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.


Food and Furnishings

An upscale-polished restaurant feeds off the daily volume of some 5,000 customers visiting the adjacent furniture showroom.

The Trend of the Blend: Restaurants Compete in James Beard Blended Burger Project

After a successful debut in 2015, the James Beard Foundation has once again partnered with the Mushroom Council to host the Blended Burger Project, a promotion that encourages c

Getting to the Meat of it

Whole-animal cookery and preservation are nothing new to Italians. Now American chefs are coming around to these long-held traditions.

Staying True to Formaggio

Italian cheeses give chefs a wide range of flavor characteristics to play with in their dishes.

Restaurant Week Signals Big Business for Independent Operators

With thousands of restaurants nationally in the midst of Restaurant Week or preparing for the summer tradition, a study released this month highlights the event’s value for operators, chefs,

Burtons Grill to Open a Second Northern Virginia Location This August

Founder, president and CEO Kevin Harron announced the opening of his second Burtons Grill location in Northern Virginia, which is scheduled to open August 22 within the Cascade Overlook development

Venkman’s Highlights Local Ingredients with Make Your Meals Matter Event

The first Make Your Meals Matter event from Greener Fields Together will be taking place in Atlanta on July 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Venkman’s in the Old Fourth Ward.

Temerario Blends the Spirit of Mexico with a New York City Vibe

The latest concept from the Jorge Guzman Hospitality Group is a tribute to the spirit of Mexico—just with a New York City vibe.

Eat Drink SF 2016 Announces Festival Programming and Talent Lineup

Eat Drink SF, a premier food, wine, and spirits festival that celebrates the Bay Area’s world-class chefs and restaurants, announced full main stage programming and festival activations for b

Reinventing the Noodle

Everyone’s favorite carbohydrate is going in new directions—and getting back to basics.