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- Menu Tracker: New items from Dunkinâ Donuts, Red Robin
- First Watch, IHOP, Gordon Biersch, Bruegger's
- California Pizza Kitchen, Joe's Crab Shack, The Melting Pot
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First Watch, IHOP, Gordon Biersch, Bruegger's
First Watch has added three seasonal dishes to its 111 restaurants through Nov. 3.
The Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast is the chain’s signature spiced pumpkin pancakes, Aidells grilled all-natural chicken sausages, and two eggs cooked any style, priced at around $8.29, depending on the location.
The Roasted Butternut Squash Quinoa Bowl is the latest iteration of the seasonal Quinoa Power Bowl introduced last winter. The dish is made with roasted butternut squash, dried cranberries, all-natural chicken breast, herbed goat cheese and quinoa, topped with candied walnuts and drizzled with balsamic dressing. It is priced at $8.99.
A Butternut Squash Soup is accented with carrot and nutmeg, priced at $3.99. The soup and Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast also appeared on last year’s fall menu.
has introduced two new varieties of its stuffed French toast, available through Nov. 3 at its 1,593 locations.
The Peach Vanilla Stuffed French Toast is cinnamon-raisin toast stuffed with a sweet cream filling, dipped in a vanilla batter and grilled. The toast is topped with glazed sliced peaches, a vanilla cream drizzle, powdered sugar and whipped topping. The Strawberry Vanilla Stuffed French Toast is topped with glazed whole strawberries instead of peaches. The item is priced at around $6.99, depending on location.
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant has introduced three new Oktoberfest-themed menu items and a seasonal beer at its 34 locations, available through Oct. 20.
The Baby Brats are three miniature sausages made with the casual-dining chain’s popular Märzen lager, grilled and served in pretzel buns with caramelized onions and Märzen mustard, priced at $7.
The Oktoberfest Pretzel Burger is toped with bacon, Swiss cheese, sweet pickled red onions and Dijon mayonnaise, priced at $10.95.
The Traditional Sausage Platter is a trio of German sausages served with sauerkraut-bacon potato croquettes, braised red cabbage and a selection of beer mustards, priced at $14.95.
The seasonal FestBier is an amber lager with a slightly sweet toasted maltiness and subtly spicy German Hersbrucker hops. Prices vary by location.
Bruegger’s has added a Sriracha egg sandwich that it introduced as a limited-time offer earlier this year to its permanent menu. It has also debuted a new breakfast sandwich with Cheddar cheese and chimichurri sauce as a limited-time offer through Jan. 7, as well as several seasonal fall items.
The Sriracha Egg Sandwich is made with egg, sausage, Cheddar cheese, red peppers and Sriracha sauce. The new Chimi Cheddar is made with egg, peppered bacon, Cheddar cheese, green peppers and Argentine chimichurri sauce. Bruegger’s version of the sauce is made with onions, parsley, cilantro, garlic, salt, red wine vinegar, jalapeño peppers, thyme, lime juice and black pepper in a canola/olive oil blend. Both items are priced at around $4.09, depending on location.
The 302-unit chain’s fall favorites — Pumpkin Bagel, Pumpkin Cream Cheese and Pumpkin Spice Coffee — are all available through Nov. 27. The cranberry apple bagel is also being brought back through January. The bagels are priced at $1.10, or $2.39 with cream cheese. A medium pumpkin spice coffee is priced at $1.99.