Inclusive Eating

Multiculturalism becomes a staple in fast-casual dining establishments

Implications - The rise in foodie culture has spawned a consumer who is open to experimentation. This has resulted in not only dishes, but also entire establishments, dedicated to cross-cultural cuisine in the fast-casual market. More than an affinity for adventurous eating, this shift marks a consumer interest and respect towards new cultures, as well as a willingness to integrate them into everyday routine.
SCORE: 4
Mild Top 5 Examples: 1,775 Total Clicks May 15 - Sep 15
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Cross-Cultural Menus - This Montreal Eatery Serves Dishes Inspired by Local Immigrant Communities
SCORE: 4.8
Warm 446 Clicks Pub: Sep 4, 15
Cross-Cultural Menus
This Montreal Eatery Serves Dishes Inspired by Local Immigrant Communities
‘Maison Publique’ is a Montreal restaurant that serves dishes inspired by local immigrant communities. While Quebec boasts a proud French-Canadian identity, the province is home to many... [More]
Globally Inclusive Tacos - These Falafel Tacos Celebrate Cultural Influences from Mexico
SCORE: 4.6
Mild 358 Clicks Pub: Sep 4, 15
Globally Inclusive Tacos
These Falafel Tacos Celebrate Cultural Influences from Mexico
Chef Farid Zadi of Revolutionario Tacos created falafel tacos to be a globally inclusive dish. While traditional tacos combine a variety of flavors already, this particular dish boasts cultural... [More]
Superior Chicken Poutines - This Eatery's Chicken Tikka Poutine Fuses Canadian and Indian Cuisine
SCORE: 4.2
Mild 238 Clicks Pub: Sep 17, 15
Superior Chicken Poutines
This Eatery's Chicken Tikka Poutine Fuses Canadian and Indian Cuisine
The Badmaash eatery in Los Angeles created this elegant dish titled ‘Chicken Tikka Poutine.’ By taking a simple Canadian menu item, the eatery’s head chef altered the dish with... [More]
Japanese Rice Burgers - Lotteria's Mongolian Bowl Burger Provides Bites Filled with Carbohydrates
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 648 Clicks Pub: May 29, 15
Japanese Rice Burgers
Lotteria's Mongolian Bowl Burger Provides Bites Filled with Carbohydrates
For a limited time, Japanese fast food chain Lotteria will be selling a rice burger it is calling the Mongolian Bowl Burger. The contents of the burger include sautéed cabbage, mayonnaise, a hot... [More]
Gourmet Halal Poutines - This Specialty Poutine is Made with Hormone-Free Halal Beef
SCORE: 2.9
Untested 85 Clicks Pub: Sep 4, 15
Gourmet Halal Poutines
This Specialty Poutine is Made with Hormone-Free Halal Beef
Ihsan Sandhu recently developed a gourmet poutine dish that is made with halal beef. While traditional poutine does not feature any meat, it does contain gravy that often comes from an... [More]