Little Caesars launched a new Cookie Dough Brownie dessert, prepared with M&M’s Minis Candies

Little Caesars launches Cookie Dough Brownie Dessert

Cookie Dough Brownie prepared with M&M’s Minis Candies

Little Caesars launched a new Cookie Dough Brownie dessert, made with M&M’s Minis Candies. The Detroit-based pizza chain’s new desert is prepared with soft, chocolatey brownies, each topped with cookie dough and sprinkled with candy-coated milk chocolate M&M’s Minis.

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Einstein Bros Bagels rolled out The Bacon & Queso Egg Sandwich, a new breakfast sandwich, featuring the bagel chain’s double-whipped Jalapeno Salsa Shmear queso and spicy green chiles

Einstein Bros Bagels rolls out Bacon and Queso Egg Sandwich

New breakfast sandwich features chain’s take on queso

Einstein Bros Bagels rolled out The Bacon & Queso Egg Sandwich, a new breakfast sandwich. It features the bagel chain’s double-whipped Jalapeno Salsa Shmear queso and spicy green chiles, and includes smoked Applewood bacon and seasoned cage-free eggs cooked, all served on customers’ bagel of choice.

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Wingstop added bone-in thighs and boneless, breaded Thigh Bites to the menu, borrowed from its virtual brand, Thighstop

Wingstop adds chicken thighs, Thigh Bites to menu

New offerings promoted with Thigh Thursday deals

Wingstop added bone-in thighs and boneless, breaded Thigh Bites to the menu, borrowed from its virtual brand, Thighstop. The chicken wing-focused QSR chain will offer the thigh menu items tossed in one of 11 signature sauces, or sans dressing.

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Wendy’s rolled out a new Big Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger as the third addition to its Made to Crave line

Wendy’s rolls out new Big Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger

Third addition to Made to Crave line delivers on ‘cheesy’

Wendy’s rolled out a new Big Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger as the third addition to its Made to Crave line. The burger chain suggested the new menu item goes beyond traditional bacon cheeseburgers, bringing “cheesy” to a whole new level.

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Taco Bell began testing a Loaded Truff Nacho Fries and Loaded Truff Fries Burrito in partnership with Truff

Taco Bell tests Loaded Truff Nacho Fries, Loaded Truff Fries Burrito in Newport Beach

A mashup of indulgent truffle hot sauce, warm Nacho Cheese sauce arrives

Taco Bell began testing a Loaded Truff Nacho Fries and Loaded Truff Fries Burrito in partnership with Truff, out of Southern California. The Truffle hot sauce brand has come to symbolize discovery and indulgence. Now, Taco Bell’s warm Nacho Cheese sauce will be paired with the differentiated blend of real black truffles and red chili peppers in Truff.

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IHOP began selling alcohol through a new Bubbles, Wine & Brews menu test at select locations in San Diego and New Mexico

IHOP sells alcohol via Bubbles, Wine and Brews menu test

Three-store pilot will expand beyond San Diego, New Mexico later this year

IHOP began selling alcohol at select locations through a new Bubbles, Wine and Brews menu test in San Diego and New Mexico. The three-unit pilot will bring a curated selection of locally-brewed beer and wines to these restaurants. The test will expand to New York, Rhode Island, Maryland, and Ohio in upcoming months.

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Pizza Hut announced a partnership with Beyond Meat to introduce Beyond Pepperoni Pizza as a pilot at 70 locations

Pizza Hut tests plant-based topping in Beyond Pepperoni Pizza

Beyond Meat, Pizza Hut partner for pilot in Albany, Columbus, Macon, Houston, Jacksonville

Pizza Hut partnered with Beyond Meat to introduce Beyond Pepperoni Pizza as a pilot in 70 locations. The test will feature plant-based Beyond Pepperoni, made from ingredients like peas and rice. The product, created by the culinary teams at Pizza Hut and Beyond Meat, has no GMOs, soy, gluten, hormones, antibiotics, or cholesterol, according to an announcement.

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Sarpino’s Pizzeria added Field Roast Classic Pizzeria Plant-Based Pepperoni to its menu

Sarpino’s adds Field Roast Plant-Based Pepperoni to its menu systemwide

Pizza chain’s restaurants across the Midwest, Southeast begin offering pea-protein-based pepperoni

Sarpino’s Pizzeria added Field Roast Classic Pizzeria Plant-Based Pepperoni to its menu. Its restaurants, which span across the Midwest and Southeast, will begin using the pea-protein-based meat alternative. The product achieves a zesty profile by combining spices that include whole pieces of fennel, cracked black pepper, garlic, and paprika.

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