- The next topping available at Chipotle looks like it's going to be . . . BACON. They're going to test bacon at some stores in Orange County, California next month, and it could go nationwide soon.
The company will test both applewood smoked bacon and nachos in some cities this fall. Chipotle is working to win customers back after a series of health scares during the past few years - most notably an E.coli outbreak in late 2015 that made 60 customers in 14 states sick.
2. Starbucks is expanding its pumpkin spice empire, with new PUMPKIN SPICE COOKIE STRAWS. They're on sale at grocery stores now . . . but there's no word if you'll be able to get them when you order drinks at Starbucks itself.
The weather might still be sweltering, but that doesn't mean it's too early to dream about fall - and pumpkin spice latte season. Starbucks has even set up a Facebook group called the Leaf Rakers Society to hype up the impending release of its PSLs.
3. Remember Hubba Bubba gum? A company in England just turned it into GIN. Their "Bubba Hubba Bubblegum Gin" is pink, it tastes like gum, and apparently, it's not terrible. Unfortunately for now, they're only shipping it in the U.K.
Getting a little rosé'd out? Good news: There's a new pink, boozy drink in town that's perfect for summer - and this one will get your nostalgia engines going, too: Hubba Bubba bubble gum-flavored gin liqueur is a thing now, thanks a UK-based...