The best way to jumpstart trick or treating is with free food.
A handful of restaurants are giving out freebies or deals for Halloween. Just be sure to save room for party foods and candy.
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When to go: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30.
What you get: Children 12 and under get a free scary face pancake, according to the IHOP website.
Costume required? No, but totally encouraged.
When to go: Halloween, Oct. 31.
What you get: A free doughnut.
Costume required? Yes.
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When to go: From 5 p.m. to close Halloween, Oct. 31.
What you get: A “Boorito” for $3.
Costume required? Yes. Add something wacky or unnecessary to your costume and you’ll get a burrito on the cheap.