Any kind of food tastes better when it’s free, and this week you have three choices. Restaurants are offering promotions for free bagels, pancakes and the new Big Pizza Slider from Pizza Hut. Make sure to follow each link to get the details. And although these are national deals, as always, participation might vary, so it might be worth a phone call to make sure the location near you is on board.
Pancakes: Tuesday, February 5, is National Pancake Day. Celebrate at IHOP, naturally, with a free short stack of pancakes. IHOP will be collecting donations for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals or other local charities. A word from experience: This is a popular event, so although you don’t have to bring money for the pancakes, you might need to bring your patience.
Big Pizza Sliders: Pizza Hut is giving away samples of its new menu item, Big Pizza Sliders, on Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. A Big Pizza Slider is a mini pizza with up to three toppings. You can purchase them in boxes of three or nine, but why not try one for free first?
Bagels: On Thursday, February 7, Bruegger’s Bagels is celebrating 30 years by giving customers a free bagel and cream cheese from opening until 11 a.m.