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Genghis Grill Introduces Southwestern-Inspired Recipes

Genghis Grill is embracing its Texas roots with new Southwestern-inspired recipes.The create-your-own stir-fry chain offers so much more than traditional Asian flavors. With Genghis Grill’s Fajita Fiesta, guests will experience new Southwestern-inspired recipes, like Fajita Steak and Chicken Bowls, and build-your-own Shrimp Tacos.

Red Robin Adds New Master Cheese Burger to Menu

Red Robin is lighting up its menu with new additions and limited-time offerings for the holidays. Beginning Monday, Red Robin guests can savor The Master Cheese, a new Black Angus burger with a duo of melted extra-sharp Cheddar and Provolone cheeses, Bistro Sauce, dill pickle planks, shredded romaine and tomatoes on a toasted brioche bun and served with Bottomless Steak Fries, which means free refills.

Travelle at The Langham, Chicago Announces New Dinner Menu

Travelle at The Langham, Chicago, located on the second floor of the award-winning hotel, launched a transformed dinner menu. Championing fresh ingredients, the new menu unveils Chef Jeff Vucko’s interpretation of seasonal American cuisine with a creative twist, seamlessly blending classical techniques with the approachability of modern and elevated dining experiences.

Black Bear Diner Introduces New Menu, Including Avocado Toast

Black Bear Diner, a fast-growing, family dining concept that offers a one-of-a-kind experience and home-style comfort food classics in a friendly, bear-themed atmosphere, launched nine new menu items that appeal to a range of customer tastes, including avocado toast, a plant-based burger, a chicken salad sandwich and more.

Buffalo Wild Wings Adds Pumpkin Ale Sauce for October

Buffalo Wild Wings is bringing fall’s favorite flavor—pumpkin—to its menu by introducing a BBQ Pumpkin Ale sauce. This limited-time only Sauce Lab creation mixed BBQ flavors and pumpkin spice to create the new wing flavor.

Expanding Growler USA Elevates the Craft Concept

Growler USA, as the name suggests, has the beer part covered. Yet even in an industry as compelling as craft beer, you could argue the concept had it too covered. As in the suds-focused name soaked the rest of its features, including the basic fact Growler USA is a full-service restaurant.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill Unveils Fall Menu, Expands Happy Hour Lineup

Romano’s Macaroni Grill unveiled eight fall-inspired favorites that have been added to the menu for a limited time. Fall classics from Osso Bucco to Braised Lamb Shank and Pumpkin Cheesecake take center stage on the seasonal menu and are now available at participating locations nationwide.

3 Types of Spice Trending this Season

Fragrant and warming, the seasonal spices of fall and winter easily spark memories, and chefs are constructing full-service menus to complement that nostalgia with novelty. Classic spices alongside surprising new elements not only enhance a dish’s complexity, but also give it the individuality customers seek.

East Coast Wings + Grill Unveils New Menu for Fall

The top priority for East Coast Wings + Grill, a full-service restaurant franchise, is its food originality and guest input. ECW+G delivers on this promise by paying close attention to the changing taste buds of its guests and holds twice-monthly focus groups to test new menu items.

Wings, Bratwurst Join Shoney's Fall Menu for Limited Time

Shoney’s introduced the following fall favorites beginning Monday and staying on the menu through November 18. Shoney’s Wings—(6-count or 12-count) Chicken wings served with celery and choice of bleu cheese or ranch dressing.

Red Robin Brings Back Oktoberfest Burger, Adds $1.99 Kids Deal

Red Robin is welcoming back one of its most popular gourmet burgers for fall, The Oktoberfest, to menus nationwide for a limited-time through October 31. The Oktoberfest features a fire-grilled gourmet burger topped with ham and melted Swiss on an artisan pretzel bun with beer mustard, caramelized onions and shredded romaine lettuce.

Lazy Dog's Fall Menu Offers a New Twist on PB&J

What brings back childhood memories better than the classic, lunchtime favorite, PB&J sandwich? Lazy Dog is taking you back to that time with a twist on the classic—an innovative and mouthwatering PB&J Burger with creamy peanut butter, grape jelly, housemade candied bacon, and havarti on a juicy grilled half-pound burger, available as part of the new fall menu at all Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar locations beginning September 25.

6 Bold Techniques to Take Nachos Up a Notch

Chefs take nachos to new heights with ingredients that explore cultural angles, new proteins, high-class elements, and regional staples. Melding familiar comfort with unique takes, these dishes crunch through to the unexpected while maintaining delicious ooey-gooey-ness. Here are a few not-so-average nachos layered with ingenuity.

US Foods' Fall Lineup Makes Food Fashionable

Fashion is an industry famous for its natural-selection style of doing business. One day you’re in, the next day you’re out, as Heidi Klum preaches during “Project Runway.” The notion isn’t all that different from the one facing restaurants, says Stacey Kinkaid, senior director of product development at US Foods.