Fast-food giant KFC, like most fast-food stalwarts, regularly uses Australia as a testing ground for new menu items. The latest: a brand spanking new Zinger Mozzarella burger, taking one of KFC’s most popular orders and slapping it with the most decadent of Italian cheeses. ... Read More | Share it now!
Popular Asian dessert chain Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart, which originated in Malaysia earlier this year, are said to turn over around 20,000 baked cheese tarts pet day. It’s this kind of popularity that has allowed for an easy and rapid expansion into other markets, and the latest to benefit is Australia with four stores in Melbourne and one in Sydney to open before we even hit 2017.... Read More | Share it now!
Following the successful entry of Yayoi into the Australian dining scene, Japan-based company Plenus have begun what they hope will be a nationwide expansion for another one of the popular brand’s, Hotto Motto. The well known bento box chain, which boasts around 2,656 locations world wide, has chosen Sydney’s The Galeries as their first port of call, a seamless fit nearby the precinct’s Yayoi restaurant. ... Read More | Share it now!
“Why not make it smell like Fried Chicken”. No they are not the famous last words from KFC founder Colonel Harland David Sanders, but the reasoning behind a very odd product, spoken by CMO Kevin Hochman. It’s what he told Business Insider when approached about the very curious release of (extra crispy) fried chicken scented suntan lotion earlier this year, one of two limited edition products released by the fast food behemoth in 2016. ... Read More | Share it now!
House party delivery (or lonely Netflix/Stan session) staple Domino’s have just launched what they are touting as their biggest menu change since 2009, slapping the ‘gourmet’ label on their popular pizza range as well as introducing new toppings, sides, ingredients, and desserts. Naming their new menu “Taste the Colour”, the massive company have put a big focus on making substantial moves forward for flavour, trading out regulars and bringing in new, good quality toppings like maple cured rasher bacon, cherry wood smoked leg ham, and more to really take your fast food game to another level. ... Read More | Share it now!
If you’ve walked along Devonshire Street in Surry Hills lately you may have noticed that Oporto is dramatically changing the way they do things, by introducing their first ever “pequino”, which is Portugese for “small”. The small format store is the first of many which will be rolling out over inner-city locations in Australia, marking a giant leap for the fast-food brand as they attempt to move with the waves of modernity that are sweeping over quick-service restaurants around Australia. ... Read More | Share it now!
In a surprising twist on a menu classic, QSR KFC have introduced what they are calling the Zinger Black Burger, jumping onto the trend of black burgers in a big way, but completely overhauling the classic zinger with a dark black bun topped with chilli flakes and nigella seeds, holding in some creamy mustard maple sauce which is spread onto the bun both above and below the crispy Zinger fillet. The burger is finished off with cheese, crispy bacon, crunchy lettuce, and juicy tomatoes. It’s one of the most distinctive limited edition menu items KFC have ever introduced and it’s available from today 22nd March.... Read More | Share it now!
Fast food chain Carl’s Jr has finally made the decision to expand to Australia to compete with already established brands like Hungry Jacks and Mc’Donald’s, with their first ever store in this country opening tomorrow 2nd February at Bateau Bay near popular getaway destination The Entrance. The popular American chain, known for their big burgers and controversial advertising, have plans to follow this opening up with around 300 stores across the country in the next 10 to 15 years. ... Read More | Share it now!