Jun 30, 2016

New Chorizo Arrives at Chipotle

Chipotle Mexican Grill adds new chorizo sausage to the menu in select cities ahead of a national roll-out planned for later this year in the fall.

Crystal Pepsi Returns for a Limited Time Later This Summer

Crystal Pepsi is returning to stores later this summer starting August 8, 2016 in the US and July 11, 2016, in Canada.

Bacon Cheeseburger Returns as an Option for Dairy Queen's $5 Buck Lunch

The Bacon Cheeseburger is back as an entree option for Dairy Queen's $5 Buck Lunch at participating locations throughout the US (except Texas).

Review: Urban Plates - Grilled Steak Plate

Urban Plates' namesake Plates come with a choice of protein, plus a choice of two sides and chargrilled foccacia, starting at $11.

Jun 29, 2016

Lemon and Chocolate Creme Get the Oreo Thins Treatment

Apparently Oreo Thins is doing quite well for the brand if the expanding roster of flavors is any indication. The thin version of the iconic chocolate sandwich cookie is now available in new Lemon and Chocolate Creme flavors.

Dunkin' Donuts Debuts Two New Citrus Donuts for Summer

Dunkin' Donuts chooses seasonal citrus as their donut flavor of choice this summer with the introduction of two new, limited-time donuts: the Lemon Croissant Donut and Key Lime Square.

Wendy's Adds New Summer Berry Chicken Salad with Blackberries

Wendy's adds the new Summer Berry Chicken Salad to the menu. It features a new face in the form of fresh blackberries.

Texas Gets Its Own McDonald's Burger on Texas Toast

McDonald's now offers a new Texas-exclusive burger that's served on Texas toast called the "Lone Star Stack."

Carl's Jr. Tests Budweiser Beer Cheese Burger

Carl's Jr. is testing out a new burger loaded with Budweiser beer cheese in at least one location in here in Southern California.

Jun 28, 2016

Dunkin' Donut Introduces New Cold Brew Coffee

Dunkin' Donut brings their own new rendition of increasingly-trendy cold brewed coffee to the table starting with participating locations in the New York metro and Los Angeles areas, but will be available throughout the country at participating locations later this summer.

Review: Arby's - Buffalo Chicken Slider

Arby's Buffalo Chicken Slider features a crispy-fried chicken tender dipped in spicy Buffalo sauce and topped with Parmesan Peppercorn Ranch.

McDonald's Serves Up New Chicken Caesar Salad, Sandwich, and McWrap in New York

McDonald's introduces new Chicken Caesar salads, sandwiches, and McWraps in the New York Tri-State region as a summer-time promotion.

Jun 27, 2016

Papa John's Brings Back Double Pepperoni Pizza for Ghostbusters Tie-In

The Dual Layer Pepperoni pizza returns to Papa John's in XL form for a limited time as part of a Ghostbusters tie-in.

Popeyes Unveils New $5 Boneless Wing Bash

Popeyes' latest special is the new, limited-time $5 Boneless Wing Bash combo.

McDonald's Frappe Local Specials / Deals Round Up for Summer 2016

While McDonald's isn't running any national promotions for their Frappes / frozen drinks this summer, a number of markets are running some discounted deals or limited-time flavors for the warmer months.

Jun 26, 2016

Canadian-Themed Menu Returns to McDonald's Canada

While we don't get any sort of themed menu from McDonald's here in the U.S., up north in Canada, they're celebrating the second year of the limited-time Great Canadian Taste Adventure, which features the tastes of different regions of Canada.

Olive Garden Debuts New Chocolate Caramel Lasagna

Olive Garden introduces new Chocolate Caramel Lasagna as a sweet take on the classic Italian dish.

Jun 25, 2016

KFC Introduces "Extra Crispy" Colonel for the Summer

The Colonel count just keeps going up at KFC as they tap yet another actor to play Colonel Sanders heading into the summer.

Cold Stone Adds Three New Batter Ice Cream Flavors This Summer

Cold Stone Creamery adds three new batter ice cream flavors for the warm summer months, including Fudge Brownie Batter, Peanut Butter Cookie Batter, and Sugar Cookie Batter.

Jun 24, 2016

KFC India Stuck a Phone Battery Charger in Their Meal Box and Called It a Day

KFC India's latest attention grab is a portable mobile phone battery charger that they've embedded in one combo meal box and are calling the "Watt A Box."

Carl's Jr. and Hardee's Expands Natural Line Up with New All-Natural Charbroiled Chicken Fillet

Carl's Jr. and Hardee's add to their all-natural protein options with the introduction of new all-natural chicken breast fillets.

Church's Reveals New Smokehouse Half Chicken

Church's Chicken will be offering a new "naked" chicken option without batter or breading called "Smokehouse Half Chicken" for a limited time starting June 27, 2016.

Jun 23, 2016

Del Taco Introduces New Namesake Taco

Drawing inspiration from their very first taco version from over 50 years ago, Del Taco introduces the new The Del Taco. They're describing it as "a bigger, fresher, and better-tasting crunchy beef taco, worthy of the brand's name."

Review: Burger King - Mac n' Cheetos

Burger King's Mac n' Cheetos features deep-fried macaroni and cheese shaped like a Cheetos Cheese Puff covered with a Cheetos-flavored shell of crispy batter.

McDonald's Debuts New Sriracha Big Mac Sauce

McDonald's gets on the Sriracha train with the introduction of new Sriracha Big Mac sauce as part of the new Signature Sriracha flavor on their Signature Crafted sandwich menu in Los Angeles and San Diego.

Jun 22, 2016

Dunkin' Donuts Adds New Wildberry Smoothies

Dunkin' Donuts expands their smoothie line-up this summer with the introduction of the new Wildberry Smoothie.

Bruegger's 2016 Summer Menu Includes New Greek Goddess Sandwich

Bruegger's Bagels introduces two new sandwiches to headline this year's seasonal summer menu: the Greek Goddess and the Mediterranean Sunrise.

McDonald's Might Be Forced to Do Away with M&Ms McFlurry

The M&Ms McFlurry might not be on the McDonald's menu much longer and the fast food chain might not have too much say in the matter...

Jun 21, 2016

New Mac n' Cheetos Arrive at Burger King

Burger King looks to bring some deep-fried cheesy goodness with the introduction of new Mac n' Cheetos.

Starbucks Ordering Oddness

...or "How I accidentally saved about a buck at Starbucks." I went to my local Starbucks the other day and decided I'd like a Doubleshot on Ice, which is featured on the menu this summer.

Lobster Roll Returns to Select McDonald's for 2016 Summer

McDonald's take on the signature New England lobster roll returns for a limited time to select Northeastern US McDonald's restaurants this summer.

Jun 20, 2016

Review: Fage - Coconut Curry with Cashews Crossover Yogurt

Fage's Coconut Curry with Cashews Crossover Yogurt features savory low-fat Greek yogurt flavored with coconut and curry, plus salted roasted cashews on the side.

New Triple Double Crunchwrap Coming Soon to Taco Bell

Taco Bell is set to release a new, limited-time, triple-layered version of their Crunchwrap Supreme called the "Triple Double Crunchwrap" come next month.

Jun 19, 2016

Pillsbury Now Offers New Girl Scouts Baking Mixes

Pillsbury has entered into a licensing agreement with the Girl Scouts to come up with new Girl Scouts Thin Mints and Caramel & Coconut Flavored Baking Mixes, so you can now enjoy Girl Scout cookies in some form throughout the year.

Hot Pockets Partners with Food Trucks for New Flavors

Nestle partners with several food trucks to come up with their new Hot Pockets Food Truck Bites and Sandwiches line, which also introduces new snackable mini spring rolls to the brand.

Jun 18, 2016

McDonald's Pours New Dr. Pepper Floats in Seattle and New York

McDonald's now offers new Dr. Pepper Floats as a local offer at select locations in Seattle and New York.

Starbucks Sells Odd Bottle-Cup Hybrids in Asia

While reusable cold cups are the norm from Starbucks here in the US during the warmer months, over in certain Asian countries, these strange bottle-cup hybrids are being offered.

Jun 17, 2016

Frozen Friday: Ben & Jerry's - Spectacular Speculoos Cookie Core Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry's Spectacular Speculoos Cookie Core Ice Cream features dark caramel and vanilla ice creams with speculoos cookies and a speculoos cookie butter core.

Outback to Top Bloomin' Onion with Fries

Outback Steakhouse plans to introduce a new "loaded" version of their trademark Bloomin' Onion appetizer starting June 21, 2016.

Baskin-Robbins Suggests Beer and Ice Cream Pairings

In honor of Father's Day (and the beer-shaped ice cream cake they've trotted out for the occasion), Baskin-Robbins partnered with All About Beer Magazine, to suggest ten popular ice cream flavors and beers that would pair well with them.

Jun 16, 2016

Red Robin's 2016 Summer Menu Includes S'mores Shake

Red Robin's limited-time Summer of Yummm menu features a number of new items including the Bonfire S'mores Milkshake. They've also brought back the Madlove burger.

Here's what you can expect from Red Robin's Summer of Yummm:

Thomas' Makes Bigger English Muffins for Burgers

Thomas' brand English muffins looks to grab a piece of the burger bun market with the introduction of new Thomas' Grillers XL English Muffins.

Free Smoothie at Tropical Smoothie Cafe If You're Wearing Flip Flops on June 17, 2016

Apparently, June 17, 2016 is National Flip Flop Day and Tropical Smoothie Cafe will be giving out free 24-oz Jetty Punch Smoothies on the day, from 2 to 7 PM, to anyone wearing flip flops.

Review: Chick-fil-A - Frosted Coffee

Chick-fil-A's Frosted Coffee features cold-brewed coffee blended with Ice Dream soft serve ice cream.

Jun 15, 2016

Wendy's Testing New Strawberry Mango Chicken Salad

Wendy's is testing the new seasonal Strawberry Mango Chicken Salad in select markets.

Starbucks' New Sunset Menu Features Granitas and Trifles

Starbucks introduces their new Sunset Menu for the summer, featuring new icy Granitas and layered Trifles after 3 PM.

Habanero Cheetos are Back for a Limited Time

Wild Habanero Crunchy Cheetos are back with a soccer theme in time for the Copa America international men's soccer tournament.

Wienerschnitzel Offering Free Chili Dog for Dads on June 19, 2016

Wienerschnitzel will be celebrating Father's Day on Sunday, June 19, 2016, by offering a free All-Beef Hot Dog to all dads who come by on that day.

Review: Pizza Hut - Fries

Pizza Hut's Fries feature battered straight-cut fries and can be ordered plain or seasoned.

Jun 14, 2016

New Fage Crossovers Include Savory Coconut Curry Yogurt

Fage's new Crossover line features Greek strained yogurt blends and crunchy toppings to satisfy a variety of tastes and cravings, including savory ones like Coconut Curry.