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Moe's knows 99 cent burritos

Moe's knows 99 cent burritos

ROME, Ga. -- The Moe's Southwest Grill in Rome wants to thank locals for their patronage with a 99 cent burrito day.

From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, Moe's (110 Shorter Avenue NW) will sell its famous Homewrecker, Joey Bag of Donuts, Joey Junior and Art Vandalay burritos for less than a buck -- and with free chips and salsa to boot.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Local Pizzerias

DINNERS ON A DIME: Local Pizzerias

ATLANTA -- This week, Dinners on a Dime features the best in local pizzerias. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal for a price that’s economically feasible in today’s economy.

Home of the Carnivore Challenge, Kennesaw pizzeria, Big Pie in the Sky has been serving up some of the best baked goodness money can buy since 2007. The pizzeria is pretty popular among locals and university students in the area. The shop serves calzones and Stromboli but the pizza is the main event. They offer a number of pizzas from the 16” medium up to the 30” XL. The restaurant was popularized by the Food Network for their signature “Carnivore Challenge” pizzs eating competition. The Carnivore Challenge is unique to this pizzeria. During the competition two people eat about 11lbs of Carnivore Pizza in one hour to win $250.

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DINNERS ON A DIME: CupcakeMania

DINNERS ON A DIME: CupcakeMania

ATLANTA, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features the best in local cupcake bakeries. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal for a price that’s economically feasible in today’s economy.

Described as one of the premier cupcakery in Atlanta, CamiCakes “specializes in gourmet cupcakes for Atlantan’s to enjoy for every occasion. The bakery offers an array of cupcakes like the Lemon Drop, Sweet Potato, Strawberries and Cream and the CinnaSwirl. The shop isn’t open on Sunday’s and sometimes they offer half-price cupcakes on Saturday, in order to sellout. All cupcakes are baked fresh, daily. And this shop has locations in Jacksonville and Tinseltown, Florida. CamiCakes is located at 2221 Peachtree Road in Atlanta.

Tucked away in Milton, Jilly’s Cupcakery is a family owned cupcake bakery which offers cupcakes for every occasion.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Real Southern Bar-B-Que

DINNERS ON A DIME: Real Southern Bar-B-Que

MARIETTA, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features the best in local BBQ. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal for a price that’s economically feasible in today’s economy.

If you want a restaurant with a rustic feel and a good reputation, check out Williamson Brothers Bar-B-Q. The restaurant’s Marietta location is a popular hangout for Republican presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich and many other barbecue lovers in the area. The restaurant offers catering, an online store and a hefty menu. The restaurant has three locations in the metro area. Visit them online for more information.  

Dave Poe’s BBQ is a self-proclaimed “traditional 19th century Pit-Cooked BBQ” restaurant.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Sushi Spots

DINNERS ON A DIME: Sushi Spots

DALLAS, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local sushi restaurants. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal for a price that’s economically feasible in today’s economy.

The Kuroshio Sushi Bar and Grill in Kennesaw is a favorite to people in the area. The restaurant offers discounts to KSI students, senior citizens and military personnel. The restaurant isn’t seen as trendy or a “hot spot” but neighbors love it for its calm environment and fresh offerings. The restaurant is located at 840 Ernest Barrett Parkway in Kennesaw.

Thaicoon offers a huge menu; they feature favorites like miso soup, spring rolls, num tok and an extensive list of sushi rolls, nigiri and sashimi. The restaurant is huge and has a bar where you can watch sushi chefs prepare your sushi.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Local Breakfast Eats

DINNERS ON A DIME: Local Breakfast Eats

MARIETTA, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local breakfast eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

Atlanta locals love J.Christopher’s, a restaurant that serves “familiar food with flair”. The restaurant serves the normal breakfast foods, in addition to their own unique creation “skillet”. Skillets are oven-roasted potatoes mixed with a selection of ingredients and two “sunny side up” eggs. The restaurant is located at 2700 Town Center Drive in Kennesaw.

The Whistle Stop Café Kennesaw is a small restaurant in Kennesaw that serves up home-style country cooking. And the restaurant is described as a casual, laid back restaurant with a free lot and under $10 fare. The restaurant is located at 1200 Ernest W.

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

ATLANTA -- Happy Friday! Celebrate the start of the weekend with a half-price however-you-want-it Frappuccino from Starbucks.

On May 6, participating Starbucks stores will hold the first Frappuccino Happy Hour from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All flavors and sizes of the popular blended coffee drink are half-price during Happy Hour.

Starbucks is also bringing back two coconut drinks for summer.

The Mocha Coconut Frappuccino is a signature flavor in the chain's Hawaii stores.