Here's All the Free Food You Can Get on Black Friday — Food News

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and basically everything between Thanksgiving and Christmas seem to be about spending money — even the best of sales requires a little bit of cash on hand. But there’s a saving grace hidden among the spend, spend, spend mentality, and it’s the thing that will keep you sane as you rush from store to store looking for the cheapest stand mixer and the best deal on an Instant Pot: free food.

Plenty of places offer gift card deals — buy $25 or $50 in gift cards and get a little more to spend on yourself (BurgerFi, Carraba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, The Cheesecake Factory), but there are better deals to be had, especially if you weren’t already planning to gift restaurant gift cards (but if you were, definitely look for deals).