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Food trends and recipes to keep menus fresh


7 tips for writing menus

Operators give insight on words to use or avoid on menus.


Chili’s beefs up core menu items

The chain's burgers, ribs and fajitas will now be served with more meat.

The new dishes include three new sandwiches and margaritas.

Princi will be the exclusive food provider at all the chain’s Reserve locations including its forthcoming locations in Shanghai, Tokyo, Milan, New York and Chicago.

Guests can enjoy an order of fajitas with a cup of queso and two cinnamon-dusted sopapillas for $9.99.

Chains built around chicken wings are rejiggering menus to keep costs in check.

Competition between the buns heats up as operators raise their game to win customers.

Pandan is one of the ingredients starting to pop up in independent restaurants.

Chicken breast has been the darling of restaurant and home kitchens for a couple of decades, touted for its versatility and health benefits. But lately, operators and consumers are beginning to suffer from white meat fatigue.

Economists tend to bicker, but there was at least one source of agreement in their 2013 forecasts: food prices are going to increase 2 to 4 percent this year. With restaurant patrons still pinching pennies, raising menu prices may not be the best solution. So what are the alternatives?

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