Review: Garlic White Cheddar Burger from McDonald’s

The latest entry to the Signature Crafted line of sandwiches at McDonald’s is Garlic White Cheddar.  My first taste came in the form of the new Garlic White Cheddar Burger.Here’s how McDonald’s describes their Garlic White Cheddar Sandwiches:

A medley of crunchy garlic chips and smooth, flavorful garlic aioli, crisp iceberg lettuce, a juicy tomato slice and melty white cheddar cheese. A 100% pure beef ¼ lb. patty with absolutely no fillers, additives or preservatives. Served on an artisan roll.

This $5.19 burger was value consistent with premium-priced fast-food sandwiches.   It’s major selling point is the garlic and it came through loud and clear. … continue reading “Review: Garlic White Cheddar Burger from McDonald’s”

New Crispy Colonel Sandwich from KFC

The latest from KFC is something you may have spotted early, but the official launch date for the new Crispy Colonel is Monday, April 23.  The Crispy Colonel is KFC’s counter to the Chick-fil-A competition which has taken a major bite into the chicken business (and burger business for that matter) over recent years.  The Crispy Colonel sandwich is an extra-crispy chicken sandwich with mayonnaise and pickles.  There are three other flavors to choose from in the “Signature Flavor Sandwiches” line-up which we’ve seen featured in past LTO’s: Smoky Mountain BBQ, Nashville Hot, and Georgia Gold honey mustard BBQ.  Thanks to GrubGrade reader Josh for the pics of his local KFC offering the Crispy Colonel early.  The classic, un-sauced Crispy Colonel Sandwich is priced at $3.99 and 50 cents more for a Signature Flavor option.

New Lemon Glaze Doughnut at Krispy Kreme Available April 23-29

Krispy Kreme will introduce the new Lemon Glaze Doughnut on Monday, April 23rd and be available for one week only.  The new doughnut is described as a balance between the “freshness of real lemon, the brightest of citrus and the sweetness of Krispy Kreme’s iconic Original Glazed Doughnut.”  The Lemon Glaze Doughnut will be available through Sunday, April 29th at participating Krispy Kreme locations.

Spicy Nuggets are Back at Burger King

Burger King has brought back Spicy Nuggets (review) and they’re priced at $1.69 for 10.  BK’s Spicy Nuggets are made with white meat chicken and coated in a spicy homestyle breading.  Nutrition info: 530 calories, 37 grams of fat, 28 grams of carbs, 1420 milligrams of sodium, 20 grams of protein

Half Price Cheeseburgers at Sonic on Tax Day

On Tuesday, April 17th, Sonic will be promoting half price cheeseburgers all day to celebrate Tax Day.  Tax not included. Add-Ons cost extra. Offer Includes Quarter Pound Double Cheeseburger + Medium Tots or Classic SONIC Signature Slinger + Medium Tots. Not good in conjunction with any other offers, combos or Order Ahead. 

New Southwest Avocado Chicken Sandwich from Wendy’s

Along with the salad version, Wendy’s has also introduced the Southwest Avocado Chicken Sandwich.  The sandwich features a breaded spicy chicken fillet topped with pepper jack cheese, southwest ranch, lettuce, tomato, applewood smoked bacon and avocado on a premium bun.  Wendy’s Southwest Avocado Chicken Sandwich is available for a limited time for a suggested price of $5.79.The sandwich will set you back 690 calories, 34 grams of fat, 9 grams of saturated fat, 1480 milligrams of sodium, 57 grams of carbs, 6 grams of sugar, 6 grams of fiber, and 38 grams of protein.

New Southwest Avocado Chicken Salad from Wendy’s

Wendy’s has expanded its salad menu to include the new Southwest Avocado Chicken Salad.  The new salad features hand-cut lettuce topped with grilled chicken, Applewood smoked bacon, Pepper Jack cheese, Southwest Ranch dressing and avocado.  A full-size Southwest Avocado Chicken Salad has a suggested price of $6.69, the half-size option is $4.69.  Nutrition info for the full size: 600 calories, 41 grams of fat, 18 grams of carbs, 1220 milligrams of sodium, 7 grams of sugar, 7 grams of fiber, 42 grams of protein.

Mozzarella Sticks for 99 cents at Sonic on April 12

All day on Thursday, April 12th, Sonic will be promoting their Mozzarella Sticks for 99 cents.  Includes 4 piece Mozzarella Sticks.

Crispy on the outside, gooey on the inside. Melty, real mozzarella cheese, breaded and fried to perfection. Dunking in a side dipping cup of creamy marinara sauce is a must.

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