Nov 29, 2015

McDonald's Holiday Menu in Singapore Includes Truffle Fries and Grand Breakfast Platter

McDonald's 2015 holiday menu in Singapore includes new truffle-flavored fries and a fancier Big Breakfast that they're calling the Grand Breakfast Platter (because "grand" is better than "big," apparently).

McDonald's 48-Count Chicken McNugget Bucket Coming to Japan

Japan will have the dubious distinction of offering the largest single order of Chicken McNuggets when McDonald's starts offering the limited-edition 48-piece Chicken McNugget bucket on December 1, 2015.

Nov 28, 2015

Red Lobster Increases Shrimp Size

Red Lobster is going with larger shrimp for their Shrimp Scampi and Shrimp Skewers. The shrimp are now at least 47 percent and up to 86 larger than before.

Chick-fil-A Offering New Sriracha Sauce in a Few Southern Locations

Chick-fil-A has introduced new Sweet & Spicy Sriracha dipping sauce in a few select locations in South Georgia, Florida, South Alabama, and South Mississippi along with new versions of BBQ, Ranch, and Buffalo sauces that replace the previous versions.

Nov 27, 2015

Review: Dog Haus - Turducken Sausage

Dog Haus' Turducken Sausage features a smoked turducken sausage made with turkey, duck, chicken, cranberries and sweet potatoes topped with sage gravy, roasted Brussels sprouts and bacon slaw, and crispy fried onions on King’s Hawaiian rolls.

Half-Off Pizza Prices at Domino's Through December 6, 2015

Domino's is once again offering a 50 percent off deal on all menu-priced pizzas ordered online through Sunday, December 6, 2015.

IHOP's 2015 Holiday Menu Includes Chicken & Pumpkin Spice Waffles

IHOP's 2015 holiday menu includes new Chicken & Pumpkin Spice Waffles and Banana Bread French Toast.

Here's all that you'll find on this year's holiday menu:

Nov 26, 2015

Kraft Wants You to Make a "Stuffle" with Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

The folks over at Kraft Heinz want you to make a "stuffle"--a waffle made of leftover Thanksgiving stuffing--and have put out a recipe to help you along (using their own brands as ingredients of course).

Here's how to make a Stuffle:

Nov 24, 2015

Review: White Castle - Original Slider

White Castle's Original Slider features a steam-grilled 2x2-inch beef patty with a slice of pickle or two plus onions on a steamed bun.

McDonald's Serving New Fried Blueberry Pie and Blueberry Yogurt Parfait in Southern California

McDonald's is serving two, new limited-time blueberry menu items out here in Southern California: the Fried Blueberry Pie and the Blueberry Yogurt Crunch.

99-Cent Chili Cheese Fries at Wienerschnitzel on November 25, 2015

Wienerschnitzel will be offering their Chili Cheese Fries for 99 cents on Wednesday, November 25, 2015. They're calling the promotion "Wiener Wednesday."

Nov 23, 2015

2015 Holiday Gift Card Bonus Deals

Here's a list I put together of all the extra holiday bonuses available from buying gift cards at some of your favorite restaurant chains this holiday season.

Half-Price Cheeseburgers at Sonic on November 24, 2015

Sonic is offering half-price cheeseburgers all day on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at participating locations.

Pop-Tarts Now Available in Sugar Cookie and Gingerbread Flavors

If you're looking for more festive flavors of Pop-Tarts this winter, they're once again available in Sugar Cookie and Gingerbread varieties for a limited time.

Nov 22, 2015

Pringles Debuts New Salted Caramel Flavor for Holidays

Pringles introduces new Salted Caramel crisps this holiday season as a Walmart exclusive. They've also brought back a number of holiday flavors this year.

Taco Bell Moves First Location to Headquarters 45 Miles Away

Taco Bell has taken the very first Taco Bell restaurant from Downey, CA and moved it to their headquarters 45 miles away in Irvine, CA.

Nov 21, 2015

7-Eleven Offers New Berry Lime Game Fuel Slurpee

As a cross-promotion with the latest Call of Duty video game, 7-Eleven offers the new Berry Lime Mountain Dew Game Fuel Slurpee.

Hershey's Introduces Bigger, Premium Version of Hershey's Kisses

Hershey's now offers a premium version of their signature Hershey Kisses that they're calling "Kisses Deluxe."

Nov 19, 2015

Review: Popeyes - Banana Pudding Parfait

Popeyes' Banana Pudding Parfait features a bottom layer of crushed vanilla wafers, a middle layer of banana pudding, and a top layer of whipped cream topped with a Nilla (or Nilla-like) vanilla wafer and a sprinkle of crushed vanilla wafers.

Hardee's Adds New Bacon Swiss Chicken Biscuit

Hardee's adds to their breakfast line up with the new Bacon Swiss Chicken Biscuit.

Papa John's Launches New Epic Meatz Pizza

Papa John's offers a slightly different take on the meat lover's pizza with the introduction of the new, limited-time Epic Meatz Pizza.

Nov 18, 2015

Taco Bell to Serve Cage-Free Eggs by the End of 2016

Taco Bell expects to fully transition to exclusively serving cage-free eggs at all of their U.S. restaurants by December 31, 2016.

Honey Sesame Chicken Back at Panda Express

Honey Sesame Chicken Breast is back at Panda Express for a limited time.

The Empire Invades General Mills Cereal Boxes

General Mills has given some of their cereal boxes a Star Wars makeover as part of the lead-up to the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie set for a theater release on December 18, 2015.

Did You Know? What "Natural" Actually Means Regarding Food Labels

A tray of Foster Farms "natural" chicken breasts fillets.
As the trend in consumer habits has veered toward a preference for less artificial ingredients in food, the term "natural" has been popping up everywhere from luncheon meats to potato chips. But what exactly does "natural" mean as it pertains to food labeling in the US?

Nov 17, 2015

Review: Arby's - A.1. Special Reserve Steak Sandwich

Arby's A.1. Special Reserve Steak Sandwich features thin-sliced Angus steak, a slice of natural cheddar cheese, A.1. Special Reserve sauce, and a crispy onion ring on a star cut bun.

Olive Garden Offers Two New Appetizers Created by a Child Chef

Olive Garden has partnered with Fox's kids cooking competition, MasterChef Junior, to have the season 2 winner, Logan, come up with two new appetizers for the chain.

KFC Now Available for Delivery

KFC has partnered up with DoorDash to provide fried chicken delivery for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

Burger King Debuts New Surge Freeze

Burger King looks to become a destination for fans of Surge soda with the release of new Frozen Surge, an icy slush version of the caffeinated green soda.

Nov 16, 2015

Review: Burger King - Extra Long Sriracha Cheeseburger

Burger King's Extra Long Sriracha Cheeseburger features spicy Sriracha sauce, two flame-grilled beef patties, American cheese, lettuce, and onions on a toasted hoagie bun.

My local Burger King has them for $3.69 or two for $5.

Trader Joe's Offers New Turkey and Stuffing Kettle Chips

In the lead up to Thanksgiving, Trader Joe's introduces new Turkey and Stuffing Seasoned Kettle Chips as well as a new Gingerbread Turkey Kit.

Taco Bell Celebrates Taco Emoji with Free Doritos Locos Tacos

Having been successful in lobbying for a Taco emoji, Taco Bell is celebrating by offering a free Doritos Locos Taco with any purchase when ordered through their mobile app.

Pizza Hut Bakes New Hot Chocolate Brownie

Pizza Hut gives their brownie a holiday twist this season with the new, limited-time Hershey's Hot Chocolate Brownie.

Nov 15, 2015

Red Lobster Launches "Ultimate Seafood Celebration" Menu

Red Lobster's latest limited-time menu is the Ultimate Seafood Celebration featuring a number of seafood dishes, seasonal cocktails, and a new dessert, Warm Caramel Toffee Cake.

KFC Japan Gets Another Beef Burger

KFC Japan gets yet another limited-time beef burger as the second of a special KFC hamburger series.