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Menu Tracker: New items from Dunkin’, Krystal and Moe’s Southwest Grill

Plus additions at Black Tap, Blaze Pizza, BurgerFi, Champps Kitchen & Bar, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Fox & Hound Sports Bar, Jack in the Box, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, Robeks Fresh Juice and Smoothies, Sajj Mediterranean Grill, Sweetgreen, TooJay’s Deli, Toppers Pizza and Velvet Taco

Spicy foods are continuing their rampage across menus, most notably at Dunkin’ which has a new doughnut in a glaze with cayenne and ghost pepper, but also at Blaze Pizza, and BurgerFi.

Jack in the Box is testing its first item using plant-based protein, but only in two markets.

Black Tap is celebrating its win at the New York City Food & Wine Festival’s Behind the Burger Bash (which was held virtually, but the judges were present to taste the entries), by putting their Little Italy-inspired item on the permanent menu.

TooJay’s Deli is bringing back seasonal favorites for the holidays, and Krystal is reprising it’s country-fried steak slider.

Sweetgreen, meanwhile, has a new line of seasonal salads, bowls and plates for the fall.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is making chili out of its brisket and putting it on baked potatoes, mac & cheese and other items.

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar has extended its frozen TV Dinner line, and also introduced new seasonal dishes and cocktails, and Moe’s Southwest Grill is selling a steak & potato burrito.

Robeks has some autumn-inspired smoothies and bowls, Champps Kitchen & Bar is stuffing lobster and shrimp into steak, Fox & Hound Sports Bar has ribs glazed in Thai sweet chile, and Velvet Taco’s weekly taco feature has blackened mahi mahi.

Sajj Mediterranean Grill has a new salad line, and Toppers Pizza, which tested vegan items Madison, Wis., this summer, has rolled them out systemwide.

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