It may be the heart of “season” but that doesn’t mean our local restaurants are cutting back on good meal deals. After all, even snowbirds like to save a little coin.

At the newish D’Angelo Pizza, Wine Bar, Tapas (16950 Jog Rd., 561/381-0037) the West Delray eatery launches its “12 for $12” lunch specials beginning tomorrow. Available Tuesday through Friday from 11:30 to 3 p.m., chef Peter Masiello will be dishing up a dozen affordable midday meals that cover everything from soup ‘n’ sammie to ziti Bolognese, also pizza primavera, tuna and pasta salad, mussels in San Marzano tomato broth, Caesar salad with grilled shrimp and, of course, a burger.

At Brio Tuscan Grille in Boca Raton (5050 Town Center Circle, 561/392-3777), CityPlace (550 S. Rosemary Ave., 561/835-1511) and Palm Beach Gardens (3103 PGA Blvd., 561/622-0491), they’re expanding the scope of weekday happy hour as part of the new Bar Brioso program. What all this means is a roster of $4, $5 and $6 munchies, from beef carpaccio to tomato-mozzarella salad to crispy cheese ravioli. There’s also a selection of cocktails, ranging from $4 to $6 as well, plus $5 Martini Wednesdays and Wine Thursdays. More relevant details: it’s offered in the bar only, Monday through Friday, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. until closing.

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