Ginger

This popular root has moved from strictly Asian applications into mainstream American dishes and other global cuisines. Aside from its culinary uses, ginger is an important aid in gastrointestinal health—it's both anti-inflammatory and high in antioxidants. These restaurants are highlighting ginger's zing in tasty menu items.

26 Beach
Los Angeles, CA

Ginger Salmon Salad sauteed with asparagus, mushrooms & onions in a soy ginger dressing, served on a bed of mixed baby greens topped with cilantro, green onions & sesame seeds; $15


Alfama

New York, NY

Grilled Squid and Chouriço Skewers with a lime-cilantro and ginger salsa; $12


Sunda
Chicago, IL 

Grilled Skirt Steak Salad: Marinated veal skirt steak, mixed greens, sesame ginger vinaigrette; $14


BIX
San Francisco, CA

Ginger Gimlet with Hangar One kaffir lime vodka, ginger infused simple syrup & fresh lime; $12


Morimoto

Philadelphia, PA

Inaniwa Udon: Chilled wheat noodles with grated ginger and dashi-shoyu sauce for dipping; $14


Today's top stories

1
Chain restaurants would have more leeway in meeting federal menu-labeling requirements under a bill that was approved this morning by the U.S. House of Representatives. The Common Sense Nutrition...
2
A growing number of San Francisco concepts are going more than a year without health inspections, as the local health department struggles to keep up with the city’s increase in restaurants and food...
3
The Red Robin full-service burger chain has promoted Denny Marie Post to president, making the longtime industry veteran the official Number Two to CEO Steve Carley. The promotion continues Post’s...
4
Providing exclusive consumer trends and insights to enhance your marketing strategy. Powered by Technomic . “Technomic is a Chicago-based consulting and research firm providing a 360° view of the...
5
After successfully implementing over 100 enterprise back office software implementations for many of the most successful restaurant operators in the world , we’ve learned a few things about how to...
6
Good Times Restaurants Wednesday said that it saw a net loss of $1.1 million during the first quarter of 2016. Comps at the operator’s two brands increased in the quarter ended Dec. 31, rising 4.8...
7
Panera Bread has purchased a majority interest in a five-unit breakfast-and-lunch chain in Boston called Tatte Bakery & Cafe, with plans to test the concept as a possible growth vehicle into...
8
Panera Bread said it will invest even further in delivery and catering in the coming year, with plans to bring delivery capabilities to more than 10 percent of its system in 2016. The chain will use...
9
We have addressed campers before in this column , mostly focused on how to get guests to move on quickly after they have paid their check to turn the table. For an owner and/or manager working long...
10
Sure, the cool kids are doing it—Danny Meyer, David Chang and Tom Colicchio are a few of the big names ditching tipping in some of their restaurants. But still, they’re among only 9 percent of...