Paul Frumkin

Managing Editor,
Nation's Restaurant News

After graduating from the State University of New York at New Paltz with a degree in English, Paul Frumkin attended the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y., graduating with honors in 1980. That year he moved to New York City where he worked for several foodservice and hotel publications. In 1984 he co-wrote “The Norman Table, The Traditional Cooking of Normandy,” with chef-restaurateur Claude Guermont. The cookbook, which was published by Charles Scribners Sons, won the “Best European Cookbook” award from the International Association of Culinary Professionals in 1985. He joined Nation’s Restaurant News in 1990 and has held a number of editorial positions there. He currently covers legislative policy and the Northeast for NRN.

Applebee's Blackened Sirloin & Garlicky Green Beans
Chains up bid to compete on quality 
Concepts like IHOP, Applebee's and Qdoba Mexican Grill are rolling out more premium and seasonal items in an effort to outsell segment peers
Protesters rally at McDonald's, Wendy's shareholder meetings
Labor groups called on chains to improve wages, working conditions
Regulation Nation: Health care 
Looming Affordable Care Act insurance mandate still raising questions for operators, employees
Health care case study: Apple-Metro Inc. 
Chief executive Zane Tankel discusses health care regulations possible effects
NTSB proposes lowering legal blood alcohol limit for driving
Restaurant industry associations oppose the proposed reduction from 0.08 to 0.05
Restaurant operators optimistic on growth in March 
The National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index rose to 100.6 for the month
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100 years of success at Jack's Oyster House 
NRN managing editor Paul Frumkin takes a look at the Albany, N.Y., restaurant during its centennial, examining what's made it so successful
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Having Words With: Jon Olinto, co-founder, B.good 
The fast-casual better-burger concept's executive discusses differentiation within the category and expansion plans
Soupman Inc. names Lloyd Sugarman CEO 
The company is growing its Original SoupMan restaurant and retail lines
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Weather dampens Dunkin' Brands' 1Q results 
Sales, traffic suffer at domestic Dunkin' Donuts, Baskin-Robbins units
Meet NRA's 2013 Restaurant Neighbor, Faces of Diversity award winners 
A closer look at this year's honorees, celebrated at the annual Public Affairs Conference
Bruegger's Bagels president to step down 
David Austin will leave his post at the fast-casual chain at the end of April
Health care among top restaurant industry lobbying efforts 
Industry also shows support for just-introduced immigration and tax depreciation bills
Foodservice officials support new immigration reform bill 
Legislation would provide path to legal work status, national employment verification system
Foodservice industry lauds Renewable Fuel Standard Reform Act 
Proposed bill could help curb rising food costs tied to production of corn-based ethanol

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