Asian flavors are trending in new restaurant dishes.
Two new Asian-inspired burgers are joining the menu at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews.
The Bacon Curry Burger features a beef patty topped with jalapeño-curry ketchup, curry-flavored red onions, hardwood-smoked bacon, provolone cheese, crispy potato sticks, pickles, shredded romaine and mayo.
The Zen Chicken Burger features grilled chicken breast topped with honey-miso sauce, sweet and sour slaw, hardwood-smoked bacon, cheddar, avocado, pickles and lettuce.
Noodles & Co. is offering a new spin on orange chicken with its new Grilled Orange Chicken Lo Mein. The dish features lo mein noodles sautéed with snap peas, Napa cabbage and red cabbage in a slightly sweet orange sauce topped with grilled chicken, green onions, black sesame seeds and cilantro.
Panda Express is serving new Firecracker Shrimp, made with chopped red and yellow bell peppers, onions, string beans, whole dried chilis and shrimp wok-tossed in a savory black bean sauce.
Taco Bell is bringing back its popular Nacho Fries with a new variety: Buffalo Chicken Nacho Fries. Seasoned with Mexican spices, the fries are topped with shredded chicken, shredded cheddar cheese, warm nacho cheese sauce, pico de gallo, reduced fat sour cream and a tangy buffalo sauce. The fries also can be wrapped in a soft flour tortilla as a burrito.
Burger King is offering a cheesy new twist on its Bacon King sandwich with the launch of the new Cheddar Bacon King. The sandwich features two quarter-lb flame-grilled beef patties topped with thick-cut smoked bacon, four slices of cheddar cheese, ketchup and mayonnaise.
IHOP is introducing the Raspberry Cannoli Crepe, featuring a crepe filled with sweet ricotta cream and chocolate pieces topped with raspberry topping, crunchy cannoli pieces, chocolate chips, whipped topping and powdered sugar.
Corner Bakery Café is offering four new wraps, a new breakfast bowl and a new salad.
The Avocado Breakfast Wrap includes scrambled eggs, avocado, cheddar and spinach in a tomato basil tortilla.
The Chicken Sausage Breakfast Wrap contains scrambled eggs, chicken sausage, cheddar, oven-roasted tomato and spinach in a tomato basil tortilla.
The Bacon Breakfast Wrap is made with scrambled eggs, bacon, cheddar, oven-roasted tomato and spinach folded in a tomato basil tortilla.
The Spicy Shrimp Club Wrap features shrimp, bacon, avocado, tomato, arugula and Calabrian aioli wrapped in a tomato basil tortilla.
The Power Breakfast Egg Bowl combines scrambled eggs, ancient grains, chickpeas, oven-roasted tomato, mozzarella and pesto with baby kale, arugula and spinach.
The Power Greens & Grains Salad blends baby kale, arugula, spinach, ancient grains, chickpeas, cucumber, oven-roasted tomato, hard-boiled egg and honey balsamic vinaigrette.
New at MOD Pizza, The Lucia Pizza features a spicy Calabrian chili red sauce base topped with shredded mozzarella, ricotta, pepperoni and basil.
Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes is expanding its Lifestyle Burger lineup with the addition of The Vegan Burger. Featuring a Dr. Praeger’s black bean burger patty, the sandwich is topped with avocado, grilled onions, sautéed mushrooms, lettuce, tomato and barbecue sauce all served on a non-G.M.O. potato bun.
Yogurtland is introducing a 100% vegan, plant-based chocolate frozen yogurt variety: Salted Chocolate Souffle Frozen Yogurt.
Additionally, the brand is adding Bear Naked white chocolate macadamia nut granola to its self-serve topping selections. The granola features Fair Trade chocolate and nut butter and is U.S.D.A. certified organic, gluten-free and Non-GMO Project verified.
New from Newk’s Eatery is Cauliflower Pizza Crust, a plant-based, gluten-friendly option that may be used with any Newk’s pizza.
A spicy new sandwich has landed at Zaxby’s. The Caribbean Jerk Fillet Sandwich includes a breaded chicken fillet covered with a spicy Caribbean Jerk sauce with sliced banana peppers, lettuce and mayonnaise served on a toasted potato bun.
Quaker Steak & Lube is adding to its menu a new entree, a new sandwich and a new dessert.
The Surf & Turf entree pairs seasoned, pan-seared salmon with a top sirloin steak.
The new Buffalo Chicken Sandwich features breaded and fried chicken tossed in hot sauce with shredded lettuce, tomato, onion and dill pickle chips on a brioche bun.
The Brownie Marshmallow Krisp Sundae stacks a brownie atop a Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treat bar then tops it with vanilla bean ice cream and a fudge drizzle.
Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant has partnered with Caulipower to offer Mexican dishes made with Caulipower cauliflower tortillas. The tortillas are gluten-free, vegan and non-G.M.O.
The Caulipower Roasted Chicken & Veggie Enchiladas and Caulipower Roasted Veggie Enchiladas feature two enchiladas — one topped with zesty ranchera sauce and the other with a salsa de crema — both served with a superfood vegetable medley, avocado slices and a choice of cilantro lime rice or black beans.
Donatos Pizza is serving three new 10-inch cauliflower crust pizzas featuring plant-based sausage.
The Cauliflower Bruschetta Pizza includes red sauce, smoked provolone, green peppers, onions, tomato bruschetta, spinach and plant-based sausage.
The Cauliflower Garden Pizza is made with red sauce, smoked provolone, green peppers, onions, mushrooms and plant-based sausage.
The Cauliflower Heat Pizza is topped with red sauce, smoked provolone, pepper jack cheese, jalapeños, crushed red pepper and plant-based sausage.
Smokey Bones Fire & Grill is revamping its menu with a slew of new items.
The Burnt Ends, offered as an appetizer, are pieces of meat cut from the point half of a smoked brisket.
The Tenderloin Medallions dish features twin 4-oz tenderloin cuts grilled to order and served with red wine sauce and a choice of two sides.
The Smoked Bologna Sliders features smoked thick-cut bologna slathered with Carolina barbecue sauce and served on a slider bun with coleslaw and pickle.
The Housemade BBQ Chips features a ¾-lb serving of chips seasoned with Smokey Bones’ barbecue seasoning and served with a trio of dipping sauces, including chunky blue cheese, barbecue and chipotle ranch.
The Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie features a large chocolate chip cookie baked in a skillet topped with vanilla ice cream, caramel and chocolate.