Lizzy Freier

Managing Editor

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Lizzy Freier

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Consumer Trends

The 10 most craveable chain fries

Customers reveal which restaurant chains’ french fries they deem most likely to spark cravings.


3 food gimmicks going viral

Operators are using noodles, doughnuts and more to create Instagram-worthy fare drawing long lines and press.

One-liners concerning wimps, going naked and princess crowns give RLC attendees insight into the minds of some of the top industry leaders.

Operators aren’t landing the buy-in for vegetarian dishes.

Potholes, dead ahead! The first two days of the Restaurant Leadership Conference brought to light a number of looming problems--as well as some possible solutions.

Restaurants take sampling beyond beer and wine to waffles, pies, sauces and more.

A look at French sweets beyond crepes and creme brulee making guests gasp, “Ooh la la!”

In a recent Technomic survey, customers reveal which restaurant chains offer the most craveable pizzas that they can’t get anywhere else.

Shake up salads with seasonal produce, lighter preps and healthier twists.

Looking for success with another emerging, easy-to-execute trend, First Watch rolled out the A.M. Superfoods Bowl—an on-trend bowl with hot-right-now chia seeds.

The top and fastest-growing chains don’t always align with average total menu items in their sectors.

Here are some tips for getting more business out of National Pi Day.