Sep 30, 2023

2023 National Pizza Month (October) Deals and Specials

Blaze Pizza's Sausage Garlic Pizza.
October 2023 is National Pizza Month so here are some deals and specials to help celebrate:

Aldi Reveals Seasonal Products for October 2023

Aldi Ghost-shaped and Pumpkin-shaped pizzas.
Aldi reveals their release schedule of seasonal Aldi Finds products for October 2023. This month's round of limited-time products include some suitably spooky Hallowen products, a few more pumpkin spice additions, and more.

Here's what you can expect to find on store shelves at Aldi this October:

Sep 29, 2023

Review: Domino's - Pepperoni Stuffed Cheesy Bread

Domino's Pepperoni Stuffed Cheesy Bread top-down view next to a quarter.

Domino's Pepperoni Stuffed Cheesy Bread features oven-baked bread stuffed with cheese and pepperoni, topped with "a blend of cheese made with 100% real mozzarella and cheddar," and sprinkled with a garlic-parmesan seasoning.

Stouffer's Reveals New Advent "Comfort Calendar" for 2023

Stouffer's 2023 advent calendar.
Stouffer's reveals their first-ever advent calendar, the Stouffers's Comfort Calendar, for the fall 2023. The gingerbread house-shaped box includes seven frozen dishes and will be available for purchase in monthly drops throughout the remainder of this year, starting October 2, 2023.

Scooter's Welcomes 2023 Fall Menu

Scooter's Pumpkin Caramelicious and Pumpkin Spice Cake Bite.
Coffee chain Scooter's welcomes their 2023 fall menu and, like most, it features a lot of pumpkin spice. Here's what's on this year's fall menu at Scooter's:

Mars 2023 Halloween Candies Include Skittles Shriekers and More

A bag of Skittles Shriekers.
Mars Wrigley's line-up of 2023 Halloween candies include the return of Skittle Shriekers and more. Here's this year's Halloween-themed selection:

Shake Shack Tests New Sundaes at Select Locations in CA, NJ, NV, NY, and UT

Shake Shack's Strawberry Shortcake Sundae and Shack Attack Sundae
Shake Shack tests new Sundaes as a new dessert option that incorporates their signature frozen custard. The limited-time Sundaes are available at select locations in California, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, and Utah.

New Dunkin' Jelly Donut-Flavored Chocolates Arrive in Stores

A pack of Dunkin' Jelly Donut-Flavored Filled Chocolates next to some jelly donuts.
Dunkin' offers the taste of a jelly donut in bite-size candy form with the arrival of new Dunkin' Jelly Donut-Flavored Filled Chocolates.
Sep 28, 2023

Basic Witch Shake Returns to Jack in the Box for Halloween 2023

The Basic Witch Shake makes a limited-time return to the Jack in the Box menu for the 2023 Halloween season.

Nacho Fries are Back at Taco Bell with New Vegan Nacho Sauce Coming October 12, 2023

Taco Bell Nacho Fries being dipped in new Vegan Nacho Sauce.
Nacho Fries are back at Taco Bell for a limited time and, this time around, are available in a new large size. Additionally, on October 12, 2023, the chain will be adding new Nacho Fries with Vegan Nacho Sauce to the menu for a limited time.

BJ's Introduces New Spooky Pizookie and Brings Back Pizookie Pass

BJ's Spooky Pizookie with chocolate topping being poured over it.
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse readies for Halloween with the introduction of the new Spooky Pizookie, which is available for a limited time now. They're also bringing back the Pizookie Pass in limited quantities that can be purchased starting at 10:00AM PDT on October 3, 2023.

Moe's Serves Up New Eggo Taco in Select Markets on October 4, 2023

Moe's Eggo Taco on a plate.
In celebration of National Taco Day, Moe's Southwest Grill will be serving up the new Eggo Taco for a limited-time run of one day only at select locations on Wednesday, October 4, 2023.

Steak 'n Shake Blends New Pumpkin Spice Oreo Milkshake

Steak 'n Shake Pumpkin Spice Oreo Milkshake.
Steak 'n Shake blends the new Pumpkin Spice Oreo Milkshake for fall 2023.
Sep 27, 2023

Review: Wendy's - Bacon Queso Baked Potato

Wendy's Bacon Queso Baked Potato next to a quarter.

Wendy's Bacon Queso Baked Potato is a custom order/secret menu item that you can try ordering by asking for a Bacon Cheese Baked Potato but with queso instead of cheese sauce. Whether or not you can get it depends on the person taking your order and the Wendy's location you frequent. It's not available to custom order in the app/online at my local Wendy's.

Shake Shack Offers Buy-One-Get-One Free Shake Digital Deal from 2PM to 5PM Through November 30, 2023

Shake Shack Shakes.
Shake Shack offers a limited-time, buy-one-get-one-free-shake digital deal from 2PM to 5PM every day through November 30, 2023 at participating locations (which excludes licensed locations such as those in airports, stadiums, museums, etc.).

Jack in the Box Introduces New Pumpkin Croissant Bites

Jack in the Box Pumpkin Croissant Bites.
Jack in the Box introduces new Pumpkin Croissant Bites as a limited-time, snackable dessert for the 2023 fall season.

2023 National Coffee Day Deals and Specials for September 29, 2023

Four coffee cheers.
Friday, September 29, 2023 is National Coffee Day and there are a good amount of deals and specials to help celebrate the occasional. Here's a list of 2023 National Coffee Day deals and specials:

F'real Celebrates with Birthday Cake Batter Milkshake

F'real Birthday Cake Batter Milkshakes.
Blend-it-yourself shakes and smoothie maker F'real celebrates their 20th birthday with the launch of a Birthday Cake Batter Milkshake.
Sep 26, 2023

McDonald's Reveals New Sweet & Spicy Jam Sauce and Mambo Sauce Ahead of October 9, 2023 Launch

McDonald's Sweet & Spicy Jam and Mambo Sauces.
McDonald's reveals new Sweet & Spicy Jam Sauce and new Mambo Sauce as limited-time dipping sauces to be enjoyed with fries or Chicken McNuggets or drizzled onto the chain's various menu items.

KFC Tests New Smash'd Potato Bowls in Pittsburgh Area

KFC Smash'd Potato Bowl.
KFC tests new Smash'd Potato Bowls as a value-priced twist on their signature Famous Bowls for a limited time at participating locations in the Pittsburgh, PA area.

Curderburger Returns to Culver's on October 2, 2023

Culver's Curderburger
Culver's Curderburger is set to make a limited-time return to the menu starting October 2, 2023.

Crumbl Offers 6-Pack of Cookies for Price of 4-Pack on September 27, 2023

Crumbl 6th birthday photo.
In celebration of their 6th birthday, Crumbl Cookies offers a deal where you can get a 6-Pack Box of "large gourmet cookies" for the price of a 4-Pack Box on September 27, 2023.

7-Eleven Welcomes 2023 Fall-Holiday Menu

7-Eleven coffee bar.
7-Eleven welcomes several new items for the 2023 fall-holiday season to go with their already-launched seasonal pumpkin beverages (because pumpkin spice season starts in August now).

Available through January 9, 2023, you can find the following new, limited-time items at participating 7-Eleven, Speedway and Stripes stores now:

Domino's Revamps Loyalty Points Program for More Frequent and Varied Rewards

Domino's Rewards loyalty program.
Domino's launches new Domino's Rewards as a "new and improved" loyalty program that replaces the Piece of the Pie Rewards and offers more frequent rewards (more reward tiers) and more rewards choices.
Sep 25, 2023

Review: Wendy's - Queso Fries

Wendy's Queso Fries top-down view.

Wendy's Queso Fries features natural-cut French fries topped with shredded cheddar cheese and roasted poblano queso.

Never-Ending Pasta Bowl is Back at Olive Garden for $13.99

Olive Garden Never-Ending Pasta Bowl.
The Never-Ending Pasta Bowl promotion is back at Olive Garden for a limited time with prices starting at $13.99 at participating locations nationwide.

Arby's Brings Back "$1, $2, $3" Classic Deal Through October 22, 2023

Arby's Classic deal items.
Arby's brings back their online-only $1, $2, $3 Classics deal for a limited time through October 22, 2023 at participating locations nationwide.

Papa Murphy's Releases New Monkey Bread

Papa Murphy's Monkey Bread.
Papa Murphy's Take 'n' Bake Pizza releases new Monkey Bread in two varieties: Garlic and Cinnamon.

Pumpkin Spice Shake Returns to Häagen-Dazs Shops

Haagen-Dazs Pumpkin Spice Shake.
The Pumpkin Spice Shake returns to Häagen-Dazs shops across the country for fall 2023.

New Confetti Pretzel Nuggets Arrive at Auntie Anne's

Auntie Anne's Confetti Pretzel Nuggets.
Auntie Anne's gets into the celebratory mood with the introduction of new Confetti Pretzel Nuggets.
Sep 24, 2023

Crumbl Bakes New Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookies and More Through September 30, 2023

Crumbl Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookie.
Crumbl bakes new Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookies and more as part of their weekly line-up of cookies.

Here's what you can expect to find on Crumbl's cookie menu for the week ending September 30, 2023:

Bonchon Launches New Yangnyeom Chicken

Bonchon Yangnyeom Sauce fried chicken.
Bonchon welcomes new Yangnyeom sauce as a limited-time flavor option for their Korean double-fried chicken. "Yangnyeom" literally means "seasoned" in Korean and is typically a sweet and spicy gochujang-based sauce for Korean fried chicken. Gochujang is a fermented red chili paste.
Sep 22, 2023

Review: DiGiorno - Pineapple Pickle Pizza

Top-down view of frozen DiGiorno Pineapple Pickle Pizza.

DiGiorno's Pineapple Pickle Pizza features a hand-tossed crust topped with creamy garlic sauce, mozzarella cheese, and sliced dill pickles on one half and pineapple chunks.

Burger King Puts Together New Homecoming Meal for Two

Burger King's Homecoming Meal.
Burger King celebrates the school homecoming season with the debut of their first BK Homecoming Meal.

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes Return to IHOP Alongside New Pumpkin Spice Cold Foam Cold Brew

IHOP's Pumpkin Spice Pancakes and Cold Foam Cold Brew.
Pumpkin Spice Pancakes make a seasonal return to IHOP for fall 2023 and bring along new Pumpkin Spice Cold Foam Cold Brew for the ride.

Noodles & Company Adds New Chicken Parmesan to Menu

Noodles & Company Chicken Parmesan.
Noodles & Company adds new Chicken Parmesan as the chain's first baked entrée offering (they bake it to melt the cheese).

Nathan's Famous Serves Up New New York Chopped Cheese Hero

Nathan's Famous New York Chopped Cheese Hero.
Nathan's Famous serves up their own take on New York's signature chopped cheese sandwich with the arrival of the new New York Chopped Cheese Hero at participating locations.
Sep 21, 2023

Review: Taco Bell - Cheesy Jalapeño Mexican Pizza

Taco Bell Cheesy Jalapeño Mexican Pizza top-down view.

Taco Bell's Cheesy Jalapeño Mexican Pizza features a layer of seasoned beef and refried beans between two crispy tortilla shells, topped with with Mexican pizza sauce, shredded three-cheese blend, nacho cheese sauce, diced tomatoes, and pickled jalapeños. It's basically a regular Mexican Pizza but with the addition of nacho cheese and jalapeños on top.

DiGiorno Launches New Classic Crust Pizza Line

DiGiorno Classic Crust Pizzas.
DiGiorno launches their new Classic Crust Pizza line as a series of thin-crust pizzas with plentiful toppings for a reasonable price.

Each DiGiorno Classic Crust Pizza features a half-pound combination of cheese, sauce, and toppings on a "buttery, crispy" thin crust.

Pumpkin Cheesecake is Back at Olive Garden for Fall 2023

Olive Garden Pumpkin Cheesecake.
Pumpkin Cheesecake finds its way back onto the Olive Garden menu for fall 2023.

Carl's Jr. Blends New Salted Caramel Pretzel Milkshake

Carl's Jr. Salted Caramel Pretzel Milkshake.
Carl's Jr. blends the new Salted Caramel Pretzel Milkshake for a limited time this fall.

Mod Pizza Keeps Pocket Pies on Menu Permanently

Mod Pocket Pies.
Mod Pizza decides to keep Pocket Pies on the menu permanently. Pocket Pies were originally a limited-time menu item that launched on March 14, 2023 (Pi Day).
Sep 20, 2023

See's Debuts New Milk Peanut Butter Footballs

See's Milk Peanut Butter Footballs.
See's Candies celebrates the 2023 football season with the debut of new, limited-time Milk Peanut Butter Footballs.

Jack in the Box Welcomes New Angry Monster Taco

Jack in the Box Angry Monster Taco.
Jack in the Box welcomes the new Angry Monster Taco along the returning Monster Taco for a limited time ahead of Halloween.

Zaxby's Introduces New Fried Chicken Philly

Zaxby's Fried Chicken Philly sandwich.

Zaxby's introduces the new Fried Chicken Philly as a limited-time take on the Philly cheesesteak.

Zaxby's twist on the Philly features fried chicken, garlic aioli, melted American cheese, grilled peppers, and onions on a toasted hoagie roll. You can also opt to get it with grilled chicken instead of fried chicken.

Frosty Boo! Books Back at Wendy's for Halloween 2023

Wendy's 2023 Frosty Boo! Book.
Frosty Boo! Books are back at Wendy's for the 2023 Halloween season to help raise money to support foster care adoption through the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption (Dave Thomas was the founder of Wendy's and was himself an adoptee).

King's Hawaiian Pork & Slaw Sandwich Returns to Firehouse Subs

King's Hawaiian King's Hawaiian Pork & Slaw Sandwich.
The King's Hawaiian Pork & Slaw Sandwich makes a limited time return to the Firehouse Subs' menu this fall and is available now for ordering online through the chain's website or mobile app. It will be available for in-restaurant ordering starting September 25, 2023.
Sep 19, 2023

Review: Wendy's - Pumpkin Spice Frosty Cream Cold Brew

Wendy's Pumpkin Spice Frosty Cream Cold Brew side-view.

Wendy's Pumpkin Spice Frosty Cream Cold Brew features cold-brewed coffee mixed with pumpkin spice syrup and Frosty creamer, served over ice.