There's a lot of buzz about Burger King's purchase of our beloved Tim Hortons.
We'll leave the talk of tax breaks and fast-food identity issues to the news team — read all about the deal here, here and here — we're just preoccupied with the mouth-watering potential of a Doughnut Whopper.
While the two chains aren't likely to combine menus — according to reports, no changes are currently expected to either brand, although Bloomberg proposes that Burger King recruit some breakfast-menu help from the Canadian coffee-shop chain — we can dream, right?
Things we'd love to see on a Burger King/Tim Hortons menu:
- Doughnut Whoppers. Move over, Krispy Kreme burger. We'd like to see a flame-broiled patty between two sour-cream glazed doughnuts. (Also: bagel burgers.)
- Chili fries. Finally. Use Timmy's classic chilli to top your order of fries.
- French Toast flavoured Timbits.
- The ultimate breakfast sandwich: A Timmy's biscuit, egg, cheese — and a Whopper patty. (Vegetarians, you might finally be