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Food trends and recipes to keep menus fresh


Subway bakes up footlong cookies at Miami pop-up for National Cookie Day

The extra-long cookies, inspired by the Subway Series sandwiches, are piled with sweet toppings instead of meats and cheese.


Restaurants are turning everything into doughnuts

State of the Plate: Menu trends columnist Nancy Kruse examines the rapidly evolving doughnut, as chains big and small get innovative with the humble treat.

Menu items are constantly flowing out of the R&D pipeline, all tapping into consumers’ desire for variety.

Advice Guy: It would be a horrible waste to grind a cut of Wagyu into a burger. However, it's pretty unlikely that's what is actually happening.

Festive drinks from Bad Ass Coffee; Hard Rock’s World Cup burger; Taziki’s dessert mashup; and more menu news of the week.

A robust R&D pipeline constantly keeps WTF, the fast casual’s Weekly Taco Feature, filled with inventive tacos. Director of Culinary Venecia Willis makes it happen.

Chefs at the boutique hotel chain are creating new takes on butter boards for holiday tables.

Holiday beverages continue to trend at Smashburger and Ziggi’s; Bad Daddy’s does a hangover burger; Toasted Yolk offers savories and sweets; and more menu news of the week.

Forget about celebrity hangouts and hot new dining spots, Chain House is booked solid for its dinners that spotlight Chili’s menu.

More than 500 professional chefs were surveyed to identify What’s Hot for 2023.  

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