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Backyard Connoisseur

BBQ culture expands to more gourmet tastes

Implications - Previously reserved to backyard barbecues for family festivities, barbecuing is now seen as an art form fit for gourmet tastes. Reflecting a consumer need for sophistication in all aspects of life, this remix on comfort food brings old tradition to more modern consumers seeking prestige.
Workshop Question - If your brand were to offer an elevated adaptation of one of your favorite trends, what would that look like?
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Over-the-Top Burger Shops
Over-the-Top Burger Shops
California-Based 'GD Bro Burger' Serves Up Colorful Comfort Food
From its humble origins as a food truck, GD Bro Burger has evolved into a full-fledged burger joint for LA’s hungriest carnivores. The brainchild of Bobby Nguyen and Mark Cruz, this over-the-... MORE
Plant-Based Butcher Cookbooks
Plant-Based Butcher Cookbooks
'From the Kitchen of YamChops' Shares Secrets of Vegan Butchering
‘From the Kitchen of YamChops’ is a new cookbook that seems like a paradox. Its recipes include takes on smoked salmon, chicken schnitzel, crab cakes, beef wellington, and burgers, yet... MORE
BBQ-Assisting Watches
BBQ-Assisting Watches
The GrillTimer Watch Helps You Keep Tabs On Your Barbecuing Efforts
The GrillTimer is a watch specifically designed to help grillers get the most out of their BBQ sessions. The watch was designed by Michigan-based outdoor cooking enthusiast Jon Stein. For the... MORE
Stylish Izakaya BBQ Restaurants
Stylish Izakaya BBQ Restaurants
Black Sheep's Fukuro Restaurant Will Offer Hong Kong Fusion Food
Master restaurant developing company Black Sheep created the Fukuro Restaurant, a new izakaya-style space that serves high-end food in a late night setting. Set in the SoHo district of Hong Kong,... MORE
Truffled Steak Sandwiches
Truffled Steak Sandwiches
Steak ‘N Shake Has Expanded Its Gourmet Prime Steakburger Lineup
In a effort to offer consumers more gourmet fast food options, Steak ‘n Shake has expanded its Prime Steakburger lineup to include two new additions. Made with high-end ingredients like Truffle... MORE
Hands-On Grilling Schools
Hands-On Grilling Schools
The Weber Grill Academy Will Teach You to Become a BBQ Master
If you have suffered from eating one too many pieces of blackened meat off of the barbecue, it may be time to invest in one of the classes offered by the Weber Grill Academy. Appealing to beginner,... MORE

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