Red Room Offers Free Heart-Healthy Appetizers

Raleigh, NC, January 31, 2010 --( Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality (, has announced that the Red Room Tapas Lounge will celebrate National Go Red Day with a happy heart hour. The restaurant will offer free heart-healthy appetizers to patrons as well as information on heart health in honor of the American Heart Association’s Go Red Day for Women. The event will be held Friday, Feb. 5 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Red Room located on 510 Glenwood Ave.

“The Red Room is looking forward to hosting the National Go Red Day event,” said Ogan. ”Appetizers and small plates are our specialty, so this is our chance to share food that is delicious and good for your heart.”

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- The Red Room is teaming up with WakeMed Heart & Vascular for this event.

- National Go Red Day is celebrated annually to help raise awareness about heart disease, the number one killer of women.

- All guests wearing red will also receive a free red dress pin to encourage heart health awareness.

About The Red Room Tapas Lounge:
The Red Room Tapas Lounge, located at 510 Glenwood Ave. in downtown Raleigh, is Raleigh’s only Spanish-influenced tapas lounge. Appetizer-sized portions are reasonably-priced and made for sharing. Menu items can be served with sangria, any one of the signature red cocktails or wine from the extensive and unique Spanish wine list. With the lounge groove of the disc jockey, The Red Room offers a unique atmosphere that is perfect for festive and intimate gatherings. Lounge and Latin music is played Sunday through Monday, and on Thursday the restaurant offers free salsa lessons for Salsa Night. For more information, visit

About Rocky Top Hospitality:
Rocky Top Hospitality has been devoted to improving Raleigh, North Carolina’s local dining scene since 1998, when its first restaurant opened. Michael Dean’s Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar was the culmination of years of planning by Dean Ogan. Six other restaurants have now opened under the Rocky Top Hospitality name and include The Twisted Fork Grill, Market & Bar, The Red Room Tapas Lounge, Bogart’s American Grill, Hi5, The Mash House Brewery & Chophouse, as well as 1705 Prime Catering & Events, a thriving events facility and catering business. Rocky Top Hospitality always builds restaurants from the menu-out, so the emphasis is always on the food and how to create an experience you cannot find anywhere else. For more information visit the Web site at

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