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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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What We Got Right: 2017 Food And Beverage Trend Predictions 6 Years Later

The FDR team has taken a look at our food/beverage trend predictions made in 2017 and updated them to reflect where we are at in early 2023. The trends cover everything from Asian flavor trends in the USA to restaurant menu trends. Take a look…

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seared scallops recipe

Seared Scallops With Garlic Butter Noodles Recipe

You can grill, steam, or sear scallops (we prefer the latter as you will soon see). They can be the star of any seafood dish without a whole lot of effort.

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What We Got Right: 2016 Food And Drink Trends 7 Years Later

At the end of every year, many culinary agencies, food writers, and data nerds look ahead to the next year’s food and beverage trends. Food & Drink Resources (FDR) is no different. Since 2015, much of our blog content has centered around food trends, including this one here that we wrote in November 2015 to…

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