Opinions http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/47111/more en Restaurant Menu Watch: Tales of the Cocktail http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/restaurant-menu-watch-tales-cocktail <div class="node-body article-body">NRN senior food editor Bret Thorn breaks down what you need to know this week</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/restaurant-menu-watch-tales-cocktail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/restaurant-menu-watch-tales-cocktail#comments Beverage Trends Opinions Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 112941 at http://nrn.com Restaurant Marketing Watch: The power of familiar faces http://nrn.com/advertising/restaurant-marketing-watch-power-familiar-faces <div class="node-body article-body">NRN marketing expert Mark Brandau breaks down what you need to know this week </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/advertising/restaurant-marketing-watch-power-familiar-faces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/advertising/restaurant-marketing-watch-power-familiar-faces#comments Advertising Opinions Carl's Jr. Hardee's Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:43:00 +0000 112841 at http://nrn.com Restaurant Finance Watch: What Chipotle, El Pollo Loco have in common http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-finance-watch-what-chipotle-el-pollo-loco-have-common <div class="node-body article-body">NRN finance expert Lisa Jennings breaks down what you need to know this week </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-finance-watch-what-chipotle-el-pollo-loco-have-common" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-finance-watch-what-chipotle-el-pollo-loco-have-common#comments Corporate News Opinions Chipotle El Pollo Loco Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:59:00 +0000 112781 at http://nrn.com What restaurants need to know about social media http://nrn.com/social-media/what-restaurants-need-know-about-social-media <div class="field-deck"> Tips on building engagement and sales in the digital space </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tips on building engagement and sales in the digital space</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/social-media/what-restaurants-need-know-about-social-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/social-media/what-restaurants-need-know-about-social-media#comments Social Media Opinions Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:11:00 +0000 111651 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock <p>Hearth and Terroir beer and spirits director David Flaherty</p> Zo√ęs Kitchen wins diners with healthful fare http://nrn.com/healthy-dining/zo-s-kitchen-wins-diners-healthful-fare <div class="field-deck"> The chain's vice president of marketing discusses its Mediterranean positioning </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The chain's vice president of marketing discusses its Mediterranean positioning</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/healthy-dining/zo-s-kitchen-wins-diners-healthful-fare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/healthy-dining/zo-s-kitchen-wins-diners-healthful-fare#comments Healthy Dining Fast Casual Opinions Food Trends Health & Nutrition Kids Menu Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:02:00 +0000 109391 at http://nrn.com Taking stock: What to expect in second-half 2014 http://nrn.com/finance/taking-stock-what-expect-second-half-2014 <div class="field-deck"> Advice from Wallace B. Doolin on how the rest of the year will play out for restaurants </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advice from Wallace B. Doolin on how the rest of the year will play out for restaurants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/finance/taking-stock-what-expect-second-half-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/finance/taking-stock-what-expect-second-half-2014#comments Finance Opinions Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:03:00 +0000 110901 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock <p>Wallace B. Doolin, chairman,&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">Thomas Doolin and Associates LLC</span></p> Hot spots http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/hot-spots <div class="field-deck"> From the Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Editor-in-chief Sarah E. Lockyer shares her thoughts on the July 14, 2014, issue of NRN, including the 'Anatomy of a Hot Market' report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/hot-spots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/hot-spots#comments Consumer Trends Opinions Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:14:00 +0000 110761 at http://nrn.com <p>NRN editor-in-chief Sarah E. Lockyer</p> Winning over single diners http://nrn.com/opinions/winning-over-single-diners <div class="field-deck"> A look at the developing trend of eating alone </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A look at the developing trend of eating alone</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/winning-over-single-diners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/winning-over-single-diners#comments Service Opinions Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:29:00 +0000 109361 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock <p>Fern Glazer</p> Consumers growing more captivated by craft beer http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/consumers-growing-more-captivated-craft-beer <div class="field-deck"> Microbreweries pop up around the world as consumption rises </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microbreweries pop up around the world as consumption rises</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/consumers-growing-more-captivated-craft-beer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/consumers-growing-more-captivated-craft-beer#comments Beer Beverage Trends International Opinions Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:40:00 +0000 107921 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock <p>David Coffer, chairman, The Coffer Group</p> Zoe's and Papa Murphy's: A tale of two restaurant IPOs http://nrn.com/finance/zoes-and-papa-murphys-tale-two-restaurant-ipos <div class="field-deck"> Breaking down the companies' public offerings and stock performance </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Breaking down the companies' public offerings and stock performance</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/finance/zoes-and-papa-murphys-tale-two-restaurant-ipos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/finance/zoes-and-papa-murphys-tale-two-restaurant-ipos#comments Finance Opinions Registration Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:46:00 +0000 107831 at http://nrn.com <p>Janney Montgomery Scott managing director Steve Rockwell</p>