Dairy Queen Celebrates Total Solar Eclipse with Blizzard Deal

Dairy Queen is celebrating the upcoming Total Solar Eclipse by offering a buy one, get one for 99 cents promo on Blizzards.  The offer will be available from Monday, August 21st until Sunday, September 3rd.

Cheesy Tots are Back at Burger King for a Limited Time

Fans of Burger King’s Cheesy Tots will be happy to know that they are back on the menu for a limited time only.  Cheesy Tots were first introduced in 2013 (read our review) and brought back last fall for a limited time run.  Cheesy Tots feature a warm potatoes and melted cheese on the inside with a crispy outer shell.  They’re also now available as a breakfast menu option.  Available at participating BK locations at a recommended price of $1.99 for the 8-piece order.

New Maple Sugar Bacon Breakfast Sandwich Headlines Fall Menu at Dunkin’ Donuts

It’s mid-August, but the jumpstart to fall menu items at Dunkin’ Donuts is fast approaching.  There’s a bunch of returning favorites like pumpkin flavored coffees and lattes, the Pumpkin Donut, Pumpkin Munchkins, and the Pumpkin Muffin .  As for the newcomers, the featured flavor is maple. Here’s what’s new:

  • Maple Pecan flavored coffees and lattes serve a sweet and nutty taste for an exciting new way to stay energized around the changing of the seasons. Maple Pecan flavor is available in the brand’s full coffee lineup, including hot or iced coffee, espresso beverages, Frozen Dunkin’ Coffee and Cold Brew coffee.
  • Maple Sugar Bacon Breakfast Sandwich features a double portion of sweet caramelized Maple Sugar Cherrywood smoked bacon served on a freshly-baked croissant with egg and cheese.
  • For a limited time, Dunkin’ Donuts is also offering new Pumpkin Cream Cheese Spread made with real pumpkin, bringing a favorite fall flavor to its classic rich and creamy cream cheese spread guests can enjoy on their favorite bagel variety.
  • Festive Fall Donut features a festive array of colors celebrating the autumn season, including red icing and chocolate and orange sprinkles.

The new and returning fall menu items will be arriving at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants no later than August 28th for a limited time only.

Naked Egg Taco Coming to Taco Bell on August 31st

On Thursday, August 31st, Taco Bell will be releasing the new Naked Egg Taco.  The Naked Egg Taco features a fried egg for a shell, crispy potatoes, cheese and your choice of bacon or sausage.  Available for a limited time for a suggested price of $1.99 or as a combo with coffee or a medium drink and 2 Cinnabon Delights or a hash brown for $3.99.  If you don’t care for a fried egg for a shell, the Naked Egg Taco is also available “dressed” in a Gordita Flatbread.  

New Hashbrown Scramble Breakfast Burrito and Bowl from Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A’s Breakfast Burrito (review) has been replaced.  In its place, another breakfast burrito.  Introducing the new Hashbrown Scramble Breakfast Burrito from Chick-fil-A.  The new burrito features Hash Browns, scrambled eggs, a Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese blend and your choice of either sliced Chick-fil-A Nuggets (review) or sausage and served with Jalapeño Salsa.  If you don’t care to have it wrapped up in a burrito, you also have the option to go with the new Hashbrown Scramble Breakfast Bowl.  The Hash Brown Scramble Bowl has 450 calories and 30 grams of protein when made with nuggets. The bowl and burrito start at $3.49.  The new breakfast burrito and bowl are the first new additions to the Chick-fil-A breakfast menu since the launch of the Egg White Grill Breakfast Sandwich from last summer.

Krispy Kreme Original Glazed Doughnuts Getting the Chocolate Treatment for a Limited Time Only

Krispy Kreme’s Original Glazed Doughnuts are getting a chocolate glaze for a very limited time only.  During Hot Light hours on Saturday August 19th, and Sunday August 20th, participating KK locations will be offering the chocolate glaze to coincide with the solar eclipse happening on Monday, August 21st.  The Chocolate Glazed Doughnuts will be available all day on the 21st.

Panda Express Brings Back Honey Sesame Chicken Breast

Panda Express has brought back its Honey Sesame Chicken Breast for a limited time only.  Honey Sesame Chicken Breast was first introduced in 2013 and features thin, crispy strips of all-white meat chicken tossed with string beans, yellow bell peppers in a sizzling hot wok with honey sauce and topped off with sesame seeds.  Nutrition info for a 5.3 oz serving: 420 calories, 22 grams of fat, 480 milligrams of sodium, 40 grams of carbs, 19 grams of sugar, 16 grams of protein.

Munchie Mash-Ups from Jack in the Box Get Wide Release

Back in April we brought you news of Jack in the Box offering new Munchie Mash-Ups at select locations and four months later, Munchie Mash-Ups are getting a wide release. There are three Munchie Mash-Ups to choose from and they’re basically all smothered hashbrowns: H’Angry Chicken Hash, Wakey Bakey Hash, and Jack’d Jalapeño Hash.  Available all day for $3 each.

  • H’Angry Chicken Hash: When hunger is mashed up with anger, it’s called h’anger. When Chicken Nuggets, Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo Sauce, and Ranch are mashed up with Crispy Hash Browns and Tasty White Cheese Sauce, it’s called Jack’s new *$3 H’Angry Chicken Hash Munchie Mash-Up. And it cures h’anger.  850 calories
  • Wakey Baker Hash: If you love the idea of mashing up Savory Egg, Bacon, and Pepper Jack Cheese with Crispy Hash Browns and Tasty White Cheese Sauce, you’ll really love the new *$3 Wakey Bakey Hash Munchie Mash-Up. And if you don’t love that idea, one bite will change and blow your mind.  790 calories
  • Jack’d Jalapeño Hash: What do you call Crispy Hash Browns and Tasty White Cheese Sauce mashed up with Jalapenos, Bacon, and Pepper Jack Cheese? The new $3 Jack’d Jalapeno Hash Munchie Mash-Up. What do you call someone eating the new *$3 Jack’d Jalapeno Hash Munchie Mash-Up? Ridiculously happy. 670 calories

Also new to the Jack in the Box menu is the Birthday Cake Shake.  Available for a limited time only.

Every day is your birthday with the new Birthday Cake Shake. Made with real ice cream, birthday cake syrup, and lots of sprinkles, one spoonful of this tasty treat will make you sing “Happy Birthday” on repeat.

The regular size will set you back 860 calories, 44 grams of fat, 109 grams of carbs, 94 grams of sugar, and 11 grams of protein.

The Nosh Show Episode 109: Mess Factor

Two new Oreo flavors, Burger King’s mac n’ cheese topped burger, Mountain Dew Holiday Brew, Pepsi Salted Caramel, a guest host, and much more.Subscribe to The Nosh Show on iTunes or Stitcher. Follow the show on Twitter and like us on Facebook. Thanks for listening!

New Reese’s Peanut Butter Doughnut from Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme and Reese’s Peanut Butter have combined to bring us the new Reese’s Peanut Butter Doughnut. The new doughnut is filled with a Reese’s Peanut Butter Kreme, dipped in chocolate icing and topped with a chocolate and peanut butter drizzle, and Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter chips and peanuts.  Available for a limited time only at participating Krispy Kreme locations.

New Hot Honey Crunch Tenders from Popeyes

The latest at Popeyes aims to balance sweet and heat with new Hot Honey Crunch Tenders.  Get three handcrafted Hot Honey Crunch Tenders drizzled in Red Hot Honey sauce plus a side, biscuit and more Red Hot Honey sauce for dipping for $5.
On the dessert side of things, the “new” Raspberry ‘n Cream Cheese Pie will be available for a limited time.  It was also labeled as “new” in 2014

New OREO Cheesecake Ice Cream from Baskin-Robbins

The August Flavor of the Month at Baskin-Robbins is new OREO Cheesecake.  This limited-time only new flavor features OREO cookie and cheesecake pieces with a chocolate cookie crumb ribbon in a cheesecake-flavored ice cream. Available in a cup, cone, milkshake or layered sundae.