What’s new in fast food

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January 2023

Applebee’s – All You Can Eat items

Applebee’s – Crispy Chicken Bacon Ranch Sandwich

Applebee’s – Grilled Chicken Bacon Ranch Sandwich

Applebee’s – Sweet & Spicy Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Blimpie – Spicy Italian Sandwich

Blimpie – Turkey Reuben Sandwich

Blimpie – Trio Supreme Sandwich

Blimpie – Italian Beef Sandwich

Bob Evans – Fiery Dang Hot Chicken

Burger King – Double Stacker

Burger King – Triple Stacker

Burger King – Quad Stacker

Burger King – American Original Chicken Sandwich

Burger King – Mexican Original Chicken Sandwich

Burger King – Italian Original Chicken Sandwich

Chipotle – Lifestyle Bowls

Cold Stone Creamery – Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Ice Cream

Cold Stone Creamery – You Had Me at Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Cold Stone Creamery – All’s Fair in Love & Cake

Dickey’s – Loaded Nacho Cheese Sausage

Dickey’s – Atomic Barbecue Chicken Sandwich

Donato’s – Pepperoni Cheese Bread

Donato’s – Bacon Cheese Bread

El Pollo Loco – Chicken Loco Burrito Griller

El Pollo Loco – Beef Loco Burrito Griller

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop – Spicy Chimi Fajita Taco

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop – Saucy Brisket Poblano Taco 

Jack In The Box – Deluxe Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Jack In The Box – Strawberry Red Daze

Jack In The Box – Berry Purple Daze

Jimmy John’s – Caprese Salami Pesto Sandwich

Habit Burger – Patty Melt

Krispy Kreme – Biscoff Doughnuts

MOD Pizza – Super Shroom Pizza

MOD Pizza – Super Shroom Salad

MOD Pizza – Tiramisu No Name Cake

Panera – Green Goddess Caprese Melt

Panera – Pepperoni Mozzarella Melt

Panera – Smoky Buffalo Chicken Melt

Papa Johns – Crispy Parm Pizza

Popeyes – Ghost Pepper Wings

QSOBA – Citrus Lime Shrimp

Quiznos – Lemon-Herb Lobster Sub

Quizbos – Classic Lobster Sub

Red Lobster – Dockside Duos

Red Lobster – Lobsterfest

Smashburger – Scorchin’ Hot Crisp Chicken Sandwich

Taco Bell – Ultimate GameDay box

TacoTime – Fish Taco

TGI Fridays – Three-Course Feast Menu

Zaxby’s – Egg Rolls

Zaxby’s – Zensation Zalad

February 2023

Applebee’s – Dozen Double Crunch Shrimp and Steak

BurgerFi – BBQ Rodeo Burger

Burger King – Spicy Chicken Fries

Carl’s Jr. / Hardee’s – Philly Cheesesteak Angus Thickburger

Carl’s Jr. / Hardee’s – Philly Cheesesteak Breakfast Burrito

Chick-fil-A – Chick-fil-A Cauliflower Sandwich (test)

Church’s Texas Chicken – Shrimp Meal

Del Taco – Buttery Garlic Parmesan Crispy Jumbo Shrimp Taco

Del Taco – Buttery Garlic Parmesan Stuffed Quesadilla Jumbo Shrimp Taco

Del Taco – Buttery Garlic Parmesan Fries

DelTaco – Buttery Garlic Parmesan Carne Asada Fries

Del Taco – Buttery Garlic Parmesan Dipping Sauce

Dickeys – Loaded Nacho Cheese Sausage

Domino’s – Philly Cheese Steak Loaded Tots

Domino’s – Cheddar Bacon Loaded Tots

Domino’s – Melty 3-Cheese Loaded Tots

Donatos – Hot Honey Pepperoni Pizza

Donatos – Hot Honey Wings

Freddy’s – Deluxe Crispy Fish Sandwich

Freddy’s – Birthday Cake Shake

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop – Margarita Shrimp Taco

KFC – The Classic Chicken Wrap

KFC – The Spicy Slaw Chicken Wrap

Macaroni Grill – Toasted Ravioli

Macaroni Grill – Shrimp Scampi

Macaroni Grill – Eggplant Parmesan

On The Border – Crab Tostadas

On The Border – Stuffed Crab Enchiladas

On The Border – Mexican Crab Dip

Papa Murphy’s – Double Bacon Cheddar Pizza

Popeyes – Flounder Fish Sandwich

Popeyes – Shrimp Tackle Box

Red Robin – Tycoon Burger

Red Robin – Cheesy Bacon Truffle Fries

Red Robin – Strawberry Shortcake Milkshake

Red Robin – Spiked Strawberry Shortcake

Saladworks – Jalapeño Ranch Crispy Chicken Salad

Saladworks – Jalapeño Ranch Crispy Chicken Grain Bowl

Saladworks – Jalapeño Ranch Crispy Chicken Wrap

Saladworks – Three Cheese Grilled Cheese

Saladworks – Bacon ‘n Tomato Grilled Cheese

Saladworks – Chicken ‘n Jalapeño Grilled Cheese

Shake Shack – White Truffle Burger

Shake Shack – White Truffle ‘Shroom Burger

Shake Shack – Parmesan Fries with White Truffle Sauce

Shake Shack – Tiramisu Shake

Shake Shack – Dreamsicle Shake

Shake Shack – Sunset Lemonade

Shake Shack – Pomegranate Sweet Basil Lemonade

Shake Shack – Blood Orange Lemonade

Smash Burger – S’mac & Cheese Burger

SONIC – BBQ Chip Seasoned Tots

White Castle – Shrimp Nibblers

March 2023

Capriotti’s – American Wagyu French Dip

Chipotle – Chicken Al Pastor

Chipotle – Fajita Quesadilla

Cracker Barrel – Cheesy Bacon Homestyle Fried Chicken

Cracker Barrel – Spiked Strawberry Lemonade Cocktail

Cracker Barrel – Loaded Steak Fries

Cracker Barrel – Mini Fresh Strawberry Cheesecake

Denny’s – Red, White & Blue Pancakes

Denny’s – Spicy Moons Over My Hammy

Denny’s – Very Strawberry Cheesecake Milk Shake

Denny’s – Mac N’ Brisket Sizzlin’ Skillet

Denny’s – Oven-Baked Lasagna

Denny’s – Oven-Baked Mac N’ Cheese

Island Fin Poke Co. – Korean BBQ Chicken Bowl

KFC – Kentucky Fried Chicken Nuggets

KFC – Double Down

Krispy Kreme – St. Patrick’s Day Doughnut Collection

Marco’s Pizza – Old World Sausage

MOD Pizza – The Pocket Pie

Noodles & Company – Backyard BBQ Chicken Salad

Wingstop – Three New Flavors

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December 2023

Previous year’s what’s new

What’s new in fast food for 2022

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.