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Which do you choose: Tipsy Zombie or Dracula's Blood?

By Mary Honkus
September 22, 2020 02:23 PM
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Spooky Sips at Applebee’s
Credit: Applebee's

It's officially spooky season at Applebee's!

The restaurant chain just announced that they are bringing back two of their popular Halloween-themed cocktails. Now through October 31, the chain restaurant is serving two massive sippers — the Tipsy Zombie and Dracula's Juice, which are served in their signature "Mucho" glasses for just $5.

The vibrant, tropical-blue Tipsy Zombie cocktail is made with Bacardi Superior, a float of Midori, and is garnished with a gummy brain. The Dracula's Blood cocktail, on the other hand, is a margarita and daiquiri hybrid. This frozen libation is crafted with Patron Tequila, Bacardi Superior, wild berry and margarita mix.

Spooky Sips at Applebee’s
Credit: Applebee's

If you'd rather sip on your spooky drink at home, both cocktails are available to-go at select Applebee's locations where local laws allow. Along with the new drinks, a surf n' turf special has been added to the menu for a limited time. For only $1 extra, you can add a dozen double crunch shrimp to any steak order.

Applebee's isn't the only chain updating its menu, though.

Outback Steakhouse just revamped its offerings after operating on a limited menu due to the coronavirus pandemic. The steakhouse chain reintroduced favorites including the Aussie Twisted Ribs and Three Cheese Steak Dip, and also added some brand new items — perhaps most notably, the Bloomin' Fried Chicken.

Outback Steakhouse Bloomin Fried Chicken
Credit: Outback Steakhouse

The new meal is Outback's take on the fan-favorite appetizer as a main course. The dish features a chicken cutlet that is battered in the famous Bloomin' Onion seasoning, fried, then drizzled with the spicy signature bloom sauce, and served with two sides.