Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar introduced Sugar Dusted Donut Dippers as a new dessert on the menu

Applebee’s Sugar Dusted Donut Dippers introduced nationwide

Shareables come in order sizes of 10

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar introduced Sugar Dusted Donut Dippers as a new dessert on the menu. The casual-dining chain has been marketing the new treats as perfect items for sharing occasions.

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Zaxby’s added a new, reformulated Signature Club Sandwich to its sandwich line

Zaxby’s Signature Club Sandwich rolls out systemwide

Reformulated menu addition will replace existing Zaxby’s Club

Zaxby’s added a new, reformulated Signature Club Sandwich to its sandwich line. Last year, the brand introduced The Signature Sandwich in March after successfully testing it in October of 2020. This new Zaxby’s Signature Club Sandwich builds on that successful rollout.

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Torchy’s Tacos added new menu items, including the MoFaux with Beyond Beef and Tipsy Chick, and returned the Scallywag

Torchy’s Tacos adds MoFaux, Churros, returns Scallywag, Tipsy Chick

Torchy’s MoFaux taco expands plant-based options; Scallywag returns as February Taco of the Month

Torchy’s Tacos added new menu items, including the MoFaux with Beyond Beef and Tipsy Chick, and returned the Scallywag as the Taco of the Month for February. The Tipsy Chick also returns as a permanent addition to them. And the Churros are making their way to the sweets menu as permanent new treats.

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Twin Peaks’ expansion and menu rollout performance have been trending positively after being acquired

Twin Peaks expansion at milestone crest as menu gets refresh

Twin Peaks’ expansion and menu rollout performance have been trending positively after the franchise was acquired by Fat Brands. The sports-bar chain also ranked in the top five of Knapp-Track’s 2021 casual dining sales report. In essence, new menu and drink initiatives, as well as franchise agreements, are putting Twin Peaks’ growth on the fast track.

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Zaxby’s debuted a new Buffalo Garlic Blaze sauce, a pairing intended for its Boneless Wings Meal

Zaxby’s debuts Buffalo Garlic Blaze sauce, Guy on a Buffalo Wing

Four ad spots, including ones to be aired during Big Game, put focus on new sauce

Zaxby’s debuted a new Buffalo Garlic Blaze sauce, a match for its Boneless Wings Meal. The new sauce plucked some heavy marketing muscle to put it in the spotlight. A new campaign, featuring the quirky “Guy on a Buffalo Wing,” aired in a national ad spot during Monday’s College Football Playoff (CFP) national championship game. Another heavy-duty placement will appear during the Big Game February 13.

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Donatos partnered with Field Roast to introduce a plant-based pepperoni pizza at 170 locations nationwide

Donatos adds Field Roast Plant-Based Pepperoni to menu

Rollout at 170 Donatos locations expands plant-based selections at Columbus, Ohio-based pizza chain

Donatos partnered with Field Roast to introduce a plant-based pepperoni pizza at 170 locations nationwide. The launch of the new topping in January allows guests to substitute plant-based pepperoni for the traditional version.

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