Trend Report: Mealtimes give way to all-day eating

By Jo-Ann McArthur Disruption in when and how we eat is one of the key trends explored in the 2018 Nourish Trend Report. Consumers are leaving their three square meals behind, yet that doesn’t seem to be how most foodservice outlets plan their menus. Busy 21st-century lives mean traditional meal times are starting to be […]

Next-level vegan brunch: How two chefs reinterpreted Sunday morning staples

By Gregory Furgala Avoiding meat and dairy at brunch can difficult. Staples like bacon, French toast and – perhaps the reigning king of weekend mornings — hollandaise sauce can be difficult to avoid, often leaving vegan brunch-goers with little more a than bowl of fruit. Even simpler bets like bagels are served with mounds of cream […]

Young Canadians drive non-traditional dining out, but struggle with financial implications

Press Release While traditional meals such as lunch (60 per cent) and dinner (77 per cent) are by far and away the most likely occasions Canadian diners* go out to eat, it seems the country’s youngest consumers are driving interest in non-traditional times for dining out. New research from Mintel reveals that diners aged 18-24 are the […]

Canada’s 100 Best Brunch Restaurants for Mother’s Day, According to OpenTable Diners

Press Release Canada’s busiest brunch day is just around the corner: Mother’s Day. For those looking for advice on where to treat mom, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc., announced today the 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in Canada for 2018. Restaurants from coast to coast round […]

OpenTable announces the 50 Best Restaurants for Brunch in Canada in honour of Mother’s Day

Restaurants spanning six provinces across Canada recognized as best brunch destinations, according to OpenTable diner reviews Press release Just in time to help Canadians decide where to dine out this Mother’s Day, OpenTable has announced the 50 Best Restaurants for Brunch in Canada. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 480,000 restaurant reviews […]

All-day breakfast: Is Canada late to the table?

By Rita Negrete A large and vocal cohort of Canadians was disappointed that the McDonald’s experiment with all-day breakfast in its U.S. units won’t be duplicated in Canada—at least not for now. Nor are quick-service competitors rushing into the breach. Canada’s iconic Tim Hortons, for instance, made news when it extended weekday breakfast to noon […]

OpenTable reveals 75 best restaurants for brunch in Canada just in time for Mother’s Day

Press release OpenTable research finds nearly 50 per cent of Canadians plan to celebrate Mother’s Day by dining out on the busiest day of the year for brunch With Mother’s Day around the corner, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is making it easier […]