Restaurants

McDonald's Celebrates Customer Appreciation Day Dec. 22

McDonald’s restaurants statewide are celebrating their wonderful customers on Wednesday Dec. 22.

  • Offer is “Buy a Quarter Pounder with cheese or Big Mac and Get the Second Sandwich (QPC or Big Mac) for a Penny”
  • Offer is valid only on Wednesday, December 22 from lunch until midnight

Alhambra Plans New Year's Eve Party With Patsy Cline

The new Alhambra Theatre will usher in 2011 with a New Year’s Eve Party like none other in Jacksonville.  This one-time-only event will feature the hit show, “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline” starring Gail Bliss.  Prior to the show, guests will enjoy a cocktail reception with hors d’oeuvres.  A special dinner will be prepared my Executive Chef Matthew Medure.  Following the performance, guests will enjoy dancing to live music and a New Year’s champagne toast.  For those who have worked up an appetite, The Alhambra will also roll out a breakfast buffet at about 11:00 PM.

Taco Bell Donation Campaign Will Benefit Local Military Families

More than 400 Taco Bell restaurants will participate in the second annual “Freedom Bells” fundraiser, in support of the Armed Forces Families Foundation.

One hundred percent of donations made from Nov. 10-23 will go toward projects to benefit military families in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. 

Kickbacks Gastropub Decmber 13th Beer Dinner Features Swamphead Brewing

Kickbacks Gastropub hosts beer dinner with Swamphead Brewing from Gainesville Monday, December 13th. 

The owner of Swamphead Brewing will be in attendance, along with the brew master.  The event will also feature three guest chefs, as well as three guest brewers each contributing a beer and a course.

Suite Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Jacksonville

Opening this fall, Suite is a premium lounge and nightclub featuring a vogue setting for entertaining and socializing after work and into the evening. Located on Big Island Drive adjacent to St. Johns Town Center in The Markets at Town Center, Suite will add a new dimension to the growing entertainment destination in Southside Jacksonville.

Suite boasts an extensive list of unique, handcrafted cocktails, spirits and select wines. Innovative, chef-driven small plates fuse American favorites with global flavors which compliment Suite’s drink menu and are perfect for a quick nibble or a full meal. Suite also features world-class entertainment, including guest DJs, live music performances every week and celebrity appearances.

Popular Manhattan Eatery Expands to the First Coast

On average, Americans consume 350 slices of pizza every second. That number is about in increase exponentially in Jacksonville with the opening of Libretto’s Pizzeria and Italian Kitchen.

McRib is Back!

Beginning today, the legendary McRib sandwich will be available at participating Northeast Florida McDonald’s restaurants until November 22. The McRib, a boneless pork patty dressed with fresh-slivered onions, dill pickle slices, tangy barbeque sauce and served on a toasted, golden-brown home-style bun, is known among customers for surfacing on select local menus for limited periods of time.