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Happy Hour provides steady business in the early evening daypart.

Once afterthoughts, soups and sides are helping meet always evolving customer demands.

The only list you need for buying new products in the year ahead. Our 2020 Buyer's Guide is full of what's hot and what keeps the business running. Look for our favorites, anecdotes from experts, and insightful interviews that back up this year's picks.

Specialty beverages like coffee and espresso are trending industry-wide, creating opportunities for restaurants to experiment with these bold beverages.

Customers want it all day long and chefs are responding with elevated offerings.

New flours and alternative grains mean big business for restaurants.

This collection of 50 emerging chains with 50 or fewer locations offers plenty of insight into how a full-service restaurant concept can grow. We’ve got the numbers driving the most exciting chains—and tips that will help your growing brand chart its own world domination.

When it comes to coffee and tea, taste is king.

Signature condiments and sauces are heating up.

Operators drive profits with global, premium ingredients.

Consumers want to try new flavors.

New ingredients add fresh appeal to menus.