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Recipe report: Grains on the menu

Whole grains make a smart addition to today’s menus—they’re nutritious, always in season, delivery-friendly and adaptable to many global preparations. Get more grains into breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes with these five recipes.


Recipe report: Seafood made simple

Seafood surges in demand during Lent, so it’s a good time to lure customers with something new and different. These five recipes showcase several varieties of fish and shellfish in easy-to-execute dishes with wide appeal.

Many in Asia and around the world will observe Lunar New Year, which begins on Feb. 12. The festival period lasts for 16 days, so there’s plenty of time to add a new Asian dish to the menu. These five recipes, inspired by Chinese and other Asian cuisines, make a good starting point for celebrating the Year of the Ox.

Christos Gourmos and his partners created a successful model to satisfy city dwellers’ barbecue cravings.

The foodservice provider is expanding options to accommodate remote workers and the delivery boom.

With Super Bowl Sunday coming up on Feb. 7, it’s time to get your snack game on for the big game. Watch parties will be smaller this year, but the food can still be great. These five recipes take the usual chips, dips and wings up a notch or two.

Delivery and takeout preferences shifted during the 2020-2021 NFL season, according to DoorDash.

As January turns into February, football playoffs call for riffs on wings, pizza and tacos, and there are more choices for consumers seeking healthier options as well. See what’s making menu news right now.

Nothing beats the January chill like a warm bowl of soup. Start simmering a pot this week, with these five varieties as inspiration.

The National Restaurant Association surveyed operators and consumers to pinpoint current culinary and dining trends.

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