Restaurants serve spicy new sides, sandwiches and more.
Jack in the Box is adding Popcorn Chicken to its menu in both classic and spicy varieties. The poppable bites are made with breaded 100% all white meat chicken.
Buffalo Wild Wings is launching a new 14-hour hardwood-smoked brisket platform, featuring a burger, appetizer, sandwich and tacos. All four include a new smoky adobo sauce.
The Smoked Brisket Burger includes two burger patties, American cheese, smoked brisket, honey barbecue sauce, pickle chips and adobo sauce on a toasted challah bun.
The Dirty Dubs Tots feature a layer of tater tots covered in brisket, onions, cotija cheese, green onions, pickled jalapeños, Fresno peppers, queso, honey barbecue sauce and adobo sauce.
The Brisket Tacos feature a layer of brisket topped with onions, pico de gallo, cotija cheese, avocado slices and adobo sauce loaded into warm flour tortillas.
The Smoked Brisket Sandwich is made with brisket and onions drizzled in honey barbecue and adobo sauce piled atop a bed of Napa slaw, cilantro vinaigrette and pickle chips.
Carl’s Jr. is heating up its menu with the new Spicy Western Bacon Cheeseburger. The spicy sandwich features a charbroiled beef patty, jalapeños, two strips of bacon, pepper jack cheese, two onion rings and barbecue sauce on a toasted bun.
Sonic is serving a new burger and a new slush.
The Sweet ‘N Tangy Bacon Cheeseburger features a beef patty, smokehouse cheddar cheese, bacon, grilled onions, shredded lettuce and honey mustard. The burger may be ordered as a Slinger or a Quarter Pound cheeseburger.
The Red Bull Summer Edition Slush is made with Red Bull energy drink and watermelon flavor.
Qdoba Mexican Eats is introducing its new Signature Eats menu, featuring five options.
The Chicken Queso Burrito is made with grilled adobo chicken, three-cheese queso, pico de gallo, shredded cheese, corn salsa, cilantro lime rice and black beans wrapped in a warm flour tortilla or served in a bowl.
The Chicken Protein Bowl features a double portion of grilled adobo chicken with sautéed fajita vegetables, lettuce, pico de gallo, salsa verde, guacamole and black beans.
The Street Style Chicken Tacos includes three soft corn tortillas stuffed with grilled adobo chicken, guacamole, salsa verde, red onion and cotija cheese.
The Steak Fajita Quesadilla contains grilled steak, sautéed fajita vegetables, pico de gallo, salsa roja and shredded cheese and is served with guacamole and sour cream.
The Impossible Fajita Bowl is made with Impossible Foods plant-based protein crumbles, sautéed fajita vegetables, cilantro lime rice, black beans, salsa verde and chile corn salsa.
New entree options hit menus.
Chicken sandwiches remain a popular addition to foodservice menus across the United States.