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May 31, 2015

Review: Choco Chunky Chips Ahoy! Cookies

Choco Chunky Chips Ahoy! cookies feature chocolaty (cocoa) cookies with both semisweet chocolate and milk chocolate chunks.


DiGiorno Debuts Thin Crust Pizzas to Pizzeria! Line

DiGiorno has added new thin crust pizzas to their Pizzeria! line. They're calling it "pizzeria! thin" because the rules of capitalization are wonky in DiGiorno land.


Domino's Korea Debuts "Healthy" Multi-Grain Pizza

Domino's South Korea is going for a healthy image with the new 15 Kinds of Multi Grain Dough Sweet Potato Pizza, which boasts a crust containing fifteen different grains.


Starbucks Introduces New Savory Foldover Pastries for Breakfast

Starbucks introduces new Savory Foldovers to their breakfast line up. The new bakery items feature croissant dough folded over various savory fillings.


May 30, 2015

Review: S'mores Oreo Cookies

S'mores Oreo cookies feature a dual-layered filling of marshmallow- and chocolate-flavored creme sandwiched by graham-flavored wafers.


Jack in the Box Launches New Black Pepper Cheeseburger

Jack in the Box launches the Black Pepper Cheeseburger as their newest limited-time burger.


Free Donut of Your Choice from Krispy Kreme on June 5, 2015

Krispy Kreme is offering a free donut of your choice when you visit any participating location on Friday, June 5, 2015.


Starbucks Testing New Express Format Store

Starbucks is testing a new express store format out in New York that aims to streamline service for customers that want their java as quickly as possible.


May 29, 2015

Frozen Friday: Carl's Jr. - Ding Dong Ice Cream Sandwich

Carl's Jr.'s Ding Dong Ice Cream Sandwich features a halved Hostess Ding Dong snack cake filled with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.


Panera Bread's 2015 Summer Menu

Panera Bread shifts into the warmer months with a number of new and returning items. Here's what you can expect from their 2015 summer menu:


S'mores Oreos Arrive for Summer

They're not calling them "S'moreos" but Nabisco's S'mores Oreo cookies are now available in stores.


May 28, 2015

Review: Starbucks - S'mores Tart

Starbucks' S'mores Tart features a graham cracker tart crust filled with milk chocolate ganache topped with a toasted marshmallow.


Ben & Jerry's Releases "Save Our Swirled" Ice Cream

To highlight their climate change campaign to support a transition to 100% clean energy by 2050, Ben & Jerry's has released new "Save Our Swirled" ice cream.


Papa John's Bakes New Cinnamon Knots

Buoyed by the success of Garlic Knots last month, Papa John's adds a sweet version with new Cinnamon Knots.


Taco Bell to Remove Artificial Flavors and Colors from Food by End of 2015

Taco Bell plans to remove all artificial flavors and colors from their food by the end of this year, in addition to the removal of added trans fat and unsustainable palm oil.


May 27, 2015

Review: Popeyes - Smoky Garlic Chile Chicken

Popeyes' Smoky Garlic Chile Chicken features chicken tenderloins marinated in a blend of smoked garlic and Morita chili peppers and then battered, breaded, and deep-fried.


KFC Brings Back Colonel as Part of Rebranding Effort

KFC has brought back the Colonel to sell their chicken in new ad spots. The move is part of a rebrand that includes new menu items, packaging, and store re-design.


Review: Moe's Southwest Grill - Sriracha Nacho Stack

Moe's Southwest Grill’s Sriracha Nacho Stack features cotija cheese, Huy Fong brand Sriracha hot chili sauce, beans, queso, pickled jalapenos, shredded cheese, pico de gallo, and a choice of protein (chicken, steak, etc.) between two crunchy corn shells and wrapped in a soft flour tortilla.


Wendy's Launches New Crispy Dill Chicken Sandwich

Wendy's latest value play is the new, limited-time Crispy Dill Chicken Sandwich for $1.49.


Lotteria Japan's Latest Burger Comes Filled with Rice Instead of Beef

Lotteria Japan's latest limited-time offering is the carb-indulgent Mongolian Bowl Burger, which completely eschews beef in favor of a patty made entirely of white rice.


Starbucks 2015 Summer Bakery Menu

Starbucks adds a number of new bakery items to their menu this summer including a new S'mores Tart and Cookies Straw (for drinking their Frappuccinos).

Here's the full 2015 summer line-up:


May 26, 2015

Review: Subway - Chicken Caprese Sandwich

Subway's Chicken Caprese Sandwich is something they're testing and features antibiotic-free sliced chicken, fresh mozzarella, tomato, spinach, and basil mayo on flatbread.


Carl's Jr. Releases New Ding Dong Ice Cream Sandwich

Carl's Jr. offers the new, limited-time Hostess Ding Dong Ice Cream Sandwich. Much like the name sounds, it features hand-scooped vanilla ice cream sandwiched between a halved Ding Dong snack cake.


Popeyes Launches New Smoky Garlic Chile Chicken

Popeyes goes for smoked heat for their latest flavor profile with new, limited-time Smoky Garlic Chile Chicken.


Burger King Testing Grilled Hot Dogs

It appears Burger King is testing new Grilled Dogs out in Michigan and Maryland.


May 25, 2015

Review: Chick-fil-A - Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Chick-fil-A's Grilled Chicken Sandwich features a marinated, grilled boneless breast of chicken, served on a toasted multigrain bun with green leaf lettuce and tomato.


50 Cent Corn Dogs at Sonic on May 26, 2015

Sonic will be celebrating National End of School Day tomorrow, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, by offering their corn dogs for 50 cents a piece at participating locations.


Grilled Stuft Nachos Return to Taco Bell

Grilled Stuft Nachos are back for a limited time at Taco Bell.


Papa John Brings Back the Greek Pizza

Apparently enough customers enjoyed the Greek Pizza that Papa John's has brought it back for a second limited-time run. The pizza was first introduced around this time last year.


May 24, 2015

Review: Taco Bell - Sangrita Blast Freeze

Taco Bell's Sangrita Blast Freeze features the citrus punch Mountain Dew flavor of the soda but frozen in an icy slush.


Burger King Adds New Fully Loaded Croissan'wich

Burger King adds the new Fully Loaded Croissan'wich to their breakfast line up. It's basically their standard Croissan'wich except with all their available breakfast meats inside.


Krispy Kreme Unveils New Southern Classics Donuts

Krispy Kreme unveils new Southern Classics donuts inspired by traditional Southern desserts. The line consists of the new Lemon Kreme Cake Donut and the Peach Pie Donut.


May 23, 2015

Review: The Coffee Bean - Affogato Ice Blended with Cookies

The Coffee Bean's new Affogato option for their Ice Blended tops the drink off with a shot of espresso. It's part of their current build-your-own Ice Blended promo.


Carl's Jr. Testing Flamin' Hot Cheetos Burger

Carl's Jr. testing a new burger with Flamin' Hot Cheetos and cheddar cheese sauce at a few select locations here in Southern California.


Panera Bread to Remove All Artificial Preservatives, Colors, Sweeteners, and Flavors from Their Food by End of 2016

Panera Bread plans to remove artificial preservatives, colors, sweeteners, and flavors from the food in their bakery-cafes by the end of 2016 and have put out a list of the ingredients that have been, and are slated to be, removed. They call it the "No No List."


May 22, 2015

Frozen Friday: Ben & Jerry's - Peanut Buttah Cookie Core Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry's Peanut Buttah Cookie Core ice cream features peanut butter ice cream with crunchy peanut butter sugar bits, peanut butter cookies, and a peanut butter cookie core.


Taco Bell Fits New Sangrita Blast Freeze into the Drink Rotation

The latest addition to Taco Bell's icy-slush Freeze rotation is the new Mountain Dew Sangrita Blast Freeze.


Arby's Pecan Chicken Salad Sandwich Makes a Summertime Return

Arby's seasonal Market Fresh Pecan Chicken Salad Sandwich is once again back in time for summer, but only at select locations. This year it also gets a new gyro-like flatbread option, which replaces the previous whole-grain wrap.


May 21, 2015

Review: Burger King - Teriyaki Original Chicken Sandwich

Burger King's Teriyaki Chicken Sandwich features a fried, breaded white meat chicken fillet, a sweet and savory teriyaki sauce with a hint of ginger, tomatoes, shredded lettuce, and mayo on a toasted hoagie sesame seed bun.


P.F. Chang's Launches New Small Plates and Sushi Menus

P.F. Chang's recently expand their offerings with a new small plates menu as well as a new sushi menu. They've also added new Lobster Rice to their Specialties menu.


Krispy Kreme Korea Gets Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches

Krispy Kreme South Korea introduces new Kool Kreme soft serve and is featuring the ice cream in an assortment of new items, including donut ice cream sandwiches.


Taco Bell Testing "Throwback Burritos" Including the Return of the Beefy Crunch Burrito

Taco Bell is testing the return of two "Throwback Burritos," including the Flamin' Hot Fritos-laced Beefy Crunch Burrito out in Louisville, Kentucky as part of a $2 deal that pairs either burrito with a medium drink.


May 20, 2015

Review: McDonald's Turkey Sausage & Egg White Breakfast Bowl

McDonald's Turkey Sausage & Egg White Breakfast Bowl features cut-up pieces of turkey sausage and egg whites topped with kale, spinach, bruschetta, and cheddar jack cheese.


Subway Testing Antibiotic-Free Chicken and New Chicken Caprese Sub

Subway is testing new antibiotic-free chicken strips in at least one location here in Southern California and is featuring it in a new Chicken Caprese sandwich.


Darius' Take on Arby's Smokehouse Turkey Sandwich

Arby’s Smokehouse Turkey sandwich features smoked turkey breast topped with smoked cheddar cheese, crispy onion straws, and white BBQ sauce all on an artisan style, star-cut bun.


You Can Now Order Domino's By Tweeting Them the Pizza Emoji

Domino's now offers the option to order pizza by tweeting them the pizza emoji i.e. literally sending them an icon that looks like a pizza slice.


Jamba Juice Brings Back Coconut Water Fruit Smoothies

Jamba Juice makes a summertime push with the limited-time return of coconut water fruit smoothies that they're now calling "Colada Fruit Refreshers with Coconut Water."


May 19, 2015

Review: Burger King - Red Velvet Oreo Shake

Burger King's Red Velvet Oreo Shake features a red-colored, cream cheese and chocolate-flavored shake blended with Oreo cookie crumbles.


Coffee Bean Launches Build-Your-Own Ice Blendeds for Summer

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf goes with a customization kick this summer by offering new and returning options to customize their Ice Blended drink, including pouring an espresso shot on top of it.


Heinz and French's Engage in Condiment Showdown

Heinz and French's are both vying for a monopoly on your standard burger and hot dog condiments with their latest new product releases: Heinz Yellow Mustard and French's Tomato Ketchup.