The Ghost Restaurant

What acts like a restaurant, but has no parking lot, no seating, no need for reservations, and you can enjoy the menu from the comfort of home? It’s the virtual, or shall we say, “ghost” restaurant. Meal deliveries have become … Read More

Are We Willing to Eat Cold Food

Growing up, it was perhaps the worst sin we could commit: getting to the dinner table late. OK, that, and spilling sugar. By the time I was in upper elementary school, my mom had returned to the outside-the-home workforce and … Read More

Building a Taste for Plant-Based Foods

When diners hear the words “plant-based,” several things can come to mind: lack of flavor, non-filling, tasteless, and even negative textural qualities such as “spongy.” Those who prefer meat as the main attraction of each meal might even picture a … Read More

The Food Channel’s Top Ten Food Trends for 2017

The Food Channel® has released its Top Ten Food Trends for 2017—the 29th year in a row that the trends-based company has predicted what will happen next when it comes to food. The trends are based on research conducted by … Read More

The Sugar Connection

You don’t have to look far to find a doctor, scientist or dietician who believes sugar is toxic. This flood of individuals speaking out about the common food ingredient has many consumers thinking twice about products that contain too much … Read More

Exploring Regional Heritage in Food

When it comes to food trends, it seems everyone is looking for the next “local.” For a number of years now, we’ve been all about the idea of local food—items created in our own hometown, sold at area farmers markets, … Read More

Workshop Concepts: Eating Experiences

It’s fairly safe to say that most people have heard of the farm-to-table movement that has taken over the restaurant industry the past few years. So the question is, what now? Now that we expect to be served fresh, organic … Read More

Food Trends 2016: Cultural Diets

Cultural diets have become a fascination for foodies, the health-minded and dietitians. … Read More

Q315 Topic: The War on Waste

The Green Movement has evolved beyond preventative and into pro-active. It is no longer good enough to simply cut emissions or recycle—now there is a call to be able to use the excess that is otherwise wasted. … Read More

The Food Channel’s Top Ten Food Trends of 2016

From “Clean Label” to no tipping to tangy flavor palates. … Read More