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in Reporter's Notebook Nov 20, 2014

Gluten-free diets might be hurting Italian chains

Most Italian chains have struggled to gain sales traction in recent quarters. One reason might be gluten-free diets....More
in Reporter's Notebook May 17, 2011

Manhattan Cocktail Classic: The Art of the Simple Cocktail

Keeping it simple when making quality drinks....More

Christi Ravneberg

Christi Ravneberg oversees the copy flow process for NRN’s award-winning magazine, enforcing deadlines and ensuring the publication’s standards of accuracy and consistency. She also oversees the annual NRN 50 special report and plays a key role in the planning and execution of...

Ron Ruggless

Ron Ruggless covers the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. He joined Nation's Restaurant News in 1992...

in Reporter's Notebook Oct 13, 2014

Yum completes Banh Shop sign, logo change

Yum replaces sign, logos after controversy at emerging Banh Shop concept....More
in Reporter's Notebook May 23, 2011

5 questions with McAlister's Deli CEO Frank Paci

Exec shares his thoughts on this year's NRA Show....More

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, where he wrote business and food stories. His columns in NRN won the 2006 Jesse H. Neal National...

in Food Writer's Diary Oct 21, 2014

Bashed by magnums

A high-powered wine dinner is a reminder of the obstacles that are slowing the beverage's acceptance by the masses....More

Vanessa Van Landingham

Vanessa Van Landingham is Nation’s Restaurant News’ desk editor. She also covers the Forefront and Same-Store Sales sections of the magazine. Since she is a vegan who lives in Brooklyn and wears a lot of cardigans, she is also something akin to a caricature of a stereotype.

Marcella Veneziale

Marcella Veneziale is the associate web editor at Nation’s Restaurant News. She joined NRN.com in 2011.

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