New chicken sandwich offerings fan the flames of the chicken sandwich wars.
Checkers and Rally’s restaurants are launching new Mother Cruncher chicken sandwiches, featuring an all-white meat chicken breast coated and deep fried in a “mega crunch” breading.
The Bacon BBQ Mother Cruncher Chicken Sandwich is topped with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, two slices of bacon, pickles, honey mustard, shredded iceberg lettuce and crispy fried onion pieces served on a toasted bun.
The Classic Mother Cruncher Chicken Sandwich is made with a new creamy Squawk Sauce, pickles, iceberg lettuce and a slice of tomato served on a toasted bun.
Sonic is downsizing its chicken sandwiches with the launch of new Chicken Slingers. The classic version features all-white meat crispy chicken, mayo and pickles on a brioche slider bun. The sandwich also comes in a spicy version, which adds Sonic’s spicy ranch sauce.
Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken is getting in on the chicken sandwich craze with its own entry. The chain’s new Chicken Sandwich features a 4-oz, battered and honey-dipped white meat chicken fillet topped with dill pickles and chipotle ranch dressing served on a warm brioche bun. The sandwich may be ordered spicy or original.
New from Baskin-Robbins is Surprise Party Ice Cream, the ice cream operator’s flavor of the month for June 2020. The treat features pink and blue cake batter flavored iced cream swirled with yellow buttercream flavored ice cream.
Little Caesars is filling its signature Crazy Bread with cheese to create new Stuffed Crazy Bread. The filled breadsticks are stuffed with warm cheese, topped with garlic and grated Parmesan cheese and served with a side of Crazy Sauce for dipping.
Wendy’s is introducing the Summer Strawberry Salad, made with diced grilled chicken breast, Parmesan cheese, asiago cheese, fontina cheese, applewood-smoked bacon and strawberries served on a bed of romaine lettuce and spring mix greens. The salad comes with champagne vinaigrette and candied almonds on the side.
Krispy Kreme is transforming three classic treats into donuts with its new Dessert Doughnuts Collection.
Available for a limited time, the collection includes donut versions of three favorites: Banana Pudding, Coconut Cake and Mississippi Mud Pie.
The Banana Pudding Doughnut is filled with banana pudding, dipped in light yellow icing and topped with Kreme and three mini vanilla wafer cookies.
The Coconut Cake Doughnut features a coconut flavored cake donut topped with cream cheese icing and dipped in shredded coconut.
The Mississippi Mud Pie Doughnut is filled with Chocolate Pie Kreme, dipped in chocolate icing, topped with cookie and graham crumbles and finished with a marshmallow drizzle.
Two new Layered Lifestyle Bowls are joining the Nékter Juice Bar menu.
The Energy Bowl features a blend of acai, cashew nutmilk, strawberries, blueberries, banana and guarana topped with a layer of vegan coconut yogurt all finished with a layer of hemp granola, strawberries, blueberries, banana slices and agave.
The Immunity Bowl features a base of pitaya, cashew nutmilk, acerola cherry, strawberry and banana topped with a layer of blue chia vanilla pudding made with blue spirulina all finished with hemp granola, strawberries, banana slices and agave.
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop is adding American Wagyu beef from Snake River Farms to its menu. The ultra-premium beef is the star of three new sandwiches and a new salad.
The American Wagyu Roast Beef Sub features American Wagyu roast beef, provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato onions and mayo on a sub roll.
The American Wagyu Slaw Be Jo Sub pairs American Wagyu beef with provolone cheese then tops it with Russian dressing, cole slaw and mayo all served on a sub roll.
The American Wagyu Cheese Steak Sub features American Wagyu beef, melted white American cheese, fried onions and hot or sweet peppers all served on a sub roll.
The Wagyu and Bleu Salad combines American Wagyu roast beef, mixed greens, gorgonzola cheese crumbles, sweet peppers, crispy cheddar onions, diced tomatoes and gorgonzola vinaigrette.
Coolgreens is now offering the Sunshine Bowl, a new vegetarian dish made with riced cauliflower, snap peas, pickled vegetables, grape tomatoes, olives and a new lemon vinaigrette dressing. Consumers may add roasted chicken, seasoned tofu, grilled shrimp or grilled salmon to the bowl.
Yogurtland is expanding its frozen dessert offerings with new Orange Blossom White Peach Light Ice Cream. The floral flavored treat is made with white peach and orange blossom flavors mixed into Yogurtland’s light ice cream made with California milk.
Grimaldi’s Pizzeria is launching its Summer Selections menu, featuring a new pizza, salad and two desserts.
The Barbecue Chicken Pizza is made with Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce, oven roasted chicken, smoked bacon, red onion and cilantro.
The Strawberry Spinach Salad tosses baby spinach with feta cheese crumbles, red onion, almonds, strawberries and strawberry vinaigrette.
The Blueberry Cheesecake is a slice of vanilla cheesecake laced with blueberry swirl and blueberries all topped with granola and whipped cream.
The Strawberry Cheesecake is a slice of strawberry cheesecake served with sliced strawberries and whipped cream.
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