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Buffalo Wings Its Way Onto Burger Menus

Buffalo Wings Its Way Onto Burger Menus

Is bison poised to succeed lamb as the next hip, hot burger protein? Given The Counter’s decision this week to make bison a permanent build-your-own-burger option coupled with Red Robin Gourmet Burgers’ revelation that it is considering a new line of premium Kobe beef and perhaps bison burgers, the all-American protein seems positioned for appearances […]

McDonald’s Gets Serious About Lamb Burgers


[8/18 update: See the commercial for the lamb burger McDonald’s is airing in Australia here.] In line with its continuing marketing strategy that promotes local products and spotlights some of the farmers and ranchers it works with around the world, McDonald’s once again is working with the Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) organization. The result […]

March Comes In Like Lamb Flatbread

Burger King next week will show that it, too, can create innovative, upscale burgers when it introduces the Lamb Flatbread burger as an LTO in its UK restaurants. As far as I can tell, it will be the first lamb burger from a major QSR chain. Fast casuals and upscale independents have offered lamb burgers […]

Burger King’s Top Chef Talks Menu Development

Burger King is rethinking and revising its menu. Branded Cinnabon cinnamon rolls are now available in some markets (at $1.99 apiece or two for $3.29, three for $5.99); it has introduced the $5 Chef’s Choice and $1.99 BK Toppers burgers; and it has recently upgraded its fries and bacon. The bacon-and-oyster Hangtown Fry isn’t on […]

McDonald’s $9.25 Big New York Debuts in Israel

As with gas, U.S. food prices are high unless you look at what the rest of the world pays. In Israel, McDonald’s has introduced two “Big America” half-pound-plus steak burgers priced at $9.25 (31.50 Israeli New Shekels), according to YnetNews.com. Want fries and a drink? The combo meal is $14.66 (49.90 Israeli New Shekels).  Ynet […]

McDonald’s Sees Price Hikes, More Chicken


McDonald’s Corp. took a 1% menu-price increase in March and expects to make a series of small pricing adjustments on selected items through the year. In its quarterly earnings call with analysts this morning, McDonald’s executives spoke more pointedly than before about the globalization of its menu. The chain is looking at importing to the U.S. […]

Gone Fishing: A Dozen Burgers for Lent

Officially, Lent begins next Wednesday. But for burger-chain menus, observance already is gearing up. Culver’s tomorrow brings back its Hand-Battered Northwoods Walleye sandwich. McDonald’s has a Double Fillet-O-Fish ready to go, Burger King will revive its Big Fish sandwich and Wendy’s has its Premium Fish Fillet and Sea-Salt Fries duo. Checkers has a 2-for-$3 deal […]

News Nuggets: Ketchup, McCafé, Pete & TJ, Wraps Etc.


[10/4 Update: Read about Boston Market’s upgrades here.] Note: Email subscribers, please note that www.BurgerBusiness.com welcomes our inaugural advertiser, Red Gold Tomato Ketchup. We invite you to visit Red Gold’s site, add its fine product at your restaurant or table if you haven’t yet done so and thank Red Gold for making it possible for […]

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