The offer is available until 10 p.m. on Tuesday
Tuesday, February 5
In celebration of National Pancake Day on Tuesday, Feb. 5, IHOP is offering customers a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. In return for the free order this year, guests will be asked to consider leaving a donation for to Hasbro Children's Hospital. Since beginning its National Pancake Day celebration in 2006, IHOP has raised more than $10 million to support charities in the communities in which it operates. This offer is good from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at most IHOP restaurants, including the location at 159 West Main Road in Middletown. Not hungry? The box for donations is outside the restaurant.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest issued a detailed examination of extreme eating in chain restaurants.
Wednesday, January 23
Information courtesy of the Center for Science in the Public Interest A milkshake with a slice of apple pie blended right in. A 3,000-calorie plate of pasta. A breakfast that includes deep-fried steak and pancakes (and hash browns and eggs and gravy and syrup). Obesity rates may show signs of leveling off, but it looks like America’s major restaurant chains are doing everything possible to reverse the trend, according to the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest. The group unveils the latest "winners" of its Xtreme Eating Awards in the current issue of its Nutrition Action Healthletter. "It's as if IHOP, The Cheesecake Factory, Maggiano's Little Italy, and other major restaurant chains are scientifically engineering these …