Food Writer's Diary http://nrn.com/blog/64531/feed Food Writer's Diary is a blog written by Bret Thorn, senior food editor of Nation’s Restaurant News, which covers culinary trends and his adventures. en New York City restaurants' 'hospitality included' movement slowly picks up steam http://nrn.com/blog/new-york-city-restaurants-hospitality-included-movement-slowly-picks-steam <div class="node-body blog-body">New York City restaurateurs who have done away with tipping in their restaurants discuss the results. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/food-writers-diary">Food Writer&#039;s Diary</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/new-york-city-restaurants-hospitality-included-movement-slowly-picks-steam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/new-york-city-restaurants-hospitality-included-movement-slowly-picks-steam#comments Latest Headlines Operations Food Writer&#039;s Diary Thu, 21 Jan 2016 20:43:00 +0000 154591 at http://nrn.com Food waste: The big food issue for 2016 http://nrn.com/blog/food-waste-big-food-issue-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">Food waste will likely be a topic of much discussion and a fair amount of action in the coming year</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/food-writers-diary">Food Writer&#039;s Diary</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/food-waste-big-food-issue-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/food-waste-big-food-issue-2016#comments Food Writer&#039;s Diary Thu, 03 Dec 2015 17:00:00 +0000 150661 at http://nrn.com The Pink Tea Cup settles into its new home http://nrn.com/blog/pink-tea-cup-settles-its-new-home <div class="node-body blog-body">I don't normally review restaurants, but I'm doing this one as a favor. Ask me about it sometime.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/food-writers-diary">Food Writer&#039;s Diary</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/pink-tea-cup-settles-its-new-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/pink-tea-cup-settles-its-new-home#comments Food Writer&#039;s Diary Sat, 21 Nov 2015 01:02:00 +0000 149991 at http://nrn.com How will WHO's findings on meat and cancer affect restaurants? http://nrn.com/blog/what-does-carcinogenic-salami-mean-you <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Could bacon and sausage now feel more decadent than ever?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/food-writers-diary">Food Writer&#039;s Diary</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/what-does-carcinogenic-salami-mean-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/what-does-carcinogenic-salami-mean-you#comments Government Latest Headlines Menu Food Writer&#039;s Diary Tue, 27 Oct 2015 17:15:00 +0000 147301 at http://nrn.com Danny Meyer’s bold tipping decision http://nrn.com/blog/danny-meyer-s-bold-tipping-decision <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Two cultural shifts are needed to remove tipping from restaurants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/food-writers-diary">Food Writer&#039;s Diary</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/danny-meyer-s-bold-tipping-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/danny-meyer-s-bold-tipping-decision#comments Consumer Trends H.R. & Training Service Latest Headlines Food Writer&#039;s Diary Thu, 15 Oct 2015 14:27:00 +0000 146281 at http://nrn.com Mixologists consider baijiu http://nrn.com/blog/mixologists-consider-baijiu <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Polite people would call baijiu polarizing, others might say it smells like diseased feet.</div> <div 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19:01:00 +0000 145731 at http://nrn.com If in doubt, put a burger on your menu http://nrn.com/blog/if-doubt-put-burger-your-menu <div class="node-body blog-body">No matter how popular you think hamburgers are, they’re even more popular than that, but that doesn’t mean they belong everywhere. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/food-writers-diary">Food Writer&#039;s Diary</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/if-doubt-put-burger-your-menu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/if-doubt-put-burger-your-menu#comments Food Writer&#039;s Diary Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:44:00 +0000 144991 at http://nrn.com Beyond Millennials: What to expect from the next generation http://nrn.com/blog/beyond-millennials-what-expect-next-generation <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Generation Z, iGen or whatever you want to call them are the children of Generation X, and they’re practically cyborgs</div> <div 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