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The drive-in chain is believed to be the first national quick-service chain to test a beef-mushroom blend as a variation on its signature product.
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New iterations of the comfort-food favorite are flying onto menus.

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Restaurants are tapping menu psychology tactics when constructing their menus and menu boards.

Expect the unexpected—that’s the theme of the menu trends presentation during next month’s Restaurant Trends & Directions conference in Chicago. “The accelerated pace of demographic, cultural,...

To round out its core menu of sandwiches and salads, fast casual Schlotzsky’s added pastas a few years ago. The traditional dishes, including spaghetti with tomato-basil sauce and carbonara, required...

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Restaurants are increasingly adding a common pulled pork cut, a Spanish sausage, a trash fish and an upscale beef product to their menus.

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Many cuisines offer their take on the dumpling, each boasting its own ethnic spin.

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Leading chains are taking innovative approaches to snacking; here are three menu trends gathered from new item rollouts.

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The arrival of spring produce is inspiring operators to toss together new entree salads.