NEWS CLIPS

Keep track of the latest happenings at New York Fries.

Gordon Pinsent, poutine and political messages

Friday March 25th, 2011

SIMON HOUPT — MARKETING REPORTER Globe and Mail  Friday March 25, 2011 Gordon Pinsent was on the radio, chatting about cheese curds, when things suddenly turned weird. This was in the middle of an advertisement for the fast-food restaurant New York Fries, and its butter chicken poutine dis...

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New York Fries dips into radio

Thursday March 10th, 2011

Restaurant chain New York Fries is seeking to capitalize on the recent popularity of poutine in English Canada with its first-ever radio campaign, which features the voice of iconic Canadian actor Gordon Pinsent. "Poutine has, over the last number of years, become one of the most popular foods in the count...

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DRIVING HOME LESSONS ON SUSTAINABILITY - Times Colonist

Sunday July 11th, 2010

In a van fuelled by used cooking oil, a Victoria couple sets a record and spreads an environmental message By Steve Carey, Times Colonist July 11, 2010 Along-distance road trip is a popular rite of passage for recent college and university graduates. But for a pair of Victorians, the trip turned into a reco...

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NEW YORK FRIES HEATS UP IN HONG KONG - Report on Business Magazine

Thursday July 1st, 2010

By: Sharda PrashadSpecial to Globe and Mail Update   Jay Gould had never been to Hong Kong when, in 2007, he received a call from a potential investor interested in setting up a New York Fries franchise on the Chinese island. Gould's premium French fry chain had already saturated the Canadian market, a...

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NEW YORK FRIES' FACEBOOK APP LETS FRIENDS CALL OUT FRIENDS - Marketing Magazine

Tuesday June 22nd, 2010

If you're one of the over 400 million active users on Facebook, you've seen some odd behaviour from your group of friends. You may have a friend who joins every group that pops up on their radar, or another who should think twice before posting embarrassing photos from last Saturday night.   Well, New ...

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CALL OUT - Stimulants Top Ad Ideas

Tuesday June 22nd, 2010

This poster is part of a campaign for New York Fries, developed by Zig, that's helping people call out their Facebook friends who have really annoying habits. You're bound to know people of this sort: those who stretch out what they say in their status updates, those who are always announcing that they can'...

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'Veggie Van' sets record for longest road trip using alternative fuel - Edmonton Journal

Monday May 3rd, 2010

Couple spreads message of sustainable living while driving van powered by vegetable oil By Allison Peters, Edmonton Journal May 3, 2010 After a 49,000-kilometre, record-setting road trip in their so-called "Veggie Van," Cloe Whittaker will be ready to get out of the driver's seat and onto her bicycle. "I'm ...

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