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Jul 19, 2024

Hardee's Introduces New Frisco BLT Burger and Chicken Sandwich

Hardee's Frisco BLT Angus Burger and Frisco BLT Hand-Breaded Chicken Sandwich.
This summer, Hardee's adds the new Frisco BLT Angus Burger and Frisco BLT Hand-Breaded Chicken Sandwich to the menu for a limited time at participating locations.

2024 National Ice Cream Day Deals and Specials

Dairy Queen's Chocolate Dilly Bar.
Sunday, July 21, 2024 is National Ice Cream Day, and quite a few ice cream makers and big-name food brands are offering a deal or promotion to celebrate the summer-friendly dessert. In case you're looking to join the festivities, here's a list of 2024 National Ice Cream Day deals and specials:
Jul 18, 2024

Review: Krispy Kreme - Passport to Paris Donuts

A box of a dozen donuts from Krispy Kreme's Passport to Paris Collection.

Krispy Kreme's Passport to Paris Donuts are a trio of donuts inspired by Parisian desserts. They include the Raspberry & Vanilla Crème Donut, Crème Brûlée Donut, and Double Chocolate Éclair Donut.

Panera Adds New Spicy Sandwiches and Avocado Toast

Panera's new Avocado Toasts.
Panera continues its "New Era" menu changes by introducing two spicy sandwiches--the Spicy Fiesta Chicken Sandwich and limited-time Kickin' Grilled Cheese. Also new is Avocado Toast, which is joined by the return of Blueberry Bagels and Sesame Bagels.

Jack in the Box Buttery Jack Burgers Now Made with Smashed Patties

Jack in the Box's Bacon & Swiss Buttery Smashed Jack burger.
Jack in the Box looks to build upon the success of the Smashed Jack by now making its Buttery Jack burgers with the smashed patty of the Smashed Jack. They're now calling them, "Buttery Smashed Jack" burgers.

Taco Bell Debuts New Cheesy Street Chalupas

An order of Taco Bell's Cheesy Street Chalupas.
Taco Bell debuts new Cheesy Street Chalupas as a limited-time menu item that features a new Quesalupa-inspired cheesy chalupa shell paired with the fresh onions and cilantro that you'd find on a classic street taco (which is generally a simple affair of a corn tortilla filled with meat, onion, cilantro, and salsa).

El Pollo Loco Welcomes Three New Fire-Grilled Chicken Burritos

El Pollo Loco's new Fire-Grilled Chicken Burritos.
El Pollo Loco updates its burrito offerings with the addition of three new Fire-Grilled Chicken Burritos. Each of the new burritos includes handmade guacamole inside. They're meant to be "more portable, flavorful, filling, and convenient" than the fast-food chain's previous burritos.
Jul 17, 2024

Spicy Chicken Strips Return to Jack in the Box Along with Two New Sauces

Jack in the Box's 2-piece Spicy Chicken Strips Snack Box.
Spicy Chicken Strips are back at Jack in the Box for a limited time at participating locations through August 5, 2024. They arrive with two new dipping sauces: Honey Sriracha and Bacon Ranch.

Popeyes Offers $2 Happy Hour Sides Deal on Tuesdays and Thursdays

A selection of Popeyes' regular-size sides.
Popeyes is running a $2 Happy Hour Sides deal available on digital orders from 5PM to 9PM local time on Tuesdays and Thursdays. During the fast-food chain's Happy Hour, you can purchase a regular-size side for $2 each (up to three per order) at participating locations nationwide.

Carl's Jr. Tests New Everything Seasoning Shake and More

Carl's Jr.'s Everything Bagel Seasoning menu.
Carl's Jr. features everything bagel seasoning in a test of the Everything Shake, Double Everything Burger, and Everything Breakfast Burger for a limited time at participating locations in Palm Springs, CA.

Ore-Ida Releases New Fudge n’ Vanilla French Fry Pop

A French Fry Pop held over a bowl of fries.
Ore-Ida teams up with GoodPop to combine their respective French fry and ice cream know-how and release the new, limited-edition Fudge n' Vanilla French Fry Pop.

Turkey Hill Launches New Late Night Ice Cream Line

Turkey Hill's Late Night Ice Cream line.
Ice cream maker Turkey Hill launches its new Late Night Ice Cream as a line of indulgent ice cream flavors geared towards being eaten in the wee hours. According to Turkey Hill, "94% of personal ice cream consumers indulge in the evening, after dinner, and late night."

Turkey Hill's new Late Night Ice Creams include the following flavors:

Jul 16, 2024

Review: Popeyes - Honey Lemon Pepper Boneless Wings

A container of six Popeyes' Honey Lemon Pepper Boneless Wings.

Popeyes Honey Lemon Pepper Boneless Wings feature small, crispy-fried boneless chicken pieces tossed in a Honey Lemon Pepper sauce.

New Maruchan Hot & Spicy Chicken Ramen-Flavored Funyuns Revealed

Bags of Maruchan Hot & Spicy Chicken Ramen-flavored Funyuns.
Onion-flavored rings brand Funyuns partners with ramen brand Maruchan to release new limited-edition ramen-flavored, onion-flavored rings.

Arby's Adds Jalapeno Bites to Two for $6 Mix-and-Match Deal

Arby's two-for-$6 mix-and-match-deal options.
Arby's does a mid-summer refresh of its two-for-$6 "Everyday Value" mix-and-match deal and adds Jalapeno Bites to the available options while removing Mozzarella Sticks.

As it stands, the current selection for Arby's two-for-$6 mix-and-match deal includes:

Subway Introduces New Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich in Canada

Subway Canada's Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches.
As a limited-time dessert for the summer, Subway Canada introduces the new Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich.

Little Caesars Offers $7.99 Large Thin Crust Pepperoni Pizza Deal

Little Caesars' Large Thin-Crust Pepperoni Pizza
For a limited time, Little Caesars is offering a deal where you can get a large thin-crust pepperoni pizza for $7.99 (a large thin-crust cheese pizza is also available for the same price). Additionally, the pizza will be available Hot-N-Ready from 4 to 8 PM for quick pickup.
Jul 15, 2024

Review: Popeyes - Classic Boneless Wings

A container of Popeyes' Classic Boneless Wings.

Popeyes Classic Boneless Wings feature crispy-fried chicken breast pieces marinated with "Louisiana spices."

2024 National Hot Dog Day Deals and Specials

Dog Haus chili dog.
July 17, 2024 is National Hot Dog Day, when we celebrate the frankfurter sausage in a bun. Here's a list of 2024 National Hot Dog Day deals and specials to save help save some money:

Plant-Based Beyond Orange Chicken Returns to Panda Express

Panda Express' Beyond Orange Chicken.
Citing customer demand, Beyond Original Orange Chicken is back at Panda Express at participating locations nationwide.

Krispy Kreme Welcomes New Paris-Themed Donuts Ahead of 2024 Summer Olympics

Krispy Kreme "Passport to Paris" donuts.
With the 2024 Summer Olympics coming up in Paris starting on July 26th, Krispy Kreme gives a nod to "iconic Parisian desserts" by introducing a trio of Paris-themed donuts that the donut chain is calling the "Passport to Paris Collection."

Arby's Tests New Quarter Pound Pulled Pork Sandwich

Arby's Quarter Pound Pulled Pork Sandwich combo meal.
Arby's has been spotted testing a new Quarter Pound Pulled Pork Sandwich for a limited time at participating locations in the Evansville, IN area and Oklahoma City, OK area.
Jul 14, 2024

Crumbl Bakes Cannoli Cookies and More Through July 20, 2024

Crumbl's Cannoli Cookie.
Crumbl bakes Cannoli Cookies and more for this week's limited-time cookie lineup.

The full cookie selection for the week ending July 20, 2024 at Crumbl includes:

Jack in the Box Debuts New Chicken & Waffle Sticks

Jack in the Box's Chicken & Waffle Sticks.
Jack in the Box debuts new Chicken & Waffle Sticks as a portable twist on chicken and waffles.
Jul 13, 2024

KFC Launches New Spicy Fried Chicken-Flavored Ruffles Potato Chips

Bags of Ruffles Double Crunch KFC Zinger-flavored potato chips in Canada.
KFC and Ruffles partner to introduce new Ruffles Double Crunch KFC Zinger-flavored potato chips in Canada. The chips are available at grocery retailer and select KFC restaurants across Canada.

Wingstop Keeps Hot Honey Rub Flavor on Permanently

Wingstop's Hot Honey Rub Chicken Sandwich.
Wingstop has announced that it is keeping Hot Honey Rub, initially a limited-time flavor, as a part of the fast-food chain's permanent lineup of wing/tenders/chicken sandwich flavors.
Jul 12, 2024

Review: Jimmy Dean - Sausage, Egg and Cheese Blueberry Griddle Cake Sandwich

A box of Jimmy Dean Sausage, Egg and Cheese Blueberry Griddle Cake Sandwiches.

Jimmy Dean's Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Blueberry Griddle Cake Sandwich feature a sausage patty, egg, and American cheese slice sandwiched between two blueberry pancakes.

Del Taco Updates $2 and Under Value Menu with "Del's Real Deal$"

Del's Real Deals $2 and Under value menu.
Del Taco refreshes its "Del's Dollar Deals" value menu with the new "Del's Real Deal$" value menu, which consists of 15 items priced at $2 or less (may vary).

The latest iteration of Del Taco's value menu includes the following items:

Jack in the Box Introduces New $5 Big Deal Meal

Jack in the Box's $5 Big Deal Meal with a Jr. Jumbo Jack Cheeseburger.
Jack in the Box wades into the current $5 value meal competition with the introduction of the new $5 Big Deal Meal.

Available for a limited time at participating locations nationwide, Jack's $5 Big Deal Meal includes:

Blue Bell Churns Out New Cookies 'n Cream Cheesecake Ice Cream

Containers of Blue Bell Cookies 'n Cream Cheesecake ice cream.
Blue Bell introduces new Cookies 'n Cream Cheesecake ice cream as its latest, limited-time flavor.

2024 National Mac and Cheese Day Deals and Specials

Pilot's mac and cheese.
Sunday, July 14, 2024, is National Mac and Cheese Day, and while mac & cheese doesn't quite have the fast-food or chain restaurant footprint of say French fries, there are a few deals that I managed to find to help celebrate the occasion.

Here's a list of 2024 National Mac and Cheese Day deals and specials (as usual, I'll update if I find any more):

Jul 11, 2024

KFC Welcomes New Saucy Chicken Sandwiches

KFC's Honey BBQ Saucy Chicken Sandwich.
KFC welcomes new Saucy Chicken Sandwiches as its KFC Sandwich with the addition of a choice of Saucy Nuggets sauce.

New Korean BBQ Flavored Spam Arrives

A can of Korean BBQ Flavored Spam.
Hormel welcomes new Korean BBQ Flavored Spam as a permanent flavor of the famed canned meat that is available now exclusively at Walmart (both in-stores and online).

Bojangles Debuts New Peach Cobbler

Bojangles' Peach Cobbler.
Bojangles offers its own take on a Southern classic with the launch of the chain's new Peach Cobbler. Additionally, the BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich is back for a limited time.

Blaze Pizza Launches New Cinnamon Bread

Blaze Pizza's new Cinnamon Bread.
Blaze Pizza launches new Cinnamon Bread as a shareable dessert option for $4.99 (may vary).

Sonic Puts Together New $1.99 Value Menu

Sonic $1.99 value menu.
Sonic introduces a new $1.99 value menu that's meant to offer a variety of discounted menu items at an affordable price.
Jul 10, 2024

Review: McDonald's - Kit Kat Banana Split McFlurry

Side view of a McDonald's Kit Kat Banana Split McFlurry next to a quarter.

McDonald's Kit Kat Banana Split McFlurry features vanilla soft serve mixed with bits of Kit Kat candy bar, freeze-dried banana, and strawberry clusters.

Subway Introduces New SubKrunch Topping and Cheddar Cheese Sauce

Subway adds some new ingredients with the launch of a new SubKrunch topping, a new Cheddar Cheese sauce, and the return of BBQ sauce. The new ingredients are featured in three new Subway Series subs: Honey Mustard BBQ Chicken, Spicy Nacho Chicken, and Cheesy Garlic Steak.

Burger King Reveals New Fiery Menu Featuring Five Tiers of Heat

Burger King's new Fiery Menu.
Burger King reveals its new, limited-time Fiery Menu ahead of a national launch starting July 18, 2024. The new menu features five items, each representing one of five tiers of spicy heat ranging from "mild to wild."

The Fiery Menu includes the following items:

2024 National French Fry Day Deals and Specials

A medium order of McDonald's French fries.
Friday, July 12, 2024 is National French Fry Day and giving the ubiquity of fries at most major restaurant chains (and the relatively cheap cost of fried potatoes), there are quite a few promotions to help you along if you're looking to celebrate.

Here's a list of 2024 French Fry Day deals and specials that I put together:

Smoky BLT Quarter Pounder Returns to McDonald's

McDonald's Smoky BLT Quarter Pounder with Cheese.
The Smoky BLT Quarter Pounder with Cheese is back at participating McDonald's restaurants nationwide for a limited time. A double patty version, the Smoky BLT Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese, is also available.
Jul 9, 2024

Krispy Kreme Offers a Dozen Original Glazed Donuts for 87 Cents with Any Dozen Donuts Purchase on July 12, 2024

Krispy Kreme 2024 birthday dozen deal.
Krispy Kreme celebrates 87 years of business by offering a deal where you can get a dozen of the chain's signature Original Glazed Donuts for 87 cents with the purchase of any dozen donuts at regular price on Friday, July 12, 2024, at participating locations across the US, while supplies last.

Red Lobster Partners with Flavor Flav for "Signature Meal"

Red Lobster's Flavor Flav's Faves meal.
Red Lobster and celebrity Flavor Flav team up to launch the limited-time Flavor Flav's Faves Signature Meal nationwide.

Free Slurpees at 7-Eleven on July 11, 2024

7-Eleven celebrates its 97th birthday on Thursday, July 11, 2024, by offering free small Slurpees at participating 7-Eleven, Speedway, and Stripes stores nationwide. The day is sometimes referred to as "7-Eleven Day" and "Slurpee Day."

Insomnia Welcomes New Churro Cheesecake Cookie and More

Insomnia Cookies adds two limited-time cookies to the menu this month. The new cookies include the Churro Cheesecake cookie and the Caramel Apple Stroopwafel cookie.

Starbucks Offers Free Reusable Straw with Cold Drink Purchase on July 10, 2024

A Starbucks Frappuccino with a reusable summer straw.
If you're a Starbucks drinker and are looking to get a free reusable straw, you're in luck: The coffee-cafe chain will be giving away a free "limited-edition reusable summer straw" with the purchase of any cold handcrafted drink on Wednesday, July 10, 2024.
Jul 8, 2024

Review: Chick-fil-A - Maple Pepper Bacon Sandwich

Side view of Chick-fil-A's Maple Pepper Bacon Sandwich.

Chick-fil-A's Maple Pepper Bacon Sandwich features a lemon herb-marinated, grilled chicken breast filet served with pepper jack cheese, green leaf lettuce, bacon tossed in a brown sugar-pepper blend, and sweet and spicy pickles, on a toasted maple-flavored brioche bun.

New Kit Kat Banana Split McFlurry Arrives at McDonald's

McDonald's welcomes a new, limited-edition McFlurry flavor for summer 2024: the Kit Kat Banana Split McFlurry.

7-Eleven Debuts New Chicken Nuggets and More

7-Eleven Chicken Nuggets.
7-Eleven debuts several new hot menu items and new beverages for summer 2024, including new Chicken Nuggets. You can find the new items at participating 7-Eleven, Speedway, and Stripes stores nationwide.

The new menu additions include:

Zaxby's Adds New Chicken Finger Tacos and Fried Cheesecake Bites

Zaxbys Chicken Finger Tacos.
Zaxby's adds two new menu items for summer 2024: Chicken Finger Tacos and Fried Cheesecake Bites with Strawberry Sauce.