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Oct 29, 2020

Review: Wendy's - Classic Chicken Sandwich

Wendy's Classic Chicken Sandwich features the new Classic chicken filet (which replaces the Homestyle chicken filet), which the chain purports to be crispier, juicier, and more flavorful than the outgoing filet. The new filet is joined by mayo, tomato, lettuce, and pickles on a toasted premium bun.


Oct 28, 2020

2020 Halloween Deals and Specials

With Halloween coming up on Saturday, October 31, 2020, here's a number of food-related deals, freebies, and specials to help celebrate the spooky holiday:

Meiji Debuts New Caramel Hello Panda Snacks

Meiji debuts new Caramel-flavored Hello Panda Snacks as their US division's first original Hello Panda variety.

Yasso Welcomes New Frozen Greek Yogurt Sandwiches

Yasso grows their product line with the arrival of new Frozen Greek Yogurt Sandwiches.

The new frozen desserts are available in three flavors at launch:


Dr. Praeger's Rolls-Out New Refrigerated Burgers

Expanding beyond the frozen food aisle, Dr. Praeger's roll-outs their first refrigerated product line, new Refrigerated Burgers to select Walmart stores nationwide.

Oct 27, 2020

Zaxby's Releases New Signature Sandwich in Select Areas with Chain-wide Launch to Come

With so many fast food chains updating their fried chicken sandwich offerings, Zaxby's is the latest to join the fray with the arrival of the new Signature Sandwich in select markets with a chain-wide release to come "soon."

Papa Murphy's Offers Pumpkin Spice Bars and More for 2020 Holiday Season

Papa Murphy's offers their own pumpkin-themed item for the 2020 holiday season: new Pumpkin Spice Bars. They also have two specials for the holidays: the new Hog Heaven Pizza and MVP Bundle.

KFC Fried Chicken-Scented Firelog Returns for 2020 Holiday Season at Walmart

For the third year in a row, the KFC fried chicken-scented 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog is back for the holiday season and is available exclusively, while supplies last, at select Walmart stores and at Walmart.com.

Oct 26, 2020

Church's Launches New Fried Chicken Sandwich

Calling it the "culmination of 70 years of down home flavor and fried chicken expertise," Church's Chicken launches a new fried chicken sandwich that they're simply calling, the "Chicken Sandwich."

Wendy's Offers Free Classic Chicken Sandwich with Purchase Through November 8, 2020

Wendy's is offering a free Classic Chicken Sandwich with any purchase through November 8, 2020 at participating locations.

Deep Fried Turkey Finds Its Way Back onto the Arby's Menu

Oven-roasted and then deep-fried turkey is back at Arby's for a limited time for the lead-up to Thanksgiving and the holiday season. The Thanksgiving bird can be found in three sandwiches: the Deep Fried Turkey Club, the Market Fresh Cranberry Deep Fried Turkey Sandwich, and the Market Fresh Cranberry Deep Fried Turkey Wrap.

Jack in the Box Introduces New Chili Cheeseburger

Jack in the Box adds the new Chili Cheeseburger to the menu for a limited time as the key feature to their latest combo deal.

Oct 25, 2020

Cracker Barrel Cooks Up New Bacon n' Egg Hashbrown Casserole

Cracker Barrel gives their signature Hashbrown Casserole some extra love by adding the new Bacon n' Egg Hashbrown Casserole.

Papa Murphy's Celebrates Halloween 2020 with Returning Jack-O-Lantern Pizza

The Jack-O Pizza is back at Papa Murphy's to help celebrate Halloween. The limited-time pizza features the chain's Original Crust shaped like a jack-o-lantern topped with red sauce, whole-milk mozzarella, a pepperoni face, and black olive pupils.

Oct 24, 2020

Burger King Serves Up New Chili "Ugly" Beef Burger in Japan

With the tagline "We're more confident of the taste than the look," Burger King serves up the new Chili Ugly Beef Burger over in Japan. The "Ugly" part of the burger is supposed to be the bun which features four cheeses, Gouda, Egmont, mozzarella, and cheddar, baked onto it (it looks pretty tasty to me though).

Review: Keebler - Maple Creme Fudge Stripe Cookies

Keebler Maple Creme Fudge Stripe Cookies are a limited-edition fall variety of their fudge-covered shortbread cookies that comes with a creamy, maple-flavored fudge.

Oct 23, 2020

Frito-Lay Debuts New Tostitos, Ruffles, and Rold Gold Snacks for Fall 2020

Frito-Lay adds a trio of new snacks for their Tostitos, Ruffles, and Rold Gold lines this fall: Tostitos Hint of Guac, Baked Ruffles Flamin' Hot, and Rold Gold Recipe No. 4 Zesty Buffalo.

Pizza Hut Fries Up New Vegan "Wings" in Australia

Pizza Hut launches new, plant-based Vegan Wings over in Australia as part of their WingStreet menu.

Chick-fil-A to Release Chick-fil-A and Polynesian Sauce Bottles at Retail Stores

Chick-fil-A plans to releases 16-oz bottles of Chick-fil-A and Polynesian Sauces starting in mid-November 2020 at participating retail stores, including Publix, Kroger, Walmart and Winn-Dixie, in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi. A larger, nationwide roll-out of the bottle sauces is slated for early 2021.

Jack-O-Lantern Pizza Returns to Papa John's for Halloween 2020

The Jack-O'-Lantern Pizza makes its annual return to participating Papa John's locations for Halloween 2020.

Oct 22, 2020

Einstein Bros. to Add Donuts to the Menu as "Party Bagels"

Donuts find their way onto the Einstein Bros. menu at participating locations nationwide where they will be sold as new Party Bagels starting November 12, 2020.

Party Bagels will come in two varieties:


Hormel Launches New Ranch-Flavored, Thick-Cut Bacon

Hormel launches new Ranch Thick Cut Bacon as well as Classic Country Style Thick Cut Bacon as the latest additions to their Black Label line.

Burger King to Test Reusable Containers at Select Restaurants Starting in 2021

Burger King partners with TerraCycle to test the Loop reusable packaging service at select restaurants starting in 2021 as a way to reduce waste.

Yasso Opens Online Store for Direct Sales of Frozen Greek Yogurt Bars

Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt opens a new online store on their website at yasso.com/shop where you can order their frozen Greek yogurt bars directly and get them shipped to your house.

Wendy's Updates Fried Chicken Sandwich with New Classic Chicken Sandwich

Wendy's introduces the new Classic Chicken Sandwich, which replaces their previous fried chicken sandwich, the Homestyle Chicken Sandwich.

Oct 21, 2020

A Look at Jack in the Box's Chicken-Scented Mask But You'll Have to Be Fast to Get One on October 23, 2020

Jack in the Box will be giving away a limited number of free chicken-scented face masks to customers that visit jackinthebox.com/chickenscentedfacemask on October 23, 2020, while supplies last, to celebrate the new Unchicken sandwiches they're testing. They sent me one of the masks so I figured I'd let you guys know what you can expect.

Arby's Brings Back Chicken Cheddar Ranch Sandwich as Part of Two for $6 Mix & Match Deal

The Chicken Cheddar Ranch sandwich makes a limited-time return to Arby's as part of their two-for-$6 mix-and-match deal.

Free Doritos Locos Tacos at Taco Bell for Rewards Members Now and for Everyone on October 28, 2020

As a result of their ninth annual "Steal A Base, Steal A Taco" promotion, Taco Bell is offering rewards program members a free Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Taco via an offer in the Taco Bell app and will be handing a free Doritos Locos Taco each to everyone stopping by a participating US location on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.

Stuffed Puffs Filled Marshmallows Reveals New Chocolate Peppermint Bark Flavor for Holidays

Stuffed Puffs, best known for their chocolate-filled marshmallows, reveals their first seasonal flavor, new Chocolate Peppermint Bark.

Oct 20, 2020

Reese's Trick-or-Treat Door Can Come Up to Your Doorstep to Deliver Candy

As a means to deliver Reese's Peanut Butter Cups to select fans this Halloween, Hershey's reveals the Reese's Trick-or-Treat Door as a hands-free Halloween delivery robot.

New Hormel Ghost Reaper Chili Arrives Exclusively at Target.com Starting October 25, 2020

Hormel will be launching what they're calling new "Hormel Ghost Reaper World's Hottest Chili with Beans" exclusively at Target.com starting at 7 AM CDT (8 AM EDT) on October 25, 2020.

KFC Sells New Popcorn Chicken Slab Sandwich in Australia

KFC debuts the new Popcorn Chicken Slab, a shareable large sandwich, over in Australia. Apparently, the word "slab" in Australia is slang for a 24-pack carton of beer (because it resembles a slab).

Papa John's Brings Back Double Cheeseburger Pizza and Launches New Double Cheeseburger Papadia

Papa John's brings back the Double Cheeesburger Pizza and launches the new Double Cheeseburger Papadia.

Oct 19, 2020

Two New Halloween Candies Arrive at See's

See's Candies introduces two new products for the 2020 Halloween season: Sour Jelly Beans Trick-or-Treat Pack and Milk Molasses Chips Trick-or-Treat Minis.

Blaze Pizza Debuts New Blazin' Hot Chicken Pizza

Blaze Pizza looks to Nashville hot chicken for inspiration to come up with the new Blazin' Hot Chicken Pizza.

Review: McDonald's - Pumpkin and Creme Pie

McDonald's Pumpkin and Creme Pie features a dual piping of pumpkin pie filling and creme in a baked turnover-style pie.

Popeyes Cajun Turkey Now Available for 2020 Thanksgiving Pre-Orders

Popeyes' Cajun Style Turkey makes its annual return in the lead-up to Thanksgiving and is now available for pre-order at participating locations nationwide.

Oct 18, 2020

Moe's Welcomes Fall with New Loaded Steak & Potato Burrito and Bowl

Moe's Southwest Grill goes with the comfort food combination of steak and potatoes in welcoming the new, limited-time Loaded Steak & Potato Burrito and Bowl.

Del Monte Releases New Plant-Based Veggieful Pocket Pies

Positioned as a better-for-you, plant-based alternative to Hot Pockets and the like, Del Monte releases new Veggieful Pocket Pies.

Oct 17, 2020

Panda Express is Keeping Honey Sesame Chicken Breast Around Permanently

Panda Express recently announced that they are keeping Honey Sesame Chicken Breast on the menu on a permanent basis. The entree was brought back recently in August on what was then announced as a limited-time stint.

Coffee Mate Unveils New M&M's Milk Chocolate Creamer

New Coffee Mate M&M's Milk Chocolate creamer will be joining their new coffee-flavored coffee creamers in launching nationwide in January 2021.

Oct 16, 2020

Review: Popeyes - Raspberry Cheesecake Fried Pie

Popeyes' Raspberry Cheesecake Fried Pie features a turnover-style fried pie filled with raspberries, cheesecake filling, and graham cracker crumbs.

Dunkin' Offers Halloween DIY Decorating Kits and Spider Donut for Halloween 2020

Dunkin' offers Halloween DIY Decorating Kits and the returning Spider Donut to help with this year's Halloween festivities.

Boulder Canyon Launches New Thin & Crispy, Non-Kettle Potato Chips

Boulder Canyon branches beyond kettle-cooked potato chips with the launch of new Thin & Crispy Potato Chips.

Jack in the Box Tests New Plant-Based "Unchicken" Sandwiches

Jack in the Box partners with Raised & Rooted to test new Unchicken and Spicy Unchicken sandwiches at select locations in Monterey and Salinas, CA as well as Reno, NV.

Oct 15, 2020

Dunkin' Introduces New Spicy Ghost Pepper Donut

Dunkin' adds some surprising heat to the donut portion of their menu with the introduction of the new, limited-time Spicy Ghost Pepper Donut.

Burger King Serves Up New Oktoberfest Burger Topped with Oktoberfest Cheese Spread in Germany

While Oktoberfest wasn't held this year, Burger King still celebrated the festival in Germany by introducing the new Wiesn King, an Oktoberfest-themed burger topped with a Bavarian-style cheese spread that appears to be obatza, a traditional biergarten food. "Wiesn" another name for Oktoberfest.

New Kellogg's Elf on the Shelf Vanilla Candy Cane Cookie Cereal Arrives Exclusively at Walmart

Kellogg's expands this year's selection of seasonal The Elf on the Shelf cereals with the addition of new The Elf on the Shelf Vanilla Candy Cane Cookie Cereal, which can be found exclusively at Walmart. Returning for the holiday season is The Elf on the Shelf Sugar Cookie Cereal.

Oct 14, 2020

A Look at Hormel's Bacon-Scented Mask But You'll Have to Be Lucky to Get One

Hormel Black Label Breathable Bacon is a bacon-scented face mask made of two-ply, multi-fiber cloth with a bacon pattern on the front. They're giving out a limited amount via an online sweepstakes but they also sent me one.

Nestle and Blaze Pizza Partner to Hand Out Free Full-Size Crunch Bars for Halloween [October 31, 2020]

With Halloween being a bit different this year, Nestle and Blaze Pizza team up to give out free full-size Crunch candy bars starting at 4 PM local time on October 31, 2020 at participating locations, while supplies last.