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All Things Coffee: 2024 Stats, Menu Ideas, And Trends

Culinary trends and pandemics come and go, but one thing remains the same: US consumers love their coffee. According to the National Coffee Association’s (NCA) 2023 “Atlas of American Coffee,” more Americans (63%) drink coffee every day than any other drink and most people surveyed drank coffee at home during the preceding day (83%).

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Colorado Demographics And Food/Drink Research {Infographic}

Did you know Colorado is the 12th fastest-growing US state? The influx of people from different states, backgrounds, and ages is creating a unique population here. Maybe that’s why so many fast-casual restaurant brands have gotten their start or chosen to headquarter in Colorado.

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What We Got Right In 2018 Food Trend Predictions And What It Means For 2024

At the end of every year, culinary agencies like Food & Drink Resources look to the emerging food and beverage trends to inform menu development for the next 12-24 months. Since 2015, we’ve published many of those insights on our blog, including in 2018 when we wrote this article. Now, in October 2023, we are…

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Why Limited Time Offers End Up Better When You Work With Menu Consultants

Never mind that most restaurant brands are short-staffed or without a culinary innovation department. Outside eyes—especially when it comes to seasonal, special, or limited-time offers (LTOs)—help any restaurant brand to create objectively better menus.

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Restaurant Industry Golf & Pickleball Outing 2023 Recap

On June 19 and 20, 2023, we enjoyed the 3rd Food & Drink Resources (FDR) Golf + Pickleball Outing here in Denver. Thanks to the 22 sponsors and others who covered the costs of players and donated prizes, we raised $30,000 for Feeding America and the Denver-based Food Bank of the Rockies! Evening Reception Sponsors…

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The Beauty Of Father’s Day Ribs (Plus Recipe)

This Father’s Day, let’s go beyond the traditional gifts and treat Dad to one of his favorite foods – ribs. Whether out at a nearby barbecue restaurant or at home, just about any style of ribs will do, but our favorite is St. Louis-style. They provide great texture and flavor. St. Louis-style ribs are cut…

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