Free and discounted food specials are plentiful in July.
IHOP is turning 58 on July 12. To commemorate, the fluffy flapjack purveyor will be offering a short stack of 3 of its famous buttermilk pancakes for 58 cents from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m at participating restaurants. The first International House of Pancakes opened its doors in the Los Angeles suburb of Toluca Lake, California in 1958.
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Not to be outdone by the iconic breakfast behemoth, Krispy Kreme, which is turning 79-years-old on July 13, is offering customers who purchase any dozen donuts at regular price a second dozen original glazed donuts for 79 cents at participating shops. The sweet treat producer was founded in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 1937.
There are other food outlets, which are not celebrating birthdays, but are offering special deals in July, too.
Chick-fil-A, of fried chicken sandwich fame, is offering a free entree from opening to 7 p.m. to customers wearing "anything cow like" on July, 12 for an event the company calls Cow Appreciation Day.
For National Hot Dog Day on July, 14, Hot Dog on a Stick is offering customers one free original Hot Dog on a Stick at participating locations.