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Philadelphia Sunday Sun
The top food trends to focus on in 2015
Philadelphia Sunday Sun
Restaurateurs looking for the latest trends in food should start with the National Restaurant Association’s 2015 Culinary Forecast, highlighting the year’s top 20 food trends. While the list itself includes a variety of tastes and considerations, four

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Study: U.S. Hispanics increase restaurant use
Nation’s Restaurant News
U.S. Hispanic customer visits to restaurants are outpacing the demographic group’s population growth, according to a new report by The NPD Group. In 2014, Hispanics’ per capita visits to quick-service restaurants and other foodservice outlets increased

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Using restaurant design to catch Millennials
Nation’s Restaurant News
A picture-perfect restaurant design can go a long way to luring the sought-after Millennial consumers — both as first-time visitor and repeat customer. Established restaurant brands like Buffalo Wild Wings and Denny’s are joining such younger concepts

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Philippine Star2015 food trends that entrepreneurs should watch out forPhilippine StarAs craft ingredients also take share the spotlight, restaurant menus are now more deliberate in exciting customers with creative descriptions and adding more texture …

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Nation’s Restaurant NewsRestaurants ready summer seafood specialtiesNation’s Restaurant NewsSpring may just have arrived, but restaurant operators are already looking ahead to summer, which is prime season for many seafood favorites. Rather than just o…

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Food trends come and go
Boone County Journal
But all food trends have a life span and I’m guessing that some of those leafy green things they are planting in the Learning Garden won’t be so popular 25 years from now. A “foody friend” helped me compile a list of foods which were in the limelight

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Seeking AlphaCracker Barrel: A Very Interesting Restaurant Stock, But Slightly OverpricedSeeking AlphaCracker Barrel has defied many restaurant trends in recent years, in regards to leverage, franchising, and store count growth. CBRL has healthy store …

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nwitimes.com
Veggies take center plate as healthy fast food chains expand
nwitimes.com
That’s a tall order for the new crop of healthy fast-casual restaurant chains, a segment that has struggled in the past but now is flourishing thanks to celebrity chef backings and the popular farm-to-table trend. “Make it better for me, but I don’t
Fast food takes a turn for healthier farePress Herald

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Digital Trends
In a couple years, you’ll be able to sleep in while this robot makes you breakfast
Digital Trends
“Maybe with sushi rolls it might be fine, but with nigiri sushi it would be very, very difficult, as it would need to use certain pressure and certain quick movements” to be as good as a human, chef Wojciech Psykala of Kouzu restaurant told IBTimes UK

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Amid fierce competition, restaurants go to great lengths to court the coveted
The Globe and Mail
Restaurant patrons often follow their stomachs to new and exciting venues, so it’s more important than ever for restaurants to engage and hang onto their regular customers. The temptation to continually chase trends is strong, and it’s having a real

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Sunbury Daily ItemVeggies take center plate in fast food worldSunbury Daily ItemAnd locally sourced meats and produce and minimally processed natural ingredients were among the top five menu trends for 2015, according to a survey by the National Restau…

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Veggies take center plate as healthy fast food chains expand
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
That’s a tall order for the new crop of healthy fast-casual restaurant chains, a segment that has struggled in the past but now is flourishing thanks to celebrity chef backings and the popular farm-to-table trend. “Make it better for me, but I don’t
Fast food takes a turn for healthier farePress Herald

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Press HeraldFast food takes a turn for healthier farePress HeraldAnd locally sourced meats and produce and minimally processed natural ingredients were among the top five menu trends for 2015, according to a survey by the National Restaurant Associatio…

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Consumers’ perception of ‘healthful’ broadens
Nation’s Restaurant News
It’s an ongoing challenge to keep up with the latest health trends in the food industry, but fortunately for restaurant operators, consumers’ definition of healthful food has broadened. It’s less about removing negatives or adding positives, and more

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MLive.com
Where’s the beef? Veggies taking center stage as healthy fast food chains expand
MLive.com
That’s a tall order for the new crop of healthy fast-casual restaurant chains, a segment that has struggled in the past, but now is flourishing thanks to celebrity chef backings and the popular farm-to-table trend. “Make it better for me, but I don’t

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Nation’s Restaurant NewsHarnessing the Power of FlavorNation’s Restaurant NewsIn fact, the Chicago-based research firm Technomic reported last year that 21 percent of consumers, up from 16 percent in 2012, say that beverages play a very important role …

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Study Shows That People Are Getting Even More Obsessed With Pop-Up
Huffington Post
If you thought pop-up restaurants were just another food trend that would go the way of fat free cookies and foam, you might need to reconsider. According to a study released by Eventbrite called “The Rise of Pop-Up Dining Events and the Experiential

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Condé Nast Traveler
Food Trends for 2015: Vegetable-Forward Cuisine, Mexican Food, and More
Condé Nast Traveler
Specifically, vegetable cuisine is hip, and restaurants that exalt produce (without being expressly vegetarian) are trending around the country. In New York, there’s Narcissa, where diners regularly pass over meatier dishes in favor of prestige entrees

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FOODBEAST
These 6 Food Trends Are Already Taking Over 2015
FOODBEAST
From bacon weaves to grilled cheese, people love reading about and looking at pictures of delicious things they probably shouldn’t eat. Some foods, however, tend to be more interesting than others. We dug around and found a handful of popular food

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Nation’s Restaurant NewsRestaurants upgrade coffee offerings as consumer tastes matureNation’s Restaurant NewsAlthough Datassential found that only 3 percent of foodservice operators currently offer coffee they consider Third Wave (mostly specialists s…

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Financial TimesThe taste of woodFinancial TimesSupply to restaurants has grown organically (albeit increasingly rapidly) since 2011, after Parr began to connect with chefs. While fuel is a relatively low-margin, high-volume product, the company adds va…

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Ramen enjoys cross-cultural appeal
Nation’s Restaurant News
Blue Bamboo in Jacksonville, Fla., promises hip Asian comfort food and delivers with Ramen-Crusted Shrimp, and Ramen-Crusted Chicken Wings were whipped up on NBC’s Today Show last fall. Ramen is approachable. Few mass-market chains offer ramen on their

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Riding the Trendy Tea Wave
Nation’s Restaurant News
That’s because tea flavors are exploding — especially in exciting new blends that combine multiple flavors. Sweet tea and tea latte are emerging as popular beverages in restaurants and coffee shops. And millennials — those highly sought-after

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Wall Street Journal
McDonald’s Joins Trend in Raising Pay
Wall Street Journal
McDonald’s Corp. plans to raise wages by more than 10% for workers at U.S. restaurants it operates—fresh evidence of the rising wage pressure in the American labor market. Starting July 1, McDonald’s will pay at least $1 an hour more than the local …

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Forbes
How Restaurateur Stephen Starr Expands His Empire Via The Customer Service
Forbes
Starr’s development of numerous trend-setting restaurants earned him the titles in various years as Bon Appétit magazine’s “Restaurateur of the Year” Zagat Survey’s “Restaurateur of The Year,” and just this year he has been nominated for consideration

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Restaurants complement savory dishes with jams, jellies
Nation’s Restaurant News
The raging popularity of jams and jellies in savory applications won’t come as a surprise to trend watchers. Jam was named by Datassential as the second fastest-growing sandwich condiment last year, muscled out of the top spot only by super-hot Sriracha.

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Food & Wine names 2015 Best New Chefs
Nation’s Restaurant News
“Spotting amazing talent and uncovering exciting new trends go hand in hand,” Food & Wine editor in chief Dana Cowin said in a press release. “This year we’re seeing serious takes on breakfast and lunch from brilliant chefs like Jonathan Brooks at
Milktooth chef named among America’s best new chefsIndianapolis Star

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Nation’s Restaurant NewsSmoke drifts into restaurant dessertsNation’s Restaurant NewsSmoking has long been used to add flavor to savory main menu items, such as meat and fish. In recent years, however, the method has drifted, as smoke tends to do, to o…

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TIME
Finally, Some Good News About Kids and Fast Food
TIME
Calories from Mexican and sandwich fast-food restaurants remained stable. MORE: This Is the Scary Amount of Pizza Kids Are Really Eating. “We’ve seen similar trends in adults, so we suspected the trend would be similar in children,” says study author
US Kids Getting Fewer Daily Calories From Fast FoodU.S. News & World Report
Percentage of children eating fast food on a given day dropsMedical Xpress

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Condé Nast Traveler
Berlin’s Buzziest New Restaurant, and Other Big Food Trends
Condé Nast Traveler
As the co-owner and sommelier of Noblehart & Schmutzig, the city’s most hyped restaurant since well before it opened in mid-February, he’s helping to forge a new culinary identity for the German capital; it’s a quest shared by baristas, bartenders

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Nation’s Restaurant NewsSophisticated breads rise on restaurant menusNation’s Restaurant NewsWith many Americans now avoiding gluten, and a growing number of people eschewing most carbohydrates as they follow the paleo diet, bread is less of a meal sta…

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Consumer Spending Trends: Millennials Giving Up on Fast Food? Not So Fast…
Millionaire Corner
The fast food industry may deserve a break today, but it’s not going to get it from Millennials, according to a recent consumer spending trends report. Millennials, who have surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest generation in history, represent about

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Bisnow
5 ATL Restaurant Trends for 2015
Bisnow
From the curse of Instagram and the appetites of Millennials to out-of-town restaurateurs and a hiring crunch, we got the skinny on five restaurant trends from our experts at this morning’s 2nd Annual Atlanta Restaurant Summit at Twelve Hotels.

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Online takeaway ordering company, JUST EAT, reveals UK food and restaurant
Retail Times
JUST EAT has announced produced trend data about the food and restaurant industry in the UK. Orders of sushi have seen a phenomenal growth since 2013 on JUST EAT – with the number of orders rising 120% in that time. And mild curries like Korma are …

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Calgary Herald
French, Thai and 2015 food trends
Calgary Herald
Food trends come and go, often very quickly. Some last, like the ubiquitous cupcake, others, such as fondue, cycle in and out every few years. Some, like focaccia, become staples in our cuisine. Every year, there’s a new list of the hot trends in North

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American food trends ‘heat up’ via social food sharing
High Plains Journal
“It doesn’t matter if you consider yourself a foodie, a novice chef, a restaurant aficionado or just someone who enjoys a great home-cooked meal—diversity is the most common denominator in our tastes, based on what we’re sharing on our plates,” said …

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Chefs find alternatives to wild king salmon
Nation’s Restaurant News
When wild salmon season begins in mid-summer, king, or Chinook, salmon will start jumping onto dinner plates at restaurants everywhere. But until this precious species becomes available, chefs are finding innovative alternatives to feed diners’ hunger

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Chat cocktail trends on Facebook with NRN’s Bret Thorn
Nation’s Restaurant News
Join me in a discussion of these and other beverage trends during a Nation’s Restaurant News Facebook chat on March 24 at 3 p.m. EST, and share your own observations about the scene with other foodservice professionals. Other topics will include …

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The GuardianThe OFM 50: the 50 hottest places, people and trends in foodThe GuardianWith the trend for eastern Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food showing no sign of dropping off, wines from the region, natural partners for the mix of freshness and s…

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Palm Springs Life
5 Local Foodie Trends
Palm Springs Life
According to a 2014 culinary forecast by the National Restaurant Association, today’s consumers are more interested than ever about what they eat and where their food comes from. The nation is indeed gravitating toward locally sourced and locally

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SFGate (blog)Is the return of tablecloths a new restaurant trend?SFGate (blog)Is the return of tablecloths a trend in the making? When Sons & Daugthers, a trendy restaurant that opened in 2010 by two young tech-set-worthy chefs, decided to cover th…

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Demand for creative cocktails grows
Nation’s Restaurant News
Cocktails have become a robust and profitable part of the American dining scene, and restaurant and bar operators are drawing on all their creative skills — from dramatic presentations to culinary flourishes to pairing their drinks with food — to

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Chillin’ with the iced coffee wave
Nation’s Restaurant News
Along with being a valuable add-on sale in a restaurant, chilly javas arguably draw customers because they are the type of beverages that are more likely to be purchased away from home than made at home. When the Chicago-based research firm …

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Rapid City Journal
Social media survey pinpoints food trends
Rapid City Journal
“It doesn’t matter if you consider yourself a foodie, a novice chef, a restaurant aficionado or just someone who enjoys a great home-cooked meal – diversity is the most common denominator in our tastes, based on what we’re sharing on our plates,” said …

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Gothamist
How Chef Marc Murphy Embraces This Year’s Biggest Food Trend
Gothamist
Foodiots waiting with baited breath to hear yet another forecast of 2015′s top food trends (remember, kale toast is so out), rejoice: the NRA—National Restaurant Association, to be clear—has released their ten predictions for the year. Embrace the

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Daily News & Analysis
Delhi restaurant denies entry to differently-abled customer; #ShameonKeya
Daily News & Analysis
Nipun Malhotra was denied entry to Keya restaurant at DLF Promenade Mall in Vasant Kunj, Delhi on Friday after he was told that they do not allow the ‘disabled’ inside their premises. Malhotra said he was stopped by four security guards from entering

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25 trends in two days in OaklandNation’s Restaurant News (blog)We visited 19 restaurants and almond-product manufacturers over the course of 26 hours, to look at trends and see all the trendy things that could be done with almonds in what is these days…

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Restaurant Menu Watch: McDonald’s shakes up regional menus
Nation’s Restaurant News
NRN senior food editor Bret Thorn breaks down what you should be watching in the industry this week. Connect with him on the latest marketing trends and news at bret.thorn@penton.com and @foodwriterdiary. RELATED: • McDonald’s to stop selling …

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New Market Trends in Biotech, Entertainment, and Organic Food
Stockhouse
Mr. Brown discussed LATX’s two main competitive advantages, their groundbreaking restaurant platform and their membership program, adding that the company is in a unique position to attract new members by offering them a comprehensive entertainment …

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New Market Trends in Biotech, Entertainment, and Organic Food
Marketwired (press release)
NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – March 05, 2015) – RedHill Biopharma ( NASDAQ : RDHL) ( TASE : RDHL) CEO Dror Ben Asher discussed the company’s recent fourth quarter and year-end results which include a strong cash position of over $34 million, …

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