Bacon lovers, take be aware. IHOP has a brand new solution to meet your cravings, and it is greater than a aspect of latest, thicker bacon.
IHOP introduces a brand new “Bacon Obsession” menu Tuesday with a steakhouse premium bacon with a maple glaze and restricted menu objects like Steakhouse Premium Bacon Burger, Candied Bacon Pancakes and a Maple Bacon Milkshake, the corporate shared solely with USA TODAY.
Bacon already is one among chain’s hottest breakfast proteins and greater than 50% of consumers have bacon with their orders, IHOP President Jay Johns mentioned in an interview, noting the brand new bacon is 5 occasions thicker than the corporate’s common bacon.
“People love bacon and I think they’re going to love this bigger, thicker, more juicy crunchy bacon even more,” Johns mentioned.
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Along with the bacon, the particular menu is out there via June 13 and likewise options the Steakhouse Premium Bacon “BreakFEAST” combo ($10.99), Steakhouse BLT ($10), Oreo ‘N Bacon Waffle Sundae ($4.99) and the Bacon Lovers Combo ($5 to $6), available only on weekdays. Prices vary by location.
“We like to take cravable and familiar flavors and kind of flip their expectations and get the guests to try something a little different,” Johns said. “A bacon milkshake may sound a little odd, but I bet, at one point, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich sounded odd to someone until they tried it.”
Johns said IHOP is the first national family dining restaurant chain to serve premium bacon that is usually found in fine dining settings. The bacon and special menu are part of the chain’s push to deliver extra customers in for lunch and dinner.
All of the objects can be found for eating in and takeout aside from the Oreo ‘N Bacon Waffle Sundae, which Johns says is recommended to eat in restaurants because it might not travel well.
IHOP is not the first restaurant to serve up a bacon shake or dessert.
In 2012, Jack in the Box had a limited Bacon Shake, and a year earlier, Denny’s had a Maple Bacon Sundae as a part of its Baconalia competition.
IHOP has free pancakes in April
Those who joined the MyHOP electronic mail membership by March 31 bought coupons without cost quick stack buttermilk pancakes, however there’s nonetheless a suggestion for individuals who did not join.
Through April 30 and with a minimal $10 buy, get a free quick stack with a coupon at IHOP.com, which is code NPDIOU for orders on the web site and cell app. Learn extra at www.ihop.com/national-pancake-day.
Prices range by location, however a brief stack prices a median of $6.45.
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