Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen is celebrating Miracle Treat Day on Thursday, July 27th where $1 or more from every Blizzard Treat purchased at participating locations will be donated to your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.  The two new featured Blizzards at Dairy Queen this month are the Frosted Fudge Brownie Blizzard and the Salted Caramel Blondie Blizzard.

Review: Bacon Queso Burger from Wendy’s

Wendy’s has dabbled with queso in test markets as far back as last summer so the latest LTO might be the first in a line of queso products to come.  Now available nationally is the new Bacon Queso Burger, Bacon Queso Chicken Sandwich, and Bacon Queso Fries.  For my first experience, I went for the Bacon Queso Burger.
Wendy’s describes their new Bacon Queso Burger like this:

A quarter-pound of fresh, never frozen beef topped with warm and spicy poblano queso, three strips of Applewood smoked bacon, fire-roasted salsa, red onions, and shredded cheddar cheese, all served on a toasted red jalapeno bun.

It’s difficult to tell how much better this new burger could have been.  I found it to be pretty good, but with no glaring flaws to point to.  Mark it up to my exact mood at that exact moment for this specific product.  I must say, the Bacon Queso Burger was better than I expected it to be. … continue reading “Review: Bacon Queso Burger from Wendy’s”

5 for $5 Chili Dogs at Wienerschnitzel on National Hot Dog Day

On Wednesday, July 19th, Wienerschnitzel is celebrating National Hot Dog Day with 5 for $5 Original Chili Dogs.  Must buy multiples of 5 for sale price.  At participating locations.  Cheese extra.  Tax extra.

$1 Hot Dogs at Sonic on July 19

On Wednesday, July 19th, Sonic will celebrate National Hot Dog Day with promo priced hot dogs for $1 all day.  Offer good on All-American Hot Dogs and Chili Cheese Coneys.  

Short Stack Pancakes for 59 cents at IHOP on July 18th

IHOP is celebrating their 59th anniversary with 59¢ short stacks on Tuesday, July 18th from 7am-7pm. Dine-in only. Participation varies. 1 short stack per person.

New Chicken Parmesan Sandwich from Burger King

As consumers of fast food, we go through a regular cycle of new products that aren’t really new.  There might be a tweaked rebranding or a minor ingredient switch and it’s advertised as new again.  The latest LTO from Burger King is the Chicken Parmesan Sandwich and we reviewed a version of it back in 2012.

  • As described in 2012: A premium white meat chicken fillet generously breaded with homemade seasoning carefully topped with tangy marinara sauce, melted mozzarella cheese and shaved parmesan cheese all on a warm, toasted artisan-style bun.  610 calories, 25 grams of fat
  • As described in 2017: The Chicken Parmesan Sandwich is a 100% white meat chicken filet, which is seasoned and breaded, carefully topped with Italian-style marinara sauce melted mozzarella cheese and shaved parmesan cheese all on a toasted potato bun. 570 calories, 25 grams of fat

Free Vanilla Cones at McDonald’s on National Ice Cream Day

McDonald’s will be celebrating National Ice Cream Day on Sunday, July 16th by giving away free vanilla cones all day through the McDonald’s app.  Additionally, one lucky winner will be getting a special Golden Arches Cone which means free McDonald’s soft serve for life.  To have a chance at the exclusive Golden Arches Cone, redeem the Free Vanilla Cone offer in the mobile app between 2-5pm local time.  The fine print states “McDonald’s soft serve cones for “life” awarded as a $312 McDonald’s® Arch Card® and a check for $4,680.”

New Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Custard Concrete from Sonic

Back in April, Sonic launched Custard Concretes and they started with six choices.  The seventh option is now available for a limited time only and its a familiar flavor… Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough.  The Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Custard Concrete is described as a spoonable frozen treat made with smooth & creamy custard mixed with chocolate chip cookie dough.  The small size will set you back 860 calories, 37 grams of fat, and 82 grams of sugar.

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