It’s not just adults who start thinking about slimming down in January: Louie’s Kids, a local organization fighting childhood obesity, is urging families to make dietary changes this month.
“Eating out doesn’t have to break your belly bank,” says founder Louis Yuhasz, who’s hoping eaters of all ages will start ordering healthier items at restaurants. He’s specifically hoping they order the bison burger at SOL Southwest Kitchen and Tequila Bar, since the Mt. Pleasant restaurant has pledged to donate $1 from every sale to Louie’s Kids.
The fundraiser runs from Jan. 10-Feb. 10. Continue reading
Nobody should be starved for sugar on Oct. 31, but at least two area businesses are offering additional Halloween treats.
Pancake giant IHOP is marking the holiday by offering a free buttermilk pancake with fixings to children aged 12 or under. The “scary face” pancake comes with whipped cream, strawberry glaze, cookies and candy corn for decorating purposes. Although it’s only free on Halloween, the DIY pancake platter will be listed on the children’s menu throughout October.
At Blackbeard’s Cove in Mt. Pleasant, the miniature golf course is now decorated in “a kid-friendly Halloween theme.” The course costs $10 to play, and admission includes a bag of candy and scoop of ice cream.