Restaurant F&B News and Trends

Restaurant news and trends for all things food and beverage—what’s smokin’, what’s sweet, what’s most successful. From the hottest ingredients to the newest techniques, gourmet foods to easy dishes—FSR is serving up features with ideas and insights to keep your menus fresh.


Vegan Comes in Vogue

It doesn’t have to be a lifestyle commitment to be a popular dining-out option.

East Dallas' Blind Butcher Now Offering Brunch

Blind Butcher, located in the eclectic Lowest Greenville Avenue neighborhood of East Dallas, is a playful pub-like restaurant with a full bar and lively back patio.

Rotisserie Chicken Rules the Roost at Boston's Branch Line

Often an afterthought on fine-dining menus, classic rotisserie-cooked chicken is bringing in the crowds at Branch Line. 

Restaurants Can Bank on Thanksgiving Sales

According to the National Restaurant Association, 10 percent of consumers plan to dine out for a Thanksgiving meal. As many operators are finding out, it pays to be ready.

Sizzler Offering Hand-Carved Turkey on Thanksgiving

Friends and family can gather around Sizzler’s table for a traditional Thanksgiving feast with hand-carved turkey on November 24 at participating locations.

Inaugural Top Taco Festival Premieres in NOLA Spring 2017

This spring, New Orleans’ locals and visitors will be able to indulge in an evening filled with tacos and tequilas when the inaugural Top Taco festival lands in Riverwalk’s Spanish Plaz

Shoney’s Offering All-You-Can-Eat Thanksgiving Day Buffet

On Thanksgiving Day, Shoney's is not only open, but will feature its home-style, Thanksgiving Day Feast, All-You-Care-to-Eat, priced at $11.99 and $5.99 for kids 5 to 10.

Contemporary Vietnamese Restaurant Chao Chao Opens in East Village

Chao Chao, a new Vietnamese restaurant located in the heart of Manhattan’s East Village neighborhood, officially opened to the public on Wednesday.

A Chef's Tips to Surviving Thanksgiving at Your Restaurant

Food Network "Chopped" champion Eric LeVine serves upward of 600 people on Thanksgiving Day at his restaurants. Here's how he gets it done.

Chicago's Salero Incorporating Tapas on New Menu

Salero, praised for its innovative modern Spanish cuisine from executive chef and partner Ashlee Aubin, is taking a refreshed approach to its menu this fall.