A Garfield-Themed Restaurant Is Opening In Ontario & It’s Worth Leaving The Couch For

View post here There are lots of notable cats out there, but one of the most famed felines is Garfield. The orange comic strip cat is notorious for his sarcasm, laziness, and passion for food. From books to feature films, this beloved character has warmed our hearts for decades, and now we can experience Garfield in a different way. You'll be smiling bigger than Odie with a visit to Ontario's GarfieldEats restaurant and yes, you can order lasagna. You'll want to achieve a Garfield-level food coma when dining at this soon-to-open spot. The themed restaurant is located in London, Ontario, and is slated to open on Valentine's day. It could be the purrrfect excuse for a date. This will be Ontario's second GarfieldEats, with the first one having opened in Toronto last year. You can indulge in all sorts of delicious food items, including Garfield-shaped pizzas, smoothies, pasta, salads, and even a Garfield chocolate bar for dessert. The top seller is lasagna, which makes sense as it is the comic book cat's favourite meal. You can also grab some drinks from the Garfechino coffee line, which includes flavours like pumpkin and peppermint. You'll be able to try a new pizza inspired by Garfield creator Jim Davis at this location, which is topped with...

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Garfield-themed restaurant opening in London

A popular orange cat is coming to the Forest City, hoping Londoners will share his love of food. View post here GarfieldEATS, a food-delivery restaurant inspired by the iconic Jim Davis cartoon, is set to open Valentine’s Day. The pickup-only eatery, at Richmond Street and Central Avenue, will be only the second in North America for the brand, which opened its first site in Toronto last year after testing the concept in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As you might expect, lasagna is part of the menu, as are Garfield-shaped pizzas, chocolates and “Garfuccinos.” But the man behind the brand, Nathen Mazri, said GardfieldEATS is not your typical restaurant. It uses technology and mobile apps to get food to customers conveniently, an approach Mazri calls “Quick Mobile Restaurant.” In addition to a physical site for pickup orders, for instance, it uses “ghost kitchens,” places where the food is prepared for delivery by services like Uber Eats. “The storefront is now in the palm of your hand,” Mazri said. “It . . . allows for lower overhead costs and faster expansion, because you don’t need to go through all these interior design guidelines and building an entire brick-and-mortar store, etc.” That emphasis on tech shows on the GarfieldEATS mobile app, Mazri...

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Funny or Die x GarfieldEATS

This Garfield Themed Restaurant Is Everything We Didn’t Know We Needed Do you love lasagna and hate Mondays? Well boy howdy do I have the restaurant for you. Toronto is about to get the first eatery of its kind in North America, and it’s everything you could ever want — nostalgia, Italian food, sassy cats. That’s right, come April Canada will be home to a Garfield themed restaurant. Which, really, I think the world desperately needs. There’s already one open in Dubai, because of course Dubai is already all over this, and it sounds a m a z i n g . They’ve got EVERYTHING, FOLKS. ✔ Garfield shaped pizzas ✔ Lasagna ✔ Coffee appropriately named GARFUCCINOS (not real Italian but we’ll accept it) AND Garfield Eats is a ‘mobile restaurant’, so if you have to go into the actual restaurant in person (ugh) instead of ordering online, you don’t even have to talk to anyone. You literally order through a mobile phone inside the restaurant, AND you get to play Garfield games or watch cartoons on the app while you wait for your order! See full news article here

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Toronto Star x GarfieldEATS

We tried the pizza and lasagna at new Garfield-themed restaurant in Toronto. We have some questions To open a delivery pizza company centred around Garfield, pop culture’s laziest, most gluttonous comic strip character, seems like a natural fit. But in a city rife with pizzerias from multiple regions of Italy (heck, there’s even Detroit-style pizza), and food delivery companies cannibalizing each other, is Toronto too tight a market for the fat orange cat? This week, the much-hyped GarfieldEATS food ordering app launched in Toronto, with a brick-and-mortar pizzeria at 995 Bloor St. W. (at Dovercourt Rd.), serving pies in the shape of Garfield’s head, lasagnas and flavoured cappuccino drinks. Founder Nathen Mazri has big plans for the unambitious cat, and is banking that his concept will change the way people engage with food. The 31-year-old Laval, Que., native was working and living in Dubai where his father owned franchises to brands such as Van Houtte, Mr. Sub and Jugo Juice. Wanting to branch off on his own in the food world, Mazri (and business partner Pascal Haider) worked with a licensing agent and came up with the idea to bring a Garfield-branded food concept to life in 2016. After months of planning alongside Garfield creator Jim Davis, the...

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The Globe and Mail x GarfieldEATS

Canadian entrepreneur behind GarfieldEATS wants to disrupt fast-food, one lasagna at a time Neither the chair nor the CEO of Toronto’s newest food-delivery app company work on Mondays. That’s because the chair, ostensibly, is famous comic-book cat Garfield, and Nathen Mazri, the CEO – which stands for chief “entergage” officer – is an astute Garfield loyalist. On Wednesday, Mr. Mazri’s pet project came to life on Toronto’s streets: GarfieldEATS. The name says it all: download the app and a world of Garfield will be at your fingertips. Garfield-shaped pizza and chocolates, Garfuccinos, and – of course – lasagna can be delivered to your door. Based out of an orange-bedecked storefront on Bloor Street West at Dovercourt Road, former Montrealer Mr. Mazri hopes to deliver food to consumers in environmentally friendly ways, including hybrid cars and electric scooters. (Pizza prices range from $13 to $18.99; lasagna is $17.99; the delivery zone is limited to about 20 kilometres from the store.) The whole thing might sound like a cartoon storyline – but it’s endorsed by Garfield creator Jim Davis. Mr. Mazri, 31, describes himself as “the world’s youngest Garfield licensee.” See full news article here

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