Restaurant websites have a bad reputation
Restaurant websites have been a hot topic online lately, but not in a good way. The recurring theme centers around the question, as first voiced in an essay at the online Slate magazine, “Why do restaurant websites suck?” Harsh, but we’re afraid to admit, true in a lot cases. Don’t be fodder for some blogger’s next post. Here’s help.
Peppermint is peppering menus
Candy canes are not the only seasonal treats flavored with peppermint. Restaurants are embracing the holiday spirit by enhancing drinks, desserts and other menu items with peppermint’s refreshing, sweet taste.
Many, many weight loss diets come and go, but the sad fact is Americans have gotten fatter every year since 1990. While restaurants have been the easy-to-blame scapegoats for this obesity epidemic, they’re not the only ones at fault, said Dr. Jim Painter at the innovation session entitled “Your Brain on Food: Why Consumers Eat As They Do” held on Monday, March 26 during the 2012 Restaurant Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.
In tune with the seasons, Park Avenue restaurant in New York City completely changes its menu, décor and even its name four times a year. Park Avenue Winter is now in full swing, with the dining room decked out in winter finery and the kitchen turning out dishes based on seasonal seafood and produce and hearty grains and meats.