Matt Jaworowski, Media General National Desk – (MEDIA GENERAL) – Craving those carbs lately? Put your diet on the back burner today, because Monday is National Pasta Day!
Take the time to make a big spaghetti dinner for the family, or bust out the lasagna you've had sitting in the freezer. Or, for the cooking-impaired, celebrate with one of several deals restaurants are offering.
Carrabba's Italian Grill
Fitting that National Pasta Day falls on a Monday for Carrabba's clientele. The holiday falls in line with the restaurant's Amore Mondays deal – a soup or salad, entrée and an appetizer or a dessert starting at $12.99.
Buca di Beppo's Italian Restaurant
You want to reserve pasta for one day a year? Fine. Buca di Beppo's is celebrating World Pasta Month! In October, get $5 off a Buca small or $10 off a Buca large. No coupon necessary.
OK, so it's not exactly a deal, but if you sign up for Johnny Carino's email club, you get a $5 coupon off your next visit.
When you're here, you're family, and when you are here, you will not go hungry. Olive Garden has brought back their never-ending pasta bowls – all-you-can-eat pasta for $9.99. And don't forget the breadsticks!
Do you need pasta on the go? Fazoli's is an option. Their lunch special could scratch your pasta itch. Two lunch items and a drink for $5 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on weekdays.