The Weird Denny's Pop-Punk Experiment Of 2009
In a strange move, the chain diner partnered with bands to make signature dishes. Sum 41 "Sumwich", anyone? Early Katy Perry–inspired milkshake?
There was a time where you could get free Sum 41 breakfast sandwiches...
Think back to 2009. Doesn't seem all that long ago, right? But what if I said "Sum 41 had their own Denny's sandwich"? Now it seems really far in the past, right?
Back in the late aughts, Denny's launched a menu aimed at young late-night snackers called "Denny's Allnighter," featuring signature dishes endorsed by various popular bands at the time. There was a decided pop-punk lean to the bands selected.
Take a deep breath in, and whisper "Hoooooooooobastank" as you exhale. Now let's examine some of the playbill for this high-calorie menu: