Fast-food chains are slashing dozens of items from menus — and it reveals a massive shift in the industry

admin | January 30th, 2018 - 2:43 pm

Restaurants including are cutting dozens of items from their menus. • “We have a lot of items that probably needed to be culled,” Dunkin’ Brands’ CEO told Business Insider. • Casual and family dining chains, known for their over-stuffed menus, have lagged behind while fast-casual and fast-food chains have dominated the industry. ________________________________________ Restaurant chains […]

Lyons Sweet Indulgence Sauces

admin | January 25th, 2018 - 7:38 pm

Good for the Soul… Lyons partnered with ProStart, a program that provides students with hands-on culinary experiences. Along with the Lyons team, eight student chefs helped select two new flavors and brought them to life with an array of menu concepts. The ProStart logo will be featured on all six flavors and Lyons is proud […]

RESTAURANT WEEKS IN THE BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON AREA:

admin | January 17th, 2018 - 2:21 pm

January 12-21, 2018 – Baltimore Restaurant Week January 19-28, 2018 – Harford County Restaurant Week January 19-February 3, 2018 – Baltimore County Restaurant Week January 22-February 5, 2018 – Howard County Restaurant Week January 22-28, 2018 – Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week January 26-February 4, 2018 – Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week February 9-18, 2018 – Baltimore […]

Top 10 Flavors to Watch in 2018

admin | January 15th, 2018 - 2:05 pm

  A decade ago, Datassential predicted the “black foods” trend, noting that foods like black ice creams were trending for their “dramatic presentation.” This was a full three years before the release of Instagram, the app that has arguably driven the rise of jet black foods in recent years. Now charcoal ice creams are on […]

What’s hot for kids? Here’s our Top 5 items

admin | January 12th, 2018 - 2:04 pm

  Wondering what the most popular kids’ meals are going to be in the next year? We asked 700 professional chefs from the American Culinary Federation that question. Their answers are part of our What’s Hot 2018 Culinary Forecast. Here’s what they said will be the five hottest trends on kids’ menus: Healthful options Fruits, […]

Bone-in vs. boneless wings: The gap widens

admin | January 11th, 2018 - 1:56 pm

The popularity of chicken wings is still on the rise, but consumers’ strong preference for bone-in wings over boneless presents restaurant operators with some tough choices for managing supply and demand, according to new research from NPD Group. The Chicago-based information company said many restaurant operators have been forced to increase bone-in menu prices, change […]

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