Kicks Off September ‘Behind the Menu’ with Sports Bar & Grills Kicks Off September 'Behind the Menu' with Sports Bar & GrillsWith the football season kicking off, baseball playoffs approaching and hockey waiting for the puck to drop, sports fans need a place to feed their passion and their hunger. In September, is shining the spotlight on six restaurants that cater to the sports-adoring masses.

“Getting together for the big game helps create a special bond among friends,” says Cary Chessick, CEO of “We’re excited to feature six of our restaurant partners and help them fill tables with hungry sports fans.”

This month’s starting lineup includes:

  • Coach’s Corner Bar & Grill of Livonia, Livonia, Mich.
  • Sports Zone 84 Bar & Grill, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar, Little Rock, Ark.
  • WOW Café Uptown, New Orleans, La.
  • Hammered Hog BBQ Hall & Saloon, Phoenix, Ariz.
  • OC Brewhouse, Garden Grove, Calif.

“We love! We’re a neighborhood friendly establishment where everyone knows everyone, although continues to bring in new faces each and every week,” says Stephen Klein, owner and operator of WOW Café Uptown, located in New Orleans, La. “We’re proud to be featured in the September sports edition of ‘Behind the Menu.’ It’s another example of how has helped us grow and evolve into the premier spot in New Orleans to watch sports and enjoy great food.”

In addition to complimentary restaurant partners, consumers are continuously satisfied with the service of both and its selection of nationwide restaurants.

“Sports Zone 84 Bar & Grill had good food and beverages, prompt, courteous service and a nice atmosphere to watch professional sports on large televisions,” says Beth Passman, customer.

“OC Brewhouse has excellent service, excellent food and an excellent atmosphere! Love the TVs at the bar! So much fun!” says Sabrina Osuna, customer.

Every month “Behind the Menu” focuses on a culinary theme that defines and inspires restaurants across the country, then celebrates the restaurants that bring that theme to life. The monthly “Behind the Menu” theme is selected based on cultural relevance and seasonality, and the restaurants are chosen on how they relate to the theme based on criteria including the restaurant’s popularity with diners, high standards for service, unique cuisine and memorable ambiance.

Consumers can visit to learn more about the inspiration behind the featured partners’ recipes, and purchase gift certificates from more than 18,000 restaurants nationwide.

To learn more about “Behind the Menu” and the spotlighted restaurants for September, visit: