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This week, Advice Guy shares whether restaurant owners and managers should take tips they receive directly from customers.

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Strategies to answer social media harassment.

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Diners show willingness to eat a variety of less-common cuts of beef and pork at restaurants according to new Technomic research.
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Among all FSRs tracked, LongHorn Steakhouse has the most craveable beef.
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The number of food halls in the U.S. is set to double by 2020, thanks to the combination of increasing restaurant rents and a rise in foodie culture (particularly among millennials). Here’s a look at some food halls expected to launch in 2017, from San Francisco to Raleigh, N.C.

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A new ranking finds plenty of familiar names toward the top of the list.

In This Issue

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The humor and goodwill intended by some restaurants this week was taken far differently by the public, once again underscoring the need for caution in the age of social media.

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The recipes here include new takes on two favorites—guacamole and chicken wings—along with a few surprises that are sure to win points with hungry fans.
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Grilled apples, banana ketchup and berry gummies bring new life to common fruits.
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To hit the top menu trends, no foodservice kitchen should be without these ingredients.
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Le Duff America has tapped the onetime chief of Motel 6 to spark expansion in the United States.
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Consumer preferences show that operators need to be in the game.