Free tacos, cheap noodles

thainoodles2Two local chain restaurants are offering patrons an opportunity to save money.

One is Pei Wei, 2441 N Maize Rd., which is offering diners who visit on Thursday or Friday of this week  a ticket for half off the price of the new Thai River Noodles Dish, featuring wok-tossed wide noodles in sweet soy sauce with choice of meat, broccoli, carrots, Fresno peppers and Thai basil. The coupon can be redeemed Saturday through Oct. 10.

The other is Chipotle, which is introducing a new kids menu and enticing young customers with free kids meals the first four Sundays of October — Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24. The new kids menu offers a small cheese quesadilla with a side of rice and beans, a small meat and cheese quesadilla with a side of rice and beans, a single taco with a side of rice and a taco kit, which allows kids to build their own. A kids meals is free with the purchase of  an adult-sized burrito, burrito bowl, salad or order of tacos.