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Pollo Tropical collecting cell phones for Women in Distress

Pollo Tropical collecting cell phones for Women in Distress

ATLANTA -- Pollo Tropical is collecting old cell phones to benefit women in need.

The restaurant chain's Handheld for a Handheld campaign collects used phones for Women in Distress, which provides emergency shelters, a crisis hotline, advocacy programs and other services to women and families.

Pollo Tropical will collect cell phones all day on Wednesday, Jan. 9. Cell phones do not need to be working, but they must have batteries.

In exchange for their donations, Pollo Tropical customers will receive free Beef Wraps.

Pollo Tropical has locations in Cobb and Gwinnett counties. Learn more at pollotropical.com.

Vinings Business of the Year to be revealed Jan. 8

Vinings Business of the Year to be revealed Jan. 8

ATLANTA -- The Vinings Business Association will reveal its 2012 Business of the Year during a luncheon on Jan. 8.

The lunch will begin at 11:30 p.m. at Social Vinings restaurant.

Attendance is $15 for VBA members and $20 for non-members. Learn more and sign up at viningsbusiness.com.

Social Vinings is located at 3621 Vinings Slope.

Copeland’s of New Orleans – Atlanta celebrates the spirit of giving

Copeland’s of New Orleans – Atlanta celebrates the spirit of giving

ATLANTA -- Copeland's presented the U.S. Marine Corps with toys and monetary donations on Saturday, December 8.

Staff members were excited to help the cause, and the restaurant offered free appetizers and desserts to patrons who brought toys or donations.

Both Copeland’s locations in Cumberland and Kennesaw will continue to accept toys or monetary donations for Toys for Tots until December 20.

All patrons are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy, and will receive a free appetizer or dessert (up to a $10 value).

For more information about Toys for Tots please visit www.toysfortots.org

For more information about Copeland’s – Atlanta (and other charities they are involved with), please visit www.copelandsatlanta.com

Marlow’s Tavern refreshes menu with wintertime selections

Marlow’s Tavern refreshes menu with wintertime selections

ATLANTA -- Atlanta’s favorite neighborhood restaurant, Marlow’s Tavern, is unveiling new menu items to warm and excite locals and guests around the city during the cold winter months. The menu is available at all Atlanta-area locations, featuring the best seasonal offerings and a mix of familiar favorites with a chef’s twist.

“With colder weather on the way, we like to create our own version of comfort foods with the freshest seasonal ingredients,” says Executive Chef/Co-founder John C. Metz. “The wintertime additions are full of savory, hearty ingredients that are unique, crave-able and satisfying,” he adds.

The new winter menu offers a range of options to satisfy any diner’s taste buds. The fresh, seasonal fare offered includes the following:

Copeland’s of New Orleans to present U.S. Marines with Toys for Tots donations

Copeland’s of New Orleans to present U.S. Marines with Toys for Tots donations

ATLANTA — Copeland’s of Atlanta is proud to be supporting the Atlanta chapter of Toys for Tots this holiday season. The presentation of the toys and monetary donations to the U.S. Marine Corps will be on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Copeland’s Cumberland restaurant, located at 3131 Cobb Pkwy S.E., Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30339.

About Toys for Tots:

 The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, an IRS recognized 51(c) (3) tax exempt not for profit charity, is the authorized fund raising and support organization for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. The mission of the Foundation is to provide a tangible sign of hope to economically disadvantaged children during Christmas. While the Marines coordinate and manage the program, the Foundation’s success depends on the support of the local community and the generosity of people who donate toys, and that’s why Stevenson Honda has joined this cause.

Buckhead Pizza Co. offers rival SEC pies to hungry fans

Buckhead Pizza Co. offers rival SEC pies to hungry fans

ATLANTA -- Football. Fanfare. Food. Some of the best traditions are born in the South. To celebrate these beloved pastimes, Buckhead Pizza Co. gets in on the gridiron action this season with its SEC Championship specialty pies. The eatery lets hungry fans gear up for the big game with themed pizzas November 29 through December 1.

On December 1, the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Southeastern Conference hosts its championship game, between the University of Georgia and the University of Alabama, in Atlanta. Rival rabble-rousers can enjoy themed creations at Buckhead Pizza Co. as they prepare to cheer on their team.

Copeland's of New Orleans open on Thanksgiving

Copeland's of New Orleans open on Thanksgiving

ATLANTA -- Are you always the person in the family who has the job of preparing the Thanksgiving Day meal? Are you a terrible cook? Would you actually like to enjoy the company of your family and friends? Then here is a great local restaurant in the Atlanta area who that is not only open on Thanksgiving, but has great food and a fun atmosphere to make this Thanksgiving one for the memory books!

Copeland’s of New Orleans wil be OPEN for Thanksgiving Day!

The hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Copeland's will be serving a traditional Cajun feast, featuring Cajun deep fried turkey and other Thanksgiving favorites.

Prices are as follows: adults $25.99, seniors $19.99, children 5-10 years old $9.99, and children under 5 eat free with adult purchase.