Summer additions refresh menus.
Burger King is adding a Whopper burger, inspired by Spider-Man from the upcoming movie Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.
The limited-edition Whopper features a red bun, topped with black sesame seeds, as well as melted Swiss cheese, and all the traditional Whopper toppings.
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop added new menu items featuring elote to its menu, including a chicken elote taco, a chicken elote bowl and an elote side.
The chicken elote double stack taco features the elote, cilantro-lime rice, grilled fajita chicken, with a topping of feta, cilantro and Tajin chile-lime seasoning, served in a flour tortilla. The bowl features elote, cilantro-lime rice, and grilled fajita chicken, topped with tortilla strips, feta, sour cream and Tajin.
Fast-casual dining chain Pieology Pizzeria launched its newest menu, Chef Inspired Tastes, including new signature pizza selections, appetizers and desserts.
“Over the years, we’ve won guests over with innovative offerings like our signature gluten-free and cauliflower crusts and a vast range of toppings that encouraged endless customization possibilities,” said Shawn Thompson, chief executive officer at Pieology Pizza. “Now, we're excited to double down on pizza, with a new proprietary flour for our housemade dough, authentic red sauce recipe, new premium Italian mozzarella and upgraded toppings.”
Little Caesars Canada introduced Crazy Puffs, bite-size versions of its pizza. The Crazy Puffs feature handheld pieces of dough, filled with shredded cheese and pepperoni, topped with garlic sauce, a sprinkle of Parmesan and Italian herbs.
“This big idea packs all the flavor of Little Caesars pizzas in a petite and portable format," said Jessica Foust, director, Little Caesars Global R&D. “We are always exploring new ways to enjoy pizza and celebrate the high-quality ingredients that are used in all Little Caesars restaurants throughout Canada. Made with our house made pizza dough, vine ripened tomato sauce and 100% Canadian mozzarella cheese, these bites of pizza goodness make a perfect complement to any meal.”
Slim Chickens new menu items include a grilled chicken strawberry salad a new grilled chicken strawberry wrap. Both the wrap and the salad feature strawberries, feta crumbles, candied pecans and grilled chicken tenders.
Canadian chain Tim Hortons launched a new loaded bowl and a loaded wrap flavor to restaurants in Canada. The BBQ crispy chicken loaded bowl and loaded wrap features crispy chicken breast coated in a barbecue glaze, mixed in with ingredients like grains, lettuce, diced tomatoes and cucumbers, topped with a creamy barbecue sauce.
“There are so many amazing flavors in our new BBQ crispy chicken loaded bowl and loaded wrap that really pop in every bite,” said Tallis Voakes, director of culinary innovation at Tim Hortons.
New sandwiches are piled with steak, spicy flavors, or a combination of the two.
Menus grow as the restaurant industry continues to recover.