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3 words: Frappuccino Happy Hour

3 words: Frappuccino Happy Hour

ATLANTA -- It's back! Starbucks' wildly popular Frappuccino Happy Hour event will return this Friday, May 4.

The coffeehouse chain will hold Frappuccino Happy Hour every day through Sunday, May 13, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All sizes of the Frappuccino frozen drinks are half-price during Happy Hour.

Starbucks has brought back its two coconut drinks -- the Mocha Coconut Frappuccino and the Coconut Crème Frappuccino -- for summer. It also debuted two brand new flavors on Tuesday.

The Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino is "an indulgent blend of rich mocha sauce, vanilla syrup, Frappuccino chips, our signature Frappuccino Roast coffee and milk blended with ice and topped with delicious chocolatey whipped cream and chocolate cookie crumbles."

Ted's Montana Grill gluten-free menu wins award

Ted's Montana Grill gluten-free menu wins award

ATLANTA -- Ted's Montana Grill has been named the Best Gluten-Free Restaurant Chain in the 2012 About.com Gluten-Free Readers' Choice Awards.

The restaurant chain, which was founded by Atlanta media mogul Ted Turner, began offering a gluten-free menu in 2005.

"Although we're known for our bison specialties, we try to feature options for many types of dietary needs," Chris Raucci, corporate chef for Ted's Montana Grill, said in a statement. "We're proud to be recognized for our gluten-free choices and plan to continue enhancing our gluten-free menu to offer new products."

Visit www.tedsmontanagrill.com to see the complete menu.

Chick-fil-A to host mother-son 'Date Knight'

Chick-fil-A to host mother-son 'Date Knight'

ATLANTA -- All of the Chick-fil-A restaurants in metro Atlanta will host a special mother-son Date Knight on Saturday, Apr. 28.

The Date Knight format will be similar to that of the franchise's massively popular Daddy-Daughter Date Nights. It will give mothers and sons a special chance to enjoy some quality time together.

The event will have a medieval theme, hence the "Knight" part of its title.

"One of Chick-fil-A's goals is to promote community connections and enrich the lives of everyone we come in contact with," Robin Lomax, Chick-fil-A area marketing director, said in a statement. "We understand the importance of mother-son relationships and want to encourage local moms to come to Chick-fil-A, enjoy their sons' company over a meal and have fun."

Get ready for spring with $1 frozen yogurt

Get ready for spring with $1 frozen yogurt


ATLANTA -- "Spring into spring" with a cheap treat, courtesy of Menchie's Frozen Yogurt.

Eight metro Atlanta Menchie's locations will celebrate the arrival of warmer weather by offering $1 frozen yogurt this Friday, Mar. 16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Hundreds line up for free food at new Dacula Chick-fil-A

Hundreds line up for free food at new Dacula Chick-fil-A

DACULA, Ga. -- More than 400 people lined up at metro Atlanta's newest Chick-fil-A restaurant Wednesday morning for their chance to win a year's worth of free food.

Every time the Hapeville-based fast food chain opens a new location, it offers 52 free meal certificates to the first 100 people in line. The First 100 events are always successful, with customers lining up 24 hours in advance for their chance at the grand prize.

RELATED: TUCKER | Metro Atlantans line up to win free Chick-fil-A

The new location at 545 Dacula Road in Gwinnett County will open at 6 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15. The lucky First 100 were chosen via raffle Wednesday morning; they will spend all day camped out in the parking lot, waiting to receive their tickets for $26,000 worth of Chick-fil-A.

DEALCHICKEN: $22 for $55 at 37 Main

DEALCHICKEN: $22 for $55 at 37 Main

BUFORD, Ga. -- Wednesday's DealChicken Atlanta deal will help metro Atlantans rock, roll and chow down for less.

For one day only, DealChicken members can take advantage of $55 worth of food and drinks from 37 Main: A Rock Café for only $22. Indulge in the restaurant's famous wings, burgers, salads and more, then be sure to stick around and see the night's act -- 37 Main is known for hosting popular rock and cover bands all year long.

This deal expires on June 7, 2012. 37 Main is located at 37 East Main Street in Buford.

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LOCAL PROFILE: Side Dishes with Chef Jason Hill


ATLANTA – Recently, the Where U Live Team spoke with Chef Jason Hill, owner of Inman Park eatery, Wisteria about a couple of his favorite Thanksgiving side dishes. He and Executive Chef Walker Brown explained the dishes and the inspiration behind them.

Hill suggested the Collard Greens and Corn Pudding for people who want to bring a flavorful and exciting dish to their, respective, Thanksgiving dinner. In the video above, Hill walks viewers through preparation of these dishes and the recipes are listed, below.


Corn Pudding:


3/4 cup rice flour

1/4 cup granulated sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

4 cups corn, cut from the cob or frozen, thawed

1/4 cup buttermilk

4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, additional for the baking dish

2 large eggs, separated

2 ounces Asiago cheese (1 cup shredded)

Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper