Restaurant customer traffic showed no growth in 2014 but NPD Group reports it was a great year to be a burger.
Burgers were served 9 billion times at U.S. restaurants and foodservice outlets last year, a 3% increase from 2013.
New burgers, like Chili’s Craft Burger line, helped boost burger servings.
Burgers’ gain comes [...]
Five years ago Wendy’s was the first national chain to add a blue-cheese-topped burger when it introduced the Bacon & Blue. Now it updates the idea with the Bacon and Blue on Brioche burger, which joins its menu this week.
The build includes crumbled Wisconsin blue cheese, three strips of applewood-smoked bacon, spring mix and [...]
THE FREAKSHOW, Zombie Burger + Drink Lab, Des Moines, IowaAn open-face BBQ spice funnel cake bun, corn dog fried bacon, battered cheese curds, Cheddar cheese + buttered-popcorn-flavored nacho cheese sauce
THE BLACK TRUFFLE, Toma-Burger Addiction, TorontoKobe Wagyu beef, fresh black truffles, caramelized onion, double-smoked bacon, truffle mayo, Swiss cheese, cremini mushroom on house-made [...]
Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) has become the first major fast-casual burger chain to take reservations at its 62 restaurants across the UK via its smartphone app.
Tested since early November as a way to ease holiday crowding, the table-booking function is continuing beyond the holidays. Customers who log into the GBK smartphone/tablet app can select [...]
Just putting a fried egg on a burger doesn’t necessarily make it a Hangover Burger, although I think an egg is always welcome. Something special is needed to really make it a cure on a bun. Starting the new year with an assortment of Hangover Burgers is a BurgerBusiness.com tradition, so here are a handful [...]