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Apr 30, 2015

Review: Burger King - Extra Long Cheeseburger

Burger King's Extra Long Cheeseburger features two beef patties, onions, lettuce, two slices of American cheese, ketchup, mayo on a sesame seed hoagie bun.


Taco Bell Introduces New Steak Doubledilla

Taco Bell offers a beefier version of their quesadilla with the new, limited-time Steak Doubledilla.


Red Robin Welcomes Spring with New Spring Chicken Burger

Red Robin goes with a spring theme for the new, limited-time Spring Chicken Burger, available through June 14, 2015.


Popeyes Introduces New Lemonade Ice Box Pie

Popeyes' latest dessert is new, limited-time Lemonade Ice Box Pie, which is their take on lemon ice box pie, a minimally-baked key lime pie-like dessert.


Apr 29, 2015

Review: Smashburger - Sweet Potato Smashfries

Smashburger's Sweet Potato Smash Fries feature shoestring sweet potato fries tossed with olive oil, rosemary, and garlic.


Half-Price Frappuccinos at Starbucks on May 1-10, 3 to 5 PM

Starbucks welcomes the warmer months with their annual Frappuccino Happy Hour event where you can get any Frappuccino of your choice for half-off the regular price.


Review: Zaxby's - Ranchero Zalad

Zaxby's Ranchero Zalad features mixed greens, topped with a barbacoa chicken filet, crispy tortilla strips, fire-roasted corn, black beans, and Picante Ranch dressing.


Arby's Introduces New Smoked Turkey with New Smokehouse Turkey Sandwich

In addition to roast turkey, Arby's has added smoked turkey to their meat roster with the introduction of the new, limited-time Smokehouse Turkey Sandwich.


Papa John's Debuts New Garlic Knots

Papa John's debuts new, limited-time Garlic Knots--twisted bread knots made with their pizza dough and sauced with garlic parmesan sauce.


Apr 28, 2015

Review: Starbucks - S'mores Frappuccino

Starbucks' S'mores Frappuccino features a blend of graham cracker-flavored syrup, coffee, milk, and ice sitting on top of a layer of marshmallow-infused whipped cream and milk chocolate sauce and topped with the same marshmallow whipped cream plus crumbled graham crackers.


New Pretzel Bread Subs at Quiznos

Quiznos introduces new, limited-time pretzel bread subs featuring a a traditional Bavarian-style recipe with a "soft bite and classic taste."


Free Soft Ice Cream Cones at Carvel on Thursday, April 30, 3-8 PM

Carvel will be celebrating their Free Cone Day this Thursday, April 30, 2015, from 3 to 8 PM.


New Big Flavor Dippers Pizza Arrrives at Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut has brought back and updated the nearly two-foot long Big Dipper Pizza with the addition of their new "Flavor of Now" crust flavors and four dipping sauce choices. They also updated the name: it's now the new, limited-time Big Flavor Dippers Pizza.


Apr 27, 2015

Review: McDonald's - Artisan Grilled Chicken Sandwich

McDonald's Artisan Grilled Chicken Sandwich features a seasoned grilled chicken breast filet, leaf lettuce, tomato, and vinaigrette on a toasted artisan bun.


$5 Bonafide Big Box Returns to Popeyes

Popeyes' $5 combo deal, the $5 Bonafide Big Box, is back for a limited time through May 24, 2015 at participating locations.


$5.99 2-Topping Large Pizza Carryout Special at Domino's Through May 3, 2015

Domino's is offering 2-topping large pizza for only $5.99 each when ordered for pickup/carryout for a limited time through Sunday, May 3, 2015.


Apr 26, 2015

Review: Tastykake - 2015 Spring Kandy Kakes

Tastykake's limited-time spring Kandy Kakes include Lemon, Cherry, and Strawberry flavors.


Taco Bell Launches in Japan with Exclusive Japanese Menu Items

Taco Bell is now available in Japan with the opening of a Tokyo location last Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

While the denizens of Japan's capital city can now enjoy Crunchy Tacos, Burritos, and Crunchwrap Supremes, they also get a number of Japanese exclusives:


Buy One, Get One Free Dozen Donuts at Krispy Kreme on April 28, 2015

Krispy Kreme will be offering a "buy one, get one free" deal on a dozen donuts in honor of National Superhero Day on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.


Apr 25, 2015

Review: Taco Bell - Mango BBQ Chickstar

Taco Bell's Mango BBQ Chickstar features tortilla-crusted crispy chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, 3-cheese blend, and new Mango BBQ sauce folded and grilled inside a flour tortilla into a hexagon.


Preview: Taco Bell's Diablo Sauce

Taco Bell's new Diablo sauce isn't out until May 5, 2015, but they sent me a single packet (because they're "so hot, you only need one") to try.


Burger King Replaces Minibons with Otis Spunkmeyer Cinnamon Rolls

Minibons are out at Burger King and have been replaced with Otis Spunkmeyer Cinnamon Rolls. 


Sonic Adds More Candy to Slushes for the Summer

Last year, Sonic added Nerds candies to their signature icy Slush beverages. Heading into summer this year, they're adding even more candy-flavored Slushes by throwing crushed Jolly Ranchers and popping candy (similar to Pop Rocks) into the mix for a limited time.


Apr 24, 2015

Frozen Friday: Marie Callender's - Home-Style Boneless Pork

Marie Callender's Home-Style Boneless Pork frozen meal features two pork rib-shaped patties in barbecue sauce plus cheddar topped mashed potatoes and corn.


McDonald's to Launch New Sirloin Third Pound Burgers in May

McDonald's is bringing back third-pound burgers with new Sirloin Third Pound Burgers coming in May.


Taco Bell Testing New Chili Cheese Fritos Taco Shell

Taco Bell has started testing new Fritos Tacos. The main feature is a Fritos corn chip shell in either Original or Chili Cheese flavors. 


Apr 23, 2015

Review: Wendy's - Jalapeno Ghost Pepper Fries

Wendy's Jalapeno Ghost Pepper Fries feature an order of Wendy's Natural Cut Fries topped with diced, fresh jalapenos, warm cheddar cheese sauce, and ghost pepper sauce.


Burger King Adds New Extra Long Cheeseburger to Two for $5 Deal

Burger King's Two for $5 Mix & Match deal gets a new burger with the addition of the new, limited-time Extra Long Cheeseburger.


Free Pretzels at Wetzel's for "Wetzels" on April 26, 2015

Wetzel's Pretzels will be offering free pretzels to anyone with the last name "Wetzel,"  or who is willing to say their last name is "Wetzel" on Sunday, April 26, 2015.


Apr 22, 2015

Review: Wendy's - Jalapeno Fresco Spicy Chicken Sandwich

Wendy's Jalapeno Fresco Spicy Chicken Sandwich features a crispy, spicy chicken breast filet, diced fresh jalapenos, ghost pepper sauce, warm cheese sauce, Colby Pepper Jack cheese, and red onion on a toasted bakery-style red jalapeno bun.

It goes for $4.99 in my area but I received this one courtesy of Wendy's.


Tastykake Adds New Strawberry Mini Donuts for Spring

Tastykake adds new, limited-edition Strawberry Mini Donuts to their line up this spring as well as three, new fruit-flavored Kandy Kakes.


Review: Dunkin' Donuts - Pretzel Roll Chicken Sandwich

Dunkin' Donuts' Pretzel Roll Chicken Sandwich features breaded chicken, cheddar cheese, bacon and honey mustard served on an oven-toasted pretzel bun.


Taco Bell Launches Hottest Hot Sauce Yet: Diablo

For those of you who have been clamoring for more heat and maybe miss lava sauce, Taco Bell is set to launch their "hottest sauce packet ever" on May 5, 2015, with new Diablo hot sauce.


Apr 21, 2015

Review: Subway - Spicy Nacho Steak Sub

Subway's Spicy Nacho Steak sub features steak, Doritos Nacho cheese-flavored tortilla chips, green bell peppers, onions, jalapenos, and Monterey Jack-cheddar cheese blend on Italian bread.


McDonald's Japan Offering New Cherry Blossom Seasoned Fries

McDonald's Japan is currently offering cherry blossom-seasoned fries as a new spring item.


Denny's Introduces New Sriracha Spicy Super Chick'n as Part of New Menu

Denny's introduces the new Sriracha Spicy Super Chick'n sandwich as part of their new, limited-time "Denny's with a Twist" menu, which offers signature Denny's dishes and gives them a bit of a refresh.

The limited-time menu features:


Apr 20, 2015

Comparison: Carl's Jr.'s Natural Beef Patty vs. Regular Beef Patty

I decided to compare Carl's Jr.'s new all-natural beef patty vs. their regular beef patty.


Carl's Jr. and Hardees Debut New Mile High Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit

The latest new breakfast item at Carl's Jr. and Hardee's is the Mile High Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit. It features thick-cut Applewood-smoked bacon pieces with folded egg and American cheese on a freshly baked biscuit.


Wingstop Adds New Serrano Pepper Glazed Wings

Wingstop adds new, limited-time Serrano Pepper Glaze as a saucing option for their wings. The Latin-inspired sauce combines "a kick of fresh citrus and a roasted serrano pepper heat that lingers."


Apr 19, 2015

Review: Blaze Pizza - Red Vine Pizza

Blaze Pizza's Red Vine Pizza is basically their version of a margherita pizza and comes topped with ovalini mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, parmesan, basil, red sauce, and olive oil drizzle.


Breyers Adds New Flavors to Gelato Line

For spring, Breyers adds four new flavors to their Gelato Indulgences line as well as three new flavors to their main ice cream/frozen dairy dessert portfolio.

The four new Gelato Indulgences flavors are:


New Cotton Candy Oreos Available at Target

New Cotton Candy Creme Oreo cookies are available exclusively at Target stores as a limited time flavor.


Apr 18, 2015

Review: 7-Eleven - $1 Sausage Biscuit

7-Eleven's Sausage Biscuit features a simple breakfast sandwich of a sausage patty inside two biscuit halves.


Starbucks Japan Gets New Yogurt Frappuccinos with Fruit on Top

The latest out of Starbucks Japan is new Fruits-on-top Yogurt Frappuccinos with Crushed Nuts as a spring-to-early-summer treat.


Frito-Lay Debuts New Rold Gold Pretzel Dippers and Pretzel Cracker Sandwiches

Frito-Lay looks to branch out the Rold Gold pretzel brand with new Rold Gold Pretzel Dippers and Pretzel Cracker Sandwiches.


Apr 17, 2015

Frozen Friday - Jimmy Dean - Pulled Pork Biscuit Sandwich

Jimmy Dean's Pulled Pork Biscuit Sandwich features slow-cooked pulled pork on a buttermilk biscuit.


IKEA Creates Vegan Version of Their Signature Meatballs

IKEA has created a vegan version of their signature meatballs and are offering them at their in-store restaurants worldwide.


Bruegger's 2015 Spring Menu

Brugger's Bagels' 2015 spring menu is anchored by the new Chorizo Jack breakfast sandwich and Turkey in the Slaw sandwich.

Here's the details on what's on this year's Spring Menu:


Apr 16, 2015

Review: Taco Bell - Spicy Ranch Crispy Chicken Griller

Taco Bell's Spicy Ranch Crispy Chicken Griller features a piece of their tortilla-crusted crispy chicken with spicy ranch sauce wrapped up in a flour tortilla and grilled.

I paid $1.69 for one.


Starbucks Launches New S'mores Frappuccino

On Tuesday, April 28th, Starbucks launches the new, limited-time S'mores Frappuccino. They're also bringing back the Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino along with it.