Food trends and recipes to keep menus fresh


Inside snacking and other top menu trends

In the first episode of "Menu Feed," Senior Editor Patricia Cobe chats with Jeff Hanak, vice president of culinary for Chili’s Grill & Bar, and Jay Miller, director of product development and corporate chef for Firehouse Subs, to find out how snacking is impacting their menus.


MorningStar Farms® Chorizo Crumbles Fuel Latest Menu Addition at Chicago Big Star Restaurant Locations

A recent collaboration between MorningStar Farms® and three-time James Beard Award-winning chef, Paul Kahan brought a limited-time offer menu item to his Chicagoland Big Star restaurant locations: the...

How does the chain’s offering stack up against its Mexican rivals? We had a pair of Gen Z taco lovers try them.

The burger chain is taking its Crispy Tacos nationwide for a limited time.

According to Technomic’s 2018 Healthy Eating Consumer Trend Report, 40% of consumers say their definitions of health have changed over the past two years. Rather than simply focusing on fat or calorie...

Trending flavors can change from week to week, which leaves some restaurant kitchens with a challenge—how can they consistently offer the options consumers are clamoring for without blowing their budg...

When it comes to flavor combinations, restaurants need to balance uniqueness with familiarity, according to Technomic’s 2017 Flavor Consumer Trend Report. One surefire way to ensure consumer dema...

The chain is testing the item in 1,000 locations this summer as it works to bolster its menu.

Variety is the spice of life—and it’s also the anchor of a successful menu, driven mainly by consumers’ continued desire for new and exciting menu options. 3 menu innovation tips consumers will mel...

Dining out offers consumers the opportunity to enjoy foods they might not eat on a regular basis.