Food & Drink 12 Discontinued Fast Food Items That We Need BACK

11:45  13 may  2018
11:45  13 may  2018 Source:   tasteofhome.com

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These discontinued fast food items lie dormant in their company's vaults, but there are legions of customers who wish that some could be resurrected. I'll trust the queen of fast food social media for now, but I seriously want my post-road trip fuel back .

Fast food is as American as McDonald's fried Apple Pies. Some items just come and go with the times. The following are sandwiches and snacks that fell out of fashion. We would probably eat all of them right now, against our better judgement.

As fast food menus continue to rotate and innovate, items once beloved by the public can inevitably disappear. These discontinued fast food items lie dormant in their company’s vaults, but there are legions of customers who wish that some could be resurrected.

Below are just a paltry representation of those discontinued fast food items no longer around, but where a demand for return is humongous.

KFC’s Original Popcorn Chicken


Sure, the Colonel’s got “Popcorn Nuggets” on the menu these days, but their bigger size means that you get less of the seasoned, crispy batter than the original Popcorn Chicken. I’ll still get the Nuggets from time to time because snackable fried chicken is always a plus. I just wish the old-school version was available as well.

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Fast food is as American as McDonald's fried Apple Pies. Some items just come and go with the times. The following are sandwiches and snacks that fell out of fashion. We would probably eat all of them right now, against our better judgement.

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Pizza Hut’s P’Zones


Whether you were one of those screaming “It’s not a calzone!” or not, this was still one hefty meal when it was around. This mashup of pizza and calzone clocked in at about a pound, not counting the extra cups of marinara you’d buy to dunk the crust in. Pizza Hut has brought the P’Zone back before, though, so there’s a possibility they could come back in the future.

McDonald’s Original Fries, Cooked In Beef Fat


McDonald’s made the switch over to vegetable oil in the early ’90s, and since then, people have been able to tell that the savoriness of these crispy spuds has decreased. The golden-arched fast food giant has tried to replicate the old taste with milk and beef-based flavorings, but it’s still just not the same as the fries of old.

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Fast food is as American as McDonald's fried Apple Pies. Some items just come and go with the times. The following are sandwiches and snacks that fell out of fashion. We would probably eat all of them right now, against our better judgement.

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French fries © Foodbeast French fries Taco Bell’s Waffle Taco


As one of Taco Bell’s first forays into the Frankenstein’d foods category, this waffle taco blew everyone’s minds when it first came out. The Bell has continued to produce breakfast and innovative items since then, but this combo of sweet and savoury has yet to make an appearance since. A “successor” to it, the French Toast Chalupa, is in the works, so maybe there’s hope for the waffle taco in the future to pair alongside it?

Burger King’s Burger Shots


Burger King once went after White Castle with their version of sliders. Still, these were a buzz-worthy take on sliders slightly ahead of their time, as the mini burgers are poppin’ on menus elsewhere today. Could the King bring them back for an audience more accepting of these patties? Possibly.

McDonald’s Fried Apple Pie

McDonald's Fried Apple Pie © Flickr / Betsy Weber McDonald's Fried Apple Pie Flickr / Betsy Weber

The current version of apple pie on McD’s menu is baked, not fried. There’s a clear distinction between the two, as the fried pies are flakier than the crisp, dry pastry of the baked version. I get that you’re trying to make things healthier, McDonald’s, but sometimes it’s OK to up the indulgence to the max and stick your pies in a deep fryer.

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Fast food is as American as McDonald's fried Apple Pies. Some items just come and go with the times. The following are sandwiches and snacks that fell out of fashion. We would probably eat all of them right now, against our better judgement.

Fast food is as American as McDonald's fried Apple Pies. Some items just come and go with the times. The following are sandwiches and snacks that fell out of fashion. We would probably eat all of them right now, against our better judgement.

Wendy’s Spicy Nuggets

Wendy’s recently pulled these off the menu without so much as a warning, and it was only after an uproar on social media that disclosed where the nuggets went. There are still a few locations that have them, but in a period where hot chicken is boomin’, taking them off the national lineup just doesn’t make sense. I’ll trust the queen of fast food social media for now, but I seriously want my post-road trip fuel back.

Pizza Hut’s Triple Decker Pizza


Before the cheese-stuffed crust was big, there was a cheese-laden pizza base. Pizza Hut crammed as much cheese as they could into these pies in the late ’90s, and was one of the first times the world questioned whether we’d taken indulgent fast foods too far. Today’s world is all about the cheese pull, though, so even though there’s probably an extra thousand calories in this pie, we’ll sacrifice our waistlines for this one.

McDonald’s Mighty Wings


McDonald’s take on wings was off to a flying start, but the company shelved it because it didn’t turn into a major success for them. Mighty Wings stood up to some of the country’s best wing chains at the time, though, and if the fast food giant can find a way to drop the price on them, could be a tasty bite of nostalgia for wing fanatics.

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Fast food is as American as McDonald's fried Apple Pies. Some items just come and go with the times. The following are sandwiches and snacks that fell out of fashion. We would probably eat all of them right now, against our better judgement.

Monthly Feature Fatty usually covers one current fast food item . Not for this installment of The Junkie! So, I thought back to jog some old memories and came up with the 10 discontinued fast food items that I feel need to make a comeback.

Taco Bell’s Bell Beefer

Of all the taco meat delivery systems at The Bell, my childhood favorite was the (long since discontinued) Bell Beefer. Taco meat on a bun. Mmmm

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Originally from Naugles, the Bell once had a take on the “Taco Bun” that piled taco meat into burger form. It ate more like a Sloppy Joe than a burger, though, and while it was popular at first, demand eventually declined to where it left the menu. There’s many fans out there, though, who would love to see Taco Bell’s take on a burger come back to the menu one day.

Wendy’s Frescata Sandwiches


Wendy’s brought these out as a challenge to Subway, but cold cuts from their drive-thru just didn’t sell well. I feel like if Wendy’s revisited these and learned how to make them faster while toasting the bread, they could still be a solid hit. It could be a foray too far into Arby’s territory, though, so maybe sticking to fresh beef is the better move for Wendy’s.

Chick-fil-A’s Spicy Chicken Biscuit

#Weekend #breakfast #chickfila #spicychickenbiscuit and a #smallvanillacoffee but the reality behind this sandwich is that my oldest was feeling sick and my youngest was having a craving, so being the #badmom that I am, I made them all get in the #car.. on the way home my #oldest #threwup #twice but luckily we had a big #funyuns bag that used to have lots of little bags of Funyuns and he was able to direct his sick into it and not in the car. (Laziness pays off at times like these) Needless to say we rushed home and took the #toll while I profusely apologized to my oldest the rest of the way. #thehungrylazymama @chickfila #austin #cedarpark

Costco’s Hot Dogs Will Probably Never Go Up in Price

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More foods need Fritos added to them. True story. What is the perfect addition to any sandwich? Did we miss your favorite discontinued fast food item ? Leave us a comment below! Reply. WallCrawlinHero March 11, 2013 12 :38 pm. shezcrafti That place just sounds amazing.

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This was THE breakfast item to get when it was on the menu, and nobody was happy to see it go in lieu of other options. Those Chicken Mini biscuits that Chick-fil-A offers in the morning now are no substitute for a juicy, spicy filet of crispy chicken breakfast inside of a buttery biscuit. You’ve still got spicy chicken sandwiches, Chick-fil-A, so I’m not sure what’s holding you back from giving the people what they want here.

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