KANSAS CITY — Regional American flavors are trending in new menu items, with offerings ranging from Nashville hot chicken to Philly cheesesteak.
New at Dog Haus is The Hot Chick, featuring two crispy fried chicken tenders spiced plain, Nashville Hot or Nashville Hotter, with dill pickle slices and slaw all served on grilled King’s Hawaiian rolls.
Newk’s Eatery is introducing the Newk’s Cheesesteak Sandwich, made with medium-rate petite tenderloin steak, pimento cheese, cheddar cheese, red and yellow bell peppers, caramelized onions and mayo on Parisian bread.
At Fazoli’s, customers may order the new Lobster Mac & Cheese, featuring cavatappi noodles with lobster cheddar sauce baked with langostino lobster meat and mozzarella and cheddar cheeses.
Buffalo sauce stars in several launches, including the Angry Buffalo Chicken Pizza at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, topped with garlic white sauce, grilled chicken tossed in Frank’s Xtra Hot Buffalo Wing Sauce, sliced onions, diced celery, green onions and a drizzle of wing sauce. Sweetgreen is serving a new Buffalo Cauliflower side dish, featuring spiced cauliflower paired with Caesar dressing, hot sauce and a scoop of crispy rice.