New Cinnamon Pull-Aparts from Papa John’s

New to the dessert menu at Papa John’s are Cinnamon Pull-Aparts.  Bite-sized sweet roll dough covered in cinnamon and sugar, topped with cinnamon crumbles then baked and drizzled with cream cheese icing.  Priced at $6 through 10/23. Cinnamon Pull Aparts Papa Johns

New Loaded Crazy Bread Bites from Little Caesars

If you’ve ever wanted bite-sized Crazy Bread from Little Caesars, new Loaded Crazy Bread Bites should fit the bill.  GrubGrade reader Josh sent over the image below of the new side item which features pieces of Crazy Bread loaded with bacon and melted cheese, plus a side of jalapeños. Priced at $4.00.  Loaded Crazy Bread Bites

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Introduce the Steak, Egg & Cheese Biscuit and Burrito

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are now featuring steak on the breakfast menu with the introduction of the new Steak, Egg & Cheese Biscuit and Steak, Egg & Cheese Burrito.  Available at all participating Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s locations nationwide. The Steak, Egg & Cheese Biscuit features marinated grilled steak, folded egg and a slice of Swiss cheese,  between a Made from Scratch™ Biscuit.
SteakEggCheeseBiscuitThe Steak, Egg & Cheese Burrito features marinated grilled steak, scrambled eggs, Pepper Jack cheese, shredded Jack and Cheddar cheeses, and fresh salsa in a warm flour tortilla.

SteakEggCheeseBurritoThe Steak, Egg & Cheese Biscuit is available for $2.99, and as a combo with hash rounds and a drink for $4.69, while the Steak, Egg & Cheese Burrito is available for $3.99 or for $5.69 in a combo. Prices may vary by location.

New Buttermilk Chicken Sandwiches from Arby’s

Arby’s has updated its chicken breast to a crispy buttermilk chicken breast filet which is featured in new Buttermilk Chicken Sandwiches.  There are four to choose from, here’s the rundown:

  • Buttermilk Crispy Chicken Sandwich: Meatcraft™ means letting the ingredients speak for themselves. Crispy buttermilk, chicken breast is topped with lettuce, mayo, and tomato and served on a star top bun. Nothing fancy. Just real good taste.  550 calories, 26 grams of fat, 4.5 grams of saturated fat, 1480 milligrams of sodium, 52 grams of carbs, 6 grams of sugar, 29 grams of protein
  • Buttermilk Buffalo Chicken Sandwich: Star top bun on top, star top bun heel on the bottom. What’s in between you ask? Oh, just a crispy, tender filet of buttermilk chicken drenched in spicy buffalo sauce. Oh, and a creamy parmesan peppercorn ranch dressing. And shredded iceberg lettuce. I mean, if you’re into that kind of thing. 540 calories, 24 grams of fat, 4.5 grams of saturated fat, 211o milligrams of sodium, 53 grams of carbs, 6 grams of sugar, 29 grams of protein
  • Buttermilk Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwich: Our Chicken Cordon Bleu sandwich is a buttermilk chicken breast fillet topped with thinly sliced pit-smoked ham, Swiss and mayo. We serve it on a star top bun. Pronounce however you want. We don’t care, as long as you love it.  690 calories, 35 grams of fat, 10 grams of saturated fat, 2000 milligrams of sodium, 53 grams of carbs, 7 grams of sugar, 41 grams of protein
  • Buttermilk Chicken Bacon & Swiss: Chicken breast fried to perfection and topped with thick cut pepper bacon, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and honey mustard. Served on a toasted star top bun. Your stomach will thank you for your generosity.  650 calories, 31 grams of fat, 9 grams of saturated fat, 1750 milligrams of sodium, 56 grams of carbs, 9 grams of sugar, 39 grams of protein

Arby's Buttermilk Chicken Sandwiches

New Sonic Blast Flavor Funnels from Sonic

A new dessert option is now available at Sonic called Sonic Blast Flavor Funnels. There are five to choose from and each features a special filled core.

  • Sonic Blast made with Snickers Bars & Caramel Flavor Funnel (930 calories for the small size)
  • Sonic Blast made with M&M’s Chocolate Candies & Chocolate Flavor Funnel (1030 calories for the small size)
  • Sonic Blast made with OREO Cookie pieces & OREO Stuffing Flavor Funnel (1070 calories for the small size)
  • Sonic Blast made with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups & Peanut Butter Flavor Funnel (930 calories for the small size)
  • Sonic Blast made with Butterfingers & Caramel Flavor Funnel (1020 calories for the small size)

Sonic Flavor Blast Funnels

The Nosh Show Episode 84: Airport Salad

On episode 84 of The Nosh Show we talk about new Girl Scout Cookies, new M&M’s, Domino’s Salads and much more.Nosh Show logoSubscribe to The Nosh Show on iTunes or Stitcher.  Follow the show on Twitter and like us on Facebook.  Thanks for listening!

New Mini Pancakes from Taco Bell

Taco Bell’s breakfast menu has seen a good number of changes over its short lifetime.  The latest entry to the menu… Mini Pancakes.  This new item was spotted by GrubGrade reader Josh in Toledo, Ohio (test market) and they’re priced at $1 for 5 Mini Pancakes.Taco Bell Mini PancakesMini Pancakes Taco Bell

Review: Whopperrito from Burger King

Some fast food items sound like a good idea on paper and then disappoint with poor execution.  Some fast food items seem like they’d be gross and then I’m pleasantly surprised.  The new Whopperrito from Burger King seemed like a bad idea to me and it turned out to be pretty mediocre.  Just because a test market item gets some media buzz doesn’t mean you have to rush out a lackluster product.  Clearly the BK business model doesn’t factor in quality control as much as I’d like.
WhopperritoBurger King describes their new Whopperrito like this:

The WHOPPERRITO™ is made with savory flame-grilled 100% beef and seasoned with a special blend of spices to deliver the ultimate burger-burrito mashup. It’s stuffed with a creamy Queso, pickles, diced onions, juicy tomatoes, and crisp lettuce all wrapped in a warm flour tortilla.

I feel that Burger King has enough issues with maintaining the quality of their core menu items and that rehashing the mediocre ingredients doesn’t help things.   … continue reading “Review: Whopperrito from Burger King”

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