No, the “burger boom” still isn’t over. It remains vital and appealing to both consumers and entrepreneurs. Burgers are culinary survivors: They can adapt no matter where mainstream tastes flow. If Peruvian-Korean fusion cuisine or heirloom tomatoes are what strike diners’ fancies, burgers can handle them.
Victory Burger’s Kimchi/Mayo Burger: Fresh toppings, house-made sauces [...]
A year ago, BurgerBusiness forecast that 2013 would be the “Year of the Bun.” As explained then, focusing on the bun would be “an opportunity to expand customer customization choices for a burger menu (always good), add gluten-free alternatives (responsible) and direct attention to the better bun if that better burger needs to shrink a [...]
Every restaurant chain is struggling to redefine value a consumers cut back on away-from-home dining. BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse’s definition includes introduction next month of a new line of BJ’s Brewhouse Burgers as part of a streamlined menu.
The Huntington Beach, Calif.-based casual-dining chain announced a 2.2% decline in same-store sales for its Q3 ended [...]
Ted’s Montana Grill keeps its eyes on its burger menu and does a good job of periodically refreshing the lineup. For fall the Atlanta-based chain is cycling in three new burger choices as well as a salad and dessert.
Ted’s No. 10 Burger
The No. 10 burger first joined the menu in 2012 to [...]
Who would have expected that celeb chef Ming Tsai’s Blue Dragon gastropub in Boston would have a burger on the menu? It does, and so do four other restaurants selected by Esquire’s John Mariani as being among the Best New Restaurants in America for 2013. He chose a total of 19 hot spots, but we’ll [...]
Cinnamon on a burger. I hadn’t considered it, but two burger spots—Kuma’s Too and Milwaukee Burger Co.—create Burgers of the Month for October that work cinnamon into their builds. Check them out. Not surprisingly there are a few Oktoberfest burgers among the monthly specials, but several joints—Grill ‘Em All and Kuma’s Corner among them—that peg [...]
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 [...]