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Sweet & Sour

Sweet & Sour

What happens when you have two experienced and irreverent columnists on staff? You let them take on the most important topics of the day in the restaurant industry. Nancy Kruse and Peter Romeo discuss and debate almost anything impacting restaurants every month.


What even the robots might have missed at this year’s National Restaurant Association Show

Sweet & Sour: From android armies to a different sort of pot pie, here are the surprises we long time show-goers discovered at the industry’s first annual convention in three years.


It's black and white, QR doubters: The codes are here to stay

Sweet & Sour: The tags deliver benefits that will keep them in use long after the pandemic fades.

Sweet & Sour: Brick-and-mortarless delivery concepts are growing at a head-turning clip. But that sort of expansion usually brings challenges, too.

Sweet & Sour: Some consumer media are dropping the shorthand method of assessing a dining-out experience. But these two longtime industry observers have reservations about the trend.