Restaurants are increasingly selling off-menu items and using them as marketing tools that make customers who feel like insiders want to share the information with their friends.
But in a contradictory move, many of these companies are showcasing these "secret" menus on their own websites.
The trend is being driven by restaurants, such as Panera and BurgerFi, that want to speed up the process for filling complicated orders and to cater to dietary preferences.
Click ahead to see some of the most interesting secret menu items we could find.
By Katie Little
Published 8 April 2013