Tasty Tuesday: Do you love subs, cheeseburgers, seafood, pizza, tacos or crispy chicken?
Then you are in luck, because Firehouse Subs, Nathan’s Famous, Red Lobster, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell are adding those new menu items to tempt the tastebuds without breaking the budget.
That’s in addition to the fast food deals and discounts through October at several other chains, including FREE donuts at Krispy Kreme and FREE fries at McDonalds.
The sandwich chain is introducing its latest creation, the BBQ Cuban Sub, just in time for the start of the fall season.
Available for a limited time at all U.S. locations, this new menu item features slow-smoked pulled pork, freshly sliced Virginia honey ham, melted Swiss cheese, sweet and smoky chipotle slaw, spicy pickle chips, mayo, and a sweet mustard BBQ sauce on a toasted sub roll.
This hearty new sub is available via dine-in, phone, carryout, online ordering or third-party delivery orders as well. The sub will also be available via drive-thru and curbside pick-up where applicable.
Rewards points may be redeemed for food rewards like free subs through the Firehouse Subs App. The Firehouse Rewards program recently earned the highest score among sandwich and bagel concepts in Newsweek’s ranking of America’s Best Loyalty Programs.
The company that became famous serving hot dogs in Coney Island more than 100 years ago has added its first ever burger to the menu choices.
The new Bacon Cheddar Cheesy Burger was launched in time for National Cheeseburger Day last week. on September 18.
The new Nathan’s Famous burger features fresh Angus beef, Applewood smoked bacon, and Nathan’s hot, real cheddar cheese sauce.
It will be available at restaurants nationwide and overseas – but not – apparently – at the world-famous location at Coney Island.
Nathan’s Famous has launched a a delivery specific website – www.wedelivertheflavorofnewyork.com – for delivery. Despite its name, it does not deliver to zip codes in NYC.
But sign up anyway. If you are lucky, you will be able to to receive a coupon for the new burger once you join the Nathan’s Famous coupon club.
Red Lobster is expanding its iconic Signature Feasts lineup.
Red Lobster’s Ultimate Feast® and Ultimate Surf and Turf™ are classic guest favorites. Now, there are even more seafood combinations to choose from, including the new Mariner’s Feast, and two favs back by popular demand, the Seafarer’s Feast and the Harborside Lobster and Shrimp.
The full lineup of Signature Feasts now includes:
NEW! Mariner’s Feast – Atlantic salmon topped with creamy Langostino and Norway lobster, a grilled scallop skewer and Walt’s Favorite Shrimp. Served with Red Lobster’s signature cocktail sauce and lemon.
Seafarer’s Feast – A broiled Maine lobster tail, grilled sea scallops, Red Lobster’s signature hand-crafted garlic shrimp and Walt’s Favorite Shrimp. Served with melted butter, lemon and cocktail sauce.
Ultimate Surf and Turf – A 6 oz. filet mignon, butter-poached Maine lobster tail and bacon-wrapped sea scallops. Served with lemon.
Harborside Lobster and Shrimp – A roasted rock lobster tail, garlic shrimp scampi and garlic-grilled shrimp. Served with melted butter and lemon.
Ultimate Feast® – Tender Maine lobster tail, wild-caught North American snow crab legs, Red Lobster’s signature hand-crafted garlic shrimp scampi and Walt’s Favorite Shrimp. Served with melted butter, lemon and cocktail sauce.
Seaside Shrimp Trio – A generous sampling of Walt’s Favorite Shrimp, hand-crafted garlic shrimp scampi and creamy shrimp linguini Alfredo. Served with lemon and cocktail sauce.
Detroit-Style pizza is back – for a limited time, including the option to create your own personal recipe with up to five topping combinations.
Pizza Hut claims the recipe that took more than a year and 500+ iterations to develop, and was in such high demand when it debuted in early 2021 that it sold out two weeks earlier than projected, and ultimately led to the chain’s best quarterly sales results in 10 years, according to a press release..
Pizza Hut Detroit-Style pizza is rectangular-shaped, served up with cheese all the way to the edge creating a caramelized crust, loaded with toppings and topped with a premium vine-ripened tomato sauce.
For the first time, customers have a ‘Create Your Own’ option available, to customize their Detroit-Style pizza with up to any five of their favorite toppings. For those who enjoyed the original offerings, three bold handcrafted recipes are back, including:
Double Pepperoni: Twice the zest, complete with 32 slices of regular pepperoni and 48 slices of the signature Pizza Hut Crispy Cupped Pepperoni1
Meaty Deluxe: Loaded with bacon, Italian sausage and Crispy Cupped Pepperoni
Supremo: Topped with Italian sausage, red onions and green bell pepper
Pizza Hut Detroit-Style pizza is available now at locations nationwide for contactless delivery, carryout, curbside pickup or the recently introduced digital order pick-up window, The Hut Lane™.
To find your nearest Pizza Hut location, click here
Beginning Sept. 2, Taco Bell‘s long-awaited Crispy Chicken Sandwich Taco will be available nationwide at participating locations for a limited time.
Fluffy like a sandwich, but folded like a taco, the Crispy Chicken Sandwich Taco is the latest from the masterminds in menu item mashups. Previous hybrids included \the Crispy Chicken Chickstar, Naked Chicken Chips and the Naked Chicken Chalupa which flipped the script on traditional chicken menu items.
The Crispy Chicken Sandwich Taco features all-white meat crispy chicken marinated in jalapeño buttermilk, seasoned with bold Mexican spices and rolled in a crunchy tortilla chip coating. It’s served on a warm soft flatbread shaped in an iconic taco form and flavored with Taco Bell’s signature creamy chipotle sauce. Enjoy it Regular or Spicy with crunchy jalapeño slices for those who want an extra kick.
Cost is a la carte for $2.49, Buy 2 for $4.49 or in a Crispy Chicken Sandwich Box for $5.49 which includes a Beefy 5-layer Burrito, Crunchy Taco and medium fountain drink. (Prices may vary by location)
Contest – Is it a Taco of a Sandwich?
Whether the Crispy Chicken Sandwich Taco is a taco or a sandwich might just be the greatest debate of recent time, which is why Taco Bell has enlisted some of the brightest minds in the country to help fans tackle it.
On Sept. 4 Taco Bell will use two real college debate teams from the University of Georgia and Clemson University to go head-to-head in the name of ‘Team it’s a Sandwich’ and ‘Team it’s a Taco’. “The Great Crispy Chicken Sandwich Taco Debate” will air during the Georgia vs Clemson primetime college football game on ABC (7:30 p.m. ET), via :60 and three :30 ad spots.