Mar 31, 2015

Belgian Waffles Return to White Castle

Imported Belgian waffles are coming back to White Castle starting April 5, 2015. Returning are Belgian Waffle Breakfast Sliders, Chicken & Waffle Sliders, and Mini Belgian Waffles, along with new Strawberry and Cream Waffles.

McDonald's to Serve Chicken Raised Without Human Antibiotics

McDonald's plans to only serve chicken raised without antibiotics that are important to human medicine within the next two years.

Mar 30, 2015

Review: Taco Bell - Biscuit Tacos

Taco Bell's Biscuit Tacos are breakfast tacos featuring a buttermilk biscuit "shell" with various fillings including fried chicken strips, sausage, bacon, eggs, and cheese.

To cover the range of ingredients, I went and got the Sausage and Cheese Biscuit Taco, the Crispy Chicken Biscuit Taco with Jalapeno Honey, and the Bacon, Egg and Cheese Biscuit Taco.

It cost $2.19 for Sausage and Cheese Biscuit Taco and $2.69 each for the other two.

Popeyes Introduces New Tabasco-Marinated Fried Chicken Strips

Popeyes' latest flavor is new Tabasco-marinated fried chicken strips that they're calling "Red Stick Chicken."

The name derives from the little red sticks that the folks at McIlhenny Company, the makers of Tabasco sauce, use to determine when a pepper is perfectly ripe (when the color of the stick and peppers match, the pepper is ready).

New Bacon Cheddar Tendercrisp Sandwich at Burger King

New at Burger King is the limited-time Bacon Cheddar Tendercrisp Sandwich. It features a crispy breaded chicken breast filet with lettuce, tomato, American cheese, bacon, and a cheddar sauce on a brioche-style bun.

Mar 29, 2015

Review: Tazo - Organic Chai Latte

Tazo's Organic Chai Latte features a liquid concentrate of black tea, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and vanilla that you simply mix with milk to make a hot or cold chai tea latte.

It was $3 for a 32 fl oz-carton (I got it at Target and they had both organic and non-organic version at the same price, so I went for the organic).

Starbucks Introduces Two New Wraps

Starbucks adds two new wraps as quick to-go options that can be found in their refrigerated displays. There's a new Edamame Hummus Wrap and a new Thai-Style Peanut Chicken Wrap.

Taco Bell Testing Ghost Pepper and Habanero Sauces

Taco Bell is in the midst of testing out new Ghost Pepper and Habernero sauces in a new menu item that they're calling the "Daredevil Loaded Griller."

The new test item has been spotted out in the greater Cincinnati area of Ohio.

Mar 28, 2015

Review: Trader Joe's - Easter Dove Bread

Trader Joe's Easter Dove Bread ("Columba di Pasqua") is a sweet dessert bread interspersed with candied orange peel, topped with almonds and pearl sugar.

A 16-oz loaf was $4.99.

KFC Rolls Out New Toasted Burritos in UK

Perhaps borrowing a page from sister chain Taco Bell, KFC has rolled out new Toasted Burritos over in the UK.

The burritos come filled with spicy rice, beans, salsa, lettuce, and chipotle mayo and can come filled with either Original Recipe, Zinger, or Pulled Chicken.