Category Archives for Dining.

Free Breakfast Returns to Hyatt Place Properties Testing a Pay-To-Eat Approach

Free breakfast is one of the most important factors in deciding where to stay for 65% of families that travel, but despite that reality, Hyatt Place has been testing the elimination of free breakfast at a few of their properties. As we slide into the summer travel season, here’s where that pay-to-eat test currently stands…

Continue Reading »

Purchase Extra Discounted Blue Apron Gift Cards This Week

Maybe it is because I travel and am out of town too much to have a good shopping routine down, but I’m a total sucker for ordering things that arrive at my doorstep ready to use, or in this case, cook. Once or twice a month, we usually use one of the meal delivery services that ship you a box of food ready to cook with the ingredients and instructions all included right to your door. Some of the meals…

Continue Reading »

New and Yummy Hot Breakfast Items Available at Aloft Hotels

Whether I’m traveling solo for work or with my family, I’m a sucker for a good hotel breakfast. Heck, it doesn’t even need to be a really good breakfast, just a decently good breakfast. I hope that there will be a phase of life when I can go out and find a local and leisurely breakfast to savor while sipping hot coffee and reading the morning news, but that day is decidedly not today. Today, I need a good enough breakfast available…

Continue Reading »

Hyatt’s Worst Idea Yet: Eliminating Free Breakfast at Some Hyatt Place Hotels

Via what may be their worst idea to date, Hyatt is testing the elimination of free, hot breakfast at some Hyatt Place properties in the United States. At these properties, there is now a $10 ‘test’ charge to enjoy the assortment of hot and cold breakfast items. Here’s how to tell if the Hyatt Place in your travel plans is impacted…

Continue Reading »

Cheap Family Eats and Worth-It Splurges in Vail

Vail sounds like a very expensive town, and if you judge based on the walk-up lift ticket rate or the price of some of the higher end lodging, it is. However, it doesn’t have to be that expensive when it comes town to eat. Here’s a look at some family-friendly cheap eats in Vail, as well as some very worth-it splurges for a nicer meal out on the town…

Continue Reading »

Free Pancakes Available Today Only at IHOP

If you are in the mood for some fluffy and free pancakes, then today is your lucky day since it is IHOP’s National Pancake Day! Today, February 27th, a free short stack of original buttermilk pancakes is available at participating IHOP restaurants from 7AM – 7PM, with some locations offering extended hours until 10PM.   This offer is dine-in only and limited to one per person, but your whole family could go and have free pancakes for breakfast, lunch, or…

Continue Reading »