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Food trends and recipes to keep menus fresh


Taco Bell is testing a new plant-based taco

The Cravetarian Taco is made with its own blend of chickpeas and peas, though the company says it is still working with Beyond Meat on a new protein.


Marijuana and Earth Day vie for menu attention this week

Taste Tracker: 4/20 specials at Jack in the Box, Sticky’s Finger Joint and more; sustainability rules at Ike’s and Sweetgreen; Smashburger dials up the heat on chicken sandwiches; and new LTOs make their debut.

Director of Menu Development Quinn Adkins shares the sourcing and culinary strategies that drive Culver’s brand loyalty and growth.

The chain’s Nashville Hot Fried Chicken Sandwich and Sticky, Spicy Grilled Chicken Sandwich feature dark meat instead of the more popular breast.

Fazoli's installed fryers and has made pandemic-popular wings available at all franchised and company-owned locations.

Culver’s new snacky side and White Castle’s sweet snack; Red Lobster launches a chicken sandwich while Daphne’s does seafood; beefed-up burgers at Roy Rogers and Umami Burger; and breakfast wakes up to spring.

Family-dining chain IHOP debuts an upgraded bacon comparable to a steakhouse item. The new steakhouse premium bacon is showcased in several new items on IHOP's Bacon Obsession menu.

Chains in international locations are offering riffs on the trendy fried chicken sandwich.

Online grocer FreshDirect is looking to meet consumers still at home through its new partnership that brings restaurant cuisine from Carbone, Nom Wah and Milk Bar straight to the shopper's door.

Avocado is here to stay, but the Niman Ranch bacon is only available until June 30.

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