New Texas Pete Wings from Church’s Chicken

Starting today, Church’s Chicken will be offering new Texas Pete Wings.  These bone-in fried chicken wings are dusted with peppery Texas Pete seasoning and will be available through February 7th while supplies last.Texas Pete WingsThere’s a five-piece meal with fries and a honey-butter biscuit or a 20-piece Texas Pete Family Wings meal also available.

New McTasters from McDonald’s Canada

McDonald’s Canada has a couple of new sandwiches called McTasters.  They’re described as “perfectly sized for a snack or side to your meal” and are priced at $2.99.  McTastersThe Greek McTasters features 100% Canadian beef patty topped with Mediterranean Olive sauce, red onion, leaf lettuce and a tomato slice on an herb-topped artisan bun. The Italian McTasters features a Junior Chicken patty topped with parmesan cheese flakes, leaf lettuce, a tomato slice, and creamy Parmesan and Italian herb sauce on an herb-topped artisan bun.

New Nashville Hot Chicken from KFC Available Nationwide on Monday, January 18th

On January 18th, KFC will debut its new Nashville Hot Chicken.  You might remember Nashville Hot Chicken from its test market promotion that was oddly only available in Pittsburgh last fall. The new chicken gets its heat from a blend of spicy cayenne and smoked paprika and is served with pickles.nashville-hot-spicy-chicken

New Chicken Rollers from Del Taco

In addition to the original Chicken Roller, Del Taco’s Buck & Under Menu now features two new Chicken Rollers priced at $1 each. The expanded Buck & Under Menu now includes 16 choices including six breakfast items.

  • Original Chicken Roller: made with freshly grilled, marinated chicken, spicy Jack cheese and tangy green sauce, rolled in a warm flour tortilla
  • Chipotle Chicken Roller: made with freshly grilled, marinated chicken, spicy Jack cheese and creamy chipotle sauce rolled in a warm tortilla
  • Ranch Chicken Roller: made with freshly grilled, marinated chicken, with creamy ranch sauce and spicy Jack cheese rolled in a warm tortilla

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Review: Blueberry Maple Baked Pie from McDonald’s Canada

I remember the good old days, a simpler time, when McDonald’s would gleefully deep fry their pies. A magnificent era, when your tongue would force you to sign a waiver before you could attempt inhaling one, so as to allow the proper amount of time had elapsed, thus avoiding third degree burns via cherry pie filling.Blueberry Maple Pie McDonald's CanadaThe fried pie was a golden slab of glory, sporting a bubbly, crispy outer shell, with a scalding, molten filling inside. It was perfection. Then, McDonald’s decided that, hey, maybe they were frying too many item menus, or, perhaps too many folks were cremating their taste buds on those kamikaze dessert pockets and McSuing them. So here we are, living in the baked pie era. *dozes off, thinking about it*

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Shake Shack’s New Chick’n Shack Sandwich Now Available

Shake Shack has officially launched their new chicken sandwich known as the Chick’n Shack.  The Chick’n Shack features a crispy 100% all-natural and antibiotic-free chicken breast, lettuce, pickles and buttermilk herb mayo which is made with chives, parsley and thyme on a potato roll.Chick'n Shack from Shake ShackLouisiana hot sauce will be available if you want to add some heat.  The suggested price for the Chick’n Shack is $6.29*NYC’s Theater District Shack, JFK Airport Shacks and stadium locations currently won’t be offering the new Chick’n Shack

Jr. Deluxe Cheeseburgers are 79 cents at Sonic on January 14th

On Thursday, January 14th, Sonic will be promoting their Jr. Deluxe Cheeseburger with a special price of 79 cents.  Please mention when ordering. Limit 5. Tax not included. Add-ons cost extra. Cannot be combined with other offers. Offer valid 1/14/16 at participating SONIC Drive-Ins while supplies last.Sonic Jr Deluxe CheeseburgerThe Jr. Deluxe Cheeseburger is described as “A juicy, 100% pure beef patty, melty American cheese, crinkle-cut pickles, chopped onions, fresh shredded lettuce & ripe tomatoes, with your choice of mustard, mayo or ketchup.”

The Quesalupa from Taco Bell Getting National Release

The latest press release from Taco Bell hints that the next big thing is right around the corner.  If you read between the lines, it’s going to be the Quesalupa.  With key words like “highly anticipated” and “it’s finally time for everyone to get the chance to try”, there’s really no other product that it could be.  From the release, we know this mystery product has been through a test market run already.  Rumors that the Quesalupa would have a promotional tie-in with Super Bowl 50 have been circulating since September.QuesalupaIf you’re unfamiliar, the Quesalupa features seasoned beef, lettuce, cheddar cheese, reduced-fat sour cream and diced tomatoes within a chalupa shell stuffed with melted pepper jack cheese.  A breakfast version was also tested last year.  When the news is official, we’ll update.

Firecracker Chicken is Back for a Limited Time at Panda Express

A Chinese New Year tradition at Panda Express continues with the return of Firecracker Chicken Breast.  For a limited time, Firecracker Chicken Breast is back.Firecracker Chicken

Firecracker Chicken Breast is a classic dish inspired by the Sichuan province. It starts with marinated, all-white meat chicken breast, sweet red and yellow bell peppers, and crisp onions tossed in a sizzling hot wok with the perfect amount of spicy black bean sauce.

Also mark your calendars for free grub at Panda Express because on Monday, February 8th you can get a free Gold Bar (Chicken Egg Roll) with printed coupon or showing your mobile device.free-gold-bar

The Nosh Show Episode 70: #GetYourOreoOnIGuess

In episode 70 of The Nosh Show, CT from the Nerd Lunch Podcast fills in for me and the discussions include new Pepperidge Farm Milano flavors, new Pringles and much more.Nosh Show logoYou can download the episode or subscribe to The Nosh Show on iTunes or Stitcher.  Follow the show on Twitter and like us on Facebook.  Thanks for listening!

Sonic Promotes Two Can Eat for $9.99 Deal

Sonic’s latest promotion is the Two Can Eat for $9.99.  Your choice of a Cheeseburger or Footlong Coney plus Medium Tots or Fries plus a Medium Drink for $9.99.  Tax not included. Add-ons and add-ins cost extra.Sonic 2 for $9.99

New Crispy Shrimp Po’Boy from Krystal

It seems like the whole mix and match combo strategy is popping up everywhere.  Krystal is currently promoting its Mix 5 for $5 deal where you can choose Pups, Chiks, Small Fry, Small Drink, Classic Krystals or the new Crispy Shrimp Po’Boy.  The new Crispy Shrimp Po’Boy features popcorn shrimp, pickles, and a zesty sauce.  PoBoy Krystal