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World of Beer Debuts Summer Seasonal Menu For First Time Ever

With summer on the horizon, World of Beer is celebrating the season in the perfect way—with beer and craveable summer food favorites. For the first time, WOB is introducing a summertime menu that offers elevated twists and enhanced flavors on time-honored American dishes for the season, that were created to pair perfectly with seasonal craft beers.

Fogo de Chão Launches Sunday Brunch Throughout the U.S.

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse introduced its new Sunday Brunch experience, featuring Brazilian-inspired breakfast items that will accompany the restaurant’s premium fire-roasted meat selections, including favorites like the filet mignon, lamb chops, and signature Brazilian picanha.

Omni Hotels & Resorts Launches Maple-Infused Menu

This summer, Omni Hotels & Resorts in celebrating its annual “Art of Water” poolside menu, which will showcase the uniquely North American tradition of maple harvesting this year. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, Omni will bring this ingredient into the spotlight through a number of offerings, including the maple-infused poolside food and beverage menu, a soothing and aromatic maple spa facial, and a maple hotel package.

Applebee's Unveils Biggest Market Outreach in Brand's History

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar moved decisively to take back America's neighborhoods—the roots of its rise as the country's largest casual dining restaurant chain—by unveiling new American-made, wood-fired grills as the centerpiece of nearly 2,000 of its U.

The CIA Challenges Chefs to Rethink the 'Protein Portfolio' on Their Menus

As part of ongoing efforts to advance healthier, more sustainable food choices, The Culinary Institute of America released two evidence-based documents that challenge chefs and foodservice professionals to reimagine traditional roles for animal and plant protein on American menus: The Protein Flip and Protein Plays.

Taking the Pulse of Innovation

The United Nations has designated 2016 the Year of Pulses, but restaurateurs could have told you that this category—which includes beans, chickpeas, peas, and lentils—has been growing in menu frequency and consumer acceptance.

Chef Todd Kelly Ready to Butter Up the Crowd at NRA Show

Todd Kelly often refers to a cookbook—more of a daily journal, really—from a chef whose jotted-down notes trace back to 1909. There are menus and recipes from the bygone kitchen, a space that’s since transformed into the Westin St.

Hard Rock Introduces New World Burger Tour Menu

Hard Rock Cafe locations in North America are celebrating the start of burger season with a menu showcasing international Local Legendary Burgers—from the English Breakfast Burger, which pays homage to a classic English breakfast, and Hard Rock’s first location in London, to the Jamaican Jerk Burger, which features mango jalapeño cream cheese and jerk seasoning inspired by Montego Bay.

Jasper's Corner Tap and Kitchen San Francisco Announces New Menu

Following on the heels of the announcement of a new executive chef, Jasper's Corner Tap and Kitchen launched a brand new menu. The menu features favorites plus unique additions. Located adjacent to the Serrano Hotel and just steps away from San Francisco's Union Square, Jasper's Corner Tap is an American gastropub that features a seasonally changing menu, draft beers, and handcrafted cocktails.

Food on Fast Forward

The future of restaurants is coming fast: Chef-driven fast casuals seem to offer the best of all culinary worlds for value-motivated, time-starved consumers as well as the best growth vehicle for profit-hungry restaurant operators.

Toni Pâtisserie & Café Unveils Its New Crêpes Menu

Chicagoans can indulge in authentic French crêpes, as Toni Pâtisserie & Café has launched a petite crêperie within its restaurant. The café's proprietor, world-renowned pastry chef Toni Marie Cox, announced the new menu on April 21.

BRAVO! Cucina Italiana Rebrands to Attract a Younger Demographic

BRAVO! Cucina Italiana has introduced a new concept at five of its eateries in Pittsburgh this year. The rebranding initiative introduces a host of new menu items, including many under 600 calories, updates and freshens interiors, and revitalizes the service style.

Roka Akor Welcomes Osteria Langhe for a Cross-Cultural Collaboration Dinner

At 6:30 p.m. on May 12 calls of “Salute” and “Itadakimasu” will be heard from Chicago River North Japanese steak, seafood, and sushi spot, Roka Akor, as the restaurant hosts a Cross-Cultural Collaboration Dinner with Osteria Langhe, the Logan Square neighborhood gem best known for its seasonal Piemontese fare.