What is in this article?:
- Menu Tracker: New items from Taco Bell, El Pollo Loco
- El Pollo Loco, Doc Popcorn and 16 Handles
New menu items include tacos, popcorn, entrees and frozen yogurt.
El Pollo Loco, Doc Popcorn and 16 Handles
is offering three Signature Summer Burritos featuring its signature citrus-marinated grilled chicken for an unspecified limited time at all of its locations. The burritos start at $5.49.
The Chicken Bacon Avocado Burrito has bacon, Monterey Jack cheese, avocado slices, pico de gallo and creamy cilantro dressing.
The Chicken Fajita Burrito is made with Monterey Jack cheese, black beans, avocado, and seared peppers and onions, topped with a poblano cream sauce.
The Chicken & Chorizo Burrito is made with Mexican rice, pinto beans simmered with Mexican spices, chorizo, Monterey Jack cheese, green cabbage, chopped onions, cilantro and poblano salsa.
Based in Costa Mesa, Calif., El Pollo Loco operates nearly 400 restaurants in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas and Utah.
Doc Popcorn has introduced Poppin’ Pizza popcorn as a limited-time offer at participating locations in its approximately 80-unit system. The snack is made with popcorn, cheese and Italian spices, and is being marketed as a back-to-school treat. It is priced at $4.50 for a regular bag and is available through Sept. 30.
Doc Popcorn is based in Boulder, Colo.
16 Handles is offering two new frozen-yogurt flavors at its 38 locations. Low Fat PB&J combines peanut butter and raspberry jam. Fat Free Peach Sangria Sorbetto combines peach and sangria flavors.
The New York-based frozen-treat chain has also begun testing a line of floats in its home market using Boylan brand cane sugar-based sodas and Tahitian vanilla yogurt. The 16-ounce floats are available in Root Beer, Orange Crème and Vanilla Crème flavors, and priced at $5.
16 Handles operates units in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, and Florida.