What is in this article?:
- Menu Tracker: New items from IHOP, California Pizza Kitchen
- Pizza Ranch, Texas Steakhouse and The Counter
Baskin-Robbins, Charleys Philly Steaks, Charley’s Grilled Subs, Pizza Ranch, Texas Steakhouse and The Counter also introduce new items
Baskin-Robbins has introduced two Valentine’s Day-themed treats for February. The Flavor of the Month at the Canton, Mass-based chain is Bundle of Love, chocolate ice cream swirled with chocolate-flavored candies and raspberry-filled, chocolate-flavored hearts. The suggested retail price is $2.29 for a 2.5-ounce scoop and $2.49 for a four-ounce scoop.
Conversation Heart Cakes, at a suggested price of $14.29, are heart-shaped ice cream cakes decorated with multi-colored sprinkles and topped with a customizable message.
Both items are available at participating locations at the chain’s more than 2,400 U.S. units.
Charleys Philly Steaks and Charley’s Grilled Subs have introduced a new Pepperoni Steak Bomb Sandwich at the approximately 500 locations of the two concepts as a systemwide limited-time offer.
The new sandwich, available until March 24, is made with 100-percent USDA Choice steak, pepperoni, grilled onions and bell peppers, provolone cheese and Italian dressing.
A spokesman for the company, based in Columbus, Ohio, said the new item is a variation on the Cheesesteak Bomb Sandwich, which does not have Italian dressing and is a cult favorite at several locations. The sandwich varies by price and location between $5 and $9.79
California Pizza Kitchen has introduced two new seasonal items, available through the end of March.
Brussels + Bacon Pizza is topped with sweet caramelized onions, Nueske’s applewood smoked bacon, Romano and creamy goat cheeses with black pepper and Brussels sprouts that have been hand-separated, tossed in olive oil, and charred to sweeten them and give them a crispy texture. The item is priced at $13.50 at the Playa Vista, Calif.-based chain’s more than 200 locations.
Also available systemwide is a Roasted Beets with Whipped Goat Cheese Salad. It is served as a small plate on a bed of red watercress tossed with lemon vinaigrette and garnished with California pistachios. It sells for $5.50.
Both items are part of the chain’s new seasonal program that offers items that change quarterly.
IHOP has responded to the popularity ofsandwiches with a new line of Griddle Melts. They are served on grilled sourdough bread with a choice of hash browns, French fries and seasonal fruit for $4.99. Griddle Melts are also available as half sandwiches.
The Spinach, Roasted Pepper & Cheese is made with sautéed spinach in an omelet topped with roasted red peppers and onions and melted provolone, Parmesan and pepper Jack cheeses.
The Western is an omelet of smoked ham and sautéed peppers and onions topped with sliced ham and melted American cheese.
The Ham & Egg is sliced ham and melted Swiss and American cheeses over an omelet.
The family-dining chain offers Griddle Melts at its 1,565 locations nationwide.