Chef Q&A with Blair Lebsack and Caitlin Fulton: “There has to be passion at the heart of it”

Blair Lebsack and Caitlin Fulton, partners in business and life, didn’t want to wait around to open their restaurant, so they didn’t. Instead, they launched a series of seasonal, pop-up farm dinners while they searched. They found it in 2013, and with Lebsack running the kitchen and Fulton running the front of house, the duo […]

Q&A: Wyatt and Aiden Booth, founders, Hopscotch

By Kavita Sabharwal-Chomiuk Hopscotch, an Ontario-based, healthy fast casual concept, is expanding. The company, which currently has two storefronts in Ontario and three opening soon, recently signed two multi-unit franchise deals for the Toronto and Edmonton markets. The company will open three franchise locations in Toronto over the next four years, and will introduce the […]

Hopscotch announces sales of multi-unit franchise deals in two Canadian markets

The contracts will expand the health-conscious concept into Edmonton and open new locations in Toronto Press release Hopscotch, Ontario’s popular health-conscious fast-casual concept, has announced the signing of two multi-unit franchisees in Toronto and Edmonton, Alberta. The Toronto deal will bring three additional locations to the Toronto market over the next four years, while the […]

Air Canada announces Canada’s Best New Restaurants 2017

Quebec City’s Battuto takes the number-one spot as Canada’s Best New Restaurant Press release Air Canada is pleased to announce this year’s Top 10 list of Canada’s Best New Restaurants in partnership with American Express. For his fifth year as Air Canada enRoute’s restaurant critic, award-winning writer Andrew Braithwaite ate his way across the country, dining […]

DoorDash expands service in Edmonton, St. Albert, and Sherwood Park offering door-to-door delivery from top local restaurants

Press release DoorDash — the technology company connecting customers with the best local businesses through door-to-door delivery — has announced service to more than 20 neighborhoods in the cities of Edmonton, St. Albert, and Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada, including Strathcona, Beverly, Silver Berry, Ottewell, Balwin, Blue Quill, Jasper Place, Pleasantview and Terra Losa. This announcement marks DoorDash’s expansion into its fourth market […]

foodora is hitting the road to Calgary and Edmonton

On-demand restaurant delivery service foodora expands in western Canada Press release foodora, one of the top food delivery services in Toronto, Montreal, and most recently Vancouver, has expanded to offer its food delivery services to three new Canadian cities: Edmonton, Calgary and Quebec City. Starting October 3, foodora’s fleet of bicycle riders and drivers will bring meals from over 50 restaurant partners in […]

Hopscotch announces sale of multi-unit franchise deal in Edmonton

The popular health-conscious concept gears up for expansion in major U.S. and Canadian markets Press release Hopscotch, the popular Ontario-based, health-conscious fast-casual concept, built on a commitment to better food, better communities, and a better planet, has announced the sale of a four-unit franchise for the Edmonton, Alberta market. Founded by brothers Wyatt and Aiden […]

Canadian trailblazers: Christian Mena and Lino Oliveira, SABOR Restaurant, Edmonton

By Sean Moon In many ways it is a uniquely Canadian success story: Two hardworking childhood friends from immigrant families, growing up in the melting pot neighbourhood of North Edmonton and eventually realizing their dreams decades later thanks to a common passion for Latin food, music and culture. Christian Mena and Adelino (Lino) Oliveira, co-owners […]

McDonald’s Canada and UberEATS announce new McDelivery partnership

McDelivery with UberEATS launches in 187 restaurants in three provinces Press release McDelivery with UberEATS has arrived in Canada and people in select cities can now order McDonald’s menu items right to them, when they want it, where they want it from the UberEATS app, thanks to a partnership between McDonald’s and UberEATS. McDelivery with UberEATS is […]

Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza announces grand opening of second Edmonton, Alberta location

Free pizzas for Blaze Pizza Fans in the Brewery District on Friday, April 14 Press release Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the fast-casual artisanal pizza concept known for its chef-driven menu and casually hip restaurants, has announced that it will open its second Edmonton, Alberta location on Thursday, April 13th. To celebrate the grand opening, the restaurant will […]