During a recent trip to Dallas I tried a burger that isn't nationwide: The Homestyle Quarter Pounder. It arrived in this fun cowboy wrapper shown above. This is your basic Quarter Pounder mod, and we've reviewed plenty of them in the past as McDonald's loves to play with toppings on their mid-sized staple.
Jack in the Box has been advertising their new fast food "Brewhouse Bacon Burger" as the kind of burger you'd find in a pub. This angle is eerily similar to the original Six Dollar Burger pitch from Carl's Jr., which claimed you'd get the same substantial burger you'd pay $6 for at a sit-down restaurant (read "Chili's") but at a lower price. We know how that worked out for the Star when burger prices crept up and the company had to adopt sister chain Hardee's "Thickburger" moniker. In this case, Jack wisely steers clear of the pricing angle. Marketing aside, what are you actually getting for your money and what does it taste like?
Dickey's Barbecue Pit's Deal of the Day has changed. They used to offer a menu item plus two sides, bread, pickles & onions, and a Big Yellow Cup for a special price each day, Monday through Saturday. We've been lamenting the slow but steady increase on the price of this deal over the last couple of years, from $7.95 to $8.95 to $9.95. Likely in an effort to avoid passing the $10 mark, the fast food bbq chain has changed what you get in the daily deal.
At my local Dickey's they've removed the poster that displayed all the deals you can get each day and have replaced it with a chalkboard. The board displays today's deal as well as a sort of manager's special and a third select promo. The deal of the day was what I expected for a Tuesday: 3 Rib Plate. However, you now get the main menu item, ONE side, bread, and a Big Yellow Cup for $7.99. You now have to ask for pickles and onions, although in my case they also had some over by the sauces for self-service.
Doing the math really quickly, a side is $2.50, which would put the old Deal at $10.49.
This isn't surprising or in anyway misleading. It's just a trend and something we've seen before from other fast food restaurants. We've updated the menu to reflect the new pricing and also have listed the old daily deals sequence to help you predict what should be on the chalkboard.
Nothing beats the taste of Popeye's spicy fried chicken. Crispy, crunchy, spicy but not torture. Delicious. So, since I like the chicken pieces so much I wanted to give their chicken strips, aka Handcrafted Tenders, a try.
Well, it may not look as pretty as the picture below, but Arby's Loaded Curly Fries certainly live up to their name. This is a generous bowl of curly fries with both cheddar cheese sauce and shredded cheddar cheese, bacon and ranch dressing on top.
The first Wednesday of the month is now "What Was It? Wednesday" where you get a picture of a former major fast food restaurant that is either vacant or has been turned into a new business.
This month's is a little tricky, this angle doesn't show the front of the restaurant. However, there is a glassed-in dining space in the front that was a signature of this fast food chain in many restaurants across the country in the '90's.
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