Earlier this month, Dunkin’ Donuts launched a new sausage-in-dough-with-maple-syrup product they call “sausage pancake bites,” but which many have just taken to calling “meat munchkins.” But one NYC food blogger, unhappy with the results of his taste test, challenged a real restaurant chef to go DD one better. [More]
We know that breastfeeding in public — specifically in eateries — is a divisive topic, but does nursing a baby ever merit contacting the authorities? [More]
This has been a great year for fast food innovations and Dunkin Donuts continues the “I’m broke so I’ll just take a staycation in my mouth” trend with the new Sausage Pancake Bites, aka meat munchkins. [More]
Remember just a few days ago when we wrote about that visionary Dunkin’ Donuts franchise that had started a voluntary no-penny policy? Well it didn’t last long, as NPR has learned from Dunkin’ HQ that the penny-abolishing policy has since been abolished. [More]
One donut shop is taking a stand against the bacteria-ridden zinc disks of suck that are pennies. Reader Tom sent us this photo from a store he recently visited. In a policy change that was probably born during an 8 AM rush, this franchise appears to be are rounding customer totals up or down to the nearest five cents, and only providing pennies to those annoying people who actually want them. [More]
A legally blind woman in Massachusetts claims that she was recently told twice in the same day that her guide dog was not allowed in her local Dunkin’ Donuts. [More]
I guess it’s not appropriate to force Dunkin’ Donuts employees to drink the coffee they sell, but they should at least show up to work with their short term memory intact. [More]
Consumerist reader RandomHookup (probably not their given name) forwarded us a promo e-mail they received from Dunkin Donuts that asks customers to go out to a DD, buy one of their mocha drinks, take a photo of it, and be rewarded for their efforts with… fun facts. [More]
As if it weren’t awesome enough that today is Friday, you can also cruise around from doughnut shop to doughnut shop and get free goodies. You’ll know whether or not your doughnut shop is participating in National Doughnut Day depending on whether or not they call the cops on you after you make off with a free sugary delights, conspicuously shaped like the spare tires that’ll emerge around your gut if you munch too many. [More]
If you live in one of the following cities, you can get a free small iced coffee at Dunkin’ Donuts today, May 11th: [More]
CORRECTION: We sadly admit that we made a grievous error yesterday in announcing that Dunkin’ Donuts would be giving away free donuts nationwide on April 15. We were in possession of an old press release that was no longer valid. According to DD’s publicists, the free donut deal is only available in Las Vegas today. This is a huge mistake and we apologize to those who were misled. [More]
If you like Starbucks coffee but you don’t like paying coffee shop prices, starting this summer you should be able to order an iced-mocha-something from your nearest Burger King. The fast food chain is countering McDonald’s recent coffee offerings by teaming up with Starbucks, and prices should be between $1-2.79 according to the Kansas City Star. [More]
Continuing this weekend’s unintentional theme of “toddlers and food service,” today we bring you the sad tale of a Quincy, Mass. 23-month-old whose parents are suing Dunkin’ Donuts after he was burned by a hash brown. A hash brown that fell out of his mouth and onto his neck.
A few coffee snobs at Slate have done a blind taste test of regular drip and cappuccino coffees at Starbucks, McDonald’s and Dunkin’ Donuts. Results? Dunkin’ Donuts had the best regular drip; McDonald’s, the best cappuccino.
Tomorrow, June 5th, is National Doughnut Day. Why do you care about this? Because it is your opportunity to grab yourself a free doughnut. And as we all know, free doughnuts have no calories. Actually, that is a lie.
If you live in Fall River, Massachusetts, and work at one of the town’s Dunkin’ Donuts stores, watch out for fake employees! A woman has been walking into the DD stores dressed in an employee uniform and going into the back, where she promptly steals real employees’ purses. When confronted at one of the stores, the thief told the workers that “she was there to pick up beans for another store and a note should have been left on the manager’s door.” When the employees went to look for the note, she left.
Corey pointed out to us that the Dunkin’ Donuts advertising for their 99 cent latte is a bit misleading. He writes,