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Jan 31, 2020

2020 Super Bowl Deals and Specials

Here are some fast food and restaurant deals and specials for this year's Super Bowl festivities:


Sonic Reveals New "Nacho-Inspired" Totchos

Sonic gives their crispy Tots the nacho treatment with the limited-time release of new Totchos (like nachos but with Tots)


Jan 30, 2020

Ben & Jerry's Welcomes New Netflix & Chill'd Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry's partners with Netflix to come up with a new ice cream flavor, Netflix & Chill'd, to eat while streaming your favorite movies or shows.


Double Cheesy Gordita Crunch Returns to Taco Bell for a Limited Time

The Double Cheesy Gordita Crunch makes it way back to the Taco Bell menu for a limited time.


Girl Scouts Kick Off 2020 Cookie-Selling Season with New Lemon Cookie in Select Areas

January marks the beginning of the 2020 Girl Scout Cookie season (although the exact timing varies from troop to troop) and this season brings with it a new lemon cookie, Lemon-Ups, in select areas.


Tasting: Taco Bell - Okonomiyaki Burrito

Taco Bell's Okonomiyaki Burrito features pork carnitas, shredded cabbage, cheddar cheese, crispy red tortilla strips, okonomiyaki sauce, and Japanese mayo wrapped and grilled in a warm flour tortilla. It was offered as a limited-time item in Japan last year but I was able to try it at Taco Bell headquarters in Irvine, CA.


Jan 29, 2020

Wendy's Brings Back the Big Bacon Classic

The Big Bacon Classic makes its return to the Wendy's menu and gives the chain another bacon cheeseburger in its arsenal.


Auntie Anne's Game Day Pretzel Pack Includes a Snack Stadium Display to Help Arrange Your Game Day Spread

Auntie Anne's includes the Snack Stadium, a mini-football field display to hold your game-day snacks, with every Game Day Pretzel Pack purchased through February 2, 2020, while supplies last.


Red Lobster Sells "Snack Tackle Claw" to Help You Reach Your Food During Super Bowl

Starting this Saturday, February 1, 2020, Red Lobster will be offering the "Snack Tackle Claw" in limited quantities for $10 each to help you grab your game-day edibles without having to get out of your seat.


Silk Releases New Plant-Based Half & Half Alternative

Silk releases a new dairy-free, plant-based half & half alternative that features a "neutral flavor and creamy texture."


Free 40 Classic Boneless Wings with First 40,000 Delivery Orders of $40 or More at Applebee's on February 2, 2020

On February 2, 2020, the day of this year's Super Bowl, Applebee's will be giving away 40 Classic Boneless Wings to the first 40,000 delivery orders of $40 or more using the promo code: "FREEWINGS."


Jan 28, 2020

Review: Arby's - White Cheddar Mac 'N Cheese

Arby's White Cheddar Mac 'N Cheese features elbow macaroni and a "creamy and smooth" white cheddar sauce.


Domino's South Korea's New Pizza Features Cheesecake Mousse Between Two Crusts

Domino's South Korea's new Cheesecake Black Tiger Pizza features a layer of cheesecake mousse sandwiched between two pizza crusts.


New McChicken Breakfast Sandwiches Arrive at McDonald's

McDonald's debuts two new McChicken breakfast sandwiches, the Chicken McGriddles and McChicken Biscuit, nationally for a limited time during breakfast hours.


Cicis Adds New Garlic Parmesan Crust Pizzas for a Limited Time

Cicis adds new Garlic Parmesan Crust Pizzas to their buffet as well as for carryout but only for a limited time.


Conversation Heart Donuts are Back at Krispy Kreme Through February 14, 2020

Conversation Heart Donuts make a return to Krispy Kreme for the 2020 Valentine's Day season at participating US shops.


Jan 27, 2020

Newk's Rolls Out New Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Newk's Eatery roll outs new Cauliflower Pizza Crust as a "Under 600 Calorie" menu item at all locations.


Jeni's Reveals New Skillet Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream Flavor

Jeni's reveals new Skillet Cinnamon Roll ice cream and will be launching and sampling the new flavor in their shops from 8 AM to noon on Saturday, February 1, 2020 for their fourth annual Ice Cream for Breakfast Day celebration.


Applebee's Welcomes New Irresist-A-Bowls

Applebee's welcomes new Irrestist-A-Bowls as their latest limited-time special.

Featuring five new bowls with prices starting at $7.99, the Irrestist-A-Bowl line-up includes:


Free Beyond Burger with Any Beverage Purchase at Denny's on January 30, 2020

To promote the national launch of the new Beyond Burger, Denny's will be offering a deal where you can a free Beyond Burger with the purchase of any beverage on January 30, 2020, from 11 AM to 10 PM.


Halo Top Releases New Keto Series Made from Ultra-Filtered MIlk

Halo Top caters to followers of a keto diet with the release of their new Keto Series, which is made with ultra-filtered skim milk for fewer calories and sugar versus regular milk as well as more protein.


Jan 26, 2020

Magnum Debuts New Ruby Minis Ice Cream Bars

Magnum debuts new Magnum Ruby Minis ice cream bars featuring a shell of ruby chocolate.


Yogurtland Unveils New Plant-Based Salted Chocolate Souffle Flavor

Yogurtland whips up their first vegan, plant-based chocolate frozen yogurt flavor with the arrival of new Salted Chocolate Souffle. The chain also adds Bear Naked White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Granola to their toppings bar for a limited time.


Jan 25, 2020

Jack in the Box Offers New Deluxe Fish Sandwich

Jack in the Box offers up the new Deluxe Fish Sandwich for the 2020 Lenten season and brings back the regular Fish Sandwich.


Mountain Dew Maui Burst Returning Permanently at Dollar General

Dollar General-exclusive Mountain Dew Maui Burst returns to Dollar General stores nationwide as a permanent item starting February 1, 2020.


Jan 24, 2020

Boston Market Launches New Baby Back Ribs

Boston Market launches new Baby Back Ribs to the menu, which the chain slow-cooks, seasons, and then brushes with Sweet Baby Ray’s Hickory BBQ Sauce.


Lay's Puts Out Three New Potato Chip Flavors Including Kettle Cooked Flamin' Hot

Lay's welcomes 2020 with three new potato chip flavors: Lay's Cheddar Jalapeno, Lay's Poppables Sea Salt & Vinegar, and Lay's Kettle Cooked Flamin' Hot.


7-Eleven Pours New Quake Energy Berry Blast Slurpee

7-Eleven releases the new, limited-time Quake Energy Berry Blast Slurpee as an exclusive icy slush flavor based on their Quake energy drink.


Duncan Hines Introduces New Keto Friendly Cake Cups

Duncan Hines expands on their selection of single-serve cake cup mixes with the introduction of new Keto Friendly Cake Cups.


Jan 23, 2020

New Buffalo Chicken Nacho Fries Land at Taco Bell Starting January 30, 2020

New Buffalo Chicken Nacho Fries arrive at Taco Bell for a limited time starting January 30, 2020 and bring with them the limited-time return of Nacho Fries.


Ben & Jerry's Adds New Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and Half Baked Cookie Dough Chunks

Ben & Jerry's adds two new flavors--Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and Half Baked Chunks--to their line of edible cookie dough chunks.


Most Stuf Oreos are Back for a Limited Time

Most Stuf Oreos are back on store shelves for a limited time due to "popular demand" (it says so on each package).


Chick-fil-A Looks at Paring Back Menu with Test in Charlotte and Arizona

Chick-fil-A considers paring back the menu by removing some current menu items in a test at participating restaurants in Charlotte and Arizona. The purpose of the test is to "maintain a focus on serving high quality food and make room for future offerings."


$4.99 Triple Bonus Jack Returns to Jack in the Box Along with New Quad Bonus Jack Option

The $4.99 Triple Bonus Jack is back at Jack in the Box for a limited time as their latest combo deal and, this time around, you can upgrade to the new Quad Bonus Jack (pictured; it adds an extra beef patty and slice of cheese) for an extra $1.


Jan 22, 2020

Tasting: Taco Bell - Halloumi Crunchwrap

Taco Bell's Halloumi Crunchwrap was first released in Cyprus last November and then for a limited time across Europe in December. I was able to try it out at Taco Bell headquarters in Irvine, CA.


Oreo Welcomes New Caramel Coconut and Chocolate Marshmallow Flavors

Oreo's latest new flavors are Caramel Coconut and Chocolate Marshmallow, which have both started to pop up in stores this month.


Burger King Serves Up New Cheddar Bacon King

Burger King serves up a slight variant of their Bacon King in the new, limited-time Cheddar Bacon King.


Checkers and Rally's Offers $4 Pick 2 Meal Deal

Checkers and Rally's latest special is the $4 Pick 2 Meal Deal, where, for $4, you can pick two entrees from a limited selection and round it out with a small order of seasoned fries and a 20-oz drink.

The entree choices include:


Panda Express Introduces New Firecracker Shrimp

Panda Express introduces new Firecracker Shrimp as a better-for-you menu item to celebrate the Lunar New Year.


Del Taco Brings Back Two for $4 "Mix 2" Mix & Match Deal

The "Mix 2" two for $4 mix-and-match deal is back at Del Taco for a limited time.


Jan 21, 2020

A Look at the Coca-Cola Insiders Club Subscription Box for January 2020

While the 1,000 initial allotment of subscriptions for the new Coca-Cola Insiders Club sold out in short order, I was able to get a media subscription courtesy of Coca-Cola. Here's what I found in the Coca-Cola Insiders Club subscription box for January 2020:


$5.99 Carryout Special on Large Two-Topping Pizzas at Domino's Through January 26, 2020

Domino's is running a carryout special through January 26, 2020 where you can get large, two-topping pizzas for $5.99 each.


Little Caesars Tests New "Slices-N-Stix," Half Pizza, Half Italian Cheese Sticks on One Pizza

Little Caesars is testing the new Slices-N-Stix pizza, which is so-named because half of the round pizza is cut into pepperoni pizza slices while the other half is cut into Italian Cheese Stix.


Kettle Brand Releases New Farmstand Ranch and Parmesan Garlic-Flavored Potato Chips

Kettle Brand releases two new kettle-cooked potato chip flavors, Farmstand Ranch and Parmesan Garlic, to their permanent chip line-up.


Mod Pizza's New Lucia Pizza or Roasted Sriracha Chickpea Salad for $5 Online Through January 26, 2020

Mod Pizza welcomes the new Lucia Pizza and Roasted Sriracha Chickpea Salad to the menu for a limited time and is offering them for $5 each when you order either online or via their app through January 26, 2020.


Marco's Pizza Offers $6.99 Medium 1-Topping Pizza Deal Through February 23, 2020

Marco's Pizza is offering a limited-time deal where you can get medium 1-topping pizzas for $6.99 each through Sunday, February 23, 2020.


Jan 20, 2020

Review: Jack in the Box- Tres Leches with Strawberries Parfait

Jack in the Box's Tres Leches with Strawberries Parfait features "creme-style" sponge cake soaked in three kinds of milk ("tres leches" means "three milks" in Spanish) with a layer of strawberry filling, finished with vanilla whipped topping.


Fage Branches Out with New Sour Cream; Also Adds New "No Sugar Added" TruBlend Yogurt

Fage branches out beyond yogurt with the debut of new Fage Sour Cream. They also expand their existing yogurt offerings with the arrival of new TruBlend Greek yogurt, which features no added sugar or sweeteners.


Del Taco Tests Kitchen Crafted Tacos at Select Locations in Southern California

Del Taco tests new Kitchen Crafted Tacos as a possible premium taco line at 28 restaurants in the Los Angeles and San Diego markets for a limited time.


Jan 19, 2020

New Dairy-Free Yoplait Oui Yogurt Made from Coconut Arrives in Stores

Yoplait offers a new, non-dairy version of their Oui brand of French-style yogurt that's made with a coconut base instead of traditional milk.