Five Guys Burgers & Fries, known for its simple menu that doesn’t include a milkshake, has made its milkshake test official and has added a social-media promotion to support it. In New York (14 stores), New Jersey (five), Virginia (three) and North Carolina (one), the chain is testing vanilla shakes with 10 mix-in choices.
McDonald’s is borrowing an item from Chipotle Mexican Grill’s pantry and is testing guacamole not only as a burger topping but as a separate side dish as well.
In Denver, McDonald’s is offering a Guacamole Burger topped with a Hass avocado guacamole, pico de gallo, lettuce and white Cheddar, served on the glossy [...]
Culver’s always will be the home of the ButterBurger, but as it expands–its 500th unit opened in March and it is in 21 states–the Wisconsin-based chain continues to look at what it can bring to its menu, including chicken
In September 2011, the chain introduced a new line of premium, antibiotic-free, natural chicken sandwiches and [...]
[Update: Photo added of McCafe on shelves.] [Update: McDonald's responded with this statement: "McDonald’s is committed to serving delicious, high quality coffee that our customers can feel good about – at a value. We are building on the momentum of our McCafé beverages in our restaurants by expanding these options as we increasingly strive to [...]
The Dollar Menu & More was just introduced to McDonald’s U.S. stores but the chain already is looking for ways to leverage that budget menu. One possibility is the “Mickey D’s Value Pack” multi-person meals that a McDonald’s spokesperson confirmed are being tested in select Western Division markets.
In Dallas, two options are being offered; [...]
The difficulty of the current restaurant marketplace is such that despite reporting solid results, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers executives felt compelled to advise analysts that sales increases are hard won. “The environment continues to be volatile from a consumer spending [perspective],” SVP-CFO Stuart Brown cautioned. “Consumers continue to pull back even more than we had [...]