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Chicken Wing Producer Blames Kaepernick Effect for His Product Shortcomings

2 days ago

Prices rose all summer and peaked in September. If you're a consumer of wings price point does matter - it's not like they are a thrill to eat. The rise of boneless alternatives demonstrates this.

Food

Delivery Kits’ Threat to Restaurants Is Overstated

2 days ago

As restaurants analyze threats to their business they need to work extra hard to see through the hype.

Independents

The EU’s War on Kebabs Has a Delicious Ending for Now

2 days ago

With all the bad news coming out of the restaurant world this week, we needed a good meat on a spit story with a happy ending.

Food

Naples Pizza Makers Receive UNESCO Cultural Heritage Designation

1 week ago

A separate UNESCO designation for "delicious things" would certainly be an excellent idea.

Chains

Welcome to Chipotle Queso Version 2.0

2 weeks ago

The fact that people care so much about this one menu item is good news for Chipotle. Now they just need to get it right.

People

The French Pastry Chef Innovating Despite Tradition

2 weeks ago

There's not a great deal of room to experiment at the top of French cooking. Perhaps it will be a pastry chef that shows them it's possible to think beyond the limits of tradition.

Food

The EU Is Coming After Kebabs for ‘Health’ Reasons

2 weeks ago

Nobody eats a doner to be healthy. We eat it because it's delicious. Certainly even the joy-free EU can understand that?

Food

Newark Airport May Have the Best Sushi Connection to Tokyo’s Tsukiji Market

3 weeks ago

OTG has radically improved the dining experience at Newark's Terminal C and other airports around the U.S. In the end though, it's a long play by OTG to be ready for the day local governments allow gambling at airports. Considering the awful state of airport dining, we're happy to make this trade off.

Food

Eataly World’s Opening Signals the Next Phase of Food Hall Expansion

1 month ago

Have we reach peak food hall? No, not even close. These playgrounds are a solution of sorts to disappearing retail by filling expensive real estate and playing to consumers’ appetites for gourmet choices and largely local, organic obsessions.

Food

How Food Sensitivities Drive Menu Development

1 month ago

Food

Calorie Counts Are Coming to All Menus in the U.S.

1 month ago

While the calorie counts can be a nice guideline for how healthy (or not) an item is, we doubt that independent and small restaurants will be able to provide accurate numbers on an ongoing basis.

Food

Truffle Prices Are Giving Chefs and Diners Pause This Season

2 months ago

It's a mistake not to educate diners about the true cost of ingredients. Let them know why the truffles will cost them — and restaurants — more this season.