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Main Event Redeeming Toys “R” Us Gift Cards for $20 in Game Play

Main Event Entertainment announced that starting April 23, guests can bring any unredeemed Toys “R” Us plastic gift card to their favorite Main Event center and exchange it for $20 in game play. Guests can use it to earn points playing in the games gallery featuring more than 100 of the latest interactive video games and redeem them for toys.

Idaho Potato Commission Unveils First Co-Branded Advertising Campaign

The Idaho Potato Commission’s first national co-branded television commercial, which originally debuted at the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona, HI, is set to air again this spring. Ten 30-second television spots celebrating the IPC’s 5-year partnership with Racing for Orphans with Down Syndrome (RODS) will air during the iconic Boston Marathon on April 16 and the AMGEN Tour of California in May.

Hooters Offering Free Kids Meals During Tax Day Weekend

Hooters is offering one final deduction parents won’t want to write off during Tax Day Weekend. From Saturday, April 14, through Tuesday, April 17, kids younger than 12 years old will receive one free Hooters Kids Meal with a purchase of $10 or more from an adult at participating locations nationwide.

Hwy 55 Offering Discounts for National Cheesesteak Day

On one of the cheesiest and meatiest day of the year, Hwy 55—the retro burger joint known for the best burgers, shakes & fries in the world—will put the Cheesesteak front and center with a 25 percent-off coupon on March 24 at its 137 locations in 12 states.

$5 Create-Your-Own Combos Return to On The Border

Proving that the only thing better than great value is almost-endless choice, On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina has brought back their popular $5 Create-Your-Own Combo deal for a limited time. The delicious offer allows guests to select two options from an extensive menu of combo items for only $5.

Inside Boston Pizza's Community-Centric Approach to Marketing

Editor’s note: This is the latest monthly column with Rom Krupp, the founder and CEO of Marketing Vitals, an analytics software helping restaurants of all shapes and sizes. You can read his column on Twin Peaks here, Abuelo's here, Kenny's Restaurant Group here, Sonny’s BBQ here, and Hopdoddy Burger Bar here.

Pick A Card, Any Card: Applebee’s Coupon Deal is Back in Texas

Everything is bigger in Texas, or so the adage goes, and at Apple Texas, that principle is being applied to the range of accepted coupons at 65 Lone Star State Applebee’s. That’s right: this month only, Applebee’s is yet again accepting any and all coupons, gift certificates, and gifts cards—expired or otherwise—for up to 50 percent off food purchases.

Jack’s Coal Fired Pizza Debuts 'Midnight Munchies' Special

Jack’s Coal Fired Pizza, a recently opened hot spot in Burlington, Massachusetts, serving up gourmet hand-tossed pizzas, pastas and wings straight from its dueling coal- and wood-fired ovens, is now offering a late-night “Midnight Munchies” special on pizzas and appetizers.

IHOP to Serve Free Pancakes February 27 at All Restaurants

IHOP Restaurants announced the date for its 13th annual IHOP National Pancake Day event, the centerpiece of the all-day breakfast leader's 60 Days of Giving campaign. As the brand's signature philanthropic event, IHOP National Pancake Day and all related activities directly benefit charities dedicated to finding cures and eradicating life-threatening diseases that affect children and families, including Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Why Social Media—and Smiling—Should Lead Your Marketing Strategy

Editor’s note: This is the latest monthly column with Rom Krupp, the founder and CEO of Marketing Vitals, an analytics software helping restaurants of all shapes and sizes. You can read his column on Twin Peaks here, Abuelo's here, Sonny’s BBQ here, and Hopdoddy Burger Bar here.

Bob Evans Offering Endless Soup Pass for $15

Bob Evans Restaurants is giving soup fanatics a great value this frigid winter to commemorate National Soup Month: unlimited soup through the month of February with the purchase of a Bob Evans Endless Soup Pass for just $15.