Aug 31, 2016

$1 Hot Dogs at Burger King on September 3 - 4, 2016

Burger King will be discounting their Classic Grilled Dogs to $1 this Saturday and Sunday, September 3 to 4, 2016.

Pizza Hut Unveils Playable Flick Football Pizza Boxes

Pizza Hut adds some entertainment to go with their pizzas with new playable Flick Football Fields on the top of their pizza boxes.

McDonald's Returns McPick 2 for $5 and Adds Triple Cheeseburger to the Choices

McDonald's is giving the McPick 2 for $5 deal another national run and adds the Triple Cheeseburger to the available selection in place of the Big Mac.

Review: IHOP - Spinach & Roasted Red Pepper Criss-Croissant

IHOP's Spinach & Roasted Red Pepper Criss-Croissant features scrambled eggs, fresh spinach, and roasted red peppers topped with white cheddar and parmesan cheeses and a drizzle of Hollandaise nestled inside a folded Criss-Croissant.

Aug 30, 2016

Dairy Queen Adds Philly Cheesesteak to Toasted Sandwich Line

Dairy Queen adds a new Philly cheesesteak to their toasted DQ Bakes Artisan-Style sandwich line at participating locations.

Arby's Switches to Buttermilk for Crispy Chicken Sandwiches

Arby's updates their crispy chicken sandwiches with a new buttermilk breaded chicken breast filet that is featured in the new Buttermilk Buffalo Chicken Sandwich.

Dunkin' Donuts Releases New Caramel Apple Croissant Donut

In a nod to non-pumpkin fall flavors, Dunkin' Donuts debuts the new Caramel Apple Croissant Donut this autumn. They've also brought back the Reese's Peanut Butter Square for the season.

Review: Burger King - Whopperrito

Burger King's Whopperrito features flame-grilled beef seasoned with a blend of Tex-Mex spices, tomatoes, onions, lettuce, pickles, and a creamy queso sauce, all wrapped up in flour tortilla.

Aug 29, 2016

Dairy Queen Introduces New $2 DQ Bakes Snack Menu

Dairy Queen expands their DQ Bakes menu with the introduction of a new $2 Snacks Menu featuring fresh-from-the-oven menu items for $2 per order at participating locations.

Popeyes' $5 Bonafide Big Box is Back

Popeyes returns their popular $5 Bonafide Big Box deal for a limited time leading into September 2016 at participating locations.

Little Caesars Debuts New Loaded Crazy Bread Bites

Little Caesars gives their signature Crazy Bread new form and function with the debut of new Loaded Crazy Bread Bites.

50-Cent Corn Dogs at Sonic on August 31, 2016

Sonic will be frying up corn dogs for just 50 cents a piece on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

Aug 28, 2016

Caribou Introduces New Creme Brulee Boudino for Fall 2016 Plus Pumpkin Pie Latte Returns

Caribou Coffee welcomes the fall with the new Creme Brulee Boudino, inspired by the Italian dessert. The coffee chain also launches the new Pumpkin Pie Latte for the season.

Dairy Queen Giving Away Free Oreo Frappes on September 6, 2016, from 2-5 PM

Dairy Queen will be giving out free Ultimate Oreo Frappes on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, from 2 to 5 PM, as their way of giving a fond farewell to the summer.

Aug 27, 2016

Lindt Joins the Fall Pumpkin Spice Parade with New Pumpkin Spice Truffles

Lindt joins this year's annual fall pumpkin spice season with the early entry of new Lindor Pumpkin Spice truffles.

Dunkin' Donuts Unveils New Belgian Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

Dunkin' Donuts releases the new Belgian Waffle Breakfast Sandwich into their breakfast rotation, featuring two thick Belgian waffles in lieu of the more standard breakfast breads (i.e. English muffins, toast, and croissants).

Aug 26, 2016

Frozen Friday: Devour - Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese

Devour's Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese features pasta shells and chunks of breaded white meat chicken in Buffalo cheddar cheese sauce topped with blue cheese.

Olive Garden's Buy One, Take One Entree Deal is Back for Fall 2016

Olive Garden's "buy one, take one" deal, where you buy one entree for dine-in and get another entree to take home for free, returns for a limited time at participating locations.

Red Robin Expands Tavern Menu with New Cheese Lover's Dishes

Red Robin expands their (relatively) value-priced Red's Tavern Menu with a trio of new cheesy items including a new mac & cheese burger.

Available at $6.99 each, here's the three new items aimed at cheese lovers:

Aug 25, 2016

Carl's Jr. and Hardee's Adds Steak for Breakfast

Carl's Jr. and Hardee's have added steak to respective breakfast menus for a limited time at participating locations nationwide.

Starbucks' Treat Receipt Deal Back for Late Summer 2016

Starbucks rounds out the summer with the return of their Treat Receipt deal where you can get a grande drink for $2.50 in the afternoon if you bring in your same-day morning receipt.

Sonic Launches New Sonic Blast Flavor Funnels

Sonic offers up new Sonic Blast Flavor Funnels with a center of various fillings running down the middle of their signature Sonic Blast frozen desserts.

Review: Denny's - New Buttermilk Pancakes

Denny's new Buttermilk Pancakes are made with fresh buttermilk, eggs, and a hint of vanilla making them "fluffier, tastier, and better" according to the chain.

Aug 24, 2016

$1 Hot Dogs at Sonic on August 25, 2016

Sonic will be slinging $1 Chili Cheese Coneys and All-American Hot Dogs all day on Thursday, August 25, 2016.

Fries Won't Be Coming to Taco Bell Anytime Soon

I recently got to try a number of international Taco Bell items, including Loaded Fries, which are available in the UK and Japan. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like they're be serving fries back home in the US anytime soon...

I reached out to the company regarding the reason that fries aren't served here (a number of you asked about them when I posted a picture of them on Instagram) and received the following statement:

Red Robin Adds New Spicy Honey Chicken & Waffles Sandwich

Red Robin launches a new chicken and waffles sandwich, The Bee's Knees Finest Chicken, for a limited time as summer comes to a close.

Aug 23, 2016

Boston Market Introduces New Rotisserie Chicken Marsala

Boston Market gives their signature rotisserie chicken an Italian twist with the introduction of new Rotisserie Chicken Marsala.

KFC Just Gave Away 3,000 Bottles of Fried Chicken-Scented Sunblock

In one of the odder marketing ideas, KFC gave away 3,000 bottles of SPF 30 Extra Crispy fried chicken-scented sunscreen yesterday.

Aug 22, 2016

Papa John's Debuts New Cinnamon Pull-Aparts

After nixing their Cinnapie early this year, Papa John's adds a new cinnamon-sugar dessert with new Cinnamon Pull-Aparts.

Taco Bell Testing Under $1 Menu with Several New Items

While Taco Bell currently offers a dollar menu, it looks like they're exploring the "under $1" territory with a test of the new Crave More Menu.

Sonic Offers Buy One, Get One Free Boneless Wings on Monday Through Thursday Nights

Sonic's latest deal is a buy one, get one free offer on Boneless Wings that runs at night from Monday through Thursday at participating locations.

Aug 21, 2016
Aug 20, 2016

Pumpkin Spice Latte Returns to McDonald's

Perhaps seeking to cater to customers that would see Pumpkin Spice Lattes available for more of the year, McDonald's will bring back their Pumpkin Spice Latte this late summer.

Tombstone Adds More Cheese with New Roadhouse Pizzas

Tombstone Pizza introduces the new Roadhouse line of pizzas featuring 50% more mozzarella cheese when compared to their original line.

Aug 19, 2016

Frozen Friday: Devour - Angus Beef with Cornbread

Devour's Angus Beef with Cornbread features Angus beef in a "sweet & smoky sauce" with a side of jalapeno cornbread.

2016 Pumpkin Season Kicks Off at Dunkin' Donuts

It's only August but Dunkin' Donuts has started rolling out their fall pumpkin menu, which will be available nationwide by the end of this month.

Dole Looks to Make Fruit Cups More Interesting with New Mixations

Dole's latest are new fruit cup-fruit sauce hybrids that they're calling Mixations. The new snack combines chunks of fruit with apple sauce-like mixtures in flavors such as apple-raspberry and pineapple-mango.

Aug 18, 2016

Review: Starbucks - Italian-Style Ham & Spicy Salami Sandwich

Starbucks' Italian-Style Ham & Spicy Salami sandwich features slow-roasted ham, Calabrese salami, spicy pickled red peppers, aged provolone, and olive spread on a toasted Ciabatta roll.

Wendy's Testing New Fresh Mozzarella Chicken Sandwich

Wendy's looks to see if fresh mozzarella in a chicken sandwich is something that might tickle their customers' fancy in a new product test.

McDonald's Gets Rid of Artificial Preservatives in Several Items

McDonald's has removed artificial preservatives from several items that make up their menu, including their pork sausage patties and omelet-style eggs.

Aug 17, 2016

Jamba Juice Adds New Protein Smoothies

While the chain has always offer the option to add protein to any their smoothies, Jamba Juice introduces a new line of Protein Smoothies that contain at least 28 grams of protein each.

Trader Joe's Debuts New Tikka Masala-Flavored Popcorn

Calling it "Bollywood Popcorn," Trader Joe's introduces new popcorn flavored with Indian spices to create a chicken tikka masala-like flavor.

Aug 16, 2016

Review: Keebler - Birthday Cake Fudge Stripes Cookies

Keebler's Birthday Cake Fudge Stripes Cookies feature shortbread cookies embedded with confetti sprinkles and striped with vanilla-frosting flavored icing.

Domino's Now Offers Salads Nationwide

Looking to those who want salad rather than pizza (or salad with their pizza), Domino's now offers salads on the menu nationwide including a new Chicken Apple Pecan salad.

Fill Up a Bucket or Other "Cup" of Choice at 7-Eleven for $1.50 on August 18-19, 2016

If you're looking to indulge/over-indulge on sweet icy slush this week, 7-Eleven will once again be running a Bring Your Own Cup deal, where you can bring a bucket or any "cup" of your choice and fill it up for $1.50 this Friday and Saturday.

Aug 15, 2016

Hostess Introduces New Deep-Fried Twinkies

In case you can't make it out to your local county fair, Hostess is rolling out new packaged deep-fried Twinkies at Walmart stores nationwide. A wider release to other retailers is planned for later this year.

Review: Taco Bell - Spicy & Crunchy Cheesy Core Burritos

Taco Bell's Cheesy Core Burritos feature a "core" of nacho cheese sauce and 3-cheese blend wrapped up in a flour tortilla, surrounded by seasoned ground beef, Latin rice, and reduced-fat sour cream, and red sauce and wrapped up into a burrito. Basically, each is a cheese burrito stuffed inside of a beef and rice burrito.

Wendy's Offering 50-Cent Frosties

Starting today, you can get a Frosty at Wendy's for only 50 cents for a limited time at participating locations.