5 ethnic food and drink trends impacting the menu
Consumers are eager to explore more global flavors and cuisines. Here’s how restaurants can appeal to their expanded palates.
6 specialty fast casuals to watch
One of the fastest-growing segments in fast casual is “specialty," as operators look to carve out their own niche in underrepresented cuisines such as Middle Eastern and fusion rather than compete in the crowded mainstream sectors. Here’s a look at some recently launched specialty fast casuals, from an Asian-Texas restaurant to a Roman pizza-sandwich concept.