KANSAS CITY — Unique flavors and ingredients are mingling on menus. From citrus soda flavored chicken wings to treats featuring a blend of biscuits and cookies, flavor and food fusions are flourishing.
Mountain Dew mixes with wings in Buffalo Wild Wings new menu item: Mountain Dew-flavored wings. The chain’s new sauce, called Zesty Citrus sauce, features the citrus flavor of Mountain Dew along with lemongrass and red pepper flakes.
Gourmet Gouda and Gruyere cheeses fuse with fast-food fare in Wendy’s new Gouda Bacon Cheeseburger and Bacon Fondue Fries. The burger, served on a toasted brioche bun, offers aged Gouda and a Swiss Gruyere cheese sauce along with a quarter-pound beef patty, garlic aioli, three strips of applewood-smoked bacon, red onions, tomato and spring mix. The Bacon Fondue Fries feature the same Swiss Gruyere sauce on a bed of sea salt fries topped with bits of applewood-smoked bacon.
Church’s Chicken blends biscuits and cookies with its new Red Velvet Oreo Biscuit Bites. The treat consists of a mix between honey-butter biscuits and red velvet Oreo cookies topped with vanilla icing glaze.