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Menu Tracker: New items from Subway, Culver’s and Baskin-Robbins

Plus innovation at Abuelo’s, Bennigan’s , Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, BurgerFi, Cotton Patch Cafe, Daphne’s, Fresh Brothers, Lemonade, Modern Market, Perkins, Round Table Pizza, 16 Handles , Slaters 50/50, Tacodeli, Torchy’s Tacos, Velvet Taco, Voodoo Doughnut and Yogurtland

The big news is that Subway is updating its menu with upgraded bread, fresh mozzarella, avocado, new bacon, ham, turkey, steak as well as rotisserie chicken and roast beef. More than 10,000 locations will shut their doors at 6 p.m. on July 12 and open with a new menu the following day.

But there’s a lot more menu news out there, too. In frozen treats alone, Culver’s has rolled out the second of its new Flavor of the Day options for the year, 16 Handles has complete its rollout of four oat milk-based frozen desserts, Bruster’s Real Ice Cream has two special flavors for the month and Baskin-Robbins has new drinks made of ice cream, sorbet and tea.

Speaking of tea and desserts, Voodoo Doughnut’s monthly special is flavored with Earl Grey.

Cotton Patch Cafe has Key lime pie.

Yogurtland has new fruity bowls that could easily pass for dessert, including one with watermelon, a summertime favorite that’s also found in new items at Abuelo’s and Bennigan’s.

Modern Market has a bunch of new summertime menu items, including a ginger peach lemonade, and its sister chain, Lemonade, has five new versions of its namesake drink.

BurgerFi has made its Spicy Wagyu Burger, introduced in March, a permanent menu item, and Slaters 50/50 has a seasonal burger-like sandwich celebrating American opulence.

Tacodeli is serving braised beef cheek as a taco upgrade for the month, Torchy’s Tacos is serving a Thai-inspired item and Velvet Taco’s Weekly Taco Feature draws its inspiration from paella.

Perkins has new crêpes, Fresh Brothers has new salads, as well as the option of dumping your salad into flatbread for added portability, and Daphne’s has new salads, too.

Round Table Pizza, meanwhile, is experimenting with charred lemon.

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Correction: July 13, 2021
This gallery has been updated with more details about Daphne's Salmon Kale-Qunoa Salad.
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