Category: Food and Beverage Trends

10 Food and Drink Trends We Are OVER

As every new year approaches, chefs and food critics examine what has worked and what hasn’t worked on menus in the 12 months prior. Here at Food & Drink Resources (FDR) it’s a little different. Yes, we look back on the year to see what’s occurred, but we are typically thinking about food and drink trends six to eighteen months in advance to make sure our customers’ menus are relevant when launched. Continue reading

Food And Beverage Trends – Meatballs!

We continue to see meatballs across different restaurant categories from fast casual to high-end dining because of their versatility. Meatballs are a great dish to utilize leftover trimmings so as not to waste. In this instance, it may be perceived in terms of value from the operator’s perspective. On the other end of the spectrum, we see meatballs made from various cuts of meat, not just the shoulder; combining leaner and fattier cuts to get the right lean-to-fat ratio. Continue reading