.

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A watch party for O'Hara and the rest of the women's soccer players, including the Atlanta Beat's Carli Lloyd, will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Mike & C's restaurant in Peachtree City. The gold medal soccer match is scheduled to begin at 2:45 p.m., Atlanta time.

Everyone in the community is invited to attend and show their support for O'Hara.