Menu http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44077/more en Inside Sonic's new Culinary Innovation Center http://nrn.com/food-trends/inside-sonics-new-culinary-innovation-center <div class="node-body gallery-body">The quick-service operator has invested more than $1 million in the facility</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/inside-sonics-new-culinary-innovation-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/inside-sonics-new-culinary-innovation-center#comments Photo Gallery Food Trends Operations Quick Service Sonic Drive-In Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:17:00 +0000 120351 at http://nrn.com Menu Tracker: New items from Church's, Bonefish Grill, Wendy's http://nrn.com/food-trends/menu-tracker-new-items-churchs-bonefish-grill-wendys <div class="node-body gallery-body">Chains introduce new burgers, pizzas, burritos and more</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/menu-tracker-new-items-churchs-bonefish-grill-wendys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/menu-tracker-new-items-churchs-bonefish-grill-wendys#comments Photo Gallery Food Trends Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:23:00 +0000 120261 at http://nrn.com Pollo Campero debuts new prototype in Dallas http://nrn.com/advertising/pollo-campero-debuts-new-prototype-dallas <div class="field-deck"> Chicken concept aims to keep Latin consumers, appeal to broader customer base </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chicken concept aims to keep Latin consumers, appeal to broader customer base</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/advertising/pollo-campero-debuts-new-prototype-dallas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/advertising/pollo-campero-debuts-new-prototype-dallas#comments Advertising Fast Casual Latest Headlines Food Trends Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:07:00 +0000 120141 at http://nrn.com <p><font face="Calibri, Verdana, Helvetica, Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt">Pollo Campero exterior unit in Dallas.</span></font></p> Pollo Campero Restaurants extend Thanksgiving-themed LTOs beyond holiday http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurants-extend-thanksgiving-themed-ltos-beyond-holiday <div class="node-body article-body">Turkey, cranberry, sweet potato and more appear in seasonal menu items</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurants-extend-thanksgiving-themed-ltos-beyond-holiday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurants-extend-thanksgiving-themed-ltos-beyond-holiday#comments Latest Headlines Food Trends Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:42:00 +0000 120061 at http://nrn.com Restaurant Menu Watch: Despite similarities, chains’ pastries skirt ‘Cronut’ name http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurant-menu-watch-despite-similarities-chains-pastries-skirt-cronut-name <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A year and a half ago, New York-based pastry chef Dominique Ansel unleashed the Cronut on the world. The croissant-doughnut hybrid &mdash; flaky, fried and filled with pastry cream &mdash; has been copied by supermarkets, bakeries and restaurants across the world, but the original still has customers lining up at Ansel&rsquo;s SoHo bakery, buying them for $5 apiece.<br /> <br /> In recent months, at least three national restaurant chains have tried to get in on the action.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurant-menu-watch-despite-similarities-chains-pastries-skirt-cronut-name" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurant-menu-watch-despite-similarities-chains-pastries-skirt-cronut-name#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines Food Trends Quick Service Dunkin' Donuts Red Robin Gourmet Burgers & Spirits Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:22:00 +0000 120041 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Bret Thorn, Nancy Kruse debate the restaurant industry’s attitude toward Gen X http://nrn.com/opinions/bret-thorn-nancy-kruse-debate-restaurant-industry-s-attitude-toward-gen-x <div class="node-body article-body"><p><em><img alt="" src="http://insidepenton.com/nrn/images/Bret_Thorn_2011.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 234px; float: left;" />NRN senior food editor Bret Thorn says restaurants are ignoring an important demographic.</em><br /> <br /> Nancy, we&rsquo;ve known each other for quite a while, but you probably don&rsquo;t know that I have a simmering rage inside me.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/bret-thorn-nancy-kruse-debate-restaurant-industry-s-attitude-toward-gen-x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/bret-thorn-nancy-kruse-debate-restaurant-industry-s-attitude-toward-gen-x#comments Opinions Food Trends Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:40:00 +0000 120021 at http://nrn.com Menu Tracker: New items from Arby's, Caribou Coffee, Culver's, more http://nrn.com/food-trends/menu-tracker-new-items-arbys-caribou-coffee-culvers-more <div class="node-body gallery-body">Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Pie Five Pizza, The Counter also introduce new menu items.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/menu-tracker-new-items-arbys-caribou-coffee-culvers-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/menu-tracker-new-items-arbys-caribou-coffee-culvers-more#comments Food Trends Wed, 12 Nov 2014 19:22:00 +0000 119771 at http://nrn.com NPD reveals top 10 foods of the decade http://nrn.com/whats-hot/npd-reveals-top-10-foods-decade <div class="node-body gallery-body">Report shows convenient, portable items gaining popularity </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/whats-hot/npd-reveals-top-10-foods-decade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/whats-hot/npd-reveals-top-10-foods-decade#comments Photo Gallery Beverage Trends Food Trends What's Hot Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:47:00 +0000 119681 at http://nrn.com Survey: Takeout chicken wings more popular than pizza, burgers http://nrn.com/whats-hot/survey-takeout-chicken-wings-more-popular-pizza-burgers <div class="field-deck"> Flavor options broaden appeal of the popular bar food </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Flavor options broaden appeal of the popular bar food</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/whats-hot/survey-takeout-chicken-wings-more-popular-pizza-burgers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/whats-hot/survey-takeout-chicken-wings-more-popular-pizza-burgers#comments Consumer Trends Food Trends What's Hot Registration Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:47:00 +0000 119671 at http://nrn.com <p>East Coast Wings &amp; Grill&#39;s new Kamikaze wings are flavored with ginger, molasses, sesame, crushed hot peppers, vinegar, garlic and salt.</p> Photo: East Coast Wings & Grill Chocolate at the heart of desserts designed for sharing http://nrn.com/dessert-trends/chocolate-heart-desserts-designed-sharing <div class="field-deck"> Shareable desserts have experienced overall double-digit growth in the past three years </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Shareable desserts have experienced overall double-digit growth in the past three years </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/dessert-trends/chocolate-heart-desserts-designed-sharing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/dessert-trends/chocolate-heart-desserts-designed-sharing#comments Latest Headlines Dessert Trends Independents Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:19:00 +0000 119621 at http://nrn.com