Where’s the Beef? – Jack in the Box Crispy Chicken Strips

July 14, 2014
Jack in the Box Crispy Chicken Strips

Image courtesy Jack in the Box, Inc.

Ever since Carl’s Jr. retconned their “Chicken Breast Strips” in favor of “Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders,” taking them from unassailable to, well, horrible, Jack in the Box has had the best fried chicken tenders in fast food.

Unfortunately, it seems like complacency (and possibly market factors) have led Mr. Box to allow what may have been the only worthwhile helping of quick service chicken tenders to become an afterthought.

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Sonic Adds Three Items to Menu

March 11, 2013
Sonic, America's Drive-In Sweet Potato Tots, Spicy Jumbo Popcorn Chicken, and Molten Cake Sundae

Image courtesy America’s Drive-In Brand Properties, LLC

Diners visiting Sonic Drive-In locations have had the chance to  enjoy an entire meal of new offerings since last Thursday, when the chain rolled out a new side order, entree and dessert.


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Church’s Chicken and Popeyes Bring Back Limited-Time Seafood Favorites

January 28, 2013
Church's Chicken Popcorn Shrimp and Fish & Chips

Image courtesy Cajun Operating Company

Two of the nation’s biggest quick service chicken concepts, Church’s Chicken and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen revealed this week that some of their most popular fish and shrimp entrees will return next month.

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Domino’s Extends Its $5.99 Promotional Pricing to 4 New Entrees

January 15, 2013
Domino's Pizza $5.99 Value Meal Deal

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Domino’s Pizza has expanded its “2-for-$5.99-each” offer to include all of its non-pizza entrees, allowing customers to mix and match more than just which two toppings will appear atop their pies.

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Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger is a Winner for Wendy’s

January 10, 2013
Wendy's Right Price, Right Size Menu

Image courtesy Wendy’s International, Inc.

Wendy’s recently unveiled its newest entree, the Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger, in Miami, Fla., and could soon bring the sandwich to other test markets, including Detroit, Mich., and northern Ohio.  Based on the overwhelmingly positive reaction from customers across the Twitter-verse, the sandwich promises to be a big hit for the second-biggest hamburger chain in the United States.

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Burger King Kicks off Weekend of Free Food Giveaways

February 2, 2012
Burger King Free Onion Rings Weekend

Image courtesy Business Wire

With its “Free Onion Rings Weekend,” starting this Saturday, February 4th, Burger King becomes the latest in a long line of restaurants launching free food promotions in the days surrounding the Super Bowl.

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Southern California McDonald’s Becomes Latest LEED-certified Restaurant

January 17, 2012
McDonald's of Southern California LEED Certification

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Last week, the U.S. Green Building Council awarded LEED Gold certification to a Riverside, California McDonald’s, making it the fourth of the chain’s locations to earn such an honor from the non-profit trade organization.

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Burger King Makes a Splash with New Stuffed Burger

January 12, 2011


Burger King Jalapeño & Cheddar BK Stuffed Steakhouse

Image courtesy BusinessWire

Burger King garnered lots of attention this week after announcing a national rollout for the chain’s first ever stuffed hamburgerRead the rest of this entry »

Whataburger Debuts Six New Items Across Three Regions

January 5, 2011
Whataburger Regional Map

Image courtesy Whataburger Restaurants, LP

Whataburger this week unveiled two hamburgers, two breakfast entrées, and two desserts, with only certain items available in certain states across the Southwestern and Southern U.S.

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New Bacon Now the Norm at Wendy’s

August 4, 2010
Wendy's Bacon & Blue Hamburger

Image courtesy Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc. via A Hamburger Today

Wendy’s this month will complete its transition from using two varieties of bacon to relying only on the premium version currently added to the chain’s salads and marquee sandwiches.

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