Restaurants launch lemonade-laden beverages, treats and more.
Taco Bell is serving a new Wild Strawberry Lemonade Freeze, a frozen slushy beverage that blends strawberry and tart lemonade flavors.
Shake Shack is adding a trio of new lemonade-based beverages for spring.
The Mango Passionade features mango and passion fruit mixed with lemonade.
The Strawberry Salted Limeade mixes strawberry and salted lime zest with lemonade.
The Blackberry Lychee Lemonade blends blackberry, lychee and lemonade.
Pinkberry is launching new Strawberry Lemonade Frozen Yogurt. The brand recommends topping the treat with strawberries and pineapple.
Jack in the Box is launching two new varieties of loaded fries.
The Spicy Pepper Jack & Slow-Smoked Bacon Sauced & Loaded Fries feature shredded pepper jack cheese, jalapeño ranch, white cheese sauce and hickory-smoked bacon on a bed of curly fries.
The Triple Cheddar & Slow-Smoked Bacon Sauced & Loaded Fries include curly fries topped with cheddar cheese sauce, shredded cheddar, cheesy ranch and hickory-smoked bacon.
Buffalo Wild Wings is debuting the Bacon Smashed Hatch Chile Burger, made with two smashed beef patties seared with bacon then topped with American cheese, hatch chile peppers, grilled onions, pickled Fresno chiles and hatch chile aioli.
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. is introducing the Hand-Crafted Quesadilla, a new digital-only menu item. The Hand-Crafted Quesadilla features Monterey Jack cheese and responsibly raised chicken, steak, carnitas, barbacoa, sofritas or fajita vegetables folded into a preservative-free flour tortilla. The quesadilla is pressed using a new custom oven in Chipotle’s Digital Kitchen, which melts the cheese and enables restaurants to make quesadillas more quickly and conveniently, Chipotle said. The quesadilla is cut into triangular pieces and served in 100% compostable packaging that allows customers to choose three salsas or sides.
Smoothie King has partnered with gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas to launch Stretch & Flex Smoothies. The smoothies feature Smoothie King's new Joint Health Enhancer with Collagen — a proprietary blend of type II collagen that helps increase joint flexibility and mobility and can reduce joint soreness during and after exercise when used daily, the company said. Additionally, Stretch & Flex Smoothies contain no added sugar and include vitamin C, 11 grams of protein, fiber and vitamin D.
The Tart Cherry Stretch & Flex Smoothie is made with tart cherries, dates, bananas, coconut water, Sunwarrior organic plant-based protein and Joint Health Enhancer with Collagen.
The Pineapple Kale Stretch & Flex Smoothie blends pineapple with organic kale, bananas, dates, coconut water, Sunwarrior organic plant-based protein and Joint Health Enhancer with Collagen.
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews is putting a cauliflower twist on wings and pizza.
The new Cauliflower Wings feature breaded, bite-size cauliflower served on a bed of Yukon kettle chips with a choice of sauce.
New from BurgerFi, the SWAG Burger (Spicy Wagyu Burger) features a double wagyu and brisket blend burger, charred jalapeños, candied ghost pepper bacon, sweet tomato relish, habanero pepper jack cheese and hot steak sauce.
Pie Five Pizza has reinvented its pan crust option. The new Panzano Crust is baked and fried until it is crispy on the outside with a fluffy center, Pie Five said. The crust is finished with a garlic butter blend that includes parmesan and Romano cheeses and Italian seasoning. The crust stars in the brand’s new iteration of the High Five-Meat Pizza, which now includes more bacon, beef and sausage.
Caribou Coffee is introducing the Beyond Meat Sausage with Egg & Mozzarella Sandwich. The vegetarian breakfast sandwich is built on an herb ciabatta roll with a plant-based Beyond Breakfast Sausage Patty, cage-free fried egg patty and a slice of mozzarella cheese.
Modern Market Eatery is serving its spring menu, featuring eight new offerings.
The Prosciutto Asparagus Pizza is made with white cheddar sauce, organic mozzarella, asparagus, scallion, Creminelli prosciutto, arugula, truffle oil and grana padano.
The Spicy Trio Pizza features red sauce, organic mozzarella, pulled pork, bacon bits, Creminelli pepperoni, jalapeños and Mike’s Hot Honey.
The BL-Toast is sourdough toast topped with avocado, basil aioli, roasted cherry tomato, arugula and bacon.
The Keto Smoked Salmon Bowl contains sustainable smoked salmon, avocado, hard-boiled egg, watermelon radish, red onion, arugula, sour cream, dill and everything spice.
The Med Bowl includes grass-fed steak, warm cauliflower rice, chimichurri, red onion, cucumber, Kalamata olive, romaine, feta and herb tahini yogurt sauce.
The Market Cobb Salad is made with romaine, Creminelli prosciutto, marinated asparagus and sugar snap peas, watermelon radish, hard boiled egg, gorgonzola, toasted sesame seeds, dill and scallion ranch dressing.
The Strawberry Nutella Pearl Waffle is a Belgian pearl sugar waffle topped with strawberries, Nutella and powdered sugar.
The Salted Nutella Marshmallow Treat is made with marshmallow cream, gluten-free crispy rice puffs, mini marshmallows, brown butter, Nutella and flaky sea salt.
Papa Murphy’s new Extreme Cheese Pizza features traditional red sauce, whole-milk mozzarella, parmesan, mild cheddar, and an herbs-and-cheese blend.
Corner Bakery is collaborating with Danone North America to debut three new menu items made with Dannon yogurt.
The Berry & Almond Overnight Oats includes rolled oats, Dannon vanilla yogurt, apple, banana, dried currants, dried cranberries, toasted almonds, strawberries and blueberries.
The Apple & Banana Overnight Oats is made with rolled oats, Dannon vanilla yogurt, apple, banana, dried currants and dried cranberries.
The Fresh Yogurt & Berry Parfait features granola, Dannon vanilla yogurt and seasonal berries.