Restaurants

Pizza Bowl Eating Contest This Saturday in Ponte Vedra

Qualifiers have been working their way into the Pizza Bowl by seeing how much pizza they can eat in just 20 minutes. “We had contestants come into one of our three locations to qualify throughout December and January,” says Hannah Shearer, Brucci’s Partner. “From those qualifiers, we picked the top 30 to compete for our Super Bowl of Pizza Eating on January 29th. We are very lucky to welcome back Dan Hicken and Brent Martineau to do the play-by-play of the challenge. They made it an unbelievable event last year”!

Jacksonville Beach Boston’s Cares fundraiser to support local Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

With Valentine’s Day less than a month away, diners now have the opportunity to celebrate the holiday while supporting a good cause. The Jacksonville Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar is helping to spread the love through the Boston’s Cares national campaign in hopes of raising more than $100,000 for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and the children served by its local chapters.

$1 soups all day in Jacksonville

$1 soups all day in Jacksonville

Soup’s on at Pollo Tropical®, as the restaurant chain declares Wednesday, January 26 Pollo Tropical National Soup Day at all company-owned locations.  In honor of National Soup Month, Pollo Tropical is hosting its own celebration by offering the popular Caribbean Chicken Soup or Split Pea Soup for just $1 from open to close.

Whole Foods Market February 2011 Calendar

Health Starts Here™ with the Eat Right America 28 Day Challenge - beginning February 1st!

Pick up a certificate & sign up for your FREE Nutrition Prescription: a 15 minute private online consultation that provides a personalized nutrition plan to achieve optimal health.  You will receive 28 days of step-by-step email support as well as 30 days in the Eat Right America member center with access to forums, videos, recipes, shopping lists, and more.  All customers that complete the challenge will be included in a drawing to WIN a $99.00 Health Starts Here™ pantry! 

Country Star James Wesley Takes the Whisky River Stage Next Week

Country music fans in Jacksonville have more than just the George Straight concert to look forward to next week. Whisky River is gearing up for the Country Music Hall of Famer’s show by hosting the Official George Strait Warm-up Party headlined by James Wesley on Thursday night, January 27.

Wesley scored two songs on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in 2010 – “Jackson Hole,” which peaked at No. 41, and “Real,” which reached No. 25 on the chart. Both singles will be on Real, Wesley’s first album on Broken Bow Records, which is slated for a March release. Previously Wesley was signed to Warner Bros. Records and released an album as James Prosser entitled Life Goes On in 1999.

Loop Pizza Grill to Unveil Tomato Bisque Pizza, Sunday January 16

Loop Pizza Grill to Unveil Tomato Bisque Pizza,  Sunday January 16

"I'm always looking for new ways to eat my favorite menu items."

The Loop Pizza Grill employee and culinary student, Chris Holmes, knows his way around a kitchen. For the past nine years, he's worked side-by-side in the Mandarin location with his mother, Joanne, a founding staff member of The Loop and store manager.

Go Red at BlackFinn

Go Red at BlackFinn

The Go Red Happy Hour for the First Coast American Heart Association is on National Go Red Day, Friday, February 4th from 5-8pm in the Saloon at BlackFinn. With a suggested donation of $5 you will receive complimentary heart healthy hors d'oeuvres, pama and red wine features, as well as a chance to win a Tiffany's necklace, gift card to BlackFinn, and other fun prizes.