If you want to take a break from cooking, but don't think you can afford to take your family out to eat, here are some ways you can save some money at lots of metro Atlanta restaurants.
For Good Day Atlanta anchor Buck Lanford's son Noah, the biggest decision while eating out is picking the perfect color of Jello. For Buck and his wife Traci, it's the price.
At Piccadilly, that's not a problem. His whole family loads up on home cooked style food like green beans, collard greens, mashed potatoes, and broccoli rice casserole. And what comes up at the register does not give them heartburn. They dine at Piccadilly every Thursday night when kids meals are just $0.99. Their total bill for a family of five is $12.80.
They Lanford family also likes to eat at Moe's on Saturdays when kids eat free. Their bill there last Saturday was just $16.02.
You can find tons of opportunities like these for your family with a little research.
There are several websites where you can search your town and day of the week that you want to eat out, and get a list of restaurants that offer free or cheap kids meals at certain times on certain days of the week.
Here are a few of those websites: