Fast Food Week: Quick Service Restaurant And Snacks News!

A veritable stampede of app-promotimg deals and limited-time releases on the big premium Fast Food menu this week! Hallowe’en stuff has started to fade out of the top-tier announcement space. Game day and holiday season stuff is taking a tighter hold…

Melts - © 2022 Pizza HutNew Pizza Hut Melts: Even more hand-friendly, with top AND bottom thin crispy crusts…

Taco Bell leverages Twitter thread to promo $28 Deal

The Bell has been known to both get its fans involved in, and have a little fun with its promos in the past. And it rarely misses a chance to leverage a spontaneous opportunity.

14 x $2 Tacos - $28 - © 202s Taco BellOne solution: 14 X $2 Tacos = $28.

So they must be wringing their hand with glee over there since the tale of the wealth manager whose $28 TB lunch went viral. I thought it odd that only one observer (at first) noted that a $28 feed-the-whole-crowd special was on the TB app at the same moment. Food blogger Freddy 2517 also reports that TB had added a $28. ‘challenge’ to its app.

Pizza Hut busts out Melts

These are small Pizza crusts covered with your fave Pizza toppings, turned over and ‘baked until melty’. You can get: Pepperoni Lover’s with marinara dipping sauce; Buffalo Chicken with buffalo dipping sauce; Chicken Bacon Parmesan with ranch dipping sauce; and Meat Lover’s with marinara dipping sauce. Available now for a limited time at participating Hut locations.

Shake Shack promos App with BOGO deal

Shake Shack will offer a late-night, buy-one-get-one-free deal on shakes through the end of November. But you must order online or through the app from 8PM to close. Use the code, SHAKENIGHT when ordering from participating locations, only. The promo is good on Shake Shack’s regular menu shakes as well as their current limited-time fall shakes, which include the Pumpkin Patch Shake, new Apple Cider Shake, and new Choco Salted Toffee Shake.

Lay’s USA Official World Cup Snack provider

Lay’s has unveiled America’s Official World Cup 2022 snack: a trio of Mexican-themed flavours including: Lay’s (original flat-cut) Adobadas, Lay’s (curly cut) Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Popper, and Lay’s Wavy cut) Carnitas Street Tacos…

World Cup USA Snacks - © 2022 Lay's


Available later this month through the tournament. FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will be played from November 20 to December 18.

Ranch Bugles a pleasant coupling

Bugles Chip horns are now available lightly salted and dusted with Hidden Valley Ranch seasoning. Makes them a perfect go-with for the Dressing itself and other complementary dips. And everyone knows most everything goes with Ranch. If they came a little bigger they’d fit on your fingertips like a guitar player’s finger picks, making them a fun ‘play with your food’ accessory. Available through the fall at the usual outlets.

Novelty Alert! Airheads will supply Dentists with candy

It’s a creative, and mostly harmless way to buck the usual practice of dentists to give out tooth brushes and floss for Hallowe’en.

Candy Dental Floss - © 2022 Airheads

“This year dentists’ houses will be buzzing with trick-or-treaters wanting to get their limited-edition Airheads Candy Flavored Dental Floss,” Craig Cuchra, VP of Marketing at Perfetti Van Melle, maker of Airheads. “Everyone deserves to be happy on Halloween, even dentists. This floss isn’t a trick, it’s a treat that everyone can get behind.” And we assume it’s sugar-free…

And that’s the skinny…

…On what will be making some of us a little fatter over the coming year-end holidays. See you back here in 7 for the next bumper edition of Fast Food Week!

~ Maggie J.