Jul 31, 2015

Frozen Friday: Ben and Jerry's - Brewed to Matter Ice Cream

Ben and Jerry's Brewed to Matter Ice Cream is exclusive to Target and features coffee ice cream with fudge chunks and a brownie batter swirl.

McDonald's Australia Testing "Gourmet Breakfast"

McDonald's Australia has been testing a customizable "Gourmet Breakfast" menu in at least two locations: one in Annerly, Queensland and another in Thornleigh, New South Wales.

McDonald's Asking Fans to Create Next Great Burger But Only in Chicago

McDonald's is asking fans to build their own burger for a chance to make the menu but only in Chicago.

Jul 30, 2015

Review: Starbucks - BBQ Beef Brisket on Sourdough

Starbucks BBQ Beef Brisket on Sourdough features slow-cooked beef brisket with BBQ sauce along with roasted onion braised in Gordon Biersch Blonde Bock Beer, Sonoma Jack cheese, and toasted San Francisco-style sourdough bread.

Dunkin' Donuts Unleashes New Voodoo Wraps on India

Going with a rather ominous name, Dunkin' Donuts is serving up new Voodoo Wraps over in India.

Starbucks Branches Into Supermarket Yogurt Aisle

Starbucks' Evolution Fresh invades the supermarket dairy aisle with new "Evolution Fresh Fruit on the Bottom Greek Yogurt, Inspired by Dannon."

IHOP Combines Breakfast Staples with New Double-Dipped French Toast

IHOP combines French Toast with corn flakes and oatmeal (in case you want all three breakfast staples) with the introduction of new, limited Double-Dipped French Toast.

Jul 29, 2015

Japanese Burger Chain Tries Halved Tomato in Lieu of Bun

Mos Burger, a burger chain out in Japan is offering a giant halved-tomato in place of a regular bun for their latest burger offering.

This Brand Wants You to Eat Savory Oats for Dinner

Grainful looks to expand oats beyond its traditional role for breakfast with new, savory Steel Cut Sides, which include risotto, curry, and jambalaya made with oats rather than rice.

Review: Arby's - Brown Sugar Bacon BLT

Arby's Brown Sugar Bacon BLT features three strips of pepper bacon, three strips of brown sugar bacon plus lettuce, tomato, and mayo on a King's Hawaiian bun.

Jul 28, 2015

Rip'n Chick'n is Back at Popeyes

Rip'n Chick'n is back at Popeyes for a limited time. The dish features a crispy-fried, boneless chicken breast that's been partially cut into strips so you can easily rip each strip off and eat it.

Treat Receipt Promo Returns to Starbucks

Starbucks' Treat Receipt promo is back. While it's valid, you can bring back your same day morning receipt to a participating Starbucks after 2 PM to get any cold Grande beverage for $2.50.

Jul 27, 2015

Sonic Offering Half-Price Cheeseburgers on July 29, 2015

Sonic will be offering their Cheeseburgers for half the normal price on Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

Papa John's Intros New Grilled Chicken Margherita Pizza and Bruschetta Cheesesticks

Papa John's introduces the new Grilled Chicken Margherita Pizza this summer as well as new Bruschetta Cheesesticks.

Buffalo Wild Wings Launches New Beer-Infused Food Menu

Buffalo Wild Wings has partnered with The Boston Beer Company (best known for Samuel Adams beer) to come up with a limited-time menu of food incorporating the company's beer.

Jul 26, 2015

Review: Oreo Thins

Oreo Thins are a thinner, crispy version of regular Oreos. They're basically meant to be a more sophisticated version of Oreos.

Mocha Coconut Frappuccino is Back at Starbucks

The Mocha Coconut Frappuccino is back at Starbucks for a limited time while supplies last.

Jack in the Box Adds Portobello Mushroom Buttery Jack

Jack in the Box adds to their Buttery Jack selection with the new, limited-time Portobello Mushroom Buttery Jack.

Jul 25, 2015

Review: Cookies & Creme Oreos

Cookies & Creme Oreo cookies are like regular Oreo cookies but with bits of Oreo wafers mixed into the vanilla creme.

Arby's Introduces New Loaded Italian Sandwich

Arby's introduces the new Loaded Italian Sandwich as their latest limited time menu item.

Tastykake Goes with Blueberry and Orange Mini Donuts This Summer

Tastykake goes with blueberry and orange flavors this summer with the addition of new Blueberry and Orange Mini Donuts. Additionally, Key Lime and Orange Cream seasonal Kandy Kakes are available.

Jul 24, 2015

Frozen Friday: McDonald's - Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

McDonald's Frozen Strawberry Lemonade features lemonade base (water, sugar, lemon juice concentrate, lemon pulp, and plant-sourced natural flavor) blended with sweetened strawberry concentrate, strawberries, and ice.

McDonald's Hong Kong Gets a Whole Minion Menu as Well as Minion Cutlery

While we might get Happy Meal toys and strawberry banana yogurt as part of McDonald's worldwide Minions movie tie-in, McDonald's Hong Kong gets a whole Minions menu... plus a whole set of Minions cutlery to boot.

Half-Price Cheesecake at The Cheesecake Factory on July 29 and 30

The Cheesecake Factory will be celebrating National Cheesecake Day this year by offering dine-in guests any slice of cheesecake for half-price on both July 29 and July 30.

Jul 23, 2015

Review: Firehouse Subs - King's Hawaiian Pork & Slaw Sandwich

Firehouse Sub’s King's Hawaiian Pork & Slaw Sandwich features 12-hour pit-smoked pulled pork, pepper jack cheese, and Hawaiian coleslaw on toasted King's Hawaiian bread.

Del Taco Showcases Sliced Avocado in Three New Rice Bowls

Del Taco highlights their new sliced avocado option with three new varieties of Fresca Bowls.

Jack in the Box Debuts New Spicy Nacho Chicken Sandwich

Jack in the Box debuts the new Spicy Nacho Chicken Sandwich as the latest entree choice for their late-night Munchie Meal.

Jul 22, 2015

Carl's Jr. Introduces New Mushroom & Swiss All-Natural Burger

Carl's Jr. introduces their first variation on the All-Natural Burger with the new Mushroom & Swiss All-Natural Burger. Additionally, the All-Natural Burger is now available at sister chain Hardee's.

Pizza Hut Japan's New Crust Comes with Alternating Cheese, Shrimp, & Sausage Pockets

As if to scoff at our recent Hot Dog Bites Pizza, Pizza Hut Japan's latest new pizza, the Crazy Pocket 4, features a different filled dough pocket lining each quarter of the pizza's outer crust.

Jul 21, 2015

Review: Taco Bell - Bacon Club Chalupa

Taco Bell's Bacon Club Chalupa features grilled chicken, avocado ranch sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, three cheese blend, and bits of bacon.

Crabfest is Back at Red Lobster

Red Lobster's annual Crabfest is back starting this month and features the restaurant chain's biggest variety of crab dishes for the year.

$1 Chili Cheese & American Dogs at Sonic on July 23rd

A bit of an annual tradition, Sonic will be celebrating National Hot Dog Day this Thursday, July 23, 2015 by offering both Chili Cheese as well as All-American hot dogs for $1 a piece.

Jul 19, 2015

Review: Wawa - Spicy Chicken Fajita Hoagie

Wawa's Spicy Chicken Fajita Hoagie features chicken, pepper jack cheese, onions, both sweet and jalapeno peppers, and a creamy chipotle sauce on a toasted white roll.

Review: McDonald's - Fried Peach Pie

McDonald's Fried Peach Pie recently became available here in Southern California for the summer. It features a peach filling with a crispy deep-fried turnover-style crust.

Papa John's Introduces "Lighter Choice" Pizzas

Papa John's introduces a new line of lower-calorie pizzas that they're calling "Papa's Lighter Choices."

Olive Garden's New Mascots for Kids All Have Crazy Eyes

The Olive Garden recently introduced a new gang of food-based, cartoon mascots for their kids menu and, for whatever reason, they all sport crazy eyes and somewhat crazed expressions.

Jul 18, 2015

Review: El Pollo Loco - Mexican Caesar Bowl

El Pollo Loco Mexican Caesar Bowl features chopped chicken breast, rice, lettuce, tortilla strips, cotija cheese, cilantro, and creamy cilantro dressing. It's one of the new options available on their currently running $5 Pollo Bowl Combos.

Schlotzsky's Offers New Salad, Sandwich, Soup, and Dessert for Summer

Schlotzsky's spruces up their menu for the summer with a new salad, sandwich, soup, and dessert. Collectively, they're referring to the new items as the "Fresh Tastes of Summer menu items."

Jul 17, 2015

Review: McDonald's - Oreo Frappe

McDonald's Oreo Frappe consists of their mocha frappe base blended with ice, Oreo cookies pieces, and cookies & creme syrup, topped with whipped cream and crushed Oreo wafers.

Starbucks Adds New Orange Cream Soda & Strawberry Acai Refresher

Starbucks introduces some new faces to their iced beverage selection this summer with new Orange Cream Fizzio Sodas as well as new Strawberry Acai Refreshers.

Cheesy Bites Pizza Returns to Pizza Hut

The Cheesy Bites Pizza is back at Pizza Hut for a limited time this summer. The key feature of the pizza is 28 cheese-filled bites lining the outer crust.

Jul 16, 2015

Review: Taco Bell - Cap'n Crunch Delights

Taco Bell's Cap’n Crunch Delights are red-colored, yeast donut-holes filled with sweet milk icing and coated with Cap’n Crunch’s Crunch Berries cereal.

New $5 Pollo Bowl Combos at El Pollo Loco

El Pollo Loco gives us four new takes on their signature Pollo Bowl with new $5 Pollo Bowl Combos.

Jul 15, 2015

Review: Starbucks - Thai-Style Peanut Chicken Wrap

Starbucks Thai-Style Peanut Chicken Wrap features a chile tortilla rolled with grilled white-meat chicken tossed in peanut-coconut sauce, chile-lime veggie slaw, red bell peppers, lettuce, and ginger cream cheese. It comes comes cut into three. On the side are peanut-coconut sauce and grapes.

Lay's Announces 2015 "Do Us A Flavor" Finalists

Lay's announces the four finalists for their annual crowd-sourced "Do Us A Flavor" contest, which fans submit ideas for potato chips flavors.

Did You Know? Why Some Ice Cream Is a "Frozen Dairy Dessert"

Breyers Blast Oreo Cookies & Cream frozen dairy dessert.
You scream, I scream, we all scream for... frozen dairy dessert?

With summer in full swing, it's a good time to dive into the official hot weather dessert: ice cream.

McDonald's Brazil Offering Potato Minions

McDonald's is promoting the recently released Minions movie across the globe, but it's only in Brazil that you'll find fried potato cakes shaped like the titular characters.