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DINNERS ON A DIME: Local Breakfast Eats

DINNERS ON A DIME: Local Breakfast Eats

MARIETTA, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local breakfast eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

Atlanta locals love J.Christopher’s, a restaurant that serves “familiar food with flair”. The restaurant serves the normal breakfast foods, in addition to their own unique creation “skillet”. Skillets are oven-roasted potatoes mixed with a selection of ingredients and two “sunny side up” eggs. The restaurant is located at 2700 Town Center Drive in Kennesaw.

The Whistle Stop Café Kennesaw is a small restaurant in Kennesaw that serves up home-style country cooking. And the restaurant is described as a casual, laid back restaurant with a free lot and under $10 fare. The restaurant is located at 1200 Ernest W.

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

ATLANTA -- Happy Friday! Celebrate the start of the weekend with a half-price however-you-want-it Frappuccino from Starbucks.

On May 6, participating Starbucks stores will hold the first Frappuccino Happy Hour from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All flavors and sizes of the popular blended coffee drink are half-price during Happy Hour.

Starbucks is also bringing back two coconut drinks for summer.

The Mocha Coconut Frappuccino is a signature flavor in the chain's Hawaii stores.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Cinco de Mayo

DINNERS ON A DIME: Cinco de Mayo

CANTON, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local Cinco de Mayo eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live will choose four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

Local restaurant, Huey Luey’s, a local Mexican restaurant in Hiram will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo with an outdoor draft beer truck, live music inside and outside. According to the manager of the restaurant, they will focus on creating different types of margaritas exclusively for the event. The patio isn’t open, now; however it will be ready for the occasion. Huey Luey’s is located at 5460 Wendy Bagwell Parkway in Hiram.

Visit El Rodeo in Marietta for margaritas by the glass and by the pitcher, this restaurant offers a range of combination dinners. Most people who visit the restaurant order the fajitas and nachos. People who frequent the restaurant enjoy the stuffed jalapenos and queso fundidio.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Neighborhood Eats

DINNERS ON A DIME: Neighborhood Eats

ACWORTH, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features favorite affordable, neighborhoods eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live will choose four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

Bring the entire family to Miss L’s Sandwich Shop for a handcrafted sandwich of your choice.  The shop is situated in historic downtown Acworth and has been there since 2001. Miss L’s only uses Boar’s Head meats and cheeses; they also serve soups, cookies, cakes and ice cream. The restaurant’s menu includes 24 sandwiches but owner Karen Littlefield says, the most popular is the Chicken Ruben served on marble rye. Every sandwich is served with a salad and a pickle for $7.75; all menu items cost less than $10. Miss L’s Sandwich Shop is located at 4817 South Main Street in Acworth.

If you want the “best pizza and Italian food in Georgia”, go out to Sal’s Pizza on Main Street in Dallas.

BEST SPOTS: Inexpensive Dates

BEST SPOTS: Inexpensive Dates

NORTHWEST METRO – For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we’ve compiled a list of Inexpensive Date Spots for you to take your special someone.

In today’s economy, it’s important to find companionship which, in our opinion, is the cheapest form of entertainment. However, it’s the springtime, and people like to get out every now and then. So, check out these suggestions for fun under $15.

If you have an office crush, we have the place for you. Local lunch favorite, Brandi’s World Famous Hot Dogs serves up, according to some, one of the best dogs in town. This humble, hot dog restaurant is known for its Iced Tea and famous Chili Slaw Dog served on a perfectly steamed bun. Everything in this restaurant is under $9. So, both, your date and your pockets will thank you.

Eat at Panda Express, Help Boys & Girls Club

Eat at Panda Express, Help Boys & Girls Club

CANTON, GA -- Who knew that eating Chinese food could do so much good?

On Friday, the Panda Express in Canton (1401 Riverstone Parkway, 30114) will give away free meals to benefit the Boys & Girls Club in Cherokee County.

Guests will receive a free 2-entrée plate and 22 oz. drink between 11:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. In return, they will be asked to donate to the Boys & Girls Club.

All funds raised through this event will go toward a security system for the club.

Panda Express in Canton is proud to partner with the Boys & Girls Club in Cherokee County in its effort to give back to the community it serves.

Daddy-Daughter Date Night at Chick-fil-A

Daddy-Daughter Date Night at Chick-fil-A

ATLANTA -- The 119 Atlanta-area Chick-fil-A restaurants will host a special Daddy-Daughter Date Night on Saturday, Feb. 5.

Fathers and daughters will be encouraged to spend the evening together, enjoying time in the restaurant and participating in activities.

"One of Chick-fil-A's goals is to promote community connections and enrich the lives of everyone we come in contact with," said Robin Lomax, Chick-fil-A area marketing director. "We understand the importance of father-daughter relationships and want to encourage Atlanta community members to take a break from busy schedules, enjoy their loved ones' company over a meal and celebrate the significant relationship in their lives."

Each Chick-fil-A will celebrate in its own way.