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Bret Thorn

Bret Thorn is responsible for reporting on culinary trends in foodservice for Nation's Restaurant News. He joined NRN in 1999, after spending about five years as a journalist in Thailand,...

Jul 28, 2014

The latest quick service trend: fancy parties

Here’s a trend in quick service restaurants that I haven't written much about yet: Throwing parties in New York City to launch new menu items.  It's a fairly new phenomenon, and it's happening with increasing frequency. One of the first ones I remember going to was a breakfast at a local Burger King in 2010, when....More
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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.

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