Nonna: During the entire month of November, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., you can get two pasta entrees for the price of one. And if you have kiddos in tow, those 6 years and younger eat free. These specials are available with a minimum purchase of $25 -- which is all the excuse you need to order that second glass of wine.
Nonna, 5513 N.E. 30th Ave., Portland, 503-894-9840
Boise Fry Co.: They newly opened, Idaho-based chainlet is giving away fries during its grand opening celebration Sunday, November 9, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. You can pick your own potato from seven varieties, five cuts, and a whole mess of signature sauces and seasonings. Read more about its opening here.
Boise Fry Co., 1902 W. Burnside St., Portland, 503-946-1849
Salty's on the Columbia: On Veterans Day, November 11, veterans get a free slice of White Chocolate Mousse Cake and a $20 gift certificate for a return visit, when they show their service card.
Salty's: 3839 N.E. Marine Drive, Portland, 503-288-4444
Ruby Jewel: Just in time for Thanksgiving, the ice cream shop will give you a free pint of ice cream when you buy two pints. With a new fall menu featuring flavors like Pumpkin Pie, Brown Butter Bourbon Hazelnut, Maple Walnut, and Hard Apple Cider Ice, you might be able to just skip the pie this year. The deal is offered Nov. 19-26. Print out the coupon here.
Ruby Jewel North: 3717 N. Mississippi Ave. Portland
Ruby Jewel West: 428 SW 12th Ave. Portland
Delivered Dish: Pretend you're in Manhattan and have dinner delivered -- and you won't even have to pay the delivery fee if you donate seven or more non-perishable food items. Delivered Dish's food drive for the Oregon Food Bank goes on for the entire month of November and December. Use the code "foodbank14" when ordering at DeliveredDish.com.