Patricia Cobe

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Patricia Cobe

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In the hands of Rasmus Munk, dinner sends a message at The Alchemist

The Copenhagen chef’s “holistic cuisine” merges science, gastronomy, performance art, societal issues and storytelling in a restaurant designed to look like a planetarium.


Red Lobster's iconic Cheddar Bay Biscuits change shape

April Fool’s joke or permanent switch? The classic biscuits get elongated into breadsticks on Monday.

New Saucy Nuggets come in five varieties to satisfy flavor-craving sauce fans.

Taste Tracker: Taco Bell goes all in on chicken; Culver’s gets a bacon upgrade; shrimp comes to Zaxby’s; and pastels trend at Krispy Kreme and Baskin-Robbins.

Clay Walker, president of the iconic California drive-in, shares why local flavor and hospitality creates staying power.

Taste Tracker: Island flavors make waves at First Watch; Wendy’s and Rita’s get fruity; it’s all about lavender for Caribou Coffee; and more menu news of the week.

While many fast-food chains stick to old-school kids’ fare, there’s a recent surge among fast-casual and full-service restaurants to offer healthier, more grownup menus that appeal to the whole family.

Menu wars raged over the fried chicken sandwich a couple years back, but now wraps are duking it out on the quick-service battlefield. Here’s why these players have joined the fray.

Chef-owner Sara Bradley created a restaurant in Paducah, Kentucky, that’s a mecca for both guests and staff.

Fans can score a free pair of viewing glasses with every purchase, plus eclipse watching tips from a former NASA astronaut to prepare for the April 8 event.

Taste Tracker: Carrabba’s and Friendly’s lighten up for Spring; bowls bloom at Honeygrow and Jinya; Potbelly bakes a new cookie; and more menu news of the week.

The annual Food and Beverage Awards, presented by the National Restaurant Association Show, celebrate innovation and emerging trends.

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