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Feb. 25, 2016
5 menu trends worth noticing
Unique local specialties, fresh ethnic mashups and a lesser-known ancient grain are making their way onto restaurant menus—and could be the next frontier for noncommercial outlets, too. Here are five...
Feb. 23, 2016
3 restaurant trends worth watching in Feb.
This trio of foods and beverages is just beginning to have an impact on restaurant menus. Here’s your chance to jump on these consumer-approved trends early.
Feb. 16, 2016
Expanding kids' food comfort zones
School gardens, cooking classes and themed lunches are tools used to get kids to buy into bolder flavors, healthier foods and unusual ingredients.
Feb. 16, 2016
Hot chicken: Jump on the bandwagon
Nashville hot chicken, a regional favorite, also has been on the bucket lists of food lovers visiting the Music City. Now it has flocked to other locales.
Feb. 1, 2016
A growing thirst for specialty drinks
Water and coffee are among the items on the rise among noncommercial diners.
Jan. 29, 2016
The newfound falafel fetish
The familiar chickpea fritters are all the rage again in the restaurant world.
Jan. 15, 2016
Customization goes beyond the salad bar
Stations focusing on salads, sandwiches and omelets—last decade’s customization models—have evolved into a much wider variety of DIY consumer options.
Dec. 30, 2015
3 restaurant trends to consider for 2016
What’s happening street side could work in noncommercial settings.
Dec. 22, 2015
2015's top menu stories
Last year’s dominant menu trends might sound familiar, as foodservice directors have been riding those currents for some time. But the emphasis shifted.
Dec. 15, 2015
Mini desserts more tempting to diners
According to Technomic's 2015 Dessert Consumer Trend Report, 34 percent of consumers are more likely to order dessert if a smaller portion is available. ...
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