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 [...]
Happy New Year! The January specials at burger bars across the globe are an interesting mix of predictable and whacky. That’s good.
Black Betty’s Fat Elvis
Predictable (though still appealing, course) are the riffs on January resolutions. 5 Star Burgers’ Resolution Burger has freshly ground beef, coleslaw, “frickles,” and candied-bacon jalapeňo jam. The eat-light [...]
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 [...]
I’m hoping 2015 is a year when no one uses “hand crafted” to describe a burger, cocktail or milkshake. But I’m not holding out too much hope. I shared “Five Burger Trends to Watch in 2015” earlier this month and since there may not be much burger news to read for a while so here [...]
Canada’s Le Burger Week continues to grow. In its inaugural year in 2012, 30 restaurants in Montreal took part. Last year it expanded to include Quebec City and Winnipeg. This year’s event, held September 1-7, involved 180 burgers across six Canadian cities. As an outreach to stimulate the restaurant business there, Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, was included [...]
At New Orleans Saints game, fans yell “Who dat?”—a shortened version of “Who dat say dey gonna beat dem Saints?” It’s a 30-year-plus local tradition, so local Sonic Drive-In franchisee Kergan Bros. is heralding the new NFL season with the return of its Who Dat! Burger.
The catch phrase is emblazoned on the crown of [...]
What happens when Labor Day blows the whistle telling summer it’s time to get out of the pool? Right. That’s why I’m pleased to see “Back to School” burgers as September specials at three burger joints. Last year, no one rode that theme but Flipdaddy’s, Milwaukee Burger Co. and Romers Burger Bar all tried their [...]