Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Feb 5. is National Pancake Day at IHOP restaurants.
Love pancakes? How about FREE pancakes? Today marks National Pancake Day at IHOP Restaurants. Patrons will receive a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes between 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. In exchange for the pancakes, restaurant-goers are asked to consider leaving a donation for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals or other designated local charities. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago is one of the hospitals that will benefit from donations. National Pancake Day began in 2006 and has raised more than $10 million to support local hositals and charities. The Buffalo Grove IHOP Restaurant is located at 51 McHenry Road. Visit ihoppancakeday.com for more information.
Friday, January 18, 2013
Some restaurants pack a day or two's worth of calories into a single meal.
When you eat out, do you choose your meal based on its nutritional content, or do you splurge? The Center for Science in the Public Interest’s website put the spotlight this week on some of the more extreme options offered by national restaurant chains. The organization reveals the caloric, fat and sugar contents of specific dishes at IHOP (the only restaurant on the list with a Buffalo Grove location) as well as Chili’s, Maggiano’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Uno Chicago Grill, Johnny Rockets and Smoothie King. IHOP’s Country Fried Steak & Eggs breakfast combo packs 1,760 calories and 23 grams of saturated fat, as well as 3,720 mg of sodium and 11 teaspoons of sugar, according to a press release announcing the organization's 2013 Xtreme …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Cast your vote for this week's Chowdown Showdown champion!
When you want to jump start your day with a good breakfast, where do you go? That's the question we posed Monday as we set out to discover the home of Buffalo Grove's best breakfast. Patch readers said their preferred restaurants are Buffalo Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor (Ice cream for breakfast? That doesn't sound bad at all!), The Continental Restaurant, Deerfields Bakery, IHOP and Winberies. Now it's time to narrow the field down to one. Cast your vote before 5 p.m. Thursday in the poll below to help determine Buffalo Grove Patch's Chowdown Showdown Breakfast Champion. Want to offer additional accolades for your favorite restaurant? Visit it virtually on Patch, using the links above, to post a review explaining why you like your top …