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Aug 21, 2017

Buy One, Get One for 99 Cents Blizzards at Dairy Queen Through September 3, 2017

Dairy Queen is running a deal where you can buy a Blizzard for the regular price and get a second one for 99 cents.


Aug 20, 2017

Jack in the Box Tests New Brisket Burger

Jack in the Box has been spotted testing the new Brisket Burger in at least one location in Escondido, CA.


Aug 19, 2017

Are "Topped" Ice Cream Pints Next for Ben & Jerry's?

Earlier this year, over in the UK and other parts of Europe, Ben & Jerry's introduced new "Topped" ice cream featuring "spoonable" chocolaty fondant across the top of each pint.


Kraft Partners with Oprah for New "O, That's Good!" Soups and Sides

Kraft Heinz and Oprah Winfrey have teamed up to launch a new line of refrigerated soups and sides that they're calling "O, That's Good!"


Aug 18, 2017

Free Lemonade with Philly Sandwich Purchase at Charleys on August 20, 2017

To celebrate National Lemonade Day, Charleys Philly Steaks will be giving out a free regular-size cup of lemonade with the purchase of any regular or large Philly sandwich on August 20, 2017


Free Corn Dog with Lemonade Purchase at Hot Dog on a Stick on August 20, 2017

In celebration of National Lemonade Day, Hot Dog on a Stick will give out a free Original Turkey Hot Dog on a Stick with each lemonade purchase at participating locations on Sunday, August 20, 2017.


Review: Stouffer's - Fit Kitchen Beef with Broccoli Bowl

Stouffer's Fit Kitchen Beef with Broccoli Bowl features strips of steak, broccoli, and carrots over brown rice and quinoa with an "Asian-style" sauce.


Aug 17, 2017

Burger King Brings Back Cheesy Tots

Cheesy Tots return to Burger King for a limited-time at participating locations.


Boston Market Introduces New Creamy Garlic Rotisserie Chicken

Boston Market adds some extra flavor to their signature rotisserie chicken with the introduction of new Creamy Garlic Rotisserie Chicken at participating restaurants.


7-Eleven Celebrates "Bring Your Own Cup" Day on August 18th and 19th

"Bring Your Own Cup" Day returns to 7-Eleven on Friday August 18, 2017 and Saturday, August 19, 2017, which means that you can bring any cup (or something that can serve as a cup) into your local 7-Eleven and fill it up with any flavor(s) of Slurpee for $1.50.


Custom Order: Wendy's Bacon Queso Baked Potato

Wendy's Bacon Queso Baked Potato isn't on the menu but it's something you can custom order while they still have queso available. Just ask for a Bacon & Cheese Baked Potato with the queso subbed in for the cheese.


Aug 16, 2017

Taco Bell's New Naked Egg Taco Arrives August 31, 2017

Taco Bell is bringing a breakfast taco with a fried egg as the shell to the table with the upcoming debut of the Naked Egg Taco on August 31, 2017.


Jack in the Box Serves Up New Smoky Jack Burger in Select Areas

Jack in the Box introduces the new Smoky Jack Burger as their latest limited-time burger in select markets.


Sonic Brings Back $5 Sunday Chicken Dinner Deal

The $5 Sunday Chicken Dinner Deal is back at Sonic for a limited time at participating locations.


Coke Zero Replaces with New "Coca-Cola Zero Sugar"

Calling it "a new name, new look and even more delicious taste," Coca-Cola replaces their zero-calorie cola, Coca-Cola Zero, with new Coca-Cola Zero Sugar.


Aug 15, 2017

Review: Jack in the Box - H'angry Chicken Hash

Jack in the Box's H'angry Chicken Hash features chicken nuggets, Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo Sauce, Ranch, and white cheese sauce over hash browns.


Burger King Offers Two for $6 Whopper Deal

Burger King is offering a "two for $6" deal on Whoppers for a limited time at participating locations.


New Cup Noodles "Very Veggie" Line Includes One Daily Serving of Vegetables

In case you've been hoping for a slightly healthier instant ramen option, Nissin launches new Cup Noodles Very Veggie, which features one daily serving of vegetables in each cup.


New Peanut Butter and Jelly Oreos are Exclusive to Kroger

New PB&J Oreos have arrived on store shelves but are only those at Kroger supermarkets.

The limited edition flavor features artificially-flavored peanut butter creme alongside jelly-flavored creme sandwiched by two Golden Oreo wafers.


Charleys Unveils New Kickin' Honey Chicken Philly

Charleys Philly Steaks offers up the new Kickin' Honey Chicken Philly for a limited time through mid-October.


Aug 14, 2017

Review: Chipotle - Queso

Chipotle's Queso features a blend of cheese, jalapenos, tomatillos, and spices.


Chick-fil-A Reveals New Hash Brown Scramble

Chick-fil-A adds the first breakfast bowl to their menu with the arrival of the new Hash Brown Scramble.


New Limited-Time Menu Items at Olive Garden Include Cookie Butter Cake

Olive Garden's current spate of limited-time menu items consists of a good number of dishes including new Cookie Butter Cake.


New Bottled Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Arriving This Month

While they already offer a bottled Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino and big bottles of Iced Espresso Classics Pumpkin Spice Latte, Starbucks will roll out new ready-to-drink 14-oz Iced Pumpkin Spice Lattes to grocery retailers late this month.


Jack in the Box Introduces New Birthday Cake Shake

Jack in the Box rounds out their shake selection for a limited time with the addition of the new Birthday Cake Shake.


Aug 13, 2017

Krispy Kreme Releases Four American-Inspired Donuts Including PB & J

While we just got the Reese's Peanut Butter Donuts at Krispy Kreme here in the States, the United Kingdom gets four new American-themed donuts from the chain, including the Reese's Peanut Butter & Jelly Donut.


Aug 12, 2017

Papa John's Rolls Out New Gluten-Free Crust Nationwide

After a successful pilot earlier this year, Papa John's rolls out their new Ancient Grains Gluten-Free Crust to participating locations nationwide.


Starbucks Launches New Horchata Frappuccino

Starbucks debuts the new Horchata Almondmilk Frappucino as their latest seasonal summer beverage.


Aug 11, 2017

Review: Caramel M&M's

Caramel M&M's feature the brand's signature chocolate and colorful candy shell around a soft caramel center.


Carl's Jr. and Hardee's Switch to Antibiotic-Free Grilled Chicken and Release New Charbroiled Hawaiian Chicken Sandwich

Carl's Jr. and Hardee's are grilling up chicken filets with "no antibiotics ever" as an attempt to offer better grilled chicken across their line of Charbroiled Chicken sandwiches.

As part of the revamp, they've also introduced the "new" Charbroiled Hawaiian Chicken Sandwich.


Doritos Debuts New Blazin' Buffalo Mix

Doritos adds to their Mix line of snack mixes with new Blazin' Buffalo Mix.


Aug 10, 2017

Jack in the Box Adds New Munchie Mash-Ups

Jack in the Box bolsters their late-night menu with the limited-time addition of a number of new hash dishes that they're calling "Munchie Mash-Ups."


Review: Chipotle Cream Doritos HeatWave Chips

Chipotle Cream-flavored Doritos HeatWave tortilla chips feature a chipotle cream flavor at the forefront followed shortly by a spicy kick. The bag describes it as a "one-two kick."


Reservation-Only Cheetos Pop-Up Restaurant Coming to NYC

Calling it the "ultimate Cheetos dining experience," the Cheetos brand has teamed up with celebrity chef Anne Burrell to come up with a reservation-only pop-up Cheetos-themed restaurant with a Cheetos-inspired menu in New York City.


Krispy Kreme Unveils Chocolate Original Glazed Donuts for Solar Eclipse.

For the first time ever, Krispy Kreme will be replacing their iconic glaze waterfall with a chocolate glaze waterfall on Monday, August 21, 2017 at participating locations to coincide with the  upcoming solar eclipse.


Aug 9, 2017

Review: Popeyes - Hot Honey Crunch Tenders

Popeyes' Hot Honey Crunch Tenders feature marinated and deep-fried crispy chicken tenders drizzled with Red Hot Honey sauce.


Wendy's Serves Up New Burger with Beef Patties for Buns in Japan

Perhaps eschewing the whole point of burgers and sandwiches in general, Wendy's latest burger over in Japan features two of the chain's signature square beef burger patties serving as the "bun."


Pizza Hut Introduces New "Hut Rewards" Loyalty Program

Pizza Hut launches the new "Hut Rewards" Loyalty Program, which allows frequent customers to earn points towards free pizza.


Honey Sesame Chicken Returns to Panda Express

Honey Sesame Chicken is back for a limited time at Panda Express through September 26, 2017.


Aug 8, 2017

Review: Taco Bell - Beefy Potatorito

Taco Bell's Beefy Potatorito features seasoned beef, shredded cheddar cheese, nacho cheese sauce, crispy potatoes, and chipotle sauce wrapped up in a warm flour tortilla.


Little Caesars Tests "Reserve-N-Ready" Pizza Vending Machine for Mobile Orders

Automated pizza pick up in the works at Little Caesars where the company is testing a heated, self-service pick-up "Pizza Portal" for a service that they're calling "Reserve-N-Ready."


New Smartfood Caramel & Cheddar Mix Popcorn for the Summer

As a limited-time summer variety, Frito-Lay offers up new Smartfood Caramel & Cheddar Mix popcorn.


Aug 7, 2017

Review: Wendy's - Bacon Queso Burger

Wendy's Bacon Queso Burger features a quarter-pound beef patty, fire-roasted salsa, red onions, thick-cut applewood-smoked bacon, shredded cheddar cheese, and poblano queso cheese sauce on a toasted red jalapeno bun.


Dunkin' Donuts Looking Into Going by Just "Dunkin'"

Dunkin' Donuts might be looking to ditch the "Donuts" in its name much like Starbucks did away with "Coffee" a while back.


Einstein Bros. Releases New "Schmearfuls" Filled Mini Bagels

Einstein Bros. introduces a new line of Shmear-filled mini bagels that they're calling "Shmearfuls."

The new line features six flavors:


KFC Taps Actual Colonel Harland Sanders as Latest Colonel

KFC has been going through a veritable parade of celebrities to play the chain's founder, Colonel Harland Sanders. This time around they've gone with the actual Colonel Sanders to play himself using old footage with digital alterations.


Aug 6, 2017

Panda Express + Tea Bar and Future Menu Items Q&A

I recently visited one of the new Panda Express + Tea Bar restaurants, which offers salads, Bings (wraps AKA the Panda Express burrito), and tea that you can't get at normal Panda Express locations.

During my visit, I was able to inquire into the relatively new concept (which was originally pioneered at their Innovation Kitchen test restaurant) and what might be in the works menu-wise for the Asian-American chain.


Aug 5, 2017

A&W Offers Free Root Beer Float with Any Purchase on August 6, 2017

Like Wienerschnitzel, A&W Restaurants nationwide will be giving away free small root beer floats with any purchase on Sunday, August 6, 2017 in honor of National Root Beer Float Day.


Stouffer's Launches New Fit Kitchen Bowls

Stouffer's expands their Fit Kitchen line with new Fit Kitchen Bowls, which began rolling out in June of this year and features eight varieties.


Free Root Beer Float with Any Purchase at Wienerschnitzel on August 6, 2017

Wienerschnitzel will be celebrating National Root Beer Float Day on Sunday, August 6, 2017 with a free root beer float with any purchase on the day.