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Eater
Study: San Francisco Restaurant Growth Is Outpacing New York
Eater
That’s according to a new study by conducted by international payment processing company First Data, which compares New York and San Francisco’s restaurant scenes and delivers some intriguing insights about dining trends in both cities. “San Francisco …

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Unpredictable Proteins Among Expected 2016 Trends
QSR magazine (press release) (registration)
Intriguing and delighting diners and brands alike, the trends shine a spotlight on how Americans’ ever-evolving tastes and sensibilities are propelling customization, dichotomy, authenticity, and innovation across menus, into restaurant kitchens and

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Refinery298 Big Trends Every 20-Something Foodie Needs To Know AboutRefinery29Food has become a pillar of culture. Most of us take photos of our meals, follow food influencers on Instagram, and want to be the first to try a buzzy new restaurant. So, wi…

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Trends you may see when dining outSavannah Morning NewsAs crowds waiting in line for their favorite eateries begin to grow anew, restaurants have begun to implement new menus and dining styles in an attempt to attract a broader clientele. Many trends a…

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WABC-TV
Hot new food trends for 2016
WABC-TV
Eyewitness News raided the test kitchen of Bon Appetit Magazine to find the big food trends for 2016. And one of them, according to Deputy Editor Andrew Knowlton, is African and Middle Eastern flavors like Harissa, Zatar, and Ras el Hanout. “Everyone

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Huffington Post
11 Delicious Food Trends To Look Out For This Year
Huffington Post
Trends can be a mixed bag. Remember that time when everyone thought the cabbage soup diet was a good idea? Thankfully, 2016 is looking brighter with the help of chili-oil laced ramen, bangin’ bagels and revamps of iconic restaurants. Here’s what we’ll …

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Restaurants Put Spotlight on Most Meaningful Food Trends During D.C. Restaurant Week 2016RestaurantNews.comWashington, DC (RestaurantNews.com) My Crown-Rio Foodservice Consulting, a business-growth menu & marketing firm serving restaurants in the W…

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Denver Business Journal (blog)
Here’s what irks Denver diners most, plus other food trends
Denver Business Journal (blog)
That’s according to Zagat’s 2016 Dining Trends Survey, a national survey that asked 9,258 people across 26 major cities about their preferences when it comes to eating out. At 35 percent, Denver residents who reported that restaurant service frustrated

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Forbes
Biggest Food & Restaurant Trends of 2016? Survey Says…
Forbes
A humble condiment, sriracha, which has gone from Thai restaurants to diner tables alongside ketchup and thrives as a popular flavor of potato chip. It has been years since there was anything remotely “new” about this not-so-spicy hot sauce, yet it

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Digital Trends
Amazon Prime members can now get restaurant delivery in Chicago
Digital Trends
Seamless not doing it for you anymore? Grubhub letting you down? I may have good news for you — if you live in Chicago, that is. Continuing to crowd the already oversaturated food delivery industry is Amazon, which has expanded its Prime Now

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88Nine Radio Milwaukee (blog)
6 Food trends and predictions for 2016 on This Bites
88Nine Radio Milwaukee (blog)
Tune in Friday mornings at 8am for ‘This Bites,” a conversation with Milwaukee Magazine’s Dining Critic Ann Christenson and 88Nine’s Tarik Moody about the latest on Milwaukee culinary and restaurant culture. On this week’s episode, Ann & Tarik shared …

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88Nine Radio Milwaukee (blog)
6 Food trends and predictions for 2016 on This Bites
88Nine Radio Milwaukee (blog)
Tune in Friday mornings at 8am for ‘This Bites,” a conversation with Milwaukee Magazine’s Dining Critic Ann Christenson and 88Nine’s Tarik Moody about the latest on Milwaukee culinary and restaurant culture. On this week’s episode, Ann & Tarik shared …

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Daily Trojan OnlineBe on the lookout for these five food trends in 2016Daily Trojan OnlineLos Angeles thrives on foods of different tastes, multiple cultures and one-of-a-kind trends. As we start the new year, several predictions have been made in term…

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WWSB ABC 7 (blog)9 Fast Food Trends for 2016WWSB ABC 7 (blog)Forecasts from more than a dozen restaurant experts and research firms concluded which upcoming trends will have the greatest impact on dining choices throughout the year. To break down their…

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North Jersey chefs predict the big food trends of 2016
NorthJersey.com
ood trends, like any others, come and go. As the new year gets into gear, some trends will be left behind and others will burst onto the food scene. From new fish dishes to exotic spicy sauces to the next incarnation of “superfood” greens, North Jersey

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Huffington Post
5 Restaurant Trends That’ll Change the Way You Dine Out in 2016
Huffington Post
Another trend which is so cool is that, people that aren’t necessarily from a certain region are doing their research and doing their due diligence and they’re opening up restaurants that — deep in their heart — they just want to open. A Puerto Rican

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CultureMap DallasDallas Farmers Market addition exploits healthy restaurant trendsCultureMap DallasNew restaurant Mudhen Meat and Greens opens on January 18 at the Dallas Farmers Market. The healthy-ish eatery from restaurateurs Shannon Wynne, Keith Sc…

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FoodNavigator-USA.comTraditional fats and French cuisine: Campbell predicts trends for the food …FoodNavigator-USA.comWhen one idea becomes a trend in the food industry, it opens the door for another. Such is the case with a revival in traditional Fr…

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ISRAEL21c
Israeli chefs stir up world food trends
ISRAEL21c
Most recently, Israeli celebrity chef Eyal Shani was credited by the New York Times with bringing cauliflower back onto fashionable tables. “The whole roasted cauliflower (along with the single giant beet and the overgrown carrot) recently surfaced as

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NorthJersey.com
2015′s food trends North Jersey chefs would love to say good riddance to
NorthJersey.com
New year, new food trends. At least that’s what some North Jersey chefs and restaurant industry experts are saying. Trends come and trends go, but these are some food fads they’re not sorry to say goodbye to as 2016′s culinary adventures commence.

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Montreal Gazette
10 restaurant trends to leave us salivating in 2016
Montreal Gazette
By now you have probably read more than one list of exciting restaurant trends to look for in 2016. I’ve read them all. Burgers are in, lobster rolls are everywhere, Hawaiian food (like last year’s Peruvian) is sure to be the next big thing. In the end

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The GuardianThe 12 things that restaurants must stop doing in 2016The GuardianTo make this happen I have decided to use this column to address all the things about restaurants that I truly hate; the atrocities I hope to see disappear in 2016. These thi…

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
7 food trends for Rochester in 2016
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
New York City may be the epicenter of the food world in the U.S., but although it’s a mere six hours away, it can take years for food trends to hit Rochester. Or much less, depending on the trend. I’ve combed the national food press, as well as menus

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The Boston Globe
Boston-area restaurant trends for 2016
The Boston Globe
Boston’s restaurant scene has been in a molting phase. Titans have fallen by the wayside (goodbye, Locke-Ober), with modern, of-the-moment spots opening in their place (hello, Yvonne’s). The people behind the most expensive restaurant in town (O Ya) …

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ForbesHK Food And Restaurant Trends To Watch Out For In 2016ForbesThis is an exciting period for dining operators: as luxury retailers vacate well-located spaces, food and beverage tenants are set to take over. Also, the rise of conscious eaters will i…

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CultureMap Dallas
Celebrity chef Tim Love’s latest restaurant venture embraces hot trends
CultureMap Dallas
Fort Worth chef Tim Love knows that everyone loves a pop-up, and he’ll host one in Fort Worth, beginning in late January. Called Ufficio, it’ll have an Italian theme and will take residence in his office test kitchen. Better known for his signature

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Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Local restaurants watch for trends
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
When discussing menu changes at his two restaurants, BakerStreet and The Hoppy Gnome, owner James Khan evokes the memory of his mother’s spaghetti. “I’m not a great cook, but my mom was, growing up,” Khan says. “She’d never make the same thing.

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RestaurantNews.com2016 Restaurant Trends to DevourRestaurantNews.comThe dining deal pioneer explored 2016 menu ideas and observations from chefs, restaurants and industry insiders across the country, then asked its own team of dining experts to pinpoin…

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Montreal Gazette
15 restaurant trends whose time has come and gone
Montreal Gazette
In the 1990s a magazine called Pastry Arts & Design was the go-to reference for ambitious pastry chefs. Its specialty was glossy pictures of restaurant desserts (otherwise known as plated desserts) — the more complicated, the better. There were tuiles

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The Tennessean
Restaurants serve up new trends in technology
The Tennessean
There are two weeks in every year when local foodies gather to relish the culinary fare of some of Nashville’s original establishments. On Jan. 18, Nashville Restaurant Week is back for its first flavor-filled installment of 2016. It’s no secret that

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Telegraph.co.uk
10 annoying restaurant trends we want to leave behind in 2016
Telegraph.co.uk
Remember when you could order a portion of chips and it wouldn’t joyride to your table in a miniature shopping trolley? Or when your pre-meal bread didn’t arrive in grandad’s flatcap? We’re not sure we do, given the way that chefs spent 2015 embroiled

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Daily Record
Morris chefs, culinary experts predict 2016 top food trends
Daily Record
Now that the ball has dropped, the confetti’s been swept away and resolutions already have been forgotten, it is time to see what the world of food has in store for us in 2016. We took a look at restaurant industry food trend predictions and asked for
New year, new eats, new trendsThe News Journal

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Fresno Bee (blog)
Eating Out: Predicting Fresno food trends for 2016
Fresno Bee (blog)
What new foods and flavors will 2016 bring to Fresno? It wouldn’t feel like a new year if we didn’t predict some foodie and restaurant trends for the year ahead. Doing these stories is always a little tricky in Fresno because trends tend to hit here a

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Toronto Star
5 trends to watch in Toronto’s restaurant scene in 2016
Toronto Star
The duo behind eye-popping Spanish restaurant Patria explain: “Our new approach will be more in line with what we did at (Adelaide St. W. Italian restaurant) Figo. Light, fresh, proper mill work finishes and real materials like leather, brass and so on.”.

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BigHospitality.co.uk
Eight restaurant trends to look out for in 2016
BigHospitality.co.uk
One craze currently sweeping America’s street food markets and restaurants and soon to touch down here – most likely in Hackney or its environs – is that of high quality, and highly perishable, soft drinks that take the current trend for cold pressed

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Asbury Park Press
7 food trends to watch for in 2016
Asbury Park Press
Now that the ball has dropped, the confetti’s been swept away and resolutions already have been forgotten, it is time to see what the world of food has in store for us in 2016. We took a look at restaurant industry food trend predictions and asked for

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2016 Restaurant Trends to Devour
PR Newswire (press release)
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — To help diners get excited about the 2016 trends predicted across the restaurant industry, Restaurant.com, the nation’s largest dining deals site, is serving up seven trends to taste in 2016. The

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Wall Street Journal
Food for the Future: Trends of 2016
Wall Street Journal
By now, diners are more than ready to move past 2015 and all the food trends it encapsulated. After all, how many fried-chicken sandwiches can one consume in a lifetime? What will the new year bring? It isn’t easy to play the role of culinary

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Fresno Bee (blog)
Eating Out: Predicting Fresno food trends for 2016
Fresno Bee (blog)
What new foods and flavors will 2016 bring to Fresno? It wouldn’t feel like a a new year if we didn’t predict some foodie and restaurant trends for the year ahead. Doing these stories is always a little tricky in Fresno because trends tend to hit here

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cleveland.com
Food trends for 2016: More seaweed salads, not leaving a tip, chefs spiralizing?
cleveland.com
Imagine life without restaurant tips, with more vegetables on your plate, and a menu of foods from a DNA test tailored to your ancestry. That’s what’s ahead for 2016, if all the trend-watchers got it right. But before we set the table for the next year

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Food and drink trends for 2016: Predictions are flying, but which to trust?
Chicago Tribune
Predictions for the will-be hot trends of 2016 are about as common as hangovers on January 1. Sure, food forecasts issued by various industry associations, trend spotters, mass marketers and food companies are sometimes interesting — but how much …

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BigHospitality.co.uk
Restaurant trends to watch in 2016
BigHospitality.co.uk
Meanwhile Allan Pickett, chef patron at Piquet, warned restaurants to stay ahead of the trend. “Delivery from top end restaurants is set to boom in 2016 and restaurants will need to keep up with the current technology available to make it happen,” he said.

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MyDaytonDailyNewsExciting trends expected for restaurants in 2016MyDaytonDailyNewsChefs and restaurateurs are in tune with over-arching consumer trends when it comes to menu planning, but add their own twist of culinary creativity to drive those trends…

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QSR magazine (press release) (registration)
9 Fast Food Trends for 2016
QSR magazine (press release) (registration)
We’ve gazed into our crystal ball, read the stars, and turned over our Magic 8 Ball a few times, all in an attempt to divine what trends will affect the limited-service restaurant industry in the coming year. OK, that’s not what happened. We just

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Washington City Paper (blog)Five Local Food Trends to Look Out for in 2016Washington City Paper (blog)This year, Mike Isabella teamed up with chef Jonah Kim to open a Japanese-Korean restaurant called Yona and partnered with chef Jennifer Carroll for a…

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CBC.ca
9 food trends we’ll devour in 2016
CBC.ca
Increasing interest in our food’s backstory seems to have made predicting food trends something of a staple for the industry and consumers. Some of those major trends aren’t so much about the food we eat but about how we get it and how, and how much

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EcoWatch7 Tasty Food Trends of 2015EcoWatchMore high-end restaurants began adding creative vegetarian options to their menus (sayonara, simple side salad) and the National Restaurant Association noted an overall 5 percent increase in vegan and vegetari…

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MyAJC
2016 holds promise as a delicious year in dining
MyAJC
2016. Food. Trends. Do an online search using these keywords and you’ll find voices galore forecasting the flavors that will surface this year: more chef-driven fast-casual, veggies overtaking meat on the plate. … There’s no question that Atlanta

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Marketplace.orgFood trends to watch in 2016Marketplace.orgFood trends develop slowly, according to Darren Seifer, the food and beverage industry analyst at the NPD Group, a research firm. Seifer said seismic shifts are not in the offing for next year. …

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Mirror.co.ukFood trends predictions for 2016: Bacon doughnuts, melon juice, cocktail golf …Mirror.co.ukWe had the burger revolution, the sourdough pizza invasion, the pulled pork plague and who can forget the sun-dried tomato mountain of a few years …

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