Treat mom to these Mother’s Day restaurant deals and specials

Mother’s Day is the busiest day for dining out, according to the National Restaurant Association, and it makes sense. Mom shouldn’t have to spend her special day in the kitchen. At least one-quarter of the U.S. population, or about 92 million people, went out for a meal in celebration of the holiday last year, and figures are expected to be about the same for 2018. If you’re looking for a few deals — hey, Mom understands the value of money — here are some places offering discounts or Mother’s Day specials. Carraba’s Italian Grill Enjoy a special made-from-scratch Italian Mother’s Day menu beginning May 11 that includes family-style and single serving entree options, as well as dessert. Einstein Bros. The bagel chain is taking pre-orders for heart-shaped bagels in chocolate chip, cranberry or plain flavors. Bagels can be picked up on Mother’s Day. LaMar’s Donuts and Coffee Mother’s receive a free red velvet cake donut…

20 Restaurants that offer student discounts every college kid needs to know about

It’s the end of the semester for millions of college students across America, which means one thing — meal plans are running out. But the good news is that there are tons of restaurants offering killer deals for college kids. Lots of restaurants don’t advertise their deals, but that doesn’t mean you can’t cash in on the savings just for showing your student ID at the register. While 10 percent off, or a free drink might not sound like much, it all adds up — especially if you’re eating there anyway. And remember that other restaurants may have student discounts too, so wherever you’re eating, don’t be shy — just ask! The worst they’ll say is ‘no.’ Here are a few deals we found: *Discounts vary by location. Be sure to call ahead or check with your local restaurant to find out if they participate.  1. Chipotle Chipotle is king of college campuses,…