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 [...]
Another exotic burger is on its way from Burger King Japan, the folks whose current holiday offers are the Premium Berry Burger—topped with a sauce of cranberries, blueberries and red wine—and the Mush’nCheese with mushrooms.
But arriving on Jan.1, 2015, will be the Beef Fondue and Chicken Fondue: two sandwiches that are meant to be [...]
Burger King in Japan is wishing everyone a “Berry Kristmush.” That’s the culture-mashing message accompanying the chain’s new holiday menu that begins November 17.
One offering is the unfortunately named Mush’n’Cheese burger. Luckily that topping is chopped mushrooms, not mush, plus cheese. It’s priced at ¥480 (US$4.15).
Then there’s the Premium Berry burger, topped with [...]
Acclaimed Australian chef-restaurateur Neil Perry has opened Burger Project, a new Sydney burger bar that appears to raise the bar for celebrity-chef burger pomposity.
The Australian burger of Neil Perry’s dreams: Beef, lettuce, tomato, onions, bacon and cheese and sauce that isn’t mayonnaise.
The bar menu at Perry’s Rockpool Bar & Grill is famed [...]
Burger King’s announcement that it will open its first location in India this month doesn’t mean it has run out of more-burger-friendly markets. Long considered a tough sell for burger chains because 42% its roughly 1.2 billion citizens are vegetarians, India has become a new hot destination for American brands. Estimated by researcher Technopak to [...]
McDonald’s has put steak on the menu in Australia, adding two new McWraps (Steak & Garlic Aïoli and Steak & BBQ), a Steak Salad with Thai-Style Dressing and a Steak & Egg Brekkie Wrap for mornings. For budget buyers there is a $3 Mini Steak Taster wrap that’s less than half the AUS$7.95 [...]
Burgers remain the No.1 main-course dish on British menus, but their popularity is slipping, researcher Horizons reports. Some 17% fewer dishes on menus featured burgers in the June 2014 Menurama survey than a year ago. But that dip is not the result of Britons having tired of American food.
On trend: London’s Bubbledogs features [...]