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UK Readies a Proper Nat’l Burger Day

UK Readies a Proper Nat’l Burger Day

Aug. 25 is National Burger Day in the UK and the mother country will put to shame the spotty U.S. burger-day celebration we hold annually on May 28. More than 800 restaurants will take part in the fourth annual “Mr Hyde National Burger Day” event, organized by a daily lifestyle/dining email service. Participating restaurants offer […]

BurgerFi Makes Its Better Burgers Bigger

BurgerFi Makes Its Better Burgers Bigger

The BurgerFi chain is shifting to somewhat bigger burgers as it confronts a persistent consumer hangup and clears the way to even faster growth. The North Palm Beach, Fla.-based would seem to be doing all the right things. That includes a millennial-friendly menu of Angus burgers with no steroids, antibiotics, growth hormones, chemicals or additives; […]

McD’s Gourmet Breakfast; Bundling Works

McD’s Gourmet Breakfast; Bundling Works

McDonald’s Australian operation is determined to offer a “gourmet” breakfast. It loves that word. The latest attempt is the national introduction of a pair of “Gourmet Brekkie Rolls,” a pair of café-style morning sandwiches that look appealing, gourmet or not. The Smokey BBQ Roll is a soft brioche-style bun with two bacon strips, a freshly […]

American-Theme Concepts Conquering UK

American-Theme Concepts Conquering UK

American-theme restaurant concepts—especially barbecues and smokehouses, burger bars and diners—are a major growth area in the UK restaurant scene, British researcher Horizons report. The onslaught is so great, in fact, that they may overtake Mexican concepts as the major growth channel. “American casual dining certainly isn’t new to the UK but we are seeing a […]

A Wednesday Burger Miscellany

A Wednesday Burger Miscellany

I’ve been traveling and one stop was San Diego, where Jack in the Box has a Habanero Pepper Jack Ultimate Cheeseburger on the menu. Double patties; pepper-Jack cheese; habanero sauce. Packs a kick. Jack in the Box tells me the burger has been testing since the end of January in San Diego (its headquarters) and […]

One Co-op’s 17 All Day Breakfast Items

One Co-op’s 17 All Day Breakfast Items

Back in December, BurgerBusiness.com reported that the McDonald’s co-op in central North Carolina had tweeted that it had plans to expand the All Day Breakfast menu. Then the tweets disappeared, the company  said any such expansion if it happened would be local but not national. But now the McDonald’s Triad Co-op not only has the […]

McFrench Launch ‘American Winter’ Promo

McFrench Launch ‘American Winter’ Promo

American-themed menu promotions are staples of McDonald’s and Burger King marketing in Europe, but McDonald’s France has gone one better, giving new meaning to seasonal menu promotions with “American Winter,” a five-item LTO. This latest American-promotion nod comes while McDonald’s Italy is running its Great Tastes of America menu (with star-shaped burgers named for Texas, […]

Is ‘Nduja the Next Big Burger Trend?

Is ‘Nduja the Next Big Burger Trend?

Burger makers have tried so many different patty blends—combinations of beef, bacon, pork, chorizo, sausage, bison, even Spam—that it’s possible to question whether the options have been exhausted. But they haven’t. A few intrepid kitchen magicians already are working with what may be the next on-trend burger ingredient: ‘Nduja. ‘Nduja (sometimes spelled N’duja; pronounced “en-doo-ya”) […]

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