menu trends


5 favorite international recipes

As customers continue to seek out global flavors, operators are expanding their repertoire to more parts of the world. Here are five favorites.


6 new brunch recipes

Looking to shake up the brunch menu with some fresh ideas? Start with these six recipes, all featuring new ways to prep favorites.

In a recent Technomic survey, customers reveal which restaurant chains offer the most craveable pizzas that they can’t get anywhere else.

Chinese and Indian drinks and a Japanese snack start to make waves on U.S. menus.

A gathering this week of the experts who blend flavors and ingredients provided a look at where restaurants could be heading tomorrow.

Operators get customer buy-in by balancing the funky with the familiar.

Restaurants take sampling beyond beer and wine to waffles, pies, sauces and more.

Health, shmealth—consumers want their fries, but not exactly in the same old way.

As the weather turns colder, chains are tapping into diners’ desire for piping-hot comfort foods, while still keeping an eye on health.

Full-service operators move sweets beyond the after-dinner niche to capture sales.

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