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Krispy Kreme featuring Southern doughnuts

Krispy Kreme featuring Southern doughnuts

(WXIA) -- Krispy Kreme has rolled out two new doughnuts inspired by popular Southern dishes.

The Southen Summer Classics offerings will be available through Sunday, Aug. 31 at participating locations. They include:

Banana Pudding
A moist shell doughnut filled with banana Kreme filling, topped with a yellow icing that hints of the flavors inside and a vanilla wafer topping

Taco Bell pumps protein into eats

Taco Bell pumps protein into eats

(USA TODAY) Taco Bell's latest mantra: Protein matters.

It matters so much, apparently, to Taco Bell customers that the Mexican fast-food chain late Thursday announced that it's overhauling its entire Cantina platform and replacing it with bowls and burritos packed with at least 20 grams of protein that weigh in at 500 or fewer calories.

"People are not looking for diet food," said President Brian Niccol, in a conference call with reporters. "They want food that gives them energy."

Dress up as a cow for free Chick-fil-A meal

Dress up as a cow for free Chick-fil-A meal

Dress up like a cow for Cow Appreciation Day and show up to Chick-Fil-A for a free combo meal.

If you just have a few cow spots, you can get a free entree. The Cow Appreciation Day event is Friday, July 11.

How to get a dozen donuts for 77¢

How to get a dozen donuts for 77¢

(WXIA) -- Krispy Kreme is preparing for its 77th birthday. To celebrate, it is offering customers a special deal on its signature donut, the Original Glazed.

"Made from a recipe dating back to the 1930's, our uniquely delicious Original Glazed donuts help set Krispy Kreme apart from any other sweet treat retailer," Krispy Kreme chief marketing officer Dwayne Chambers said in a release.

On Friday, July 11, Krispy Kreme customers can buy a dozen Original Glazed donuts for only 77¢ with the purchase of another dozen donuts. The offer is available all day at participating restaurants.

Mellow Mushroom debuts spicy Up in Smoke menu

Mellow Mushroom debuts spicy Up in Smoke menu

(WXIA) -- Mellow Mushroom is celebrating summer with a "hot" new menu. The Up in Smoke offerings are inspired by the spicy flavors of chipotle and poblano peppers.

The pizza chain's restaurants will serve Up in Smoke items through Sunday, July 27.

The menu includes a vegetarian tortilla soup, the Holy Mole Hoagie (a sandwich featuring chicken, poblano peppers and Mexican mole sauce), a shrimp calzone and salad, and Mel's Fattie, which is a giant flour tortilla filled with chicken, cheese and caramelized onions.

Lazy Dog Growler set to open Macon store

Lazy Dog Growler set to open Macon store


In a quiet announcement on their Facebook page, Warner Robins-based Lazy Dog Growler revealed they are opening a new location in downtown Macon.

They will be opening in September on the first floor of the Armory Ballroom on the corner of First St. and Poplar St.

The beer growler shop comes to Macon just after celebrating its one-year anniversary in Warner Robins.

Happy National Doughnut Day!

Happy National Doughnut Day!

It's National Doughnut Day.

Stop in at Krispy Kreme for a free doughnut, or get a free one at Dunkin' Donuts when you purchase a drink.

Related: National Doughnut Day has patriotic roots