Food Trends

Menu trends shaping the restaurant industry

Menu insight of the day, powered by Food Genius , provides daily restaurant menu data to help restaurant operators build better menus. Food Genius is a restaurant menu insight provider that collects...

Seafood isn’t a surprise catch at fast casuals. But this spring, Jackson, Miss.-based Newk’s Eatery hoped to hook guests with a premium ingredient more often found in full service—ahi tuna...

Although marijuana has yet to appear on the menu of restaurants, says Steve Fox, co-founder of the National Cannabis Association, it could be just a matter of time. “Marijuana is less harmful than...

After an eventful morning at the NRA Show, it was time to piece a meal together before heading into the afternoon. Armed with foot-friendly shoes and a license to lunch, I hit the showroom floor at...

The National Restaurant Association’s annual show started yesterday for about 100 foodservice operators with a dine-around tour of new hotspots on the Chicago restaurant scene. Included in the Taste...

Scoping out the competition in the restaurant business is decidedly the most delicious and satisfying market research an entrepreneur could ask for. With conference and trade-show season in full...

Make no (rib) bones about it: Famous Dave, he ain’t. If asked, Dave Anderson, founder of the Minnetonka, Minnesota-based barbecue chain that carries his name, will tell you he’s moved on since...

Before the James Beard nominees took their seats at Chicago’s Lyric Opera House for the awards gala on Monday night, half a dozen took part in a Sunday morning panel at Kendall College hosted by...

While the James Beard Foundation Awards typically highlight the best of the best from major food cities around the country—New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco—this year’s list of winners...

Before opening Yum Cha Dim Sum Parlor in Chicago, Chef Rodelio Aglibot worked on perfecting authentic Chinese recipes, making a conscious effort to minimize the monosodium glutamate (MSG) prevalent...

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