food

assorted spices

To perk up customers’ palates and inspire a kitchen staff bored with winter ingredients, add a spicy dish or two to the lineup.

grand lux cafe fish chips

The demand for seafood skyrockets during Lent. These seafood recipes can easily be added to the rotation now, but may prove popular enough to stay on the menu.

salmon

Seasonal promotions for fish and shellfish dishes are accelerating at chains.

You know what I don’t want to hear about any more? Sriracha. I’ll second that sentiment for salted caramel. Don’t get me wrong; both are solid ingredients that I enjoy tasting in restaurant dishes...

flavor slideshow

The under-the-radar ingredients emerging on menus this year.

even stevens pulled jackfruit sandwich square

To capitalize on Pinterst "miracle food" buzz, Even Stevens Sandwiches rolled out a Jackfruit Torta that fills two menu holes, says Culinary Director Brandon Price.

Quinoa has become restaurants’ go-to grain to answer the growing demand for gluten-free menu items. So much so that it’s putting a strain on production, supply and price, says Tom Kaplan, CEO of Hugo...

pancakes berries rb square

Celebrations surrounding Mardi Gras end on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday—a day that goes by several names, including Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday and Pancake Tuesday.

Bone broth supposedly helps you sleep, aids digestion and nutrition absorption, and strengthens bones and hair. Heck, even Kobe Bryant is a fan, according to Sports Illustrated. Whenever a new food...

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