If you love coffee and you love free things (who doesn’t?!), Sept. 29th is your lucky day. In honor of National Coffee Day, many coffee shops and restaurants around the country are offering sweet deals to jump-start your week.
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Rather than beer or multiple rounds of cocktails, Yankee fans distraught over Derek Jeter‘s imminent retirement can now drown their sorrows in something else: the shortstop’s favorite buttermilk pancakes.
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Harley Pasternak is a celebrity trainer and nutrition expert who has worked with stars from Halle Berry and Lady Gaga to Robert Pattinson and Robert Downey Jr. He’s also a New York Times best-selling author, with titles including The Body Reset Diet and The 5-Factor Diet. Tweet him @harleypasternak.
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Alex Guarnaschelli is an Iron Chef, Food Network celebrity chef, author of Old-School Comfort Food and the executive chef at New York City’s Butter restaurants. Read her PEOPLE.com blog every Tuesday to get her professional cooking tips, family-favorite recipes and personal stories of working in front of the camera and behind the kitchen doors. Follow her on Twitter at @guarnaschelli.