National Doughnut Day 2012: Krispy Kreme locations, Dunkin' Donuts offer free food today

Wear your elastic-waist pants: Retailers are giving away free doughnuts to celebrate National Doughnut Day on Friday, June 1.

Krispy Kreme will offer one free doughnut of any variety.

Dunkin' Donuts will give away a free doughnut of your choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage.

National Doughnut Day began in 1938 as a Salvation Army fundraiser. As usual, the offer applies to participating stores only.

Columbus locations include Krispy Kreme at 6761 Veterans Parkway and Dunkin' Donuts at 2621 Manchester Expressway and 1523 Veterans Parkway.

Discussion time: What's your favorite kind of doughnut?