4 American viral food concepts emerging in Canada
I don’t know about you guys, but when we see a pattern we have to make a list. We can’t really explain it, it’s just who we are.
This is brought to us by the recent trend of American food concepts to make their appearance in Canada.
These US suppliers have already made their way north of the border in some selected cities or are planning to do so in the near future.
Whether or not you can get a taste of your city or not, almost all of them intend to expand to different regions in the long term, so chances are you can treat yourself at some point.
Here are four viral American food concepts emerging in Canada.
Dave’s Hot Chicken
Dave’s Hot Chicken, known for its Nashville flavor, opened its very first Canadian restaurant in Toronto last month. The Los Angeles-based fast-casual concept plans to open 30 branches across Canada thanks to a deal with prominent businessman and Toronto Raptors founder John Bitove.
The famous MrBeast Burger has finally arrived in Canada with ghost restaurants in three cities: Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto. MrBeast is a YouTube star with 52.8 million subscribers (as of today) who is known for his extreme stunts, over-the-top videos, and philanthropy. The MrBeast Burger team have announced that more Canadian locations are in the works, so stay tuned!
Man against fries
San Francisco-based “Man vs. Fries,” is coming to select cities across Canada this month. This fast food concept is currently operating in a pop-up format across the United States and aims to open 75 new locations across the United States and Canada. Man vs Fries plans to serve their puffy fries, nachos, burritos and desserts in three Canadian cities starting February 23. These places are Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto. Man vs Fries told Dished they plan to expand to other Canadian cities soon.
Actor and filmmaker Kevin Smith brought the famous fictional fast food chain now “Mooby’s” from Jay and Silent Bob in Canada for the first time in 2020. The burger and side dish pop-up arrived in Toronto in November and its next stop will be in Vancouver in March.