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What’s new in fast food for 2022

We’re busy scouring restaurant menus every day, every week, looking for all that’s new in the world of fast food. Bookmark this page and check back all year round, we update every single week with what’s hot and new at restaurants nationwide. If you’re looking for the latest deals and discounts see here.

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January 2022

January and February always see restaurants look to healthier updates – as diners themselves start the year trying to shed the pounds. You can see our round up of healthy new year updates here.

February 2022

The main dining events to keep an eye on in February are Valentine’s Day and Super Bowl. Check out romantic specials here, and options for the big game day here.

March 2022

March sees many restaurants offer up seafood specials with an eye on Lent, and “Fish Fridays”. We’ve rounded up all the fish sandwiches, burritos, tacos and more here.

April 2022

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November 2022

Applebee’s – Chicken & Shrimp Scampi Skillet

Applebee’s – Garlic Parmesan Sirloin Skillet

Applebee’s – Sizzlin’ Cheddar Bacon & Chicken Skillet

The Counter – BBQ Brisket Burger

Donato’s – Holiday Twists

Dunkin’ – Cookie Butter Cold Brew

Dunkin’ – Cookie Butter Donut

El Pollo Loco – Chipotle Chicken

El Pollo Loco – Shredded Beef Avocado

El Pollo Loco – Poblano Chicken

Jamba – Merry Orange Cranberry Smoothie

Krispy Kreme – Sugar Cookie Doughnut​

Krispy Kreme – Gingerbread Cookie Crumb Doughnut​

Krispy Kreme – Red Velvet Cake Doughnut​

McDonald’s – Smoky BLT Quarter Pounder with Cheese

McDonald’s – OREO Fudge McFlurry

P.F. Chang’s – limited time Winter menu

Popeyes – Blackened Chicken Sandwich

Red Lobster – Cheddar Bay Shrimp

Smashburger – Caramel Apple Pie Shake

Taco Bell – Enchirito (Nov 17-30)

Wendy’s – Italian Mozzarella Chicken Sandwich

Wendy’s – Italian Mozzarella Cheeseburger

Wendy’s – Garlic Fries

Wendy’s – Peppermint Frosty

December 2022

Red Robin – OREO Peppermint Crunch Milkshake

White Castle – Sloppy Joe Slider

White Castle – Smoky Joe Slider

White Castle – Spicy Joe Slider

Wingstop – Wingstop’s Carolina Gold BBQ

Previous years what’s new

What’s new in fast food for 2021

Looking for something else?

Looking for a list of what was new in 2020? Check out our post from last year that rounds up all the new fast food items in 2020.