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Consumers: Bring on the Burgers, Hold the Beef

While consumption of beef is down over the past decade, burgers endure as a mainstay of the modern American diet. New research from Mintel reveals that not only do 82 percent of consumers agree that burgers are a good source of nutrients, but another 80...

Corner Bakery Brings Back Favorite LTOs

Some of Corner Bakery Café’s favorite menu items are returning, including the Santa Fe Ranch salad, Asian Wonton salad, Tomato Mozzarella sandwich, and Roast Beef & Cheddar sandwich, in addition to an early homecoming for the seasonal favorite BBLT sandwich.

The returning crave-worthy Corner Bakery Cafe...

Nekter on the Rocks Returns with Summer Sips

Back by popular demand, Nekter Juice Bar will debut its 2016 “Nekter on the Rocks” collection of three low-calorie, handcrafted cocktail mixers, which are guilt-free, healthier complements to your favorite spirit, wine or champagne. The Nekter on the Rocks mixers will be available from May...

Independent Concepts Are Accelerating with Broadliners

If restaurant chains are the backbone of the restaurant industry, then independent restaurants are the heart. Despite declining unit counts for the last two years, independent restaurant operators represent a third of broadline foodservice distribution dollars, and their spending has increased year-over-year for the past...

This Bird’s a Star

Chef-developed brand Starbird offers premium fried chicken.

Watch out Colonel Sanders—Starbird is airborne.

That’s “star” as in premium quality, and “bird” as in fried chicken. That’s right, the world of fried chicken—not always known for high-quality, healthier offerings—is about to take an unlikely twist into the emerging...

Family Ties, Traditions Shine at Pica Pica

Eight years ago, when Adriana López Vermut gave birth to her first child, her father Leopoldo López Gil posed an unexpected question.

“‘Well, what are you going to do to stay connected to your heritage and your family? And how are your kids going to know...