If you could take a snapshot of fast food menus from 10-15 years ago and compare them with menus today, it'd be glaringly obvious that on-the-go joints are making a push toward healthier menus. Salads have acquired more real estate. Calorie counts are starting to appear to assist in guilting people into making "better" dietary decisions. Wendy's has now taken another step in the name of clean-ish living with the release of its Chicken Flatbreads line.
For this post, the Asiago Ranch Chicken Flatbread ($3.99, sandwich only) was tasted, but our beloved Scarlet Minx also offers up a Smoky Honey Mustard version as well. The item features a seed-freckled square of flatbread that is slathered with ranch dressing and folded around lettuce, tomato, bacon, Asiago cheese and sliced grilled chicken. It's hard to come up with a classification for the item. Though it's on a flatbread, it's technically not flat. It's not really a wrap or a sandwich by typical standards either. Perhaps a closer approximation would be to call it a "horizontal taco," but that sounds ... unsettling. We'll just leave the name up to your own interpretation, cool?More »