What are you having to eat today? If you didn't answer pasta immediately, you may want to rethink some of your plans. Today, October 17, 2016, is National Pasta Day, a food holiday that means we get a ton of freebies and some great offers on everyone's favorite comfort food.
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The International Pasta Foundation found that the United States goes through 2 million metric tons of pasta per year - which means we are eating a lot of pasta.
So why don't you take part in some of these great deals:
National Pasta Day Deals and Steals
Acrobaleno.com: Buy one pasta dish, get another 50% off.
Bella Vitale Italian Eatery: BOGO 50% off pasta dishes - spaghetti, fettuccine, cannelloni, and lasagna.
Buca di Beppo’s Italian Restaurant: All October, get $5 off a Buca small or $10 off a Buca large.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Soup or salad, entrée, and an appetizer or a dessert starting at $12.99.
Francesca's Resturant (Illinois): $6 pasta specials all day long.
Laurenzos: In Texas, head to Laurenzo's to grab a 50% off a dish of Mama Ninfa's Sunday gravy.
Old Spaghetti Works: If you mention the "National Pasta Day" Facebook post, you get a free meatball or sausage link.
Olive Garden: Sign up for the e-club and get a free appetizer when you buy two entrees.
Pasta Pane: Bolognese and Mezzanine Otero for $22
Rizzo's Bar and Grill: BOGO free pasta dish.
Schlotzsky's: BOGO macaroni dishes
Spaghetti Warehouse: Free appetizer when you visit or use the text club to get a free brownie supreme sundae.
Tony Mandola's Gulf Coast Kitchen: Half of Mama Mandola's spaghetti and meatballs.