Menu Innovations

Executive Chef Nick Dostal Debuts New Menu at Chicago's Sixteen

Executive Chef Nick Dostal and the culinary team at Sixteen invite guests this spring to the two Michelin star, fine dining restaurant at Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago to relish Chef Dostal’s culinary creativity of a new contemporary American cuisine with distinctive wine pairings.

Chicago's FIG & OLIVE to Launch Jazz Brunch Sundays

On April 2, FIG & OLIVE Chicago will launch its Jazz Brunch Sundays series offering guests a seasonal, French Riviera-style dining experience in the city’s prominent Gold Coast accompanied by live jazz music.

St. Louis’ Nixta Unveils Spring Menu

Nixta, St. Louis’ hottest spot for contemporary Mexican fare, spices things up even more this month with a newly designed spring menu. Helmed by Chef/Owner Ben Poremba and Executive Chef Tello Carreon leading the kitchen, Nixta presents vibrant new recipes sparking new reasons to fall in love with the colorful eatery.

How to Survive Renovations? Open a New Restaurant

When Vanda Asapahu and her family first purchased the building on West 87th Street in Los Angeles where they would open Ayara Thai, it became clear that renovations would one day figure into the restaurant’s future.

Denny’s Introduces New Craft Burgers in Limited-Time Menu

Denny’s is inviting America to a delicious extravaganza with its new limited time “Big Burger Show” menu. Beginning Wednesday, guests may choose from a mouthwatering lineup of high-quality craft burgers, each hand-pressed and made-to-order with 100 percent beef and premium  ingredients such as thick-cut Honey Jalapeño Bacon, sweet bourbon sauce and Gouda cheese, starting at just $6.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Introduces New Spring Features Menu

Fans of fresh, seasonal ingredients, and smoky, grilled dishes are in luck. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, known for its bold flavors and classic American cuisine, has introduced its new Spring Features menu, showcasing delicious seasonal selections such as Steak Frites, Tequila Glazed Grilled Salmon, Hefeweizen-Steamed PEI Mussels and Wood Grilled Turkey Burger.

Miami's The Dutch Unveils New Seasonal Fare

Executive Chef Adonay Tafur of The Dutch at W South Beach Hotel & Residences, has recently unveiled new seasonal fare showcasing the roots-inspired American fare the restaurant has become known for.

Black Soybean Salsa

Many consumers are interested in better-for-you foods that serve as satisfying snacks without the diet guilt. Soyfoods offer plant-based protein and fiber in a cholesterol-free form that is low in saturated fats and boasts a heart-healthy nutrition profile.

Shoney's Expands Seafood Offerings with 4 New Items

It's that time of year when fresh seafood is at the top of everyone's wish list and Shoney's has netted four great new items for its lineup, as well as an enhanced Friday Night Endless Seafood Freshly Prepared Real Food Bar.

Red Robin Offering Salmon Burger, Entrée for Limited Time

Guests flocking to Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews this spring can experience a fresh, Lent-friendly menu lineup featuring the Citrus Harissa Salmon burger, Sear-ious Salmon entrée, and new Spicy Sriracha Shrimp appetizer for a limited-time.

Can Brunch Save Casual Dining?

Sales at 64 percent of casual dining chains in 2016 dipped, according to industry tracker TDn2k, heightened by a slew of competitors. That list includes fresh meals delivered to consumers’ homes, inexpensive prepared meals from supermarkets like Trader Joe’s, and fast casuals like Panera Bread.

Umami Burger Debuts Burger Inspired by Cindy Crawford

In the latest culinary collaboration for its Artist Series, Umami Burger presents Cindy's Casa Burger by fashion icon, supermodel and businesswoman, Cindy Crawford, along with Rande's Spicy Margarita, an exclusive Casamigos Tequila cocktail created by her husband, Rande Gerber.

Fogo de Chão Launches Largest Bar Innovation Yet

Fogo de Chão debuted three significant menu enhancements, taking guests on a captivating culinary adventure through Southern Brazil without leaving the comfort of their table or bar seats. As part of the Brazilian steakhouse’s largest bar innovation since it arrived stateside nearly 20 years ago, Bar Fogo—a casual alternative for guests looking to enjoy the Brazilian art of churrasco—now features an expanded menu that includes a refined array of new Brazilian Bites, Brazilian-inspired craft cocktails and South American wines.

Applebee's Adds New Entrées to 2 for $20 and 2 for $25 Deals

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar added new entrées to the popular 2 for $20 and 2 for $25 value menus, which give guests two full-sized entrees and an appetizer for an unbeatable price. The new items further deliver on Applebee's mission to provide guests with fresh, craveable variety at a bold value.