New beverages boast innovative ingredients.
Starbucks is launching two new layered Frappuccino varieties. Both blended beverages feature a new sweet cold brew whipped cream that is infused with cold brew coffee, dark caramel sauce and white chocolate mocha sauce.
The Ultra Caramel Frappuccino features sweet cold brew whipped cream and dark caramel sauce layered with a dark caramel coffee Frappuccino made with dark caramel sauce, Frappuccino Roast coffee and milk all blended with ice. The blended beverage is then finished with a sweet cold brew whipped cream topping and a swirl of dark caramel drizzle.
The new Triple Mocha Frappuccino starts with a layer of sweet cold brew whipped cream atop a layer of dark mocha sauce topped with a mocha Frappuccino made with mocha sauce, Frappuccino Roast coffee and milk blended with ice. The beverage’s final layer features sweet cold brew whipped cream and a swirl of dark mocha drizzle.
Dunkin’ Donuts is debuting two new beverages and a new donut inspired by the cosmos.
The new Cosmic Cotton Candy Coolatta is a blended beverage featuring cotton candy flavor topped with blue raspberry.
The Cosmic Pineapple Coolatta combines pineapple-flavored Coolatta with blue raspberry.
The Comet Candy Donut is decorated with white icing and topped with pink, blue and purple cotton candy flavored popping candy.
Caribou Coffee Is launching a new line of beverages featuring bubbles, which are chewy coconut jellies flavored with caramel. The morsels are the stars of the new iced Raspberry Green Tea, blended Caramel Cooler and blended Matcha Tea Cooler. The Matcha Tea Cooler is made with a blend of matcha powder, vanilla, half & half and Caribou Coffee shake mix served on a bed of bubbles.
Tropical Smoothie Café
Tropical Smoothie Café is introducing the Citrus Cactus Smoothie, featuring a blend of cactus, orange, apple, mango, pineapple and lime juice.
Burger King’s new Sourdough Chicken Club features a breaded 100% white meat seasoned chicken filet topped with thick-cut smoked bacon, American cheese, lettuce, tomato slices and mayonnaise on a toasted sourdough bun.
Baskin-Robbins is serving new Sundae Shakes, which feature a milkshake base topped with an ice cream scoop and sundae toppings such as whipped cream, chopped nuts and a cherry. The Sundae Shakes may be made with any milkshake and ice cream flavor combination.
New from Taco Bell is the Wilder Naked Chicken Chalupa, featuring a white meat crispy chicken shell filled with Mexican spices and seasonings, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, cheddar cheese and an avocado ranch sauce all topped with a new smoky Wild sauce.
Arby’s is bringing back its Bourbon BBQ sandwiches and adding a new offering to the lineup.
The new Bourbon BBQ Triple Stack features hickory-smoked brisket, U.S.D.A.-choice Angus steak, buttermilk chicken, brown sugar bacon, crispy onion strings, cheddar cheese and a barbecue sauce made with oak barrel-aged Kentucky bourbon, cider vinegar, tomato paste, brown sugar, yellow mustard and Worcestershire sauce.
Culver’s is adding six new flavors to its Flavor of the Day frozen custard lineup, each debuting on the 10th of the month.
Cappuccino Cookie Crumble, which debuted May 10, features vanilla frozen custard blended with espresso, crushed sugar cookies and swirls of chocolate.
Blackberry Cobbler, debuting June 10, features cinnamon granola crumble, blackberries and vanilla frozen custard.
Chocolate Pretzel Crunch, debuting July 10, features chopped Bavarian pretzels, chocolate and salted caramel with vanilla frozen custard.
Peanut Butter Cookie Dough, debuting August 10, features peanut butter frozen custard mixed with roasted peanuts and chunks of chocolate chip cookie dough.
Dark Chocolate Decadence, debuting September 10, features dark chocolate and a blend of premium cocoas.
Peanut Butter Salted Caramel, debuting October 10, features peanut butter custard, roasted peanuts and ribbons of salted caramel.
Einstein Bros. Bagels
Einstein Bros. Bagels’ new Mac & Cheese Bagel, made with Annie’s Homegrown macaroni and cheese, is the vehicle for two out of six of the chain’s new limited-time sandwiches inspired by the flavors of the Midwest, South and Southwest.
The Midwest-inspired Cheesy Mac Breakfast Sandwich features thick-cut bacon, eggs and cheddar cheese on the Mac & Cheese bagel.
The Cheesy Mac Lunch Sandwich, featuring ham, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion and mayo on the Mac & Cheese bagel.
Featuring the flavors of the South, the Crispy Chicken & Tater Breakfast Sandwich features crispy chicken breast, eggs, cheddar cheese and country pepper shmear on a cheesy hash brown bagel.
The Crispy Chicken & Tater Lunch Sandwich features crispy chicken breast, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion and mayo on a cheesy hash brown bagel.
Evoking the tastes of the Southwest, the Green Chile Egg White Sandwich features turkey sausage, egg whites, pepper jack cheese, tomatillo salsa and reduced fat plain shmear served on a green chile bagel.
The Green Chile Club Sandwich features turkey, thick-cut bacon, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion and mayo on a green chile bagel.
Noodles & Co.
Noodles & Co. is introducing "Zoodles," or noodles made from spiralized zucchinis, that are the base of two new dishes.
The Zucchini Romesco features zoodles topped with a chunky red pepper sauce, almonds, sundried tomatoes and vegetables including broccoli and carrots.
The Zucchini Thai Green Curry with Shrimp features pineapple, broccoli, red onion, snap peas, lime, black sesame seeds and cilantro on a bed of zoodles topped with a sweet coconut green curry sauce.
Dairy Queen is debuting three new Blizzard Treats for the summer.
The new Jurassic Chomp Blizzard Treat features chocolate-dipped peanut butter bites and fudge topping blended with vanilla soft serve.
The Summer Berry Cheesecake Blizzard Treat combines cheesecake pieces, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries with vanilla soft serve.
The Twix Blizzard Treat mixes chopped Twix bar pieces and caramel topping with vanilla soft serve.
The three new Blizzard Treat varieties join the S’mores Blizzard Treat and Cotton Candy Blizzard Treat on Dairy Queen’s Summer Blizzard Treat menu.
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are offering a new milkshake and a new burger.
The Jolly Rancher Milkshake features vanilla ice cream blended with pieces of Jolly Rancher candies.
The Memphis BBQ Thickburger features a charbroiled 100% Black Angus beef patty, a layer of smoked pulled pork, Memphis barbecue sauce, crispy fried onions and cheese.
El Pollo Loco
El Pollo Loco is pumping up the protein on its menu with its new line of Double Protein Avocado Bowls.
The Double Chicken Power Bowl features a double portion of fire-grilled chicken, avocado, spinach, corn, black beans, cotija cheese, citrus sauce and pico de gallo.
The Double Shrimp Mango Bowl contains a double portion of Baja shrimp marinated in chipotle chiles and garlic, avocado, spinach, carrots, brown rice, mango salsa and cabbage.
The Double Chicken Superfood Bowl features a double portion of chicken, avocado, spinach, onions, brown rice, black beans, pico de gallo, cilantro and citrus sauce.
The Double Chicken Fresh Bowl contains a double portion of chicken, avocado, spinach, brown rice, jack cheese, carrots, cabbage, citrus sauce, cilantro and pico de gallo.
Corner Bakery Café
Corner Bakery Café is adding a trio of new offerings to its menu.
The Strawberry Lemon Pancakes plate includes four pancakes topped with strawberries, lemon curd, whipped cream and vanilla maple syrup.
The Caprese Panini, served on sourdough bread, is stuffed with mozzarella cheese, roasted red peppers, Roma tomatoes, arugula and balsamic vinaigrette, then grilled.
The Pasta Primavera features roasted bruschetta tomatoes, spinach and red peppers on a bed of cavatappi pasta all tossed in a light cream sauce.