Menus spring into action at Newk's, Fogo de Chao and True Food Kitchen

Taste Tracker: BWW adds a sauce to go; a snack and dip launches at Bojangles; strawberries top a sundae at Haagen-Dazs; and Potbelly kicks up the spice.


These 8 trends are moving menus forward around the world

Future Menus 2024 identifies the top forces shaping today’s global food scene to push chefs ahead of the culinary curve.

New research shows that guests spend an average of nine minutes plowing through a menu because the array is typically so extensive. But they also want comprehensive descriptions of dishes and prefer a conventional bill of fare over QR menus.

The Copenhagen chef’s “holistic cuisine” merges science, gastronomy, performance art, societal issues and storytelling in a restaurant designed to look like a planetarium.

Taste Tracker: Taco Bell goes all in on chicken; Culver’s gets a bacon upgrade; shrimp comes to Zaxby’s; and pastels trend at Krispy Kreme and Baskin-Robbins.

The bakery-cafe chain is rolling out a new menu that plays up core menu lines rather than searching for a new breakthrough menu category.

Taste Tracker: Island flavors make waves at First Watch; Wendy’s and Rita’s get fruity; it’s all about lavender for Caribou Coffee; and more menu news of the week.

Fans can score a free pair of viewing glasses with every purchase, plus eclipse watching tips from a former NASA astronaut to prepare for the April 8 event.

Taste Tracker: Carrabba’s and Friendly’s lighten up for Spring; bowls bloom at Honeygrow and Jinya; Potbelly bakes a new cookie; and more menu news of the week.

The protein generated more requests on social media than any other LTO since its removal from the menu last August.

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