Major Foodie Scoop-Grand Beach


If you are in the Grand Beach area, you will not want to miss out on this surprizing foodie adventure.  Just north of the Hwy. 59 Grand Beach turn off, on the west side of the highway, sharing the parking lot with a Woodstove company is a little yellow school bus which has had various personas over the years.  If you are expecting a plain fast food burger and frozen fries, hold on to your beach hat!

The burgers are hand-formed patties from grass-fed beef and the cheese-burgers come with your choice of five Bothwell cheeses.  I do not have the entire run down of selections because we were in a hurry to get back into the city yesterday.  But from the three parties of people from my family who are raving about the little place, I know that there is smoked Gouda and jalapeno.

Bothwell cheeses are also featured in their artisan grilled cheese sandwiches.

Smoothies can be whipped up and I understand that the milkshakes are very good but the star of the show (for me at least) are the hand-cut fries and poutine made with Bothwell cheese curds!  I got to taste the fries first hand when a take out box of them appeared with a roving gang of friends this weekend (they just opened Saturday).  The fries are sliced daily and retain that sweet and almost nutty flavour that only fresh cut fries can.  I can only imagine what the combination of a savoury gravy and Bothwell curds would do to enhance them.  I understand that from-scratch onions rings are also on the way.  Yum-cannot wait until Friday when we had up to the Beach area again.

Tell them Food Musings sent you and I predict that you will get extra curds on your poutine!

Kath’s quote:  May your potatoes always be crisp and may the cheese “sing” in its freshness. For, what is a poutine but a glorious ode to the perfect melange of spuds, curd and brown roux!-LouLou, Laval Ouest, Québec (from

3 Comments to

“Major Foodie Scoop-Grand Beach”

  1. Avatar July 18th, 2012 at 11:33 pm Michelle Barry Says:

    I might be missing it but what is the name of the burger place?

  2. Avatar July 19th, 2012 at 6:19 am Kathryne Says:

    Michelle-it didn’t really have a name when I visited. But I have seen signs subsequently that refer to it as the Yellow Bus and The Burger Bus. If you have the location clear in your head, you will find it.

  3. Avatar April 13th, 2013 at 4:42 am Dean Says:

    It’s located on the corner of Fay Road and Highway 59. If you want a map to the exact location, here you go:,-97.152225&sspn=0.474582,0.736084&t=h&z=16
    The bus is where the green arrow is pointing to. I had driven past there recently and the sign on the bus says “West Beach”. After reading the glowing review above, I look forward to trying their food out for myself this summer.

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