By Sophie Mir As ever, Canadian restaurants continue to strive to keep up with customer demands and seasonal trends. With summer slowly but surely turning into fall, we’ve broken down three developing menu trends you’ll see across the country this autumn. Oat Mylk Soy, almond and coconut mylks have been on menus for a while, […]
DoorDash has released its 2020 mid-year trends report which outlines the most-ordered foods on its platform from across Canada.
This month’s Concept Watch takes a look at three restaurants from across Canada with unique offerings and dedicated online followings.
A different brand identity and new business model may be on the menu for Canadian restaurants reopening their dining rooms post-COVID-19.
In 2020, Canadian menu trends will continue to follow the trajectory of recent years, specifically in regard to the demand for ethnic flavours.
By Sophie Mir Here are some of the leading menu trends to watch on Canadian menus. Marine Eats Offering savoury umami flavour complexity and a wide array of vitamins, minerals and trace elements, aquatic-based ingredients are emerging on menus in two ways. First, operators are shining a light on new seaweeds and other marine-based ingredients, […]
By Scott Stewart Looking ahead to 2020, Canadian menu trends will continue to follow the trajectory of recent years. Specifically, demand for global flavours will further evolve on restaurant menus. Not only are they an increasingly important part of the overall food market, but restaurants are the tip of the spear when it comes to […]
By McCormick Canada Garam masala is a gorgeous blend of ground spices originating from the Indian subcontinent, and it’s the perfect addition to add a little kick to some of your favourite dishes. Typically a concoction of cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, cumin, coriander, nutmeg and peppercorns, this staple blend injects warmth and soul into everything from […]
By Sophie Mir Non-alcoholic drinks remain a top mealpart at Canadian restaurants. Per Technomic’s Ignite menu data, almost all Canadian operators (99.4 per cent) menu non-alcoholic beverages. (If not menued, then they’re almost certainly available.) According to Technomic’s 2018 Canadian Beverage Consumer Trend Report, beverage consumption from foodservice has remained steady over the past two […]
By Gregory Furgala Remember charcoal? Remember how it was suddenly affixed seemingly every menu? If you don’t, here’s an incomplete list of what it made its way into: burger buns, pizza, lemonade, ice cream (and cones), lattes, macarons, croissants, crepes, waffles, wontons, ravioli, mozzarella and crusted on tuna. Chatelaine proclaimed, “This dark and moody food […]