menu trends


New McDonald's restaurant offers Australian fries as part of global menu

The 6,000-square-foot restaurant at the chain’s new Chicago headquarters will feature a selection of global menu items.

What really drives consumers’ fast-food spending?

Comfort and familiarity may be much stronger factors at lunch, while novelty and buzz can be powerful dinner hooks, new information shows.

As it proliferates, the tasting menu grows up.

Many current trends will continue to grow next year, per the National Restaurant Association’s annual What’s Hot forecast, which brings global influences to the forefront.

Local favorites like half-smokes and finger steaks may not be widely known outside of certain areas, but that could change.

Ideas to steal for your operation from the 2017 Taste the Trends dine-around.

Homestyle ingredients and dishes can offer an experience that’s nostalgic and familiar—which is why comfort foods never go out of style.

These six quick recipes for festive sweets, snacks and drinks come to the rescue with Christmas and New Year’s around the corner.

News that Wendy’s added Bacon Ranch Fries to its lineup prompted a passionate discussion on craveable sides here at the Restaurant Business editorial office.

Top chains are bringing back fan favorites from years—even decades—ago.

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