Food Writer's Diary http://nrn.com/blog/64531/feed en Is the 'Impossible Burger' possible? http://nrn.com/blog/impossible-burger-possible <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: There’s a new meatless "meat" in town, but does it actually taste meaty?</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/impossible-burger-possible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/impossible-burger-possible#comments Sustainability Food Trends Health & Nutrition Food Writer&#039;s Diary Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:21:00 +0000 172731 at http://nrn.com How to bring the smoke to your s’mores http://nrn.com/blog/how-bring-smoke-your-s-mores <div class="node-body blog-body">Uncle Jack's Steakhouse found a clever way to bring tiny campfires to midtown Manhattan dinner tables</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/how-bring-smoke-your-s-mores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/how-bring-smoke-your-s-mores#comments Food Trends Food Writer&#039;s Diary Thu, 14 Jul 2016 16:19:00 +0000 171361 at http://nrn.com <p>Uncle Jack&rsquo;s Steakhouse offers a new twist on the campfire tradition of s&#39;mores.&nbsp;</p> <p>Photo: Uncle Jack&rsquo;s Steakhouse</p> Gochujang is the next Sriracha http://nrn.com/blog/gochujang-next-sriracha <div class="node-body blog-body">The Korean chile paste is starting to spread through chain restaurants</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/gochujang-next-sriracha" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/gochujang-next-sriracha#comments Food Writer&#039;s Diary Thu, 07 Jul 2016 21:18:00 +0000 170751 at http://nrn.com <p>Noodles &amp; Company&#39;s Korean BBQ Meatballs&nbsp;</p> How hot dog toppings can predict an economic downturn http://nrn.com/blog/how-hot-dog-toppings-can-predict-economic-downturn <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: JJ’s Red Hots recently released its list of the most popular toppings on its hot dogs, and man, is it boring.</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/how-hot-dog-toppings-can-predict-economic-downturn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/how-hot-dog-toppings-can-predict-economic-downturn#comments Food Trends Food Writer&#039;s Diary Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:42:00 +0000 170171 at http://nrn.com <p>&nbsp;Hot dog toppings can predict an economic downturn.</p> Wendy's celebrates the unexpected with American Authors http://nrn.com/blog/wendys-celebrates-unexpected-american-authors <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: In which the author is invited to a semi-impromptu jam session by American Authors</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/wendys-celebrates-unexpected-american-authors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/wendys-celebrates-unexpected-american-authors#comments Marketing Food Trends Quick Service Wendy's Food Writer&#039;s Diary Fri, 03 Jun 2016 16:57:00 +0000 167541 at http://nrn.com Top 10 weird flavors from Coca-Cola Freestyle http://nrn.com/blog/top-weird-flavors-coca-cola-freestyle <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Top 10 weird flavors from Coca-Cola Freestyle</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/top-weird-flavors-coca-cola-freestyle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/top-weird-flavors-coca-cola-freestyle#comments Beverage Trends Supplier Food Writer&#039;s Diary Tue, 24 May 2016 15:05:00 +0000 166931 at http://nrn.com Keller veteran opens learning, networking space http://nrn.com/blog/keller-veteran-opens-learning-networking-space <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Journee seeks to offer outside training for cooks and servers</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/keller-veteran-opens-learning-networking-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/keller-veteran-opens-learning-networking-space#comments Food Writer&#039;s Diary Fri, 13 May 2016 18:57:00 +0000 166141 at http://nrn.com A new type of mushroom burger http://nrn.com/blog/new-type-mushroom-burger <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: The James Beard Foundation and the Mushroom Council team up for the Blended Burger Project</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/new-type-mushroom-burger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/new-type-mushroom-burger#comments Menu Opinions Food Writer&#039;s Diary Mon, 02 May 2016 20:33:00 +0000 164791 at http://nrn.com Baskin-Robbins snuck ice cream sandwiches into its stores http://nrn.com/blog/baskin-robbins-preview <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: What else does the chain have in the works?</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/baskin-robbins-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/baskin-robbins-preview#comments Baskin-Robbins Menu Opinions Food Writer&#039;s Diary Thu, 14 Apr 2016 18:41:00 +0000 163371 at http://nrn.com Arby’s starts weird Leap Day tradition http://nrn.com/blog/arby-s-starts-weird-leap-day-tradition <div class="node-body blog-body">The quick service sandwich chain is at it again, picking on vegetarians.</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/arby-s-starts-weird-leap-day-tradition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/arby-s-starts-weird-leap-day-tradition#comments Latest Headlines Menu Quick Service Food Writer&#039;s Diary Fri, 26 Feb 2016 16:43:00 +0000 159311 at http://nrn.com 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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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