The headline is that Fazoli’s, which had been operating a chicken-wing virtual concept called Wingville, is now rolling out those wings at its brick-and-mortar restaurants.
Boston Market is introducing some seasonal chicken meals, Modern Market Eatery has a new protein option in blackened chicken thighs, and O’Charley’s Restaurant & Bar has some new family meals, all featuring chicken.
Meanwhile, fast-casual Peruvian concept Viva Chicken is highlighting Peru’s Chinese influence with a stir-fried dish with soy sauce, ginger and noodles.
Both Insomnia Cookies and The Whimsy Cookie Company now have gluten-free versions of their signature items, while boba tea concept Fat Straws is leaning into gluten with three doughnuts, offered for three days in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the moon festival.
Early fall is chile season, which Whataburger is celebrating with a spicy burger and a spicy chicken sandwich, Velvet Taco has sweet chile shrimp in its weekly feature and Your Pie has three spicy seasonal offerings, plus a seasonal vegan gelato made with oat milk.
Smoothie King also has a seasonal offering made with oat milk.
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill has a couple of weekly specials, Lion’s Choice has a new kids sandwich, Orange Leaf has two autumnal frozen treats, and Rascal House is topping a pizza with Fritos corn chips.
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