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Oct. 17 is National Pasta Day and several companies are celebrating with gifts and giveaways for their beloved, eclectic food.

According to the website of the painted holiday www.nationalpastaday.com there are more than 600 known pasta forms.

Ranker.com, a crowdsourcing ranking site, found the 10 most popular types: fettuccine, penne, ravioli, spaghetti, tortellini, angel hair, farfalle, linguine, rigatoni and rotini

October is also National Pasta Month and when an Italian dish is not enough, it's also National Pizza Month.

Plus extends the never-ending Pasta Bowl promotion of Olive Garden until November 18th.

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The offers

Here are the best deals and ongoing specials available at participating venues.

Applebee's: For a limited time, the participating towns will have new pastas in the neighborhood served with bread sticks. The noodle varieties are available at www.applebees.com

Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano: Join Club Biaggi & # 39; s at www.biaggis.com/club-biaggis for discounts ,

Buca di Beppo: This month, the chain has pasta specials and a contest for the chance to win a trip for two to Italy. Sign up for the Buca E-Club at www.bucadibeppo.com/eclub.

Carrabbas Italian Grill: Spaghetti Pomodoro, Linguini Positano and Fettucine Alfredo cost $ 10 on Wednesday. [194559007] Corner Bakery Café: Buy a pasta dish and get a free Wednesday with a voucher. One offer per order and deposit only at participating locations

Fazoli's: Log on to www.fazolis.com/efamily for the chain's eFamily Club and receive a free welcome gift ,

Jewel-Osco: Grab one Free box with Signature Select Pasta on Wednesday, by saying "Lots a Pasta" at checkout to redeem. Limit per customer

Maggiano's: For a limited time, take home a free classic pasta if you specialize in pasta, pasta or other classic pastas with the special "Today and tomorrow's Pasta " to order . Join Maggiano's E-Club at www.maggianos.com/e-club and receive a $ 10 voucher

Olive Garden: The eight-week Never Ending Pasta Bowl promotion goes on Nov. 18. The Noodle Bowl Starts at $ 10.99 [194559007] Piada Italian Street Food: The chain will serve Barilla's Spaghetti Rigati in all its restaurants throughout the day for National Pasta Day. It is a nationwide test for a new recipe and marks the first time that the company has been using a different type of pasta since opening in 2010.

Romano's Macaroni Grill: The chain celebrates the National Pasta-Month Responder free meals. Until October 31, police officers, firefighters, paramedics, paramedics, and medical staff at the hospital can have a mum of ricotta meatballs and spaghetti appetizer for lunch by luncheon dining and showing their ID

Discovering Cuisine: Until Wednesday, you will receive $ 5 from the 2-pound pack of Organic Red Lentil Penne Pasta on Amazon with code 289V17W9

Giusto Sapore: On Wednesday, the Italian and Mediterranean delicatessen will have a Flash Sale on Amazon. Receive 50% off the brand's pasta with the code 50pastaday during the day sale.

Sfoglini: Receive a 20% discount on the entire Wednesday on www.sfoglini.com with the promotion code PASTADAY20.

More specials for Oct 17

Quiznos : Also on Wednesday, the participating Quiznos will receive $ 1 Gyro Flatbread. Get discounts with the loyalty program of Quiznos Toasty Points. Download the app at www.quiznos.com/toastypoints.

Thomas: To celebrate the expansion of his Swirl Bread line nationwide, Thomas created a Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Bread Scented Candle and holds a contest to give away 500 limited Candles on the company's Instagram page, @ ThomasBreakfast. Enter the contest until 23:59. EST Wednesday by commenting on the Instagram post with her "Sweetest Swirl Bread Reminder."

Villa Italian Kitchen: The chain celebrates its ninth annual "Have a Slice Day" or Wednesday through the free cheese release Neapolitan pizza slices. Sign up for a coupon at www.freesliceday.com. Limit per person.

Kelly Tyko is a columnist and retail reporter for Treasure Coast Newspapers and TCPalm.com, part of USA TODAY NETWORK. Read her Bargainista tips at TCPalm.com/Bargainista, follow her on Twitter @KellyTyko and email her at kelly.tyko@tcpalm.com. Sign up for their weekly newsletter at www.tcpalm.com/newsletters.

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