More restaurants chime in to the chicken sandwich wars.
New from Wendy’s is the Classic Chicken Sandwich, featuring a crispy all-white meat chicken breast filet layered with mayo, tomato, lettuce and pickles served on a toasted bun.
Church’s Chicken has entered the ongoing chicken sandwich wars with its new Church's Chicken Sandwich. The handheld features pickles, mayo and an all-white meat chicken breast filet breaded with Church’s proprietary homestyle seasoning and buttermilk all served on a toasted brioche bun that is brushed with honey butter. The chain also will offer a spicy version with spicy mayo and jalapeño peppers on the side.
Zaxby’s is introducing Zaxby’s Signature Sandwich, featuring a double breaded 100% white breast chicken filet with three thick-sliced pickle chips and a choice of Zax Sauce or Spicy Zax Sauce on a buttery toasted split-top bun. The spicy sauce features jalapeño and red cayenne.
Dunkin’ is debuting its holiday menu, featuring a new breakfast sandwich and a new non-dairy beverage .
The Sourdough Breakfast Sandwich features cherrywood smoked bacon, two fried eggs and aged Wisconsin white cheddar cheese on toasted sourdough bread.
The Chai Oatmilk Latte contains a sweetened chai tea blend featuring cinnamon, cardamom and nutmeg combined with oat milk.
New from Jack in the Box, the Chili Cheeseburger features a beef patty, two slices of American cheese, beef chili and chopped onions on a toasted split-top bun. The burger also may be ordered as a double with two beef patties.
Panera Bread is adding pizza to its menu. The new Flatbread Pizzas feature extra finely ground flour for a delicate yet crisp crust, topped with hearty ingredients, including fresh mozzarella and fresh cilantro and basil, Panera said. The pizzas are available for $7.99 in three varieties: cheese, Margherita and chipotle chicken and bacon.
Cracker Barrel’s new Bacon n’ Egg Hashbrown Casserole takes a hashbrown casserole and layers on melted Colby cheese, scrambled eggs, bacon pieces, crispy fried onions, green onions and diced tomatoes.
California Pizza Kitchen is putting a plant-based spin on its barbecue chicken pizza offering with the new BBQ “Don’t Call Me Chicken” Pizza. The pie is topped with barbecue sauce, smoked gouda, red onions, cilantro and a plant-based chicken substitute.
Boston Market is adding a Late Night Menu, featuring a new line of sliders and bowls.
The Chicken Chipotle Slider features pulled rotisserie chicken with ranch dressing, chipotle sauce and pepper jack cheese.
The Chicken Cheddar Slider features pulled rotisserie chicken with garlic sauce, herbed mayo and cheddar cheese.
The Turkey Cheddar Slider features sliced turkey breast, garlic sauce, herbed mayo and cheddar cheese.
The BBQ Meatloaf Slider features sliced meatloaf with zesty mayo, barbecue sauce and cheddar cheese.
The Southwest Chicken Rice Bowl contains corn bean relish, cilantro lime rice, pico de gallo and pulled rotisserie chicken tossed with chipotle pesto sauce.
The Chicken Cheddar Mash Bowl includes mashed potatoes, corn bean relish, cheddar cheese, pulled chicken, garlic sauce and gravy.
The Cheeseburger Mac Bowl is made with macaroni and cheese, pico de gallo, cheddar cheese, barbecue sauce and meatloaf.
The Veggie Bowl features steamed vegetables, corn bean relish, pico de gallo and garlic sauce served over a bed of cilantro lime rice.
Papa John’s is serving the new Double Cheeseburger Papadia, a flatbread-style sandwich featuring a quarter pound of seasoned beef with dill pickles and cheese folded into the chain’s signature dough.
Blaze Pizza is serving the new Blazin’ Hot Chicken Pizza, inspired by the Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich. The pie is topped with red sauce, shredded mozzarella, ghost pepper chicken meatballs, vinegary slaw and a drizzle of Frank’s RedHot sauce.
Wienerschnitzel is launching Tater Scoops, a new line of crispy, fried, scoop-shaped potatoes loaded with toppings. The Chili Cheese Tater Scoops feature chili and cheese, the Double Cheese Tater Scoops are topped with cheddar cheese sauce and shredded cheddar, and the Cheesy Bacon Tater Scoops are loaded with cheddar cheese sauce, chopped bacon and grilled onions.