The doughnut with the “#EasiestSellEver” claim is now available… introducing the new Nutty Cocoa Ring doughnut from Krispy Kreme. The Nutty Cocoa Ring doughnut is dipped in Nutella hazelnut spread, topped with hazelnut pieces and drizzled with chocolate icing. Available at participating locations for a limited time only.
New to the Starbucks menu is the Fruitcake Frappuccino. The Fruitcake Frappuccino features a Hazelnut Creme Frappuccino with dried fruit added and spiced with cinnamon, topped with whipped cream, caramel and a sprinkle of matcha. Available for a limited time starting today through the weekend at participating Starbucks locations in the U.S. and Canada.On National Ugly Sweater Day (Friday December 16th), Starbucks Rewards members can receive an ugly sweater beverage cozy as a gift with the purchase of a Fruitcake Frappuccino.
On the Krispy Kreme Facebook page a mystery item was posted along with this… “No doughnut has ever been this easy to sell. Find out why on 12/16 at participating US shops. #EasiestSellEver“. What’s your guess? Nutella? Reese’s? We’ll update on 12/16 with the reveal.
The Baskin-Robbins line-up of Polar Pizzas has expanded to include the new Peppermint & Winter OREO Cookies Polar Pizza. This new Polar Pizza features a double fudge brownie crust with Peppermint ice cream, topped with Winter OREO® Cookie pieces and drizzled with marshmallow and fudge toppings. Available for a limited time only.
Starbucks has jumped on the Pokémon GO mobile app craze as the first restaurant sponsor in the United States. There’s about 7,800 U.S. Starbucks stores that are now PokéStops or Gyms in the Pokémon GO augmented reality universe. To coincide with this partnership, Starbucks has created the Pokémon GO Frappuccino which features a Vanilla Bean Frappuccino and raspberry syrup blended with freeze-dried whole blackberries and topped with whipped cream. The Pokémon GO Frappuccino will be available at participating Starbucks stores for a limited time while supplies last.
This Monday, December 12th (12/12) Krispy Kreme is once again promoting “Day of the Dozens”. Get a dozen Original Glazed doughnuts for just $4.99. Available at participating US and Canada Krispy Kreme locations.
Is it fair to say that Sriracha is the new bacon of fast food? From McDonald’s Signature Sriracha burger test to Burger King’s Extra Long Sriracha Cheeseburger, we’ve seen the spicy-sweet sauce come and go on a number of sandwiches over the last year. Wendy’s is the latest to enter the game, introducing a Spicy Sriracha Chicken Sandwich as well as Bacon Sriracha Fries.Since Sriracha on fries is relatively new for mainstream American fast food. I decided to check them out over the new chicken sandwich. The fries are described like this:
The Bacon Sriracha Fries are topped with the delicious combination of Applewood smoked bacon, creamy cheese sauce, shredded cheddar cheese, and a creamy Sriracha aioli
So it’s basically your standard cheese fry plate with the addition of the “Sriracha aioli.” To tell you the truth, I’ve seen the combination before at various Korean fast casual restaurants, which usually use Japanese Kewpie brand mayo and sometimes throw in Kimchi. That said, I’ve never actually tried the combo. … continue reading “Review: Bacon Sriracha Fries from Wendy’s”
New at Jack in the Box and available for a limited time only is the Pepper Jack Ranch Spicy Chicken. This new sandwich features a spicy, crispy all-white-meat chicken fillet, pepper jack cheese, spicy ranch sauce, bacon, lettuce and tomato. Available at participating locations. Nutrition-wise, the Pepper Jack Ranch Spicy Chicken Sandwich has about 672 calories, 39 grams of fat, 9 grams of saturated fat, 49 grams of carbs, 1392 milligrams of sodium, 6 grams of sugar, 2 grams of fiber, and 34 grams of protein.