Menu Tracker: New items from Popeyes, Sonic Drive-In and Panda Express
More innovation at Baja Fresh, Buffalo Wings & Rings, Carvel, Firehouse Subs, Freebirds World Burrito, Frutta Bowls, Jimmy John’s, Little Caesars, Ocean Prime, Pokeworks, Quiznos, Rubio’s Coastal Grill, Taziki’s Mediterranean CafÃ©, Toppers Pizza, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Velvet Taco, Voodoo Donut, Wayback Burgers
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, obviously hoping lightning strikes twice, has released a new boneless chicken breast item: Nuggets, made with the same coating as their internet-breaking chicken sandwich.
Buffalo Wings & Rings has introduced three Chicken Sandwiches and Firehouse Subs has a new Chicken Gyroscope.
Elsewhere, vegan chicken substitutes are offered at Panda Express and Toppers Pizza, while Baja Fresh and Little Caesars have new items with plant-based proteins meant to simulate beef and pork, respectively.
Rubio’s Coastal Grill introduced cauliflower in rice.
Freebirds World Burrito, on the other hand, brought brisket for the summer, Quiznos introduced a triple pork sandwich called The Smilin ‘Pig, and Taziki’s CafÃ© MÃ©diterranÃ©en is testing a lamb burger.
Jimmy John’s presented their first wraps.
Carvel offers churro ice cream and related accessories, Frutta Bowls offers a banana fudge smoothie, Wayback Burgers offers a tangerine milkshake, and Voodoo Donut offers a canollo that masquerades as s’mores.
Pokeworks has a new Korean-inspired poke, Tropical Smoothie Cafe has cocktail-inspired smoothies, and Ocean Prime has new cocktails.
Finally, Velvet Taco’s weekly taco feature is Tomato Pesto Chicken.
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