This is the new and interesting food items that we found last week, including the new Red Robin Cheese Lovers Menu, Papa John’s Jack-O-Lantern Pizza, and all kinds of variations on classic favorites, like donuts and mac and cheese.
Sorry, this one is a little late. Our writers were sick last weekend and we are just now able to get this one out. We will have this week’s New & Interesting post available at it’s regularly scheduled time on Saturday.
Here are the food items we found last week!
DiGiorno New Mac And Cheese Pizza
This is a classic DiGiorno-style pizza topped with macaroni and cheese. It will be available in stores nationwide beginning in Spring 2022.
Ortega New Mini Taco Slider Shells
These new mini taco shells are good for about 3 bites, which will be perfect for parties, appetizers, and more! These come in 18-count 4.4-oz boxes and are are available in Walmart stores nationwide.
Mars Wrigley New M&Ms Ice Cream Holiday Fun Cups
New M&Ms Ice Cream Holiday Fun Cups are made of vanilla-flavored ice cream which features a chocolate swirl and a generous amount of red and green M&M’s mixed in.
They come in packs of 10, and prices vary. These will be available for a limited time from retailers nationwide from October 2021.
Red Robin New Cheese Lovers Menu
Red Robin has a new menu that caters to cheese lovers, and it includes the following mouth-watering items:
- Cheesy Bacon Fondue Burger – made with a flame-grilled beef patty, American cheese, hardwood-smoked bacon and mayonnaise on a toasted brioche bun. It has a side of cheesy bacon fondue for dipping and Bottomless steak fries.
- Cheesy Bacon Fondue – Fondue with bacon that can be ordered as a a side or with any burger or appetizer.
- Donatos Ultimate Grilled Cheese Pizza (only available at Red Robin’s Donatos locations) – a pizza base topped with hardwood-smoked bacon, Roma tomatoes, smoked Provolone and parmesan cheeses, roasted garlic, and toasted breadcrumbs.
- Mozzarella Sticks – lightly-battered crispy-fried Mozzarella cheese with marinara sauce for dipping.
The new Red Robin Cheese Lovers Menu are available now from participating locations.
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop New Chipotle Chicken Fajita Taco
The new Chipotle Chicken Fajita Taco Is made with house-marinated fajita chicken, grilled peppers, onions, shredded cheese, pico de gallo, honey chipotle sauce, and Fuzzy’s signature garlic sauce. This is all served on a warm flour tortilla.
These are available at participating stores for dine-in, takeout, and delivery from October 13 through November 21, 2021.
Pei Wei New Pumpkin Spice Donuts
These are little, bite-sized donuts that are made with real pumpkin, They are finished by tossing them in pumpkin spice and sugar and come with a side of sweet dipping sauce.
Prices vary but generally an order of 6 is around $2.99.
These are available at participating Pei Wei locations for a limited time.
Slim Chickens Returning Tender Mac & Cheese Bowls
Tender Mac & Cheese Bowls are returning in two varieties:
- Original Tender Mac & Cheese Bowl includes the brands signature mac and cheese topped with hand-breaded chicken tenders and a mix of shredded Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses.
- Buffalo Tender Mac & Cheese Bowl includes the brand’s signature mac and cheese with hand-breaded chicken tenders. This also comes with house-made Buffalo and Cayenne Ranch, fried onions, green onions, and a blend of shredded Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses.
These are available to order now through the app, online, and in-store at participating locations through November 28, 2021.
Dunkin’ New Peanut Butter Cup Macchiato, Returning Spider Donuts And Halloween DIY Dunkin’ Donut Decorating Kits
The Peanut Butter Cup Macchiato Is made with the brand’s signature espresso including a creamy, chocolatey peanut butter cup flavor.
The returning Spider Donut is a yeast ring donut with orange icing and a glazed chocolate Munchkins donut hole treat. The legs are made with chocolate drizzle, and orange drizzle eyes.
Additionally some participating locations also offer a Halloween DIY Dunkin’ Donut Decorating Kit. Each kit features plain yeast old fashioned cake donuts, with pre-packaged icing (including orange, white and chocolate), and three sprinkle blends. These are available in two sizes, a small (4-count) and a large (9-count).
These are available at participating locations nationwide now through October 31, 2021.
Also for a chance to win prizes including $1,000 or a Dunkin’ eGift Card visit www.dunkindoor.com and hold up your mobile device in your space and “ring the bell” to open a virtual door to win. You can do this once only each day.
Popeyes New Megan Thee Stallion Hottie Sauce And Chicken Sandwich
Popeyes has teamed up with the Grammy Award-winning musician, Megan Thee Stallion, to release this new Megan Thee Stallion Hot Sauce. It is a mix of honey, cider vinegar and Aleppo pepper. It is a perfect spicy compliment to Louisiana style chicken.
The sauce is to accompany the brand’s Chicken Sandwich and their Chicken Nuggets. This is the first time that Popeyes have released a new variant of their Chicken Sandwich
This will be available from participating locations from October 19, 2021 for a limited time.
Counter Custom Burgers New Ventura Blvd Chicken Sandwich And New Nor Cal Chicken Parmesan Sandwich
The Ventura Blvd Chicken Sandwich is made with all-natural grilled chicken layered with spinach, parmesan cheese, roasted red peppers, mixed olives, and marinated artichokes on ciabatta bread. This comes with a side of Caesar dressing and pesto sauce.
The Nor Cal Chicken Parmesan Sandwich features fried chicken with marinara sauce, melted mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, sliced tomatoes, fresh parsley and rosemary on ciabatta bread. This has a side of garlic aioli.
These are available at participating locations through October 2021.
Taco Bell New Cheesy Gordita Crunch And New Cherry Twilight Freeze
The Doritos Cheesy Gordita Crunch is made with a pillowy flatbread covered in melted cheese and wrapped around a Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos crunchy taco shell and filled with seasoned beef, crisp lettuce, cheddar cheese, and Spicy Ranch sauce
The Cherry Twilight Freeze is a frozen slush flavored with tart raspberry and a swirl of sweet cherry.
These items are available now at participating Taco Bell locations.
Dairy Queen New Cheesy Steak Fingers In Texas
These are regular steak fingers which have been infused with creamy pepper jack cheese. They come as part of the Cheesy Steak Finger Country Basket on the menu, and are served with fries, Texas toast, and a choice of gravy or ranch dressing. They are definitely worth the hype!
Available at participating Dairy Queen locations in Texas for a limited time.
Huddle House New Southwestern And Homestyle Bowls And Wraps
These are the new items at Huddle House:
- Southwestern Wrap – made of tender steak, pepper jack cheese, scrambled eggs, bacon, green peppers, onions, tomatoes, and skillet potatoes which are topped with a southwestern sauce and served in a grilled tortilla.
- Southwestern Bowl – tender steak, pepper jack cheese, scrambled eggs, bacon, green peppers, onion, tomatoes, and skillet potatoes.
- Homestyle Huddle Wrap is made of two scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage gravy, shredded cheddar cheese, and skillet potatoes in a warm grilled tortilla.
- Homestyle Huddle Bowl is two scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage gravy, shredded cheddar cheese, and skillet potatoes.
These are available at participating locations for dine-in, online order, curbside pick-up, and delivery through November 9, 2021.
Krispy Kreme New Halloween Doughnuts
There are 4 doughnuts in the Halloween-themed range:
- Abra Cat Dabra Doughnut – orange glazed, dipped in chocolate icing and black sanding sugar to resemble a cat with icing and sugar fondant eyes.
- Enchanted Cauldron Doughnut – a glazed chocolate cake doughnut topped with Kreme. It is decorated like a cauldron with sprinkles and a pretzel witch’s “broomstick” .
- Bewitched Broomstick Doughnut – an unglazed shell doughnut which is dipped in purple icing. It has an icing swirl and gold stars decorations, and finished with green buttercream and a pretzel stick “broomstick” .
- Spooky Sprinkle Doughnut – an original glazed doughnut dipped in orange icing and finished with a topping of a Halloween sprinkle blend.
- Commencing October 11 2021 Krispy Kreme is transforming into Krispy Scream, complete with a new logo throughout the Halloween season.
These new products are available at participating locations through October 31, 2021.
Papa John’s Jack-O-Lantern Pizza Returns
The Papa John’s Jack-O-Lantern Pizza is made with a large thin crust shaped like a pumpkin. It is topped with pepperoni and black olives to made a face. It is served as an unsliced pizza to preserve the spooky themed design.
These are available for around $11 from participating locations from October 18 through October 31, 2021.
All of these items sound great to us. Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!