Restaurants serve new seasonal salads.
Chick-fil-A, Inc. is expanding its salad offerings with the new Lemon Kale Caesar Salad, featuring warm grilled chicken nuggets on a bed of romaine and kale with shaved Parmesan cheese and lemon wedges served with a lemon Caesar vinaigrette dressing and lemon Parmesan panko topping.
New at Newk’s Eatery is the Strawberry & Avocado Spinach Salad, made with strawberries, feta cheese, spinach, avocado and bacon tossed with balsamic vinaigrette
La Madeleine French Bakery & Café is celebrating spring with a new salad and a new dessert.
The Strawberry, Almond and Goat Cheese Salad combines balsamic glazed strawberries, toasted almonds and goat cheese served on a bed of spring mix with French vinaigrette.
The Berries & Cream Cheesecake is an individual cheesecake topped with whipped cream, a fresh strawberry and a fresh blueberry.
Blaze Pizza's new Fresh Berry Salad features strawberries, blueberries and crumbled feta cheese tossed over a bed of lettuce and mixed baby greens served with a blackberry balsamic vinaigrette.
Dunkin’ is debuting a slew of new summer offerings, including the addition of coconut milk to its menu.
New Dunkin’ Coconut Refreshers pair coconut milk with flavored fruit concentrate and B vitamins. The beverage comes in three varieties: Pink Strawberry, featuring strawberry dragonfruit flavors combined with coconut milk; Golden Peach, featuring peach passion fruit flavors combined with coconut milk; and Purple Pomegranate, featuring blueberry pomegranate flavors combined with coconut milk.
The Coconutmilk Iced Latte blends roasted espresso with coconut milk.
The Sunrise Batch Hot Coffee, the latest in the brand’s Limited Batch Series, is a medium roast with notes of cocoa, tangy sweetness and toasted nuts, Dunkin’ said. To create the coffee, Dunkin’ sourced beans from Kenya and Latin America.
The Butter Pecan Sundae Signature Latte pairs espresso with butter pecan flavor topped with whipped cream, caramel drizzle and rainbow sprinkles.
The Bacon Topped Avocado Toast features avocado spread made with avocado sea salt, black pepper and lemon juice that is spread on toasted sourdough bread and topped with cherrywood smoked crumbled bacon and everything bagel seasoning.
Smashburger is now serving the Scorchin’ Hot Crispy Chicken Sandwich, made with Nashville hot crispy chicken, spicy red pepper mayo and pickles served on a toasted bun.
Baskin-Robbins’ new May Flavor of the Month is Non-Dairy Strawberry Streusel, a new oat milk-based frozen dessert. The vegan-friendly offering features cinnamon granola and streusel swirled with a strawberry ribbon in an oat milk base.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is serving a spate of new menu items.
The Hand-Breaded Fried Chicken Tenders are breaded and fried chicken tenders served with dill pickle ranch sauce.
The Sweet n’ Smoky Glazed Tenders are breaded and fried chicken tenders tossed with maple bacon glaze and served with buttermilk ranch for dipping.
The Loaded Hashbrown Casserole Tots feature Cracker Barrel’s Hashbrown Casserole fried into bite-size tater tots loaded with bacon piece and melted Colby cheese served with buttermilk ranch for dipping.
The Biscuit Beignets are made with deep-fried buttermilk biscuit dough tossed in cinnamon sugar with butter pecan sauce for dipping.
The Fruit Stand Tea is brewed iced tea infused with peach, apricot and dark cherry flavors.
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews is rolling out its new Bacon Bash Menu, featuring wings, a burger and a milkshake.
The Bacon Jammin’ Wings are bone-in or boneless wings topped with bacon jam, bacon crumbles, cherry peppers and barbecue brown sugar glaze all served on a bed of Yukon kettle chips.
The Bacon Jammin’ Gourmet Burger features bacon jam, hardwood-smoked bacon strips, bacon aioli, cheddar cheese, red onions, lettuce and tomatoes on a sesame bun.
The Caramel & Cookie Crumb Shake blends soft serve with milk, oatmeal cookie crumbs and caramel all topped with whipped cream, cookie crumbs and candied bacon.
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. is introducing BJ’s Monster Pizookie with M&M’s Minis. Created in collaboration with Mars, Inc., the dessert features a warm cookie loaded with peanut butter, oats, peanut butter chips, chocolate chips and M&M’s Minis chocolate candies all topped with vanilla bean ice cream and more M&M’s Minis.
The Habit Burger Grill is introducing the Brunch Charburger, featuring a sunny-side up egg atop a chargrilled patty with hickory-smoked bacon, melted cheese, tater tots and Habit’s secret sauce served on a toasted brioche bun.
Quiznos is paying homage to the New Orleans Muffuletta with its own take on the traditional sandwich. The Big Easy is loaded with 1/3 lb of ham, salami and capicola and topped with melted provolone cheese, red onions, Italian olive salad, lettuce, tomatoes and yellow mustard on a toasted round focaccia roll.
Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. is debuting a trio of Crunchtadas, the chain’s take on Mexican pizza.
The Crunchtada Toastada features a thick, wavy, crunchy corn shell topped with slow-cooked beans, salsa casera, lettuce and grated cheddar cheese.
The Queso Beef Crunchtada features a thick, wavy, crunchy corn shell layered with slow-cooked beans, seasoned beef, queso blanco, grated cheddar cheese and diced tomatoes.
The Chicken Guacamole Crunchtada features a thick, wavy, crunchy corn shell topped with slow-cooked beans, grilled marinated chicken, ranch sauce, lettuce, grated cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes and guacamole.
Wing Zone is entering the chicken sandwich wars with the new Colossal Chicken Sandwich, featuring a half-pound, double-dipped, all-white meat chicken breast fillet. The fillet may be flavored with any of Wing Zone’s 18 sauces and is topped with lettuce, tomatoes and red onions.
Taco Del Mar is launching the Tropical Lobster Taco, made with a chilled lobster and seafood salad mixed with onions, serrano peppers, cilantro, cabbage, mango salsa and cilantro lime vinaigrette served on a warm corn tortilla.
Chick N Max is adding two new chicken sandwiches to its lineup.
The Sweet & Spicy Sandwich features breaded and fried chicken tenders, fried jalapeño pepper strips, cucumber, tomato and sweet and spicy sauce on a brioche bun.
The Maple Bacon Sandwich is made with pulled smoked chicken, chopped bacon, a drizzle of maple syrup, cheddar cheese and mayo on a potato bun.