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Menu Tracker: New items from McDonald’s, Starbucks, and Panda Express

Plus innovation at Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii, Buffalo’s Cafe, BurgerFi, Burgerville, Detroit Wing Company, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, Hurricane Grill and Wings, Lou Malnati’s, Mellow Mushroom, Miller’s Ale House, Mooyah, Native Foods, Next Level Burger, Rapid Fire Pizza, Rush Bowls, Sajj Mediterranean, Taco Cabana, and Velvet Taco

McDonald’s has renamed its fried chicken sandwich the McCrispy, and it’s pretty surprising that it hasn’t done that before. It also has introduced new variations of the sandwich.

Detroit Wing Company also has new chicken sandwiches.

Rapid Fire Pizza has a new pie with three types of pepperoni on it, which you might think is a first, but in fact it’s at least the fourth in the past year and a half. Casey’s, Papa Murphy’s, and Happy Joe’s have done it too.

The NCAA basketball championship tournament will be upon us next week, and Miller’s Ale House is celebrating with the Big 16 Burger, which has 16 toppings, and if you finish it, you win a hat!

Buffalo’s Cafe, Hurricane Grill and Wings, Mooyah, and Next Level Burger also have new burgers, but BurgerFi and Burgerville don’t; they have new shakes.

Starbucks also has a new sweet drink, with cinnamon and caramel, and it’s a permanent addition to the menu.

Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii has new sweet coffee drinks, too, but just through spring.

Mellow Mushroom has a seasonal cocktail, and so does Grimaldi’s Pizzeria. Rush Bowls has Mai Tai Bowl, but it doesn’t have alcohol.

Native Foods has a Cubano, Lou Malnati’s has barbecue chicken pizza, Panda Express has sizzling shrimp, and Taco Cabana has chocolate chimichurris.

Sajj Mediterranean has build-your-own family meals, and Velvet Taco’s Weekly Taco Feature is inspired by Huli Huli Chicken.

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