Burger Week Montreal began last year as a 30-restaurant competition to find the city’s best burger. The winner was Burger Bar Crescent’s mind-bending, poutine-topped Hangover Burger. It was a hard act to follow, but this year’s Burger Week was four times better.
That’s because this year’s September 1-7 event was held simultaneously in four Canadian [...]
Well, well. McDonald’s will begin selling bagged ground coffee under the McCafé brand at the majority its 1,400 restaurants in Canada beginning g Nov. 8. This comes just weeks after BurgerBusiness.com’s exclusive report that McDonald’s had trademarked its name for ground/whole-bean coffee. Our inquiry to McDonald’s was dismissed with, “We register a lot of trademarks. [...]
A consultant likely would have told Rivers Corbett and Ray Henry in 2010 that the fast-casual burger segment was already overloaded and they should look elsewhere. Opening a burger restaurant in January in Fredericton, New Brunswick, probably weren’t optimal choices on paper either.
But Henry and Corbett believed in their concept, Relish Gourmet Burgers, bucked [...]