Opinions http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/47111/more en Understanding menu labeling requirements http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/understanding-menu-labeling-requirements <div class="field-deck"> Part one of a six-part series examining the FDA's menu labeling requirements </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Make sure your restaurant is ready for the legislation’s Dec. 1 deadline</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/understanding-menu-labeling-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/understanding-menu-labeling-requirements#comments Healthy Dining Government Opinions Health & Nutrition Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:30:00 +0000 131271 at http://nrn.com <p>Anita Jones-Mueller, MPH</p> Restaurant Marketing Watch: 4/20 becomes unofficial day of the munchies http://nrn.com/advertising/restaurant-marketing-watch-420-becomes-unofficial-day-munchies <div class="field-deck"> Chains tap marijuana references for April 20 promotions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chains tap marijuana references for April 20 promotions</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-420-becomes-unofficial-day-munchies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/advertising/restaurant-marketing-watch-420-becomes-unofficial-day-munchies#comments Advertising Social Media Opinions Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:26:00 +0000 131311 at http://nrn.com <p>Carl&#39;s Jr. touted its Mile High Bacon, Egg &amp; Cheese Biscuit on Twitter.</p> Carl's Jr./Twitter Op-Ed: Restaurants need an end to the corn ethanol mandate http://nrn.com/opinions/op-ed-restaurants-need-end-corn-ethanol-mandate <div class="field-byline"> Rob Green </div> <div class="field-deck"> Fluctuations in food commodity prices create challenge for restaurants </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fluctuations in food commodity prices create challenge for restaurants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/op-ed-restaurants-need-end-corn-ethanol-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/op-ed-restaurants-need-end-corn-ethanol-mandate#comments Opinions Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:00:00 +0000 130911 at http://nrn.com <p>Rob Green, Executive Director of National Council of Chain Restaurants</p> Photo: National Council of Chain Restaurants Tapping the talent of the 'beverage geek' http://nrn.com/hr-training/tapping-talent-beverage-geek <div class="node-body article-body">Recognizing and cultivating beverage talent among your employees will lead to long-term benefits</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/hr-training/tapping-talent-beverage-geek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/hr-training/tapping-talent-beverage-geek#comments Beverage Trends H.R. & Training Opinions Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:12:00 +0000 130791 at http://nrn.com From the editor: Measuring our love of restaurants http://nrn.com/consumer-picks/editor-measuring-our-love-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> Consumer Picks survey quantifies the love customers have for restaurant brands </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Consumer Picks survey quantifies the love customers have for restaurant brands</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-picks/editor-measuring-our-love-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-picks/editor-measuring-our-love-restaurants#comments Consumer Picks Opinions Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:43:00 +0000 130741 at http://nrn.com California Pizza Kitchen CEO discusses ‘next chapter’ http://nrn.com/casual-dining/california-pizza-kitchen-ceo-discusses-next-chapter <div class="field-deck"> G.J. Hart provides an update on the brand’s evolution and focus on healthful food </div> <div class="node-body article-body">G.J. Hart provides an update on the brand’s evolution and focus on healthful food</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/california-pizza-kitchen-ceo-discusses-next-chapter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/california-pizza-kitchen-ceo-discusses-next-chapter#comments Casual Dining Healthy Dining Opinions Health & Nutrition California Pizza Kitchen Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:01:00 +0000 130131 at http://nrn.com <p>California Pizza Kitchen unit in Canoga Park, Calif.</p> California Pizza Kitchen Ramen enjoys cross-cultural appeal http://nrn.com/food-trends/ramen-enjoys-cross-cultural-appeal <div class="field-deck"> Japanese consumers rank noodle soup No. 1 invention of 20th century </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Japanese consumers rank noodle soup No. 1 invention of 20th century</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/ramen-enjoys-cross-cultural-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/ramen-enjoys-cross-cultural-appeal#comments Opinions Food Trends Kruse What's Hot Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:30:00 +0000 129811 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock The rapid evolution of America’s palate: A discussion http://nrn.com/opinions/rapid-pace-america-s-evolving-palate-discussion <div class="node-body article-body">Listen to Bret Thorn and Nancy Kruse explore Americans' changing tastes</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/rapid-pace-america-s-evolving-palate-discussion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/rapid-pace-america-s-evolving-palate-discussion#comments Consumer Trends Opinions Food Trends Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:44:00 +0000 129841 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Restaurants complement savory dishes with jams, jellies http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurants-complement-savory-dishes-jams-jellies <div class="field-deck"> Inside the latest iteration of a long-running trend </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Inside the latest iteration of a long-running trend</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurants-complement-savory-dishes-jams-jellies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurants-complement-savory-dishes-jams-jellies#comments Opinions Food Trends What's Hot Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 129751 at http://nrn.com <p>Biscuits and jam are a classic combination.</p> Thinkstock Restaurants elevate menu items with upscale ingredients http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurants-elevate-menu-items-upscale-ingredients <div class="field-deck"> Premiumization is one of the most reliable tricks of the trade </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Premiumization is one of the most reliable tricks of the trade</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurants-elevate-menu-items-upscale-ingredients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/restaurants-elevate-menu-items-upscale-ingredients#comments Opinions Food Trends Kruse Seafood Trends Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:43:00 +0000 129741 at http://nrn.com <p>Fast-casual Quiznos adds luxury with a Lobster &amp; Seafood Salad Ciabatta.</p>