New Kentucky Fried Wings from KFC

New at KFC and available for a limited time are Kentucky Fried Wings.  This is more of a rebranding than anything actually new… we reviewed KFC Hot Wings over 7 years ago… (anyone remember Fiery Grilled Wings?)  Kentucky Fried Wings KFCIn addition to traditional Buffalo sauce, KFC’s Kentucky Fried Wings will take advantage of the variety of sauces that we’ve been introduced to over the years including Honey BBQ and Nashville Hot.  You can also get Kentucky Fried Wings unsauced.  Each order also comes with Ranch sauce for dipping.  Prices and participation will vary, but my local KFC breaks down the prices like this:

  • 6 Wings, $5.00 with one ranch sauce
  • 12 Wings, $9.99 with two ranch sauces
  • 24 Wings, $18.99 with four ranch sauces
  • 48 Wings, $37.99 with 8 ranch sauces

KFC Kentucky Fried Wings

Domino’s Large Pizza Carryout Special

Starting today, Domino’s will be offering large 2-topping carryout pizzas for $5.99 each.  The Carryout Special Deal will be valid through Sunday, October 13 at participating Domino’s locations.Domino's Carryout

New Monster Batch Doughnuts from Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme has introduced 3 new Halloween doughnuts called The Monster Batch.  The Monster Batch collection consists of Hypno-Henry, Slimon, and Mumford:

  • Hypno-Henry – A doughnut filled with cake batter, dipped in yellow icing and orange sanding sugar with a mesmerizing icing swirl, Hypno‑Henry hypnotizes fans into wanting more doughnuts.
  • Slimon – The original filled ringleader of the Monster Batch and known for covering everything in his path with green slime, Slimon is an Original Glazed doughnut with lemon slime filling, dipped in spooky green icing with a green Kreme dollop and covered in “slime.”
  • Mumford – an Original Glazed doughnut “wrapped” in purple ​icing.

Monster Batch Doughnuts Krispy KremeOn Thursday, October 31st, celebrate Halloween with Krispy Kreme and get a FREE doughnut of your choice when wearing your Halloween costume.  Halloween doughnuts not available in CT or HI Krispy Kreme shops.  Costume offer not valid in CT, IA, or NE Krispy Kreme shops.

McRib Returns to McDonald’s on October 7

The McRib (review) is back at participating McDonald’s restaurants beginning Monday, October 7.  First introduced in 1981, the McRib sandwich is a seasoned boneless pork covered in barbecue sauce and topped with slivered onions and pickles.  This is a perfect time for that spicy BBQ sauce from the Spicy BBQ Chicken Sandwich and Tenders make their way to your McRib sandwich.  To locate the closest participating restaurant, customers can enter their zip code at Available for a limited time only. McRib is back

McDonald’s Donut Sticks with Chocolate Sauce and New Cinnamon Cookie Latte Coming November 6

Starting on Wednesday, November 6, McDonald’s will be welcoming back Donut Sticks to the menu and this time with new Chocolate Sauce.  On the McCafe menu, we can look forward to the new Cinnamon Cookie Latte.

  • McCafé Donut Sticks with Chocolate Sauce: Made fresh throughout the morning, Donut Sticks are sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and served warm by the half dozen or dozen during breakfast hours.  Now served with new Chocolate Sauce.
  • McCafé Cinnamon Cookie Latte: Made with cinnamon, milk and freshly brewed 100% Rainforest Alliance Certified espresso and topped with a sprinkle of cinnamon.  Available all day in hot or iced lattes throughout the holiday season. Get a small McCafé Cinnamon Cookie Latte for $2 on the $1 $2 $3 Dollar Menu.

McDonalds Donut Sticks

Halloween Donuts Return to Dunkin’

Halloween Donuts are back at Dunkin’ and once again the Spider Donut will headline the bunch.  The Spider Donut is frosted with orange icing and topped with a glazed chocolate Munchkin donut hole with chocolate drizzle for the spider legs and white or orange icing for the eyes.  Dunkin’s lineup of classic donuts will be decorated with orange icing drizzles and seasonal sprinkles. Dunkin’ is also offering any 10 Munchkins donut holes for $2.Dunkin Halloween Donuts

Review: Pretzel Bacon King from Burger King

It’s the season of Oktoberfest so a pretzel bun burger is fitting in the fast food world. Wendy’s originally did theirs in the summer for some odd reason and Burger King is now here to introduce us to the new Pretzel Bacon King while the timing is just right.Pretzel Bacon King

Here’s how BK describes their Pretzel Bacon King:

Our Single PRETZEL BACON KING™ Sandwich features one ¼ lb.* of savory flame-grilled 100% beef patties, topped with smoky bacon, melted American cheese, tangy mustard and creamy mayonnaise all on a toasted pretzel bun.

The Pretzel Bacon King is also available as a Double Pretzel Bacon King for a whopping 1240 calories, 84 grams of fat, and 2350 milligrams of sodium and that’s just way too much Burger King in one sandwich so I went with the Single. Can a different bun really change the familiar essence of BK all that much?  Let’s review: … continue reading “Review: Pretzel Bacon King from Burger King”

Mozz Sticks for 99 cents at Sonic on October 2

All day on Wednesday, October 2, get a 4pc Mozz Sticks for 99 cents.  Tax not included. Limit 5 per customer. At participating SONIC Drive-In locations while supplies last. Sonic Mozzarella Sticks

Whataburger Introduces New Breakfast Burger

Whataburger has introduced the new Whataburger Breakfast Burger and it’s now available for a limited time only.  The burger features a 100% beef patty, Creamy Pepper Sauce, two slices of bacon, a freshly-cracked egg, three hash browns and American cheese in a 4″ bun.  Served from 11pm to 11am.Whataburger Breakfast Burger

Candy Bar Mashup Returns to Baskin-Robbins

The Flavor of the Month for October at Baskin-Robbins is Candy Bar Mashup.  This years version features Snickers bar pieces, caramel cup pieces and a salty caramel ribbon in chocolate ice cream (the 2017 version featured Snickers, Milky Way and Twix bar pieces).  Available in a cup or cone or with candy toppings.Candy Bar MashupGet the Candy Mashup flavor as part of the Fright Night Scoop  which includes a scoop of the Candy Mashup ice cream topped with a Halloween sprinkle mix and a white chocolate zombie hand.  On Halloween, Celebrate 31 with ice cream scoops for $1.70 and get two pre-packed quarts for $7.99.Fright Night Scoop Baskin-Robbins


Harvest Berry Pie is the Blizzard of the Month at Dairy Queen

October is here and the featured Blizzard of the Month at Dairy Queen is new Harvest Berry Pie.  The Harvest Berry Pie Blizzard features real raspberries, blueberries, blackberries and pie pieces blended in vanilla soft serve.  A small size will set you back 680 calories.  While featured for October, the Harvest Berry Pie has been around since late August with the introduction of DQ’s Fall Blizzard Menu.Harvest Berry Pie Dairy QueenAlso being featured for a limited time only at DQ is the Chicken & Waffles Basket which consists of a sweet Belgian waffle, chicken strips, syrup and fries.Chicken Waffles Dairy Queen

New Garlic Butter Bacon Burger from Sonic

Sonic’s newest burger is the Garlic Butter Bacon Burger.  Available for a limited time only, the Garlic Butter Bacon Burger (870 calories) is made with garlic butter seared into a 100% beef patty and is topped with American cheese, bacon, mayo, and grilled onions on a toasted bakery bun.  Suggested price $4.79.  Sonic Garlic Butter Bacon BurgerThere’s also a Jr. Garlic Butter Bacon Burger available with an order of medium Tots for $2.99.  Prices and participation may vary by location.