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Feb 21, 2019

Review: Wendy's - Peppercorn Mushroom Melt

Wendy's Peppercorn Mushroom Melt features a quarter-pound beef patty, sauteed and fire-roasted white mushrooms, crispy-fried onions, a slice of natural Asiago cheese, and smoked peppercorn aioli, served on a toasted premium bun.


Hot Honey Chicken & Waffles Pizza Coming to Papa John's Later This Year

As a result of fan voting, Papa John's will be serving new Hot Honey Chicken & Waffles Pizza sometime later this year.


Jack in the Box Offers Two Tacos for 99 Cents via Mobile App

Jack in the Box is once again offering two tacos for 99 cents but this time around it's only available via the chain's mobile app.


Olive Garden Finds New Use for Alfredo Sauce as a Coating for Fried Chicken Tenders

Olive Garden goes beyond pasta with their Alfredo sauce by using a spicy version of it to coat fried chicken tenders. They call the new appetizer, "Spicy Alfredo Chicken."


New Steak Rattlesnake Fries Arrive at Taco Bell Starting February 28, 2019

Taco Bell's Nacho Fries get a new look starting February 28, 2019 with the arrival of new Steak Rattlesnake Fries.


Feb 20, 2019

Review: McDonald's - Big Mac Bacon

McDonald's Big Mac Bacon takes the two beef patties, American cheese, Big Mac sauce, pickles, lettuce, and onions on a sesame seed bun of the iconic burger and adds three pieces of applewood-smoked bacon to it.


Carl's Jr. and Hardee's Brings Back Froot Loops Mini Donuts for a Limited Time

Carl's Jr. and Hardee's are bringing back Kellogg's Froot Loops Mini Donuts for a limited time starting next week.


Jack in the Box Tests New Burger Dippers in Sacramento

If a deep-fried burger tickles you fancy, you may be happy to know that Jack in the Box is testing new Burger Dippers, which are essentially crispy-fried cheeseburgers sticks.


Potbelly Changes Menu Structure with New Half-Sandwich Pairings and Smaller Shake Option

Potbelly Sandwich Shop changes up their menu nationwide with half-sandwich pairings and more with the aim of streamlining the menu and encouraging add-on items via a "Meal Deal" discount. They've also added a smaller shake size.


McAlister's Deli Tests New Chimichurri Sandwich with Plant-Based Protein in Chicago and Knoxville

McAlister's Deli looks into offering plant-based protein with a test of the new Chimichurri Sandwich in Chicago, IL and Knoxville, TN.


Feb 19, 2019

Popeyes' New Southern Butterfly Shrimp Comes Breaded with Club Crackers

For a limited time, Popeyes fries up new Southern Butterfly Shrimp, which come breaded in a club cracker blend, as part of a $5 combo deal.


North Pacific Cod Sandwich Back at Wendy's for 2019 Lenten / Seafood Season

The North Pacific Cod Sandwich makes its annual returns to Wendy's for the 2019 Lenten / seafood season.


Hostess Celebrates 100 Years with New Birthday Cupcakes

Hostess celebrates 100 years of baking with the launch of new, limited-time Hostess Birthday Cupcakes.


Corner Bakery's 2019 Late Winter-Early Spring Menu Features New Egg Bowls, Shrimp, and More

Corner Bakery's first seasonal menu to start 2019 features new Egg Bowls for those looking to eat more protein, some shrimp items for Lenten season, and a new dessert.


Feb 18, 2019

Tasting Taco Bell Thailand's New Kickin' Chicken Taco

Taco Bell recently opened their first location in Thailand and exclusive to the territory is the new Kickin' Chicken Taco, which features a "unique spicy Kickin' Sauce." Now I've never been to Thailand but I was able to try the Kickin' Chicken Taco courtesy of Taco Bell.


Shamrock Shake Returns to Select McDonald's Restaurants for 2019

The Shamrock Shake is back at select McDonald's restaurants nationwide for 2019 as St. Patrick's Day approaches.


Feb 17, 2019

KFC France Serves Up Colonel Grilled Cheese Sandwich

KFC is currently serving what is probably one of the most American of comfort foods--the grilled cheese sandwich--over in France and calling it the "Colonel Grilled Cheese."


Feb 16, 2019

Fish Sandwich and $4 Fish Sandwich Combo are Back at Jack in the Box

The Fish Sandwich and accompanying $4 Fish Sandwich Combo are back at Jack in the Box for the 2019 Lent / seafood season.


Captain D's Brings Back Giant Fish Sandwich and North Atlantic Lobster Rolls

Captain D's brings back two sandwiches for the 2019 Lent / seafood season: the Giant Fish Sandwich and North Atlantic Lobster Rolls.


Feb 15, 2019

Del Taco Brings Back Jumbo Shrimp and Two for $4 Fish Tacos Deal

It's time for the 2019 Lent / seafood season  and that means Jumbo Shrimp and the Two for $4 Fish Taco deal have made their way back to Del Taco for a limited time.


Trader Joe's Joe-Joe's Now Available in New "Slim" Version

Offering an alternative to Oreo Thins, Trader Joe's launches new Joe-Joes Slims.


Magnum Ice Cream Welcomes New Non-Dairy Line

Magnum Ice Cream gets into the vegan non-dairy frozen dessert business with the introduction of new Magnum Non-Dairy frozen dessert bars.


Noodles & Company Reveals New Zucchini Shrimp Scampi and Penne Rosa with Shrimp

Noodles & Company readies for Lent/seafood season with the debut of a new, limited-time Zucchini Shrimp Scampi and new Penne Rosa with Shrimp.


Feb 14, 2019

Boston Market Launches New Rotisserie Brisket

Following the launch of Rotisserie Prime Rib last year, Boston Market looks to a different cut of beef with the arrival of new Rotisserie Brisket for a limited time.


Buzzfeed Partners with Nestle to Introduce New Tasty Ice Cream

Buzzfeed partners with Nestle to introduce new Tasty Ice Cream (Tasty is Buzzfeed's food network).


Moe's Southwest Grill Puts Together New Quinoa Power Bowl

Looking to offer a more better-for-you option, Moe's Southwest Grill introduces the new Quinoa Power Bowl, which features higher protein and fiber along with less carbs than their other bowls.


Dickey's Brings Back Two for $22 Deal

For a limited time, Dickey's Barbecue Pit brings back the Two for $22 deal where you can get 2 Two Meat Plates for $22 at participating locations.


Feb 13, 2019

Pizza Hut Brings Back Ultimate Cheesy Crust Pizza for a Limited Time

Pizza Hut is once again offering the Ultimate Cheesy Crust Pizza for a limited time at participating locations.


Taco Bell Offers Delivery Nationwide Via Grubhub

Taco Bell now offers delivery nationwide in a partnership with Grubhub.


Ben & Jerry's Releases New Non-Dairy Version of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry's releases a new dairy-free version of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough to their Non-Dairy frozen dessert line along with new Chocolate Caramel Cluster.


Panera Baking New Double Bread Bowls for a Limited Time

Starting Valentine's Day, February 14, 2019, Panera launches new Double Bread Bowls nationwide for a limited time.


Feb 12, 2019

A Look at Tastykake's 2019 Valentine's Day Line-Up

Tastykake gave a number of their snack cakes and dessert a Valentine's Day treatment this year and sent me a sample of the items to try.


Butterfinger Now Available with "New and Improved" Recipe

Butterfinger candy bars made with a "new and improved" recipe can now be found at retailers nationwide.


KFC Debuts New Mac-and-Cheese Bun Chicken Sandwich in Singapore

Picking up on a trend, KFC introduces new mac-and-cheese buns to the menu with the debut of the new Mac 'n Cheese Zinger in Singapore.


Coca-Cola Introduces New Orange Vanilla Coke and Coke Zero Sugar

Coke gets its first new flavor in over a decade with the launch of new Orange Vanilla Coke and Orange Vanilla Coke Zero Sugar.


Taco Bell's New Cookie Cutters Let You Make Cookies That Look Like Tacos and Sauce Packets

Provided you have some decent icing skills, Taco Bell's new Cookie Stamp Set features cookie cutters and stamps so that you can make cookies that look like the chain's signature crunchy tacos and Fire Sauce packets.


Heart-Shaped Pizzas Return to Pizza Hut for Valentine's Day 2019

The Heart-Shaped Pizza is back on the menu at Pizza Hut in time for 2019's Valentine's Day.


Feb 11, 2019

Review: 7-Eleven - Chips Ahoy Hot Cocoa

7-Eleven's Chips Ahoy Hot Cocoa features the taste of Chips Ahoy chocolate chip cookies in a cup of hot cocoa.


Philly Cheesesteak Pizza Returns to Papa John's

The Philly Cheesesteak Pizza is back at Papa John's for a limited time and the chain is running a special where you get get a large Philly Cheesesteak Pizza or any other large specialty pizza for $12 each at participating locations nationwide.


Free Baconator Fries with Purchase at Wendy's Through February 17, 2019 (Mobile App Required)

In answer to McDonald's recent release of new Cheesy Bacon Fries, Wendy's is offering a mobile app offer good for free Baconator Fries with any in-restaurant purchase through February 17, 2019.


New Donut Sticks Coming to McDonald's Starting February 20, 2019

New Donut Sticks will be coming for breakfast at participating McDonald's restaurants nationwide starting February 20, 2019.


Feb 10, 2019

2019 Valentine's Day Deals and Specials

Mostly heart-shaped food items are popular this year for Valentine's Day but this year's deals and specials also include a few dinner-for-twos and even a promotion for singles.

Here's what you can expect:


Shake Shack Blends New Salted Vanilla Toffee Shake

Shake Shack's latest featured shake is the new Salted Vanilla Toffee Shake.


Feb 9, 2019

Heart Shaped Pizza Back at Papa John's for Valentine's Day 2019

Papa John's is again baking limited-time Heart Shaped Pizzas for Valentine's Day 2019.


New Caticorn Cereal Launches at Sam's Club

If unicorn-cat hybrids are your thing, you might want to head to Sam's Club where Kellogg's new, limited edition Caticorn Cereal just launched.


Feb 8, 2019

Free Bagel and Shmear with Purchase at Einstein Bros. on February 9, 2019

In celebration of National Bagel Day, Einstein Bros. Bagels will be offering a free bagel and shmear with purchase per customer on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at participating locations nationwide.


IHOP Offers New Pancizza in Select Cities Through February 10, 2019

IHOP isn't exactly the first name that comes to mind when you think "pizza" but maybe they're looking to change that this National Pizza Day with the very limited-time offering of the new Pancizza, a 7-inch pancake "pizz" that can come with various toppings.


Haagen-Dazs Welcomes New Spirits Collection of Boozy Ice Cream

Haagen-Dazs whips up a boozy line of ice cream that they're calling the "Spirits Collection." The line features five ice cream flavors, one cookie square, and one non-dairy frozen dessert.


Bob Evans Releases New Steamables and Two New Pasta Meals

Bob Evans adds new Steamables side dishes to their retail line along with two new Family Classics "protein-rich" pasta meals.


Feb 7, 2019

Papa John's Asks Twitter Followers to Pick Next Specialty Pizza

Papa John's is asking its Twitter followers to select its next new specialty pizza by tweeting their choice.

The voting began on February 5, 2019 with four contenders: