Steak is the star of several new restaurant offerings.
Sonic is serving new Footlong Philly sandwiches in classic and spicy varieties. The classic sandwich features grilled steak and onions topped with melted cheese sauce in a footlong bun, while the spicy variety adds sliced jalapeños and a zesty Baja sauce.
Subway is adding to its sandwich smorgasbord with the new Chipotle Cheesesteak sandwich. Served on new Sunflower Crunch bread, the sandwich features steak, shredded Monterey cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, green peppers, red onions, jalapeños and a smoky chipotle Southwest sauce.
Jack in the Box is launching two new steak-centric menu items.
The Blue Cheese & Bacon Ribeye Burger features a 100% ribeye beef patty, blue cheese and hickory-smoked bacon on a potato bun.
The new Steak & Egg Breakfast Burrito is loaded with prime rib steak, scrambled eggs, crispy hash browns and melted cheese wrapped in a warm flour tortilla.
Dunkin’ is piling on the protein with its new All You Can Eat Meat Breakfast Sandwich. Served on a toasted croissant, the sandwich features two strips of bacon, two slices of ham, one sausage patty, egg and American cheese.
Chili’s Grill & Bar is bolstering its burger selection with the new Queso Burger. The sandwich features a half-pound beef patty covered in white queso and topped with crunchy tortilla strips and pico de gallo served on a toasted brioche bun.
Olive Garden is expanding its dessert and appetizer menus with a new cheesecake and a new dip.
The Chocolate Chunkin’ Pumpkin Cheesecake is a slice of pumpkin cheesecake with a chocolate cookie crust topped with brownie and chocolate fudge.
The Lasagna Dip features layers of cheese and meat sauce topped with smoked mozzarella that is baked and served with pasta chips tossed with Parmesan and garlic salt.
Cold Stone Creamery is offering two new ice cream flavors for fall: Sea Salt Caramel Ice Cream made with Ghirardelli chocolate and Banana Bread Batter Ice Cream. The new flavors are featured in two new promotional creations.
The Sweet & Salty Twist combines the new Sea Salt Caramel Ice Cream with Ghirardelli milk chocolate caramel squares, pretzels and Ghirardelli sea salt caramel sauce.
The Almost Baked Banana Bread creation features Banana Bread Batter Ice Cream, bananas, pecans and cinnamon.
Pinkberry is adding a new flavor to its lineup of low-fat milk ice cream. The chain recommends pairing the new Tiramisu Ice Cream with a lady finger, whipped cream and a dusting of cocoa powder.