In what it is calling its biggest change ever, Canadian burger chain Harvey’s is embracing the trend to greater customer customization. Similar to the Subway or Chipotle model, customers will be able to choose from an expanded number of toppings, held in a refrigerated counter, which will be added by a crew member.
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Overshadowed last week by the clamor of a management shift at McDonald’s Corp. were significant changes at one of Big Mac’s toughest competitors. Jack in The Box, the No. 5 burger chain, quietly moved its menu and its dining experience a notch more upscale, small shifts that will result in the repositioning of the brand [...]
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 [...]