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There is something truly special about the combination of softly toasted buns, juicy meat, fresh vegetable toppings and lip-smacking sauces that make burgers quite irresistible. Over the years, many chefs have made it their mission to create their own meat patty masterpieces by adding unexpected ingredients, flavours and textures, elevating this originally humble meal into a 3 Michelin star experience!
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You'll want to listen up to chef Rob Rossi.
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It's earned a dubious reputation over the past several decades. So it now goes by up to several dozen different aliases.
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Take your tastebuds on a trip.
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When a restaurant is owned by a company whose vision and mandate does not address food -- but rather sports and entertainment -- it gives me cause for concern. MLSE: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, is an archetype of this business model. But of course, a company such as this would (inevitably) expand into food-focused outlets, regardless.
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I should have known better. Generally, you need to offer some leeway for new kids on the block -- at least three months to work out kinks. But I didn't. Because at the time, I thought -- "Bumpy ride, be damned! Imma get me some Hotline Bling." Oh, how naively hopeful I was.
Up until now, Real Sports Bar & Grill and the Toronto Blue Jays shared some uncanny qualities. Both are well known brands and ongoing support for these entities are due to hopes for a positive experience. But instead, we end up with subpar sentiments -- the former with drab & dismally made bar food and the latter with season after disappointing season.
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There's nary a person who can deny the seductive charms of a burger. Once you've found "the one," you'll fiercely defend it as your favourite -- to have someone spew vitriol at it would be akin to fir...
From sensational steakhouses, to top-rate butcher shops, and amazing burger joints that will blow your mind - Alberta beef is everywhere... And that's just the way we like it up in the Great White North!
Hey Canada — well, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, Gatineau, Winnipeg and Ottawa to be exact — Le Burger Week 2014 is here, and oh boy, it's a meaty feast. For a third year in a row, selected Canadian...
My jaw was sore. The meat sweats were setting in. The implacable pace I had been setting didn't stop, but I'd be lying if I said it didn't waver. The only thing keeping my teeth moving was the dread that if I didn't finish, it would all be for nothing. I'm no dietician, but I doubt that's a good reason to eat a meal which you weren't sure on first glance would even fit inside you.
When you eat as many burgers as I do, you become thankful for the creativity and ingenuity of chefs across Canada. Canadian restaurants are busy flipping the classic burger on its head. From coast to coast to coast, they take the art of burger making to the next level. As the host of You Gotta Eat Here!, my taste buds are consistently spoiled.
If you're in Montreal, Vancouver, Quebec City or Winnipeg this week, the burgers are waiting for you. From Sept. 1 to Sept. 7, four Canadian cities and more than 100 restaurants will participate in t...