Village Inn

Emerging cuisines: North African Crossroads

The strategic location of Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria along the North African coast has played a major role in their culinary legacy.

Consumer Trends

Customers’ most-craved breakfasts

See which 10 chains are meeting consumers’ morning cravings the most.

Menus from restaurants featured in the February, 2009 issue of Restaurant Business magazine

WASHINGTON, DC (Sept. 15)—The National Restaurant Association has announced the winners of its 2009 Restaurant Neighbor Award, which recognizes restaurants...

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You can’t learn everything in culinary school. Or business school. Some lessons you’ve just got to learn on the job. With that in mind we set out to gather a little collected wisdom from the industry on how to do some of the more obscure tasks an operator might face. Challenges abound out there. Hopefully this will help get you through a few of them.

Owner Christopher Mullins is getting a jumpstart on fall at McGillin’s Olde Ale House in Philadelphia. The 152-year-old tavern launched its Oktoberfest celebration at the end of August. “We try to be the first for all of the holidays,” says Mullins.

Summer is here and the bright, jewel tones of fresh watermelon are dressing up dishes from coast to coast. Most common appearances seem to be within invigorating summer salads, but the sweet magenta of this summer favorite shines as the star of Italian ice and even as a pickle.

There's a lot happening with wine out there. It's a buyer's market, restaurateurs are getting their own labels, wine lists are more selective, and fast-casual chains are trying to do wine better than the old boys.

While some categories include a cross-section of the country, New York City institutions and some previous winners dominated other areas of the industry’s top honors.

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