Bacon brings the "boom" to restaurant menus.
Brown sugar bacon is coming to Arby’s, along with three new sandwiches: the Brown Sugar Bacon BLT, the Brown Sugar Bacon & Roast Beef, and the Brown Sugar Bacon & Pit Smoked Ham. The Brown Sugar Bacon BLT, served on a King’s Hawaiian bun, features three strips of brown sugar bacon, three strips of pepper bacon, tomatoes, lettuce and mayonnaise. Also served on a King’s Hawaiian bun, the Brown Sugar Bacon & Roast Beef offers brown sugar bacon, roast beef, Swiss cheese, tomatoes, lettuce and Dijon mustard. The Brown Sugar Bacon & Pit Smoked Ham includes brown sugar bacon, pit-smoked ham, Swiss cheese, tomatoes, lettuce and Dijon mustard on a King’s Hawaiian bun. The sandwiches cost around $5.49 each, and customers may add brown sugar bacon to any sandwich for about 79 cents. Brown sugar bacon and the sandwiches featuring it are available for a limited time.
The Sweet & Spicy Bacon Burger is the newest menu item heating up Whataburger’s menu. Served on a five-inch toasted bun, the sandwich consists of two beef patties, bacon, grilled onions, Monterey Jack and American cheese, Whataburger’s Original Mustard and Whataburger’s new Sweet & Spicy Pepper Sauce. The burger is available for a limited time only.
Sonic Drive-In is taking hot dog buns to a flakier level with its new Croissant Dogs. The dogs, available in Original and Bacon Double Cheddar varieties, are nestled in buttery croissant buns. The Bacon Double Cheddar Croissant Dog is topped with bacon and cheddar cheese.
Fish is swimming onto the Bruegger’s Bagel's breakfast menu with the introduction of the new Back Bay Egg Sandwich. Served on a poppy seed bagel, the breakfast sandwich features egg, bacon, Swiss cheese, tomato, pickled red onions, and smoked salmon cream cheese. The Back Bay Egg Sandwich is available through Sept. 15.
Following the success of its popular Baconator sandwich, Wendy’s is offering Baconator fries. Made with Wendy’s natural-cut fries, Baconator fries are topped with Applewood Smoked Bacon, shredded cheddar cheese and a cheddar cheese sauce. The fries will be available for a limited time only for around $1.99.
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s have brought pork chops to breakfast with the new Grilled Pork Chop Biscuit sandwich. It features a boneless slice of pepper-crusted pork chop, American cheese and folded egg inside a split made-from-scratch biscuit. The new item costs around $3.29 as a standalone or $4.99 with hash browns and a drink.