Archive

Aug 31, 2015

Review: Starbucks - Strawberry Shortcake Creme Frappuccino

Starbucks Strawberry Shortcake Creme Frappuccino features a blend of strawberries, strawberry juice, vanilla bean, hazelnut syrup, milk, and ice, topped with whipped cream.


Taco Bell Testing $1 Breakfast Value Menu

Taco Bell is trying a $1 value menu for breakfast that includes a couple of new items including a new Oat & Blueberry variant on their Cinnabon Delights.


$5 Bonafide Big Box Deal Back at Popeyes

The $5 Bonafide Big Box is back at Popeyes for the second time this year.


Aug 30, 2015

Review: Steakhouse Onion Funyuns

Steakhouse Onion Funyuns feature fried onion-flavored rings with a dusting of seasoning meant to invoke the taste of a steakhouse onion blossom.


Smashburger Updates Kids Meals with "Better for You" Options

Responding to requests for more Kids Meal options, Smashburger introduces a couple of new, "better-for-you" options, including new Grilled Chicken Strips.


Chicken & Biscuit Bites are Back at Church's

Chicken & Biscuit Bites are back at Church's Chicken through September 27, 2015 at participating locations.


Aug 29, 2015

Review: Yoplait - Plenti Greek Yogurt

Yoplait's Plenti Greek Yogurt features the brand's Greek yogurt in various flavors with oats, flax seeds, pumpkin seed, and fruit mixed in.


McDonald's Testing Blueberry Biscuits

McDonald's is testing new Blueberry Biscuits out in North Carolina. The biscuits are embedded with blueberries and come criss-crossed with sweet icing.


Dunkin' Donuts Korea Comes Up with an Afro Donut

Dunkin' Donuts South Korea just finished up a Jamaican-Reggae-themed menu that included a donut shaped like a head with an afro. They called it the "Ya-man Reggae Donut."


Aug 28, 2015

Frozen Friday: Hot Pockets - Ham & Cheddar Snack Bites

Hot Pockets Hickory Ham & Cheddar Snack Bites are bite-sized, triangular versions of their regular-sized savory turnovers.


Dunkin' Donuts Launches New Tailgater Breakfast Sandwich

Just in time for football season, Dunkin' Donuts launches the new Tailgater Breakfast Sandwich to their all-day breakfast line up starting August 31, 2015.


$1.31 Ice Cream Scoops at Baskin-Robbins on August 31, 2015

Baskin-Robbins will be offering single scoops of ice cream at $1.31 each this upcoming Monday, August 31, 2015.


Aug 27, 2015

Review: Jack in the Box - Spicy Nacho Chicken Sandwich

Jack in the Box's Spicy Nacho Chicken Sandwich is part of their late-night menu and features a spicy fried chicken filet, onion rings, nacho cheese sauce, and jalapenos on toasted sourdough.


New Blackberries & Creme and Strawberry Shortcake Frappuccinos at Starbucks Through September 7, 2015

Starbucks rounds out the summer by offering two new, summery Frappuccino flavors for a brief time through September 7, 2015.


This Pizza Hut Football Ring is Probably the Closest You'll Ever Come to a Super Bowl Ring

It's not exactly a Super Bowl ring, but Pizza Hut is putting up for grabs a custom ruby and diamond-encrusted ESPN Fantasy Football "Commission of the Year" ring as part of a prize package to promote their signing on as the "official pizza sponsor" of ESPN Fantasy Football (because Papa John's is already the "official pizza sponsor" of NFL Football).


Little Caesars Introduces New Deep Dish Pizza-Italian Cheese Bread Pairing for $9

Calling it their "$9 Box Set," Little Caesars has paired their Deep Deep Dish Pizza with their Italian Cheese Bread in one box.


Aug 26, 2015

Review: McDonald's - Buttermilk Crispy Chicken Sandwich

McDonald's Buttermilk Crispy Chicken Sandwich features a chicken breast filet marinated and battered with buttermilk and a blend of spices including black pepper, garlic, and onion powder served with tomato, leaf lettuce, and mayonnaise on an artisan roll.


Carl's Jr. / Hardee's Unveil New French Toast Breakfast Sandwich

Carl's Jr. and Hardee's latest menu addition is the new Cinnamon Swirl French Toast Breakfast Sandwich.


Applebee's Debuts New All-Day Brunch Burger

While they don't actually open for breakfast, Applebee's debuts the new All-Day Brunch Burger for lunch and dinner service. Also new is The Blazin' Texan burger.


Aug 25, 2015

Review: Jack in the Box - Portabello Mushroom Buttery Jack

Jack in the Box's Portabello Mushroom Buttery Jack features a quarter pound signature beef patty with melted garlic herb butter, Portobello mushrooms, Swiss cheese, peppercorn mayo, grilled onions, and the chain's signature bun.


50-Cent Corn Dogs at Sonic on August 27, 2015

Sonic will be offering their Corn Dogs at a discounted price of 50 cents on Thursday, August 27, 2015.


Pumpkin Pie Blizzard Returns to Dairy Queen on August 31, 2015

The Pumpkin Pie Blizzard makes its annual return to Dairy Queen starting Monday, August 31, 2015 and will be featured as the Blizzard of the Month for both September and October.


Aug 24, 2015

Review: Lay's - Kettle Cooked Greektown Gyro Potato Chips

Lay's Kettle Cooked Greektown Gyro Potato Chips supposedly combine the taste of the Greek pita sandwich with the hearty crunch of kettle-style potato chips.


SpaghettiOs Celebrates 50 Years with SpaghettiOs Velvet Cupcake Recipe

SpaghettiOs celebrates their 50th anniversary this year with the release of a red velvet cupcake recipe incorporating SpaghettiOs.


Taco Bell Testing "2wister" Tacos

Taco Bell is testing new versions of the Double Decker Taco that they've taken to calling "2wister" Tacos.


Aug 23, 2015

Review: B&M - Brown Bread in a Can with Raisins

B&M Raisin Brown Bread in a Can is a shelf-stable bread that's been steamed and sealed in a can.


Wetzel's Pretzels Introduces New Pizza Bitz

Wetzel's Pretzels launches a new, bite-sized version of their Pepperoni Twist Pretzel that they're calling "Pizza Bitz."


Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Returns on September 8, 2015

Starbucks recently announced this year's launch date for the annual return of their popular Pumpkin Spice Latte: it's Tuesday, September 8, 2015.


Aug 22, 2015

Review: Chick-fil-A - Chicken Platter

Chick-fil-A's Chicken Platter includes a breakfast portion of crispy chicken breast, scrambled eggs, a buttermilk biscuit, as well as a container of white pepper gravy with sausage.


Red Robin Pumpkin Pie Shake Back for Fall 2015

Red Robin's seasonal Spiced Pumpkin Pie Shake starts off pumpkin season early as it is back and available starting Monday, August 24, 2015.


A Company Comes Up with "Teappuccino" But It's Just Milk Tea

Perhaps following in the footsteps of Starbucks Frappuccino, Argo Tea looks to re-market milk tea with the introduction of their new "Teappuccino."


Aug 21, 2015

Frozen Friday: DiGiorno - Pizzeria Thin Supreme Speciale Pizza

DiGiorno's Pizzeria Thin Supreme Speciale Pizza features a thin, crispy crust topped with Italian sausage, pepperoni, red and green peppers, and caramelized onions.


Steak & Unlimited Shrimp Returns to Outback Steakhouse

Steak & Unlimited Shrimp returns to Outback Steakhouse for a limited time at participating locations.


Panera Bread's Pumpkin Spice Latte Now Free of Artificial Flavors

Panera has reformulated their seasonal Pumpkin Spice Latte so that it's free of artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, and preservatives as part of an ongoing effort to rid their food items of the artificial stuff by 2016.


Aug 20, 2015

Review: Del Taco - Salsa Fresca Chicken Taco

Del Taco's Salsa Fresca Chicken Taco features marinated grilled chicken topped with pico de gallo, folded inside two warm corn tortillas.


McDonald's Malaysia Offering Savory Spinach Fried Pie

New at McDonald's Malaysia is the savory Spinach Pie, offering a savory take on their typically sweet fried pies.


Arby's Debuts New Sliders

Arby's debuts new Sliders in five varieties that include beef, chicken, and pork options.


Aug 19, 2015

Review: Burger King - Fiery Chicken Fries

Burger King's Fiery Chicken Fries are a spicy version of their breaded, fry-shaped, formed chicken strips.


Tim Hortons 2015 Fall Specials Include Pumpkin Pie Latte and New Apple Pie Fritter

It's still August, but Tim Hortons is already welcoming fall with the arrival of this year's seasonal autumn menu items, which include the required Pumpkin Pie Latte as well as the new Apple Pie Fritter.


Endless Apps with Endless Choice Back at TGI Fridays

TGI Fridays is once again offering their Endless Apps with Endless Choice promotion starting this month for a limited time at participating locations.


Aug 18, 2015

Review: Tastykake - Minis Cupcakes

Tastykake Minis are bite-sized versions of their regular cupcakes. They're available in three flavors: Peanut Butter, Swirly (Chocolate), and Koffee Kake.


Carl's Jr. Introduces New Iced Coffee

Carl's Jr. appears to be testing offering new Iced Coffee on the menu of at least a few locations here in Southern California.


McAlister's Deli Rounds Out Summer with BBQ Menu

McAlister's Deli rounds out the summer with a new, limited-time BBQ-themed menu featuring new BBQ pulled pork.


Einstein Bros. Offers 13 Bagels for $6 on Mondays

Einstein Bros. is offering a Monday-only deal where you can get 13 bagels of your choice for $6. They're calling the promotion "$6 Mondays."


Aug 17, 2015

Review: Carl's Jr. - Mushroom & Swiss All-Natural Burger

Carl's Jr. Mushroom & Swiss All-Natural Burger features an all-natural, charbroiled beef patty along with a slice of natural Swiss cheese, natural sauteed mushrooms, vine-ripened tomatoes, mayo, lettuce, and red onion on the chain's signature Fresh Baked Bun.


KFC Adds $20 Family Fill Up Meal and New Colonel

This month, KFC adds a family-sized version of their popular $5 Fill Up with the new, limited-time $20 Family Fill Up. They've also added a new actor to play Colonel Sanders.


Starbucks Adds Actual Pumpkin to Pumpkin Spice Latte

Starbucks has reformulated their Pumpkin Spice Latte to include pumpkin among its ingredients as well as to get rid of caramel coloring.


Aug 16, 2015

79 Cent Medium Slushes at Sonic on August 19, 2015

Sonic is offering a deal for 79-cent medium Slushes all day on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at participating Sonic restaurants nationwide.


El Pollo Loco Offers New Chicken & Shrimp Entrees

El Pollo Loco pairs their signature flame-grilled chicken with Baja Shrimp for five new, limited-time chicken & shrimp entrees, including new paella.


Jif Now Out with New Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Jif looks to add their signature peanut butter to chewy granola bars with new Jif Peanut Butter Granola Bars.