Monthly Archives: February 2016

CaliBurger moves to Canada, Combines Burgers with Interactive Gaming

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caliburger_leftPending it’s first restaurant opening in Canada, one franchise partner remarked about its Canadian restaurants, “It’s a QSR, fast casual experience that is going to be highlighted or enhanced by the fact that there is a video wall in each of the stores and you are going to be able to interact with the video with your mobile phone.” Building on the success of the gaming wall in CaliBurger’s Seattle location, we can expect all Canadian locations to include an interactive gaming experience.

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loft & bear’s “86ed” Event Series Featured on EaterLA

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young state america_leftThe drinking side of Zinc Cafe in the Arts District is called Bar Mateo, and that’s where bartenders will be rocking a competition called 86’d through the entire month of March. Done in collaboration with the Loft and Bear folks, the plan is to put bartenders head to head every Sunday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in a variety of competitions using unknown ingredients or special tricks. Judges pick, and one winner is crowned at the end of the month.


Unwrapped Live! Presented by Dr. Phillips Center (FL) and Hidden Beach Experiences

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hidden beach_left For the first time, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, in association with Hidden Beach Experiences, presents Unwrapped Live! Sponsored by Florida’s Orange County Government.  The free concert will be at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 12th featuring a fusion of R&B, Latin, Hip-Hop and Jazz, with performances by Grammy nominee Sheila E., Grammy winner, vibraphonist Roy Ayers, saxophone virtuoso Mike Phillips and many more featured guests in the Unwrapped All-Star Band.

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Caliburger Launches FunWall Platform

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caliburgerLos Angeles, California – February 10, 2016 – CaliBurger™ and FunWall™ announced today that the FunWall platform will be launched at CaliBurger restaurants in North America on Friday, February 12.  The first game in the platform, Hashtag Blitz (#Blitz), will allow customers to compete by identifying keywords on their mobile devices for the images displayed on the video wall. The video wall will show a dynamic leaderboard during the tournaments along with a picture of the winner at the end of each tournament. A video preview of Hashtag Blitz in “FunWall Mode” can be viewed at:  The Hashtag Blitz game is available for download in Apple and Android App stores.  The launch of “for fun” tournaments at certain times on Friday and Saturday will be followed by “for prize” tournaments on Sunday and Monday.

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