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Westwood Chipotle Free Burrito Line 'Worse Than Coachella'

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Chipotle is hot for Westwood and UCLA is hot (or just plain cheap) for them

As said in Extra, Extra, thanks to our friends at EaterLA, there are free burritos in Westwood tonight: "Those poor students and cheap business people, they love the freebies. A new Chipotle opens on Broxton today, and to commemorate, they're giving away free burritos."

One student reader phoned in from the line. "It is sooooo long. This is crazy and worse than Coachella. We're going to Whole Foods to get burritos." A scientific Google Map and how-many-footsteps-did-you-count study found that the line stretched a quarter mile. If you wish to idle your time in line, the free burrito giveaways ends at 8:00 p.m.

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More Long Lines! In the spirit of the traditional Westwood queue, go to Diddy Riese Cookies. Cheers!

More Freebies! And, once again, in the spirit of appetizingly fresh and nutritious corporate chain food, parent company of Chipotle, McDonald's, is celebrating the leap year with a free McSkillet Burrito ($2.49) today and tomorrow when you buy a medium or large beverage. Good score Daily News Bargain Hunter blog.

And that's not all folks! If you're a leap year baby, screw Mozza, take advantage of the free greasy pizza just for you: "The pizzeria Papa John's will give you a free large pizza with one topping pizza if you were born on Leap Day and can prove it with ID. Deal is for carry out orders. Good on leap day only - that's tomorrow!" The how-to process can be found here (once again, h/t to Bargain Hunter).

Previously on LAist: Long waits + $7/slice pizza at Coachella

LAist News Editor Andy Sternberg contributed research to this post