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Jan 31, 2016

It's Girl Scout Cookie Season! Here's the 2016 Line Up

It's once again Girl Scout Cookie season, which means the return of boxes of Thin Mints and Samoas but also the return of last year's gluten-free options.


Half-Price Cheeseburgers at Sonic on February 2, 2016

Sonic will be offering their Cheeseburgers for half the regular menu price on Groundhog Day, Tuesday, February 2, 2016.


Jan 30, 2016

Pizza Hut China Offers Pizza with Half a Lobster on Top

As part of this year's Chinese New Year's celebration, Pizza Hut is offering a pizza topped with a half of lobster, shell and all, in the Shanghai area of China.


Krispy Kreme Offering Super Bowl-themed Blue and Orange Football Donuts

Krispy Kreme is offering two new football donuts to represent the two team playing in this year's Super Bowl.


Jan 29, 2016

Caribou Coffee Aims to Nix Artificial Ingredients with Clean Beverage Platform

Caribou Coffee looks to use less artificial flavors throughout their menu with plans to convert all syrups to a clean label standard by the end of 2016.


Burger King Debuts New Dr. Pepper Milkshake

Burger King adds two new shakes to their menu including the new Dr. Pepper Shake and Oreo Irish Mint Shake.


Jan 28, 2016

Krispy Kreme Japan Has a Fancy Heart-Shaped Smores Donut for Valentine's Day

Krispy Kreme Japan is offering a fancy, heart-shaped s'mores donut filled with Belgian chocolate this year for the Valentine's Day season.


Free Frozen Yogurt at Menchie's on February 1, 2016, 4 PM to 7 PM

Menchie's will be celebrating National Frozen Yogurt Day by giving out free six-ounce cups of frozen yogurt on February 1, 2016, from 4 PM to 7 PM.


Burger King Launches New Jalapeno Chicken Fries

Burger King has been on a tear in bringing out new flavors for their signature Chicken Fries. The latest is new, limited-time Jalapeno Chicken Fries.


Jan 27, 2016

Review: Pizza Hut - Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza

Pizza Hut's Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza features a hand-tossed crust embedded with 16 hand-rolled, cheese-stuffed garlic knots along its edge.


Applebee's Adds Three New Dishes to Pub Diet Menu

Applebee's adds three new dishes to their "better-for-you" Pub Diet menu to start the year.


Jan 26, 2016

Paleo Dieters Can Now Get Their Bone Broth From a Coffee Brewer

A company called Lonolife recently introduced two varieties of bone broth that can be brewed in a Keurig machine (best known for brewing up coffee in a convenient single-serve cup).


Krispy Kreme's 2016 Valentine's Day Donut Line Up

Krispy Kreme's 2016 Valentine's Day donut line up includes four limited-time donuts: the Luv Bug, Bee Mine, Sprinkle Heart, and Chocolate Iced with Sprinkles.


Preview: Jack in the Box - New Double Jack

Jack in the Box is shaking up the way they do things with several menu improvements later this week on January 28, 2016. They're also releasing the new Double Jack, which I got to try during a recent sneak peek.


Jan 25, 2016

Pizza Hut Unveils New Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza

Pizza Hut adds the new Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza to their menu for a limited time.


Lay's Wants You to Pick Between Korean BBQ and Honey BBQ and More

Lay's is looking to their customers to pick between four all-new potato chip flavors and four classic flavors with similar characteristics in what they're calling the "Flavor Swap."


Emerald Launches Four New Cashew Flavors

Emerald launches a new line of flavored cashews in four new flavors: Dill Pickle, Jalapeno, Sriracha, and Salt & Pepper.


Jan 24, 2016

Pizza Hut Just Offered New Tater Tot-Crusted Pizza in New Zealand

I missed the boat on this one but Pizza Hut New Zealand recently finished up a promotion where they were offering a tater tot-crusted pizza called the "Hash Bites Crust Pizza."


Fast Food Hack: McDonald's Sausage Hash Brown Sandwich

I decided late one night that making a sausage sandwich with hash brown "buns" at McDonald's would be a good idea...


Jan 23, 2016

McDonald's Australia Selling Big Mac Sauce by the Bottle

In a follow-up to last year's sale of dipping cups and limited edition bottles of Big Mac Special Sauce, McDonald's Australia today adds 500ml bottles of the sauce to the menu for a limited run.


Einstein Bros. Introduces New Garden Egg White Sandwich

Einstein Bros.' contribution to the "better-for-you" flood at the beginning of each year is the new, limited-time Garden Egg White sandwich.


Jan 22, 2016

Frozen Friday: Tai Pei - Pepper Beef

Tai Pei's frozen Pepper Beef entree features beef and vegetables in a black pepper sauce with steamed rice.


Cuties Mandarin Oranges are Back at McDonald's

Cuties Mandarin Oranges are once again in season and back at McDonald's as a Happy Meal side option as well as a la carte.


White Castle Now Lists the Health Grades for All Their Restaurants Online

In a moved aimed at greater transparency, food safety, and cleanliness, White Castle now publishes the county health scores for all White Castle restaurants online.


Jan 21, 2016

McDonald's Italy Serves Up American-Inspired Burgers with Star-Shaped Buns

The "Great Tastes of America" menu is back at McDonald's Italy and this time around, each of its featured burgers comes on a star-shaped bun.


Olive Garden Adds Three New Lighter Italian Fare Dishes

Olive Garden adds three new under-575-calories dishes this month to their Lighter Italian Fare menu.


Review: KFC - Nashville Hot Chicken

KFC's Nashville Hot Chicken features their Extra Crispy fried chicken or Extra Crispy tenders as a base that is glazed with KFC Nashville Hot sauce and topped with a few pickles.


Jan 20, 2016

Carl's Jr. and Hardee's Debuts $4 Real Deal

Carl's Jr. and Hardee's join in the recent spate of $4 value deals among some of the major fast food burger chains with the introduction of the $4 Real Deal.


Ben & Jerry's Introduces New "Cake My Day" Limited Batch Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry's latest Limited Batch flavor is new Cake My Day ice cream and it's available by the pint now.


Mountain Dew Adds Four New Kickstart Flavors

Mountain Dew expands their Kickstart line of juice-sodas with four new flavors: Midnight Grape, Watermelon, Blueberry Pomegranate, and Blood Orange.


Review: Carl's Jr. - Original All-Natural Turkey Burger

Carl's Jr.'s Original All-Natural Turkey Burger features an all-natural, quarter-pound charbroiled turkey patty, special sauce, mayo, lettuce, red onion, tomato, and dill pickle chips on a toasted honey wheat bun.


Jan 19, 2016

Wendy's Testing Black Bean Burger

Wendy's is currently testing their new vegetarian Black Bean Burger featuring a black bean patty and a multigrain bun in three select markets: Salt Lake City, UT; Columbus, OH; and Columbia, SC.


New Cinnamon Bun Oreos are Here

Cinnamon Bun is the latest new flavor for Oreo cookies and are available now.


Kellogg's Launches Three New Pop-Tarts Flavors Including Maple Bacon

Kellogg's kicks off the new year with three new Pop-Tarts flavors including sweet and savory Maple Bacon.


McDonald's Japan Serves New Chocolate-Topped Fries

McDonald's Japan is set to serve their famous French fries topped with a drizzled combination of white and regular chocolate sauce starting January 26, 2016.


Jan 18, 2016

50 Cent Corn Dogs at Sonic on January 20, 2016

Sonic will be offering Corn Dogs for 50 cents on Wednesday, January 20, 2016.


Church's Chicken Introduces New Texas Pete Wings

With wing season in full effect, Church's Chicken once again teams up with Texas Pete hot sauce and comes up with new Texas Pete Wings.


Chick-fil-A's New Superfood Side Features Kale as Well as Broccoli Hybrid

Chick-fil-A adds another green option to the menu with the introduction of the new Superfood Side.


Jan 17, 2016

Bruegger's 2016 Winter Menu Features Smoked Brisket

Bruegger's Bagels is featuring slow-smoked brisket in two new sandwiches this winter: one for breakfast and one for lunch.


Cold Stone's 2016 Valentine's Day Menu Includes a Fudge Truffle Frappe

Cold Stone Creamery celebrates Valentine's Day with the return of Fudge Truffle ice cream as well as the Fudge Truffle Frappe.


Jan 16, 2016

KFC's Nashville Hot Chicken Coming January 18th

KFC's take on Nashville-style Hot Chicken is set to arrive on January 18, 2016 nationwide.


Jan 15, 2016

Frozen Friday: Lean Cuisine - Chicken with Almonds

Lean Cuisine's Chicken with Almonds features chicken tenderloins with rice, vegetables, and almonds.


Church's Chicken Unveils New French Fry Shakers

Church's Chicken is offering new French Fry Shakers for a limited time.


Denny's Introduces New Extreme Skillets

Denny's starts the new year with new, limited-time Extreme Skillets with four new skillets in all. They're also featuring blackberry on the dessert rotation.


Jan 14, 2016

Papa John's Removes Artificial Flavors and Colors from Their Entire Menu

Papa John's looks to build on their "Better Ingredients. Better Pizza." tagline by becoming the first national pizza chain to remove artificial flavors and synthetic colors from their entire food menu.


Hostess' 2016 Valentine's Line Up Includes Chocolate-Covered Strawberry CupCakes

Hostess goes big for Valentine's Day this year with five limited-time snack-sized desserts including new Chocolate Covered Strawberry CupCakes.


Jan 13, 2016

Fish Sandwiches Return to Arby's Along with New Crispy Fish Flatbread

Crispy fish sandwiches are back on the Arby's menu for a limited time.


Del Taco Adds Two New $1 Chicken Rollers to Value Menu

Del Taco introduces two new Chicken Rollers in Chipotle and Ranch varieties to join the original Chicken Roller on their Buck & Under Menu.


Jack in the Box Brings Back Chipotle Chicken Club Combo

The Chipotle Chicken Club is once again available at Jack in the Box for a limited time and with it, the Chipotle Chicken Club Combo.


Taco Bell's New Quesalupa Set for February Debut

Looks like Taco Bell's next big thing is the Quesalupa and it's set to launch in early February. The signature feature of the new menu item is a Chalupa-like shell but with a melted cheese core.