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.


Artisanal Ingredients

Chefs are becoming food artisans, and two of the most popular foods, homemade honey and cheese, have created quite a stir.

Charmant Hotel’s Rooftop Opens with New Pizza Oven

The Charmant Hotel in La Crosse, Wisconsin, announced a new addition to its outdoor Rooftop Terrace—a wood-fired pizza oven offering guests a selection of summer-inspired bites in time for th

Georgia Restaurant Week Returns for the Second Year

The Georgia Restaurant Association (GRA) and the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism Division (GDEcD) have partnered together once again to create the second annual Georgia R

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants Now Open in Maryland

Maryland’s first Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants officially opened its doors in the Annapolis Towne Center, bringing a modern, casual dining experience and its own specialty hand

Dave & Buster's 'Summer Of Games' Returns

Dave & Buster's Summer of Games promotion is back. This year, guests will experience 10 new games, new menu items, and a new lineup of cocktails.

Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series Heats Up in Winston-Salem

The Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series, a single-elimination tournament highlighting the best of the state’s food, agriculture and culinary talent, will host a local series in Winston-Sal

James Beard-Winning Jonathon Sawyer Talks About Cleveland, His Growing Restaurant Empire, and What's Still to Come

One of Cleveland's most prominent chefs, Jonathon Sawyer is creating and building a network that's benefiting the entire city.

Rockin’ The Rust Belt

Long gone are the days when this Midwest industrial city was a mere blip on the culinary radar. Cleveland has two James Beard–winning chefs to its credit, a vibrant music scene, and a craft beer center in Ohio City that rivals any in the nation. The Republican National Convention offers a chance for the home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to showcase its diverse and booming restaurant scene to the world.

A Toast to Brotherly Love

In the city where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed, culinary giants like Marc Vetri, Stephen Starr, Michael Solomonov, Eli Kulp, and Jose Garces are building a community that stands tall next to any of the food havens across the U.S. Craft beer and epic wine lists are commonplace, as is a bold cocktail culture that offers a little bit of everything for even the most refined drinkers. The working-class vibe presents a perfect backdrop to this summer’s Democratic National Convention.