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Food and beverage trends and recipes from the restaurant industry
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German cuisine has seen a resurgence on menus of late. Pretzel bread, housemade sausages, mustard-based sauces and spaetzle have all been noted as trends in chain or independent restaurants over the past couple of years. Pretzel bread alone has grown 10.9 percent in...

Food Trends

German cuisine has seen a resurgence on menus of late. Pretzel bread, housemade sausages, mustard-based sauces and spaetzle have all been noted as trends in chain or independent restaurants over the...

Beverage Trends

James Bond famously ordered his martini “shaken, not stirred.” Rocks, straight up; salt, no salt; call brands—all of these specs have long been guests’ prerogative at the bar. Now drinkers want in on...

Clean Plate Awards
chazz palminteri
  • Filet Mignon, Empire Steak House, New York City
     
  • Fusilli in Cartoccio, Roberto's Restaurant, Bronx, N.Y.

chris newcomb
  • Famous Ferdi Special, Mother's Restaurant, New Orleans
     
  • Langoustines, Costa di Mare at the Wynn Hotel, Las Vegas
     
  • Original Cheddar Fries, Snuffer's Restaurant & Bar, Dallas

stan frankenthaler
  • Berkshire Pig Head Carnitas, CBD Provisions, Dallas
     
  • Roasted Marrow Bones, Brasserie Ten Ten, Boulder, Colo.