Charlie Schoen has bonded with the staff of the Northside Drive and I-285 location—some he’s known since he was a child
Charlie Schoen isn’t your typical 20-year-old. Beset by disabilities, he’s long been confined to a wheelchair and is able to communicate only in his own language of gestures. His parents can understand him—and so can the staff of his favorite Waffle House, at Northside Drive and I-285.
And not just because it’s the only thing open
Ah, Christmas Day. Wake up and open presents. Spend time with family. Head to your favorite Waffle House?
The winning school of the annual giveaway also receives $10,000 toward its general scholarship fund
Last November two things the South takes very seriously—college football and Waffle House—got together for the second annual Waffle Wager. The winner of the Georgia–Auburn game earned free WaHo victuals for its city the following Wednesday (plus $10,000 toward the school’s general scholarship fund), with Athens reaping the benefits of a 34–7 blowout.
The iintriguing finds of Waffle House’s political giving
Last year the Washington Post looked at 2012 presidential election results and found that Mitt Romney won 16 of the 25 states that have at least one Waffle House. Of the states without a Waffle House, President Obama won all but eight.
Festivities include special events and giveaways at the Waffle House Museum
National Waffle Week, held the first week of September might be even bigger than usual this year because Waffle House turns 60 on Labor Day.
You’d have to rezone in order to live in a WaHo, but the company maintains a real estate sideline for buyers and sellers
The company maintains a real estate sideline, connecting buyers and sellers of Waffle House properties. With their open kitchens and airy interiors, WaHos might seem ripe for conversion to lofts, but if you want to live in one, prepare for rezoning.
The Atlanta native worked and reported from a Buckhead WaHo for 24 hours last year
How much does Bon Appétit’s restaurant and drinks editor, Andrew Knowlton, love WaHo? Enough to work at—and report from—one for 24 hours.
The first WaHo window failed because of the location. Could this one lead to a breakfast revolution?
The Norcross-based chain is testing the concept for the second time; the first WaHo window opened in August 2008 and closed after a year.
The spot will be a meeting space for drivers and users of the shipping app
App-based shipping startup Roadie, which will send your package with a driver already headed toward its destination, recently signed a deal to make the Norcross-based diner chain an official (read, brightly lit and public) depot for its civilian couriers to deliver goods to patrons around the clock—even during calamitous weather events.
Bubba Watson celebrated in style after his second championship with covered hash browns
In the 1996 sports rom-com "Tin Cup," driving range pro Roy McAvoy (played by Kevin Costner) celebrates an unlikely successful third round of the U.S. Open at a Waffle House. “I’m a Waffle House guy,” McAvoy says. “Gotta stay in touch with that.”