Why Canadian restaurants are exploring US expansion

By Mo Chaar With COVID-19 cases increasing and certain restrictions being re-introduced throughout Canada, vulnerable Canadian restaurants are nervous about their future as we enter a new era of government-instated mandates. Mask and vaccine requirements are being implemented across provinces, posing another barrier for restaurants and hindering their rebound from the turbulent year-and-a-half they’ve already […]

Boston Pizza opens doors to first downtown Ottawa location

Press release Canada’s largest casual dining restaurant chain opened its first downtown Ottawa location in the Glebe neighbourhood on Saturday, December 30. The 7,000 square-foot sports bar and family restaurant is located at 640 Bank Street and is proudly owned and operated by Cam Saikaly and his son, Adam Saikaly, long-time Ottawa residents and franchisees. The Saikalys have owned and operated the Conroy […]

Toronto, welcome to your friendly neighbourhood Good Earth Coffeehouse

Press release Rapidly expanding coffee franchise kicks off 2017 with the opening of its 46th café Good Earth Coffeehouse (Good Earth) has officially expanded into Eastern Canada with the opening of a new location in Toronto. The first Toronto coffeehouse can be found in the Garden District neighbourhood at Jarvis and Dundas Street East. The […]

Italian food marketplace Eataly to open first Canadian location in Toronto in 2019

Press release Eatery will feature elements created distinctly for the city and its people Eataly has announced plans to open its first Canadian location in early 2019 as an anchor tenant of the newly renovated Manulife Centre in the heart of Yorkville. Eataly, a vibrant Italian food marketplace including a mix of food markets, restaurants, and […]

A new Bâton Rouge Steakhouse & Bar opens in Quebec City’s Place Ste-Foy

Press release New modern and casual design On May 10, 2016, the newest Bâton Rouge restaurant proudly opened its doors in Place Ste-Foy, at 2450 Laurier Boulevard in Quebec City. The design and layout by Qanta Architecture and Lucier Tremblay intérieurs make for a modern, casual look that serves up the perfect balance of comfortable […]

Ribfest on now at Mr.Sub

Press release Mr.Sub is pleased to announce the arrival of Ribfest at all of its Canadian locations.  Beginning today, guests can enjoy a 12″ Ribfest sub for the amazing price of only $6.99 plus tax. Guests can choose from one of three new subs: the Forty Creek Whisky BBQ Rib Sub, made with genuine Forty […]