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8 seasonal restaurant menus making their mark

Innovation revs up as chains compete to get diners in the door.


7 new items rolling out on restaurant menus this summer

Seasonal ingredients and timely tie-ins are powering chain menus right now.

Consumers reveal the five limited-time offers they are most likely to purchase and the five they find most craveable.

The menu is inspired by French and New Orleans bistros

A varied-menu chain inspired by the neighborhood bistros of Paris and New Orleans

Overall, the varied menu category is flat, up .3% in sales to $23.9 billion and .5% in units to 7,792.

Le Duff America has tapped the onetime chief of Motel 6 to spark expansion in the United States.

A look at the top chains winning with solo diners—as well as those scoring high with most consumers but missing the mark when it comes to dine-alone guests.

These eight operators are betting on convenience, tempting busy home cooks with prepared turkeys, sides and desserts to go.