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DEALCHICKEN: $10 for $25 at Cake Café Atlanta

DEALCHICKEN: $10 for $25 at Cake Café Atlanta

ATLANTA -- If you're turkey'd out on the day after Thanksgiving and find yourself craving something sweet, this weekend's DealChicken Atlanta deal was made for you.

Through Sunday night, DealChicken members can take advantage of either 35 ounces of gourmet popcorn or a dozen delicious cupcakes from Cake Café Atlanta for only $10. The popcorn is usually $25, while the cupcakes are $24 -- either way, you're saving more than 50 percent on a delightful holiday dessert.

This deal expires on May 27, 2012. Cake Café Atlanta is located at 368 Candler Road SE near East Lake.

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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:

Ingredients:

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

BEST SPOTS: Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go

BEST SPOTS: Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go

ATLANTA – It’s almost Thanksgiving, have you started preparing? If not, there may be no need; a number of local restaurants are taking the effort out of your Thanksgiving holiday, with pre-prepared and packaged meals. However, don’t hesitate placing your orders because the restaurants we’ve listed are booking up quickly.

Willy's famous Chicken Tortilla Soup is back

Willy's famous Chicken Tortilla Soup is back

ATLANTA -- It's getting cold outside, but it'll be warm in Willy's Mexicana Grill restaurants all winter, now that the famous Chicken Tortilla Soup is back on the menu.

The soup is made from scratch daily and features corn, garlic, jalapeños, onions, tomato purée, chicken broth, spices and white corn tortillas; the tortillas make the soup thick and creamy, meaning that there is no need to add cream to it.

A bowl of soup costs $4.50. The popular recipe will be served through the spring of 2012.

Willy's locations include:

Athens
* 196 Alps Road

Kids in costume eat free at Willy's this weekend

Kids in costume eat free at Willy's this weekend

ATLANTA -- Celebrate Hallowen with your little pumpkin with a free Kid Combo from Metro Atlanta Willy's Mexicana Grill restaurants.

From Friday, Oct. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 31, children ages 12 and under who come to Willy's in costume will dine for free with the purchase of an adult meal.

Local Willy's locations include:

Athens
* 196 Alps Road

Atlanta
* 2280 Peachtree Road NW, Buckhead
* 4377 Roswell Road, Buckhead
* 575 Morosgo Drive, Buckhead
* 1228 West Paces Ferry Road, Chastain
* 200 Piedmont Avenue, Downtown
* 235 Peachtree Street NE, Downtown
* 1230 Caroline Street, Edgewood
* 1071 Piedmont Avenue, Midtown
* 725 West Peachtree Street, Midtown
* 1920 Howell Mill Road, West Side

Decatur
* 2074 North Decatur Road

East Cobb
* 4250 Roswell Road, Marietta

DEALCHICKEN: $7 for $15 at Sweet Auburn Barbecue

DEALCHICKEN: $7 for $15 at Sweet Auburn Barbecue

ATLANTA -- Nothing says "welcome to the South" quite like a big serving of smoky barbecue, and Wednesday's DealChicken Atlanta deal will fill your plate with a cheap portion of some of Atlanta's best 'cue.

For one day only, DealChicken members can take advantage of $7 for a $15 lunch or dinner at the Sweet Auburn Barbecue restaurant or food truck. The 53 percent off deal will allow Atlantans to feast on the fare that has made Sweet Auburn Barbecue one of the most popular food trucks in the area.

As an added bonus, this special DealChicken offer is also good for $100 worth of catering for a mere $50. Planning a wedding reception, a company picnic or any other type of party? This one-of-a-kind deal was made for you.

Hurry, because this deal expires on Jan. 19, 2012.

Coca-Cola Freestyle coming to Five Guys

Coca-Cola Freestyle coming to Five Guys

ATLANTA -- Five Guys has become the largest restaurant chain to sign up for the Coca-Cola Freestyle dispenser system.

The burger chain will begin installing two Coca-Cola Freestyle fountains in all company-owned restaurant locations across the country next month.

Five Guys has about 875 restaurants across the United States and Canada. It began testing Coke's Freestyle system in the Atlanta market, home to 24 of its restaurant locations, in 2010.

The touch screen-operated Freestyle lets consumers create their own personal and customized drinks, dispensing more than 100 sparkling and still beverage brands from one machine.

Firehouse Subs also recently adopted the Freestyle for its restaurants.