Crazy Puffs - © 2024 - Little Caesar's

Fast Food Week: Quick Service Restaurant And Snacks News!

Everybody is focusing on snacks this week! Only a couple of mains, a single side, and no beverages whatsoever. But there is a nifty seasonal Pizza from Domino’s Japan. And a late but great St. Pat’s collection from Krispy Kreme…

SmokeShack Double - © 2024 - Shake ShackThe Double SmokeShack Burger: At Shake Shack, of course…

Submitted for your approval: This week’s fun food news…


Shake Shack gifts you Burgers!

Get a free single or double SmokeShack burger when you place a digital order of $10 or more through this coming Monday, March 18. The SmokeShack starts with a signature Angus beef cheeseburger, then tops it with bacon, chopped cherry peppers and ShackSauce. Use the promo code ‘BIGWINS’ in the mobile app or at the in-store kiosk.

Pizza Hut and Yeastie Boys collab on Bagel

The Hut has partnered with Yeastie Boys, an LA ‘bagel-based food truck concept’ on a new Big New Yorker Pizza Bagel. “The Big New Yorker Pizza Bagel is a bold celebration of New York’s culinary spirit…

BNY Pizza Bagel - © 2024 - Pizza Hut

… and we can’t wait for pizza and bagel lovers alike to experience this new item,” said the Hut’s Chief Innovation Officer, Rachel Antalek. “I am beyond stoked to share these with the public,” enthused Yeastie Boys founder Evan Fox.


Frank’s Red Hot débuts new sauces

Frank’s may be the most prolific maker of hot sauces. And now they’re adding even more. Three new dipping sauces and three more ‘squeezing’ sauces.

Six New Sauces - © 2024 - Frank's

The dippers are thick and creamy, and thus milder than Frank’s signature sauces. At selected retailers now, with US-wide availability ‘coming soon’.


Little Caesar’s pops Crazy Puffs

They’re grab-and-go naturals. Hand-held, ‘hot’ n’ ready’, and packed with pizza punch. They’re like a cross between a pizza and a mini quiche. Get an order of 4 for just $3.99. Or assay a Hot-N-Ready combo meal, including your favorite pizza plus with a side of Crazy Puffs.

Krispy Kreme unveils St. Pat’s Day collection

The doughnut doyenne is offering a shiny green selection of dunkers for the most Irish day of the year. Feast upon the Luck of the Rainbow Doughnut; Shamrock Cookies ‘N Kreme Made With OREO Cookies…

St. Pat's Collection - © 2024 - Krispy Kreme

…the Plaid Party Doughnut; or the Shooting Shamrock Doughnut. And – Yes! – the beloved green O’riginal Glazed Doughnut is back.

Burger King launches new Fiery snacks…

You can get a Fiery Royal Buffalo Crispy Wrap, or Fiery Buffalo Nuggets. Both chicken-based treats feature a new spicy Buffalo Glaze, sporting a ‘tangy, buttery buffalo flavor with the perfect amount of spice.” The wrap is built on a glazed ‘chicken breast filet’, accompanied by creamy buffalo sauce, lettuce and tomato.

… Scoops Po’s Panda Sundae

The limited-time dessert cup features vanilla soft serve, chocolate topping and a shower of OREO cookie pieces.

Panda 4 Sundae - © 2024 - Burger King

It’s a collab with Kung Fu Panda 4, now playing in cinemas across the US. o surprise, then, that the sundae rocks ‘Panda colours’…

SONIC adds 2 new chicken snack wraps

They’re the Hickory BBQ Crispy Tender Wrap and Cheesy Baja Crispy Tender Wrap. Both wraps include a crispy-fried chicken tender with cheddar cheese, and lettuce. The BBQ version gets BBQ sauce. The Baja gets a zesty cheese sauce. For a limited time, across the chain.

Cheetos collabs with Ghost Busters

The Cheese Puff snack with the cartoon spokes-Cheetah is shipping new Ghost Pepper flavoured Cheetos in a promo collab with the new movie, Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire.

Ghost Pepper Cheetos - © 2024 - Lay's

One catch: They’re available ‘exclusively in theatres’. So that bag of Cheetos is going to cost you about $40 bucks, by the time you pay for a movie ticket and a drink, on top.


Domino’s Japan celebrates Cherry Blossom Season

Domino’s Japan is serving a special pizza in honour of Sakura (cherry blossom) season. The Sakura Pizza is a dessert pie featuring strawberries, boba (tapioca balls), condensed milk, and more.

The hand-tossed crust comes stuffed with Mozzarella and cherry-flavoured white chocolate. And it’s dusted with powdered sugar. You can also get Sakura Mozzarella Balls. Now through the end of the month…

And that’s the skinny..

… On what’s going to be making some of us a little slower dodging the spring raindrops over the coming days and weeks. See you back here in 7, for the next well-irrigated edition of Fast Food Week…

~ Maggie J.

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