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Chow Down On Free Dinner Tonight At Panda Express

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They say there's no such thing as a free lunch, but no one ever whispered a peep about free dinner. Panda Express is offering their famous orange chicken for gratis today.

Say what you will about the sweet-yet-tangy crispy chicken, but it has a fond place in our hearts from all of our high school food court adventures.

The company website claims that the dish originated in the Hunan province in south central China. For a little history on your freebie, the L.A. Times has your back:

"The original Panda Inn restaurant opened in Pasadena in 1973. The fast food version, Panda Express, followed in 1983 with the opening of the first location in the Glendale Galleria food court. The orange chicken, an original Panda Express menu item, quickly became one of the chain's most popular dishes."
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Of course, the freebie is limited to one per person, so please pace yourselves.