It’s not particularly complicated: $5 is a nice round, approachable, affordable-sounding number. At a time when popular fast-casual chains are pushing the average diner bill upward, the $5 price point is especially likely to get the attention of deal hunters. And that’s why fast food customers are seeing more and more of the fiver.
We’ve rounded up ten very interesting, much-hyped new menu items offered by large quick-service restaurant chains — including the Wendy’s Bacon Pretzel Cheeseburger, the Dunkin Donuts Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich, and even a few items that don’t contain bacon. Warning: It is not advisable to try all of these on the same day.
The battle for boneless rib sandwich supremacy is on. This summer, Burger King menus will feature the BK Rib, a pork sandwich slathered in tangy barbecue sauce that may sound very familiar to loyal fans of the McDonald’s McRib.
Got a dollar? That’ll buy four sliders at White Castle in May. Even though the special deal is available throughout the month, you’ll have to time it carefully to take advantage.
Wendy’s recently rolled out a new logo in the hopes of updating the company’s image and giving the brand a bit of a facelift. But sometimes the desire for a little nip and tuck can backfire.
McDonald’s and Carl’s Jr. are among the big fast food chains casting out new fish items as a way to reel in customers—especially during Lent, when many diners cut back on meat.
Naturally, restaurants launch some of their most tempting deals of the year in January, making it extra difficult to keep resolutions.
As food prices rise, the cost of dining out inevitably inches up as well, right? Well, maybe not.
Although it bumped Burger King out of second place by positioning itself as a more upscale fast-food burger chain, now Wendy’s is supersizing its value menu by adding a second tier of under-$2 items in addition to a core group …
Specialty buns and breading will be hot at restaurants in 2013 — which is being dubbed the Year of the Bun.
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and it turns out it can be a shot in the arm for business, too. After losing its crown as the number-two burger chain in the country to Wendy’s, Burger King fought back and dumped $750 …