The new chicken sandwich at Mutts Canine Cantina in Uptown Dallas has upside-down buns. Get one of these babies for free on June 24 with the purchase of a drink.

The new chicken sandwich at Mutts Canine Cantina in Uptown Dallas has upside-down buns. Get one of these babies for free on June 24 with the purchase of a drink.

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Food holidays offer special spotlights nearly every day for the whole year, but this week, you don't need a calendar date to enjoy free food. Check out five restaurants in Dallas-Fort Worth handing out freebies.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

From June 20 to July 1, guests can take home a free plate of lasagna when they order any of three signature dishes: the Chicken Bryan, Pollo Rosa or Chicken Marsala. Available at all three D-FW locations: 17548 Dallas Parkway in Dallas, 3400 N. Central Expressway in Plano and 1101 Melbourne Road in Hurst.

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Greenville Avenue Pizza Company

To kick off the official start of summer on June 21, GAPCo is giving away free Blue Bell Ice Cream with the purchase of any menu item to the first 100 guests at their two locations. 1923 Greenville Ave. and 1145 Peavy Road, both in Dallas.

Kuai Asian Kitchen

To wrap up Spring on June 20, Kuai Asian Kitchen is handing out free spring rolls with the order of any item at their location near Galleria Dallas. 13710 Dallas Parkway, Dallas.

Mutts Canine Cantina

On June 24, customers can get a free chicken sandwich with the purchase of a drink to celebrate Mutts’ new chicken sandwich. It's a fried chicken breast that comes with cheese, pickles and Szechuan peppercorn sauce on a wheat bun. Bonus: Mutts is a dog park, so bring Fido. 2889 Cityplace W. Blvd., Dallas.

Village Burger Bar

National Onion Ring Day is June 22, and at Village Burger Bar, customers get a free small onion ring with the purchase of an entree. Village Burger Bar has three Dallas locations as well as a location in Plano and in Allen.

Norma's Cafe is selling chicken-fried steak, meatloaf or chicken with dressing for $1.79 on June 25.

Norma's Cafe is selling chicken-fried steak, meatloaf or chicken with dressing for $1.79 on June 25.

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Bonus: $1.79 comfort food at Norma’s Cafe

In honor of its 62nd anniversary, Norma’s Cafe is celebrating with special discounts and a fundraiser to benefit The Birthday Party Project (TBPP), an organization that partners with homeless shelters to throw children’s birthday parties. Starting at 10:30 a.m on June 25, diners can order chicken-fried steak, meatloaf or chicken with dressing, all served with a side of green beans and mashed potatoes, at Norma's original 1950s price of $1.79. On June 20, a portion of all profits will be donated to TBPP. Limited edition Birthday Cake Pie will also be served all month. Offers valid at all five Norma’s Cafe locations in Oak Cliff, North Dallas, Frisco, Park Lane and Plano.

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