Boston Market has thrown its hat in the giant ring of chains selling fried chicken sandwiches, and Bojangles is reporting a surge in popularity of the Uva, a “secret” chicken biscuit item named for Columbia, S.C., sportscaster Mike Uva, who got it accidentally. The Habit Burger Grill has new chicken bites with extra crunch, and Zaxby’s has a new saucer for its fried chicken tenders. Teriyaki Madness has a new sweet-and-spicy "Mad Sauce."
IHOP, for its part, is now selling burritos and burrito bowls. Marco’s Pizza has expanded its pizza bowl offerings to include a build-your-own option.
Huddle House and Huckleberry’s Breakfast and lunch are both offering new French toast preparations.
Luna Grill is taking its Modern Greek Chicken Salad and serving it as a wrap, with cabbage instead of lettuce so that it will travel better.
In vegan news, Pollo Tropical has a new picadillo made with Beyond Meat, and Toppers Pizza has added a dairy-free version of its Topperstix to its menu.
Main Squeeze Juice Co. is offering a lower-calorie drinkable version of King Cake in the runup to Mardi Gras, and Velvet Taco’s Weekly Taco Feature is actually a salmon lettuce wrap.
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