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Olive Garden's Pumpkin Cheesecake P. F. Chang’s has added 11 limited-time offers to the menu at its 211 restaurants, until the end of December.

• Crispy Korean Chicken Wings: Served lollipop-style with sweet and spicy red chile sauce, sprinkled with scallions and sesame seeds, priced at $10.95

• Shanghai Waldorf Salad: Chopped kale, endive, radicchio, apples, grapes, celery, grape tomatoes and candied walnuts tossed in light miso-lime vinaigrette, priced at $8.95

• Miso Chicken: Miso-tamarind sauce wok-tossed with sliced chicken breast, baby carrots, Asian mushrooms, bok choy, candied walnuts and corn, topped with cilantro, priced at $13.95

• Citrus Mustard Prawns: Citrus-mustard sauce wok-tossed with prawns, baby carrots, black beans, ginger, Fresno peppers and zucchini ribbons, topped with cilantro, priced at $17.95

• Harvest Vegetable Quinoa “Fried Rice:” Wok-tossed red quinoa with spiced butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, wok-charred corn, snap peas, carrots, zucchini and diced green apples, topped with a sunny-side-up egg, priced at $11.95. It can be prepared gluten-free.

Red Lobster's Pumpkin Pie in a Jar• Vietnamese Noodles with Steak & Shrimp: Inspired by the Vietnamese noodle soup pho and incorporating flavors of hoisin, sriracha, cinnamon and coriander, the dish features rice noodles with marinated shrimp and flank steak wok-tossed with Chinese broccoli, carrots and bean sprouts and topped with cilantro, priced at $12.95.

• Pumpkin Wontons: Warm, crispy wontons filled with pumpkin and cream cheese, dusted with powdered sugar, served with vanilla and pumpkin sauce, candied walnuts and mint, priced at $3.25 for two or $5.95 for four

• Caramel Apple Wontons: Crispy wontons filled with warm apples, caramel and cream cheese, dusted with powdered sugar, served with cinnamon and caramel sauce and mint, priced at $3.25 for two or $5.95 for four

• Apple Cinnamon Martini: Absolut Orient Apple Vodka and Tuaca liqueur shaken with apple juice, lemon juice and cinnamon, priced at $9

LongHorn Steakhouse Pork Osso Buco• Ginger Jalapeño Mule: Tanteo Jalapeño Tequila shaken with ginger, lime juice and Thai basil leaves, priced at $10

Rum Chata: Cream liqueur poured over an ice sphere, garnished with a cinnamon, star anise and an orange peel, priced at $9

California Pizza Kitchen, in partnership with the Gluten Intolerance Group, has launched a line of five gluten-free pizzas: Cheese, The Original BBQ Chicken Pizza, Pepperoni, Mushroom Pepperoni Sausage and Margherita. GIG will conduct regular site inspections and audits to ensure that all guidelines for gluten-free foods are being met, the Los Angeles-based chain said.

Any of CPK’s pizzas can be made on a gluten-free crust for an additional $2, but due to kitchen space, only those five pizzas can be prepared using GIG procedures.

Schlotzky’s Southwest Chicken SaladRubio’s is reprising Langostino Lobster Tacos and Burritos at its 196 restaurants for a limited time through Jan. 7, 2014. This year, the chain is adding new citrus rice — white rice mixed with lime juice and lemon grass — and basil butter to the items.

The burrito features the lobster drizzled with warm basil butter, wrapped in a warm flour tortilla with citrus rice, guacamole, black beans, chipotle white sauce, salsa fresca and lettuce, priced at $9.29.

The taco features the lobster topped with sliced avocado, cilantro-onion mix, chipotle white sauce and cabbage. The Two Taco Plate is served with pinto beans and chips, priced at $9.29.

Rubio’s also is offering a new Surf & Turf Taco Plate featuring a Langostino Lobster Taco and a Grilled Gourmet Steak Taco, served with beans and chips, priced at $8.99.

Schlotzky’s has added two new salads as permanent menu additions at its 343 locations. Both are available for a suggested price of $7.99, and both come with sourdough bread sticks.

• Italian Chopped Salad: Chopped romaine lettuce, shredded ham, pepperoni, cotto and Genoa salamis, mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses, olive tapenade and diced tomatoes tossed with Italian dressing

• Southwest Chicken Salad: Mixed field greens, grilled chicken breast, Cheddar and mozzarella cheeses, corn, black beans, diced tomatoes and tortilla strips.

Contact Bret Thorn at bret.thorn@penton.com.
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