Restaurants are steeped in new cold-brew coffee offerings.
McDonald’s is adding cold brew to its McCafe beverage line. The new Cold Brew Frozen Coffee features a cold brew extract blended with ice. The Cold Brew Frappe is the same as the Cold Brew Frozen Coffee but is topped with whipped cream and a chocolate drizzle.
Cold brew is coming to 7-Eleven. The company’s new Cold Brew Iced Coffee is slow steeped for 12 to 24 hours and may be customized with creamers, sweeteners, toppings and syrups.
Juice It Up! Has launched several new menu additions, including two cold brew-infused offerings.
The PB Cold Brew Mocha Smoothie features a blend of soy milk, nonfat yogurt, cold-brew coffee, chocolate, peanut butter, protein powder and banana.
The Cold Brew Acai Bowl features nonfat yogurt, organic acai, cold-brew coffee, soy milk, banana, cinnamon and guarana.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is debuting a trio of new cold brew beverages.
The new Vietnamese Cold-Brew Coffee features cold-brew coffee made from a blend of Bali Blue Moon and Ethiopia Yirgacheffe coffees with chicory combined with sweetened condensed milk.
The Mango Cold Brew Tea is a cold-brewed Scottish breakfast tea blended with mango puree.
The Black Cherry Cold Brew Tea is a cold-brewed Scottish breakfast tea blended with black cherry puree
Burger King is bolstering its Chicken Fries offerings with new Crispy Pretzel Chicken Fries, available for a limited time. Made with white meat chicken, Crispy Pretzel Chicken Fries are coated in a salty pretzel breading seasoned with spices and herbs.
Additionally, the chain is introducing the Bacon Swiss Sourdough King, featuring two flame-grilled beef patties totaling more than ½ lb of beef, three half-strips of thick-cut smoked bacon, Swiss cheese, tomatoes and bacon flavored sauce on toasted sourdough bread.
Starbucks is adding three new items to its permanent lineup and three bakery items that will be available for a limited time.
The new Serious Strawberry Frappuccino is a blended beverage featuring a swirl of strawberry fruit puree top with a Strawberries and Crème Frappuccino base (composed of ice, milk and a strawberry infusion blend), topped with another swirl of strawberry puree and vanilla whipped cream.
The Chicken Chorizo and Tortilla Sous Vide Egg Bites are made with chicken chorizo, chipotle salsa and corn tortilla strips.
The Kitchen Sink Cookie combines pecans, pretzels, marshmallows, chocolate chunks, Hydrox cookie pieces, dried cranberries and cashews into one cookie.
Available for a limited time, the Frosted Doughnut Cake Pop features vanilla cake combined with simple syrup and buttercream icing that is dipped in a dark chocolate coating and decorated with either pink or white frosting and sprinkles.
The Confetti Sugar Cookie is a butter cookie that is half-dipped in white chocolate coating and covered with colorful sprinkles.
The Summer Berry Swirl Croissant features layers of flaky crust filled with raspberry, blackberry and strawberry filling.
A pickle juice frozen slush is coming to Sonic Drive-In, featuring a tart and sweet flavor and green hue. The limited-time offering is part of a lineup of new Snow Cone Slushes, which also includes Bahama Mama, Tiger’s Blood and Blue Hawaiian varieties. The Snow Cone Slushes may be customized with the additions of fruit, such as lemon, strawberry, lime and pineapple, or candy, including Nerds or popping candy.
Additionally, Sonic is introducing the Crispy Tender Dinner, featuring three crispy 100% white meat chicken tenders, medium tater tots, onion rings and Texas toast.
Arby’s is introducing the Bacon Beef ’N Cheddar, featuring sliced roast beef with pepper bacon, warm cheddar cheese sauce and red ranch sauce served on a toasted onion roll.
Wendy’s is serving the new Berry Burst Chicken Salad, featuring strawberries, blueberries, feta cheese, toasted almonds and grilled white meat chicken breast on a bed of greens all topped with a raspberry vinaigrette. The limited-time-only salad boasts 41 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber.
IHOP is launching a line of Ultimate Steakburgers, featuring 100% U.S.D.A. choice Black Angus beef patties served on grilled brioche buns.
The Big Brunch features hickory-smoked bacon, a fried egg, a crispy browned potato, American cheese and a signature burger sauce.
The Cowboy BBQ features two onion rings, hickory-smoked bacon, American cheese, lettuce, tomato and barbecue sauce.
The Jalapeño Kick features a blend of sautéed jalapeños, Serrano peppers and onions, hickory-smoked bacon, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, tomato and jalapeno mayo.
The Mushroom & Swiss features sautéed mushrooms, onions, Swiss cheese and mayo.
The Classic features American cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickles and a signature burger sauce.
The Classic with Bacon features hickory-smoked bacon, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickles and a signature burger sauce.
The Mega Monster features two beef patties, American and white cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickles and a signature burger sauce.
Baskin-Robbins is scooping up a new ice cream flavor for the month of June. New Caramel Macchiato Ice Cream features a coffee flavored ice cream with espresso flakes and a salted caramel ribbon.
Olive Garden is launching the new Lasagna Mia platform, allowing customers to create their own lasagna with a base of the restaurant’s new Four Cheese Lasagna. Sauce options include traditional marinara, five cheese marinara, traditional meat sauce and alfredo, and topping choices include garden vegetables, cheese ravioli, mini meatballs, grilled chicken, crispy chicken fritta and sautéed shrimp.
Olive Garden also is offering the new Cannoli Trio, featuring three chocolate-coated cannoli – one filled with chocolate cream, one with strawberry cream and the last with traditional cannoli cream.
New from Jack in the Box is a line of Sauced & Loaded Fries topped with carne asada, chipotle chicken or chorizo. Each variety includes french fries topped with melted cheddar cheese and guacamole plus either steak, chicken or chorizo. The chicken version also includes a smoky aioli.
A new entree and two new sides are joining the Boston Market lineup.
The new Bourbon Bacon Rotisserie Chicken is topped with a sweet bourbon sauce and crispy bacon pieces and is available as half chicken, quarter white or three-piece dark.
The Creamy Parmesan Corn is summer corn mixed with garlic and a three-cheese blend.
The Roasted Garlic Mixed Greens features roasted garlic and mixed greens tossed with caramelized sweet onions, a honey garlic glaze and a sprinkle of salt and pepper.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is bringing back its Campfire menu with four new additions.
The Roasted Sweet Glazed Chicken features a half chicken roasted with Southern sweet tea glaze and served with baked beans, seasoned corn on the cob, cole slaw and a choice of buttermilk biscuits or corn muffins.
The BBQ Pork dish features roasted pork shanks rubbed with smoky seasoning and topped with barbecue sauce served with baked beans, seasoned corn on the cob, kettle chips, pickles and a choice of buttermilk biscuits or corn muffins.
The Smoky Beef Brisket Breakfast features beef brisket served over a sweet pepper and red skinned potato hash topped with two eggs cooked to order, melted Colby cheese, crispy onions, barbecue sour cream and parsley. The breakfast is served with two buttermilk biscuits.
The new S’mores Latte combines marshmallow, milk chocolate and graham cracker flavors with espresso and steamed milk. The beverage, available hot or iced, is then topped with whipped cream, crumbled graham crackers and a small Hershey’s milk chocolate bar.
Pollo Tropical is debuting three new crispy chicken sandwiches, featuring crispy chicken marinated in citrus juices and spices.
The Crispy Chicken BLT Sandwich features crispy chicken breast topped with Swiss cheese, double smoked bacon, sliced tomato, romaine lettuce and chipotle mayo sauce.
The Classic Crispy Chicken Sandwich features crispy chicken breast with sliced tomato, romaine lettuce and Pollo Tropical’s Peppadew sauce.
The Crispy Chipotle Chicken Sandwich features crispy chicken breast with sliced tomato, romaine lettuce and chipotle mayo sauce.
Hardee’s new Hot Chicken Sandwich features a crispy fried chicken breast filet covered in barrel-aged hot sauce with pickles and mayo on toasted sourdough bread.
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