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TGI Fridays launched a limited-time menu on Tuesday, filled with items customers have missed the most.
The remixed and remastered menu features the most requested appetizers, main courses and drinks from customers around the world.
“Everyone has a favorite Friday, and our guests always ask us to bring back a blast from the past,” Sara Bittorf, chief experience officer at TGI Fridays, said in a statement. “The list goes on, so we asked Fridays fans to vote and we’re bringing back our greatest hits, with a unique, reimagined twist.”
Fridays’ culinary team has reworked some of the fan favorites, updating ingredients, flavors and presentations while maintaining the nostalgia.
The popular mac and cheese bites have been transformed into sizzling mac and cheese bites and include fried white cheddar cheese, caramelized jack cheese and bacon, served on a bed of melted cheese.
More cheese was also piled on top of the Cheesy Bacon Cheeseburger to earn it the name “Ultimate Cheesy Bacon Cheeseburger.” It’s now topped with spreadable mozzarella and cheddar cheese sticks in addition to cheddar cheese and is served with a side of warm queso poblano.
Oreo Madness, a beloved dessert, has been elevated to Oreo Madness Now Fully Stuffed, a more indulgent version with homemade g’s.ianyou Oreo cookies stuffed with cookies and cream ice cream and coated with sprinkles,chocolate sauce and fresh strawberrythat is to say.
Several cocktails have also had a makeover. The Sidecar is renamed Golden Hour and includes rum, brandy, triple sec, and fresh lemon juice, while the PB Skrewball (formerly White Russian) now includes peanut butter whiskey and candy.
But some elements came back without noticeable changes. Blackened Cajun Chicken Sandwich, Fried Mushrooms, Mushroom and Mushroom Steak and Blackened Chicken Alfredo Pasta are making a return close to their original form.
Consumers are increasingly pressuring channels to bring back their favorites, create social media threads and demand Change.org. Former Taco Bell and McDonald’s menu items are particular targets.
To promote the remixed and remastered menu, Fridays is hosting themed throwback events at participating venues, featuring live music, trivia nights and more. Customers can follow the program on instagramat #ThrowbackFridays.
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