There was a burst of menu activity last week as restaurants gearedup for Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day. Now that those events are inthe rearview mirror, menu items continue to flow out of the pipeline,with many focusing on consumer favorites with global flavor twists.And stay tuned for items themed to Mardi Gras and Lent.
Genghis Grillis also getting a head start on an annual event, in this case Mardi Gras. ItsJambalaya Bowl features sausage, chicken and shrimp, tossed in the chain’s own Cajun spiceblend and tomato broth and served on dirty rice. It debuts on the menu Wednesday and runsthrough March 29. During the same time period, guests can pair the bowl with a Rum PunchLTO, a mix of rum, strawberries, pineapple and mango served on the rocks and priced at $5.