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.


Tables for Two

It’s the second-busiest day of the year and diners are ready to splurge on spending and decadent diets, but savvy restaurateurs build on the passion of the moment to create lasting emotional connections with their guests.

TESSA Launches New Brunch Program

TESSA, a Michelin-recommended modern Mediterranean restaurant on New York City’s Upper West Side, has launched a new brunch beverage program, and has focused its brunch menu.

NRA Reveals Lineup of Education Session Speakers for 2016 Show

The National Restaurant Association announced the lineup of education session speakers and topics for the 2016 National Restaurant Association, Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, taking place at Chicago

Garden State Grandeur

After a $5 million, three-year renovation of a landmark property, veteran restaurateur Chris Cannon’s multi-concept restaurant is a success.

Greenhouse Craft Food Partners with Round Rock Express at Dell Diamond

The Round Rock Express are once again raising the culinary bar at Dell Diamond.

Carolina Brewery Celebrates 21 Years with Anniversary Ale

Carolina Brewery is celebrating 21 years in the microbrewery business this month.

Dickson and Adams Team Up to Open PICNIC in Durham

“Barbecue Man” Wyatt Dickson and chef/partner Ben Adams have teamed up with Green Button Farm’s Ryan Butler to open PICNIC, a modern roadside barbecue joint located in Durham, Nor

Abigaile Names Paul Papantonio New Brewmaster

Abigaile, the original restaurant and test kitchen concept from restaurant group Blackhouse Hospitality in Hermosa Beach, California, recently appointed new brewmaster Paul Papantonio.

The Warwick Melrose Hotel Welcomes New Executive Chef

The Landmark Restaurant inside the Warwick Melrose Hotel announced the hire of Executive Chef Patrick McElroy to oversee all culinary operations in the hotel.

Ruth's Chris Launches National Five-Course Pairing Series

Ruth's Chris Steak House will launch of a series of six national pairing dinners beginning with the "Taste of Spain" wine dinner on February 25 at 95 participating restaurants across