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Chefs elevate childhood favorites with grown-up candy 
Handcrafted candies evoke familiarity, whimsy
NPD: Location is top driver of repeat restaurant visits 
Dunkin’ Donuts, Chipotle reveal strategies for building loyalty, visits
Bar menus play with salty and sweet flavors 
Chefs add interest with snacks and drinks with complementary tastes
Pastry chefs take pumpkin beyond pie 
The versatile squash appears in cheesecake, ice cream, custard and more
Restaurants add flavor, cut calories with sauces 
Spicy Sriracha, zesty chimichurri trend on menus
Restaurants pair desserts with wine, beer and more 
The bar and the kitchen team up to elevate the dessert experience
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Winning over single diners 
A look at the developing trend of eating alone
2014 Top 100: Beverage-Snack segment analysis 
NRN looks at the major players in the beverage-snack segment as part of this year's NRN Top 100 special report
Fried seafood loses its hold on diners 
Seared, pan-roasted dishes gain favor with customers, chefs
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Elevate service from good to great  1
A look at the impact an excellent server can have on a restaurant experience
Banana Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce at Sazerac in Seattle
Restaurants incorporate Bourbon in popular desserts  1
Whiskey sees largest growth of all alcoholic beverages on dessert menus
Smoky flavors popular with diners 
Restaurants infuse dishes with smoke to draw customers
NPD: Consumers shift snacking habits 
Research reveals changes in what people eat and when they eat it
Desserts get stone fruit infusion  1
Chefs plot creations featuring cherries, plums, peaches and apricots
Survey: Price not enough to attract consumer trial of LTOs 
Consumers rank ingredients, appearance, menu description highest in NPD study
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Apr 23, 2015
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McDonald's performance is worse than you think 1

McDonald's U.S. same-store sales fell 2.6 percent in the first quarter. But factor out breakfast, and the number is worse....More
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Fertitta plans 10-acre Houston development, 1st Mastro’s in Texas

The development will combine a luxury hotel with offices and residential and retail offerings....More

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