Breast Cancer Awareness October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Photo: Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins today, Saturday, Oct. 1, and there are so many ways you can get involved.

One of most enjoyable? indulge in some delicious food and drink at participating L.A. restaurants who support the cause.  Hungry Howie's Throughout the month of October, the company will serve their signature pizzas in pink boxes decorated with the NBCF logo. Photo: Hungry Howie's

Hungry Howie’s

Hungry Howie’s continues in its unwavering commitment to National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its eighth annual “Love, Hope & Pizza” campaign. Throughout the month of October, the company will serve their signature pizzas in pink boxes decorated with the NBCF logo. For every pizza purchased, Hungry Howie’s will donate a portion of the proceeds to NBCF. Additionally, a portion of the proceeds from each chocolate Howie Brownie with pink raspberry sauce will be donated to NBCF.

In-store guests may purchase a “Slice of Hope” pledge to personally decorate and hang on the walls of Hungry Howie’s stores. Additionally, fans visiting store locations will have the opportunity to purchase Hungry Howie’s swag, including Love, Hope & Pizza pink bracelets and bandanas, with all proceeds benefitting the foundation.

Online customers will be invited to donate to the cause at checkout and can also purchase a special themed Love, Hope & Pizza T-shirt, with all net proceeds from the T-shirt being donated to NBCF.

Fig & Olive Part of the proceeds from both of these special limited-run menus will be donated directly to NBCF to aid awareness and research for breast cancer awareness.   Photo: Fig & Olive

Fig & Olive

Fig & Olive continues its ongoing efforts in support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation. From October 3 to October 31, Fig & Olive will offer a prix fixe dinner at $55, with selections curated by executive chef, Wilfrid Hocquet and nutritionist, Elissa Goodman. Guests can experience the health benefits associated with the so-called "mediterranean diet."  Fig & Olive will also kick off their "Pink Thursdays" Happy Hours from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6th, and all Thursdays in October, showcasing Pink Bites, starting $3, Pink Bubbles starting $10, Pink Wine starting $10 and Pink Cocktails starting $9.  Part of the proceeds from both of these special limited-run menus will be donated directly to NBCF to aid awareness and research for breast cancer awareness.  

Burger 21 The burger brand is partnering with National Breast Cancer Foundation during the month of October to donate $.21 from each sale of fountain drinks, signature and classic shakes, retro floats and kids fountain drinks, shakes and milks. Photo: Burger 21

Burger 21

Burger 21, an award-winning, "beyond the better burger" casual franchise, is breaking out the pink straws in October to support the fight against breast cancer. The burger brand is partnering with the National Breast Cancer Foundation during the month of October to donate $.21 from each sale of fountain drinks, signature and classic shakes, retro floats and kids fountain drinks, shakes and milks. Any beverage that sports a pink straw applies.

All Burger 21 restaurants are participating in the fundraiser and encourage guests to visit their local restaurant during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Proceeds will help support early detection, education, support services and research for those affected by breast cancer. Burger 21 locations feature 21 unique, chef-inspired beef and non-beef burger creations, like the Tex-Mex Haystack, Spicy Thai Shrimp, Black Bean and Mediterranean Chicken.

The restaurants also offer fresh salads, hand-crafted shakes, a gluten-free menu, as well as craft beer and wine by the glass. Additionally, on the 21st of each month, the restaurants introduce a new featured burger creation and signature shake available for an entire month. 

Kona Grill Starting Oct. 1st, Kona Grill is going pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and has partnered with National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. Kona Grill will donate one dollar to NBCF for every Wave Roll, a popular menu item that will be made with pink soy paper, and every glass of rosé that is sold through Oct. 31st. Photo: Kona Grill

Kona Grill

Kona Grill, Inc., an American grill and sushi bar, announced its partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. Starting October 1st, Kona Grill is going pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and has partnered with National Breast Cancer Foundation. The restaurant will donate one dollar to NBCF for every Wave Roll sold. This popular menu item will be made with pink soy paper and for every glass of rosé that is sold through October 31st. In addition, another one dollar will be donated to NBCF for each photo of Kona Grill’s promotional items posted to Instagram tagged #KonaGoesPink.

Buffalo Wings & Rings The restaurant franchise will donate $1 to breast cancer awareness and research for every order placed for its new pink tortilla chips and signature pink cocktail Photo: Buffalo Wings & Rings

Buffalo Wings & Rings

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Buffalo Wings & Rings is bringing new meaning to the act of chipping in with its newest limited time offer promotion, “Chip In for the Cause,” featuring pink tortilla chips. The restaurant franchise will donate $1 to breast cancer awareness and research for every order placed for its new pink tortilla chips and signature pink cocktail, the Blushing Buffalo, through November 13. 

The notable pink chips will be accompanied by two options, a spicy Buffalo Chicken Dip or a savory Beer Cheese Dip with Pretzel Bites. The promotion also features four additional items including Cauliflower Wings, Honey Sriracha BBQ Wings, Chocolate Croissant and Beer Cheese Chicken Sliders.

Panera Bread For every purchase of the fresh baked ribbon shaped bagel featuring cherry chips, dried cherries, cranberries, vanilla, honey, and brown sugar, Panera will donate $.10. Photo: Panera Bread

Panera Bread

For over ten years, Panera has been serving up Pink Ribbon Bagels and this season is no different. For every purchase of the fresh baked ribbon shaped bagel featuring cherry chips, dried cherries, cranberries, vanilla, honey, and brown sugar, Panera will donate $.10.