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Apr 24, 2017

79-Cent Ice Cream Slushes at Sonic on April 26, 2017

Sonic will be running a one day deal where you can get any small Ice Cream Slush for 79 cents each at participating location on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.


Apr 23, 2017

Here's Where to Get a Free or Discounted Pretzel on National Pretzel Day, April 26, 2017

April 26, 2017 is National Pretzel Day and to help you celebrate a number of pretzel shop chains are offering a free or discounted pretzel.

Here's the deals/freebies that are out there:


Rob Lowe is the Latest KFC Colonel

With the launch of the new Zinger spicy chicken sandwich, KFC hires yet another actor to play their iconic Colonel Sanders. This time around Rob Lowe (of The West Wing and Parks and Recreation among others) gets the nod to don the distinguished white (astronaut) suit and mustache.


Apr 22, 2017

New Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse Thin & Crispy Cookies Arrive on Store Shelves

Pepperidge Farm introduces new Farmhouse Thin & Crispy cookies inspired by homemade cookie recipes and purposely made with fewer ingredients.

The new cookies come in three flavors: Milk Chocolate Chip, Dark Chocolate Chip, and Triple Chocolate Chip.


Free Ice Cream Cones at Carvel on April 27, 2017

Carvel will be holding their annual Free Cone Day on Thursday, April 27, 2017, from 3 to 8 PM.


Apr 21, 2017

Thomas' Releases New Limited Edition Bacon Buttermilk Pancake English Muffins

Just in case you want an extra dose of bacon and pancake flavor with your morning bacon, egg and cheese English muffin sandwich, Thomas' looks to oblige, at least for a short while, with the release of new Limited Edition Bacon Buttermilk Pancake English Muffins.


Burger King Introduces New Steakhouse King

Burger King gives the Bacon King some company, at least for a little while, with the limited-time release of the new Steakhouse King.


Apr 20, 2017

Cheddar Potato Poppers Return to Del Taco

Cheddar Potato Poppers are once again available at Del Taco for a limited time.


Review: Starbucks - Unicorn Frappuccino

Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino features a Frappuccino creme base flavored with mango syrup and sweet pink powder, layered with a sour blue drizzle, and then topped off with whipped cream plus a sprinkle of both sweet pink and sour blue powders. The drink initially comes colored purple, but once the blue drizzle is stirred in, becomes a pink drink with tart notes. It is available for a limited time until April 23, 2017.


Ben & Jerry's Chill-aco Arrives in Time for 4/20

Seeing as they already did an ice cream burrito on 4/20 a couple years ago, this year Ben & Jerry's introduces the new Chill-aco at their scoop shops to satisfy any case of the munchies you might have.


Apr 19, 2017

Walmart's New "Crotilla" is a Tortilla-Croissant Mash-Up

Walmart hopes that they've come up with the next big thing with the debut of their new Crotilla. That's "cro" as in "croissant" and "tilla" as in "tortilla." If you haven't guessed yet, it is indeed a mash-up between a croissant and a flour tortilla.


Wienerschnitzel Finally Adding Schnitzel to the Menu

Starting May 1, 2017, Wienerschnitzel will finally be serving schnitzel but not wiener schnitzel, which is made of veal. Instead they'll be launching three new Chicken Schnitzel Sandwiches.


Buy One, Get One Free Chicken Parmesan at Macaroni Grill Through April 23, 2017

Romano’s Macaroni Grill has declared today, "National Chicken Parmesan Day," (as well as the chain's birthday) and is celebrating by offering a buy-one-get-one-free deal on their Chicken Parmesan entree though Sunday, April 23, 2017.


Apr 18, 2017

Review: Applebee's - New "2 for $20" Special Entrees

Applebee's recently added four new options to their "2 for $20" special so I went and tried all four of them, including the Caprese Mozzarella Burger, Caprese Mozzarella Chicken, Spinach + Artichoke Chicken Cavatappi, and Firecracker Shrimp Cavatappi.


Burger King Launches New Froot Loops Shake

Burger King offers the familiar taste of milk and cereal in shake form with the launch of the new Froot Loops Shake.


KFC's Zinger Spicy Chicken Sandwich Finally Arrives in the US

KFC adds a new spicy chicken sandwich to the menu with the arrival of the Zinger.

The sandwich is new to us in the States but has been around sometime internationally where it's the chain's best-selling sandwich in over 120 countries. For whatever reason, KFC never saw fit to offer it in the US until now.


Starbucks Debuts Very Limited-Time, Color-Changing "Unicorn" Frappuccino

Citing unicorn-themed food and drinks appearing on social media as inspiration, Starbucks joins the trend with the launch of the new Unicorn Frappuccino, available for a fairly brief window starting tomorrow April 19 and running through April 23, 2017.


Apr 17, 2017

Johnny Rockets Features Avocado and Bruschetta for 2017 Spring Menu

Johnny Rockets celebrates longer days and spring weather with a limited-time menu featuring the Crunchy Bacon Avocado Ranch Burger and Bruschetta Chicken Sandwich among others.

Here's what you can expect from the menu:


65-Cent Fried Chicken Legs and Thighs at Church's from 2 to 4 PM Through April 21, 2017

As part of their 65th anniversary celebration, Church's Chicken is offering a happy hour special from 2 to 4 PM consisting of 65-cent fried chicken legs and thighs.


Long John Silver's $5 Reel Deal Box Returns with New Chicken Option

The $5 Real Deal Box promo is back at Long John Silver's for a limited time and brings along with it an additional chicken option, new Crispy Breaded Chicken Tenders for slightly more choices.


Apr 16, 2017

Half-Price Cheeseburgers at Sonic on April 18, 2017

As a Tax Day deal, Sonic is offering Cheeseburgers for half the normal price on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.


Citrus and Black Currant Flavors of Pepsi's 1893 Cola Now Available

Pepsi expands their 1893 line of craft colas with two new flavors: Citrus Cola and Black Currant Cola.


Apr 15, 2017

Pizza Hut Bakes Up Pizza Dough-Wrapped "Hut Burgers" in Cyprus

Pizza Hut is baking hamburger patties wrapped in pizza dough and calling them "Hut Burgers" over in the island country of Cyprus.

Hut Burgers cost 3.50 euro (~$3.71) each and come in three varieties:


Kraft Releases New Cracker Barrel Baked Mac & Cheese

Presenting it as a less time-consuming way to bake some mac & cheese, Kraft releases new Cracker Barrel Oven Baked Macaroni & Cheese.


Apr 14, 2017

"Secret Menu" Pink Drink Makes the Official Starbucks Menu

Starbucks' secret menu Pink Drink finds its way onto the regular menu at participating locations across the US.


IHOP Showcases Fruit with New Spring Fling Pancake Menu

IHOP launches the new Spring Fling Pancake menu to celebrate the season with slightly different takes on their fruit-topped pancakes.

There are three options in all:


Apr 13, 2017

Review: Wendy's - Fresh Mozzarella Chicken Sandwich

Wendy's Fresh Mozzarella Chicken Sandwich features fresh mozzarella cheese, balsamic diced tomatoes, fresh spring mix, creamy basil pesto, and a grilled chicken filet on a toasted garlic brioche bun.


Carl's Jr. and Hardee's Unveil New Baby Back Rib-Topped Burger

Carl's Jr. and Hardee's look to become the first fast food chain to serve up boneless baby back ribs on a burger with the upcoming release of the new Baby Back Rib Burger.


2017 Tax Day Fast Food Deals

While not as abundant as some other days of the year, Tax Day (the last day to file your taxes) merits its own set of deals and freebies, at least as far as the chains listed below are concerned.

For your reference (I'll add more if any pop up.):


Apr 12, 2017

Taco Bell Tests Mexican Crispy Chicken Pizza

Essentially a pizza with a crispy tortilla and a crispy chicken patty as the crust, Taco Bell dishes out the new Mexican Crispy Chicken Pizza as a test item in Columbus, OH.


Half-Price Shakes and Ice Cream Slushes All Day at Sonic on April 13, 2017

Sonic extends their warm weather half-price shakes and ice cream slushes deal to the whole day but only on April 13, 2017 at participating locations.


Apr 11, 2017

Starbucks Introduces a Gluten-Free Breakfast Sandwich and More for Spring 2017

Starbucks adds a number of new items to their food display for spring 2017, including the new Gluten-Free Smoked Canadian Bacon Breakfast Sandwich.


Aimed at Kids, Fruit-Flavored Cheese Comes to Market

In case you're trying to get your kids (or yourself) to eat more cheese, Cow Candy introduces new fruit-flavored Monterey Jack cheese sticks.


Bruegger's Features Korean Chili Paste in Latest New Sandwiches

Bruegger's features gochujang, a fermented Korean chili paste, for a limited time in two new sandwiches: the Seoul Sunrise Egg Sandwich and the Touch of Seoul Sandwich.


Papa John's Tests Ancient Grains Gluten-Free Crust

With rivals Domino's and Pizza Hut already offering gluten-free crust options, Papa John's is testing their new Ancient Grains Gluten-Free Crust in select markets.


Apr 10, 2017

Review: Taco Bell - Loaded Taco Burrito

Taco Bell's Loaded Taco Burrito features a double portion of seasoned beef plus lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, crispy red tortilla strips, sour cream, and avocado ranch wrapped up in a warm flour tortilla.


Alfred Coffee Puts Out Five Limited Edition Power Rangers Drinks

L.A. coffee chain Alfred Coffee teams up with the Power Rangers for a limited-edition collaboration that includes five limited-time drinks (one for each of the original Power Rangers).


Carl's Jr. Tests Korean BBQ Burger

Carl's Jr. has put out a number of meat-on-meat burgers in the past and it looks like they're working on another one with a test of the new Korean BBQ Burger.


Apr 9, 2017

Chuck E. Cheese's Launches New Triple Pepperoni Pizza

Chuck E. Cheese's launches new Triple Pepperoni Pizza and adds Soft Pretzel Bites to the menu.


Arby's is Now Pouring Mountain Dew Game Fuel Citrus Cherry

Arby's now offers Mountain Dew Game Fuel Citrus Cherry soda on tap from their soda fountain for a limited time at select locations.


Apr 8, 2017

CaliBurger Plans to Add Robot Burger Cook

CaliBurger, the California-style burger chain that more than a little resembles In-N-Out, plans to roll out a "robotic kitchen assistant" that can flip burgers and place them on buns starting in early 2018.


Taco Bell Tests $3 Breakfast Meal Deal

Taco Bell looks to add some more value to their breakfast menu with a trial of a $3 Breakfast Meal Deal in Kansas City.


Apr 7, 2017

Jack in the Box Introduces New Guacamole & Bacon Chicken Sandwich and Cinnabon Coffee

Jack in the Box jazzes up their chicken sandwich selection for a limited time with the debut of the new Guacamole & Bacon Chicken Sandwich. They've also introduced new Cinnabon Iced Cinnacoffee.


Laguna Beach Taco Bell Celebrates 50th Anniversary with 19 Cent Tacos

In case any of you happen to be near Laguna Beach this Saturday, April 8, 2017, one of oldest Taco Bell restaurants will be serving tacos for just 19 cents, the original price when Taco Bell first got its start, to help celebrate 50 years of operation.


Apr 6, 2017

Starbucks Japan's Latest Frappucino Comes with an Edible Pie Dome Lid

Inspired by pie, Starbucks Japan's newest Frappuccino comes lidded with an actual dome lid made of pie crust.


Blaze Pizza Launches New Simple Salads

Blaze Pizza adds new Simple Salads to their nationwide menu featuring a number of salads, including the Classic Caesar and BLT Cobb. The salads can also be had on a pizza crust as a Salad Pizza.


Taco Bell to Test Egg Breakfast Taco Shell

Taco Bell has already tried waffles, biscuits, and croissants as taco shells for their breakfast burrito so it shouldn't come as much of a surprise that they'll be testing a fried egg as a taco shell for breakfast in Flint, Michigan starting April 18, 2017.


New $1.49 Loaded Taco Burrito Arrives at Taco Bell

Taco Bell's latest limited-time menu item, the new Loaded Taco Burrito, travels the value track with a price tag of $1.49.


Apr 5, 2017

Review: Starbucks - Homestyle Chicken & Double-Smoked Bacon Sandwich

Starbucks Homestyle Chicken & Double-Smoked Bacon Sandwich features slow-cooked herb chicken, double-smoked bacon, and maple mustard on toasted apple brioche (made with dried apples as well as apple butter).


Chick-fil-A's Mostly-Discontinued Spicy Chicken Biscuit Can Still Be Found in Over 60 Cities

Chick-fil-A's Spicy Chicken Biscuit was discontinued last year to make room on the menu for items like Frosted Coffee and the Egg White Grill breakfast sandwich, but there are still over 60 cities in the US where you can still find the spicy breakfast sandwich.

Here's a list of those locations that the chain put out: