The annual celebration of German tradition is scheduled on Saturday, Oct. 5 with the Greer State Bank Greer Station Oktoberfest.
Oompah bands and German food, beer and wine will be featured from noon to 10 p.m. for the free festival. It is one of two main events the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce produces.
Denny's is bringing back "Build Your Own Pancake" (BYOP) to its menu, offered for only four weeks.
Guests may build their pancake stack – two or three – with their choice of mix-ins and toppings. They are served with two eggs cooked to order, two bacon strips or two sausage links and a choice of either hash browns, seasoned red-skinned potatoes or grits. The special is $3.99.
All-you-can-eat baby back ribs are available for a limited time only at FATZ Café, Sunday – Thursday for $12.99. French fries and coleslaw are served with special.
Two house-made sauces – traditional and Gold BBQ – are available.
Taco Bell is eliminating its kids’ meals and toys beginning this month with its complete implementation by January 2014. Kids’ meals are not part of the brand’s long-term strategy, the company said in a statement.
The crunchy beef taco and bean burrito in the kids’ meals will be offered as an a la carte option. Kids’ meals were not a big seller for the brand, accounting for less than a half of 1 percent of sales. That amounted to restaurants selling an average four to five kids’ meals per day.
Twinkies returns to shelves again on July 15. Hostess Brands LLC said these cakes will have a shelf life of 45 days, more than three weeks longer than the 26 days the previous owners had stated.
A Hostess spokesperson said about 10 percent of its distributors requested for frozen Twinkies so they could stamp their own date on the product.
Fireworks don't have to be the only party element that makes guests ooh and ah during July 4th festivities. With colorful sweets that sparkle and a themed tablescape exploding with red, white and blue, your party is sure to be the best on the block.
Every big, juicy steak deserves to be seasoned with an equally big, bold flavor. Next time you fire up the grill, layer on savory goodness with spices and marinades. They bring out the natural flavor of steaks, ribs, roasts, burgers, chicken and fajitas.