Nostalgia is popular these days. That '90s Show, a new TV show, reminds us of That '70s Show's 25-year run. Scrunchies, high-waist jeans, and floral print dresses are trendy again. In recent weeks, many iconic fast-food items have returned to menus nationwide.
Pizza Hut's Big New Yorker Pizza debuted in the late 20th century. It only lasted a few years, but pizza fans still wanted the 16-inch pie 20 years later. Pizza Hut responded by bringing back this powerful pizza for a limited time in February 2023.
Burger King's 1988 international chicken sandwich line included the American, Italian, and French. Mexican sandwiches have replaced French sandwiches in the new lineup. All three have country-inspired toppings on a long, toasted sesame seed bun. Wondering how they taste? Exclusive review.
Burger King recently revived a classic burger and chicken sandwiches. According to Menu and Price, the Double, Triple, and Quad Stackers—huge portions of beef and cheese—are back on the menu. 2006.
Taco Bell's return of the Mexican Pizza in the second half of 2022 was more of a vindication than a celebration. Many chain fans couldn't believe it was removed. According to the company website, it became a "permanent menu item [as of] September 15, 2022," filling a huge fast-food gap. The beloved item debuted in 1985.
Like the Mexican Pizza, this one returned in late 2022, but it pleased enough people to mention it here in 2023. Wendy's brought back the Pretzel Bacon Pub Burger in early fall 2022, delighting burger fans. As of September 2022, these burgers appear to be staying.
We all made tough decisions in 2020, including McD's. The 1999-debuted bagel sandwich was removed from the breakfast menu. McDonald's reintroduced the sandwiches in many markets in late 2022 with little fanfare. They're not nationwide yet.