The most important meal of the day just got a lot more interesting, as SONIC Drive-In announced two exciting changes to its breakfast menu. Guests can substitute fluffy egg whites in any breakfast menu offering with eggs, including a wide variety of Breakfast Burritos and the ever-popular Breakfast Toaster Sandwiches. And now, they can pair their favorite breakfast with a cup of SONIC’s Red Button Roast coffee, made with 100 percent Arabica beans and customized with one of five new flavors.
As SONIC develops new franchises across the country as part of an initiative to expand into rural markets, the company has reached an agreement with the Wyandotte Nation, an Oklahoma-based Native American tribe, to open its first SONIC Drive-In in Seneca, Missouri.
SONIC Drive-In continues to expand across the U.S. by opening its first store in North Dakota. Located in north central North Dakota, the SONIC Drive-In in Minot is now open for business.
One of the most common questions in foodservice—White or wheat?—has grown to include a new option: pretzel. Quick-service restaurants across the country are capitalizing on a new pretzel-bread trend, taking one of the most popular summer snacks and working it into innovative new menu options.
For a few glorious weeks this summer, when baseball season is in full swing, people will no longer face the age-old summertime dilemma of hot dog versus pretzel. Starting July 1 and for a limited time only, SONIC Drive-In will extend its popular line-up of hot dogs made with 100 percent beef to include two new Pretzel Dogs: the Cheesy Bacon Pretzel Dog and the Original Pretzel Dog, topped with mustard.
On Wednesday, June 26, for every order of Tots sold, all Oklahoma SONIC Drive-In locations will donate $1 to United Way of Central Oklahoma to continue to support relief and recovery efforts following the recent tornado devastation in Oklahoma. SONIC’s Tots – crispy potato bites available as a meal side or snack – are one of the more popular items on the menu.
“Slush sightings” will soon be as common as “star sightings” in southern California, as SONIC Drive-In announced plans to open 15 new drive-ins in the market. The nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants has signed an agreement with existing franchise partner, SPG Management, to develop five new drive-ins in San Diego County and 10 new drive-ins in the greater Los Angeles area over the next six years.
SONIC Drive-In has re-imagined the club sandwich – a classic that’s been around for longer than a century – to introduce the new Asiago Caesar Chicken Club Sandwich. This sandwich builds on the popularity of the original favorite with the addition of premium ingredients and new flavors like Asiago cheese and Caesar dressing.
Not a morning person? You may not be alone. According to a new survey conducted by Harris Interactive, nearly half (46 percent) of Millennials are not morning people. The good news is that Sonic Drive-In is making mornings a little bit sweeter with the introduction of Cinnasnacks to the menu.
At Sonic, each shake is hand-mixed with the chain’s Real Ice Cream and available in a variety of flavors beyond old favorites like chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry.
This summer, Sonic is offering 25 different shake flavors to choose from as part of the “Summer of Shakes.”
New flavors include the Peanut Butter & Bacon Shake, the Cherry Cheesecake Shake, the Coconut Cream Pie Shake, and other classic and creative options.
To sweeten the deal, Sonic shakes are half price after 8 p.m. all summer long.