Food and Drink

Your Neighborhood Chipotle May Soon Serve Frozen Palomas

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Roman Tiraspolsky / Shutterstock
Roman Tiraspolsky / Shutterstock

Chipotle is adding a new frozen cocktail to the menu just in time for warmer weather. According to The Daily Meal, the chain is serving a frozen Paloma at its NEXT Kitchen test location in New York.

The slushie is somewhat perplexingly called the Frozen Paloma Margarita. Don’t let the last word throw you off, though, because it’s just a frozen Paloma (some Chipotle locations also serve frozen Margaritas as of last year if that’s more your speed). A traditional Paloma, one of the most popular cocktails in Mexico, is a mix of tequila, grapefruit soda and lime. Chipotle’s Frozen Paloma Margarita is made with tequila, grapefruit juice, agave syrup and citrus. It’s served in a 14-ounce plastic cup and sells for $6.20, likely putting it on the list of cheapest places to buy a boozy frozen drink in the Big Apple.

For now, it’s only available at the NEXT Kitchen near Union Square. NEXT Kitchen is Chipotle’s only public test kitchen, and the only place people can get a taste of new items before they’re put on menus across the country. It’s the spot responsible for everyone’s first taste of Chipotle queso, but don’t hold that against it. A frozen Paloma or two and you’ll forget all about the widely panned cheese dip. The Paloma tasters at The Daily Meal reported it to be “not just sweet, but also tangy and boozy all at once,” and warned that “this slushy can make you sloshy.”

If the Frozen Paloma Margarita makes it out of New York and onto menus everywhere, it might be time to rethink your summer happy hour spot.

Food and Drink

Red Rooster Is Serving Free Chicken and Piping Hot Cash This Christmas in July

Get your early dose of festive cheer.

Red Rooster Christmas in July
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The cold weather in most parts of Australia coinciding with EOFY celebrations is the closest thing that we’ll get to snowy Christmas vibes. And if you’re in dire need of some festive cheer after the first six months of 2023, grab your ugly sweater and head to your nearest Red Rooster for Xmas in July deals.

From June 29 – July 31, 2023, Red Rooster is serving up free food items, a chance to win $10,000 or one of 10 merch packs valued at $400 and other fun prizes. All you have to do is sign up as a Red Royalty member and spend $5 on at a location near you or online.

Each week there’ll be new delicious deals and prizes to win. The week one deals have already dropped and they’re looking pretty tasty. You can get access to them via your Red Royalty account. The more you purchase, the more chances you have to win.

Spoiler alert: you can get 10 chicken nuggets for free, right now. Brb running to Red Rooster.

Terms and conditions apply. Visit Red Rooster’s Christmas in July to see all the deals.

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