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Stephanie Tyson's trifecta of milk chocolate, bourbon and CHA! by Texas Pete® Sriracha Sauce is unexpected, but certainly inviting

Bold flavors, signature ingredients and add-ins define the classic margarita. New interpretations riff on the traditional version.

The coolest cocktail explores new flavor frontiers. Ten ways to re-invent the Margarita.

Variety and wellness are the focus in B&I menu development. Aramark delivers with dishes like Chicken & Grape Power Salad, Pumpkin Curry Vegetable Sauté and Harvest Kale Salad.

Business & Industry innovation shines a spotlight on an evolving consumer

Global influence shines in today’s barbecue. Argentine-inspired, wood-fired meats at Ox in Portland, Oregon.

Modern barbecue trends rely on a secret sauce of authenticity and innovation

Charred Heirloom Carrots combine with tzatziki, spiced chickpeas and feta for a modern interpretation at American Harvest Eatery in Springfield, Ill.

Ten produce categories creating interest and flavor-forward innovation on today’s menus

Sam Kim's go-to flavor trifecta: cumin, ginger and Sichuan peppercorns

Emerging flavors and forms that will carry the torch for the casual cuisine mega-trend.

Tracking the evolution of menu language that resonates with diners

This Pink Moon Shandy from Omni Hotels & Resorts makes a refreshing summer sipper, sweetened with orange-blossom honey water.

A dozen trending ingredients making a splash today

Five flavors that inspire culinary creativity, suggested by Eric Gabrynowicz of Tupelo Honey

Dirt Candy’s Amanda Cohen makes a spiral potato salad using Idaho Russets and Yukon Golds, quickly sautéed and dressed for optimal texture.

Spiralized or shaved fruits and vegetables add intriguing dimension to a dish

Kuro’s Corn Kakiage is served with a dipping sauce made with soy and dashi, adding depth to this corn and onion tempura.

Alex Q. Becker's flavor find is a craveable fresh corn tempura

Twin Peaks’ Buffalo Chicken Salad stars Buffalo tenders that are also featured on a sampler app, and the blue cheese also appears in another salad’s dressing.

Keeping up with flavor trends while staying true to your brand is key to stability and growth.

Michael Scelfo, executive chef at Alden & Harlow in Cambridge, Mass., showcases a modern sweet and savory combination in these pickled corn pancakes with maple buttermilk, topped with vinegary shishito peppers and salty popcorn.

Emerging flavors and forms that will carry the torch for the casual cuisine mega-trend.

CMAB recently unveiled a new campaign spotlighting “REAL Makers”—innovative chefs from throughout the country using California dairy in an interesting way.

Over 150 million sweetener packets are consumed every day. ecoSticks makes sweeteners and their packets more socially conscious, with a 50% reduction in filler and packaging.

Hummus is having a moment. Nestlé Minor's brings you nine ways to signaturize this craveable, wholesome Middle Eastern dip.

Saputo Cheese USA Inc. (“Saputo”) is pleased to introduce Great Midwest® Ghost Pepper CheddarCheese.

B.O.B.’s Brewery Deviled Eggs with maple bacon “fries”

Gilmore Catering offers B.O.B.’s Brewery Deviled Eggs with maple bacon “fries”

The Cuban Pulled pork and ham, Carolina gold barbecue sauce, pickles

Cottage Inn Pizza offers The Cuban - pulled pork and ham, Carolina gold barbecue sauce and pickles

Fried Oyster BLT with smoked pork belly, tomato jam and micro arugula

Bourbon House offers a Fried Oyster BLT with smoked pork belly, tomato jam and micro arugula

Pineapple Rum Cake, made with coconut sherbet and pineapple caramel

Sardella's Pineapple Rum Cake, made with coconut sherbet and pineapple caramel

Cebiche de Mango Verde y Langostinos

Andina offers a Cebiche de Mango Verde y Langostinos

Captain Barbosa and Whole Fried Tai Snapper

Pacific Hideaway offers Captain Barbosa and Whole Fried Tai Snapper

Cuffs & Buttons, made with spiced bourbon, orange blossom honey, Peychaud bitters, peach liqueur

Midnight Rambler's Cuffs & Buttons, made with spiced bourbon, orange blossom honey, Peychaud bitters, peach liqueur

Crispy Pig Head with Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka sauce, served with buttered buns and pickled vegetables

Swine Southern Table & Bar offers a Crispy Pig Head with Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka sauce, served with buttered buns and pickled vegetables

Cherry Slush with Rainbow Candy

Sonic Drive-In's Cherry Slush with Rainbow Candy

Honey Milkshake with all-natural honey from Catskills Provisions, Ronnybrook Farm Dairy soft-serve vanilla ice cream

Creamline's Honey Milkshake with all-natural honey from Catskills Provisions, Ronnybrook Farm Dairy soft-serve vanilla ice cream

Wagyu Beef Tenderloin with Florida orange chimichurri, sunny-side-up local quail egg and microgreens

Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen offers a Wagyu Beef Tenderloin with Florida orange chimichurri, sunny-side-up local quail egg and microgreens

Meat & Potato Martini Potato vodka, olives stuffed with horseradish and prime rib

Lawry’s The Prime Rib offers a Meat & Potato Martini Potato vodka, olives stuffed with horseradish and prime rib

Grilled Atlantic Salmon over creamy quinoa, with harissa sauce and mâche lettuce

Virtue Feed & Grain offers Grilled Atlantic Salmon over creamy quinoa, with harissa sauce and mâche lettuce

The Weston - wheated bourbon, coffee syrup, pipe tobacco

The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group's The Weston - wheated bourbon, coffee syrup, pipe tobacco

Double-Cut Lamb Chops with blistered heirloom tomatoes and roasted artichoke

Shula’s Steak House offers Double-Cut Lamb Chops with blistered heirloom tomatoes and roasted artichoke

Bomb.com is made with Red Bull, strawberry, watermelon, fresh orange

The Soda Shop's Bomb.com is made with Red Bull, strawberry, watermelon, fresh orange

Two-Pound Lobster Pot Pie with root vegetables and mustard sauce

The Forge offers a Two-Pound Lobster Pot Pie with root vegetables and mustard sauce

Yellowfin Tuna Crudo with blood orange, hearts of palm, lipstick radish, smoked trout roe, yuzu emulsion

The Oval Room offers Yellowfin Tuna Crudo with blood orange, hearts of palm, lipstick radish, smoked trout roe, yuzu emulsion

Scallops with English peas, glazed baby carrots, parsnip purée, carrot-orange vinaigrette

The Guild House offers Scallops with English peas, glazed baby carrots, parsnip purée, carrot-orange vinaigrette

Spiked Bulleit Bourbon Burger with spiked housemade sauce with Bulleit bourbon, topped with cheddar cheese, cream cheese, applewood-smoked bacon and crispy onion strings

Bar Louie offers a Spiked Bulleit Bourbon Burger with spiked housemade sauce with Bulleit bourbon, topped with cheddar cheese, cream cheese, applewood-smoked bacon and crispy onion strings

Oysters, Bacon & Brie - fried oysters, Brie, creamed spinach, bacon, yellow pepper coulis, citrus- honey gastrique, microgreens

Copeland’s of New Orleans offers Oysters, Bacon & Brie - fried oysters, Brie, creamed spinach, bacon, yellow pepper coulis, citrus- honey gastrique, microgreens

Festival! Fried dough with tamarind glaze, coconut ice cream and coconut flakes

Vital Dining's Festival! Fried dough with tamarind glaze, coconut ice cream and coconut flakes

Japanese Sticky Wing with sambal teriyaki and dynamite, pickled beet salad, fried ramen garnish

Storm King Lounge offers Japanese Sticky Wing with sambal teriyaki and dynamite, pickled beet salad, fried ramen garnish

Pepperoni Rolls with pepperoni and provolone, fresh-made dough, with pizza or ranch sauce

Mr. Gatti’s Pizza - Pepperoni Rolls with pepperoni and provolone, fresh-made dough, with pizza or ranch sauce

St. Paul Grill Crab Cake - colossal blue crab served with citrus-tarragon aïoli

The St. Paul Grill offers a St. Paul Grill Crab Cake - colossal blue crab served with citrus-tarragon aïoli

Spicy Bacon Avocado Gyro

The Gyro Shack offers a Spicy Bacon Avocado Gyro

Pho - Wagyu beef, basil, jalapeño, noodles, bean sprouts, micro cilantro and basil

Claudia Restaurant's Pho - Wagyu beef, basil, jalapeño, noodles, bean sprouts, micro cilantro and basil

Coastal Crab Burger topped with spinach salad, crab dip, tortilla strips

Coastal Grill & Bar offers a Coastal Crab Burger topped with spinach salad, crab dip, tortilla strips

Grapefruit + Mint Raspberry Shrub

Cava offers a Grapefruit + Mint Raspberry Shrub

Braised Beef Rib Sliders - Xingu beer-braised beef topped with caramelized onions and melted smoked provolone on toasted brioche buns

Fogo de Chão's Braised Beef Rib Sliders - Xingu beer-braised beef topped with caramelized onions and melted smoked provolone on toasted brioche buns

Banh Mi Alaska Black Cod Sliders with pickled vegetables, jalapeño, cilantro, cucumber, Sriracha and lime juice, on a baguette

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute offers Banh Mi Alaska Black Cod Sliders with pickled vegetables, jalapeño, cilantro, cucumber, Sriracha and lime juice, on a baguette

Chicken Tinga with cilantro rice and zucchini crema

Harvard University offers Chicken Tinga with cilantro rice and zucchini crema

RECIPES

Paella With Chicken, Chorizo, Clams And Shirred Eggs
This paella with shirred eggs is an example of how dinner dishes are showing up at breakfast and egg dishes are growing dramatically on dinner menus.
This Mediterranean-inspired egg strata, with Swiss chard, olives, thyme and fresh mozzarella is ideal for vegetarians looking for a protein-rich meal, or any guest who wants a healthy meal with great flavor.
Pear Shrimp Salad with Cilantro Yogurt Dressing
The cilantro yogurt dressing is really the difference maker in this dish. It’s so creamy, fresh and flavorful, and yet lower in calories thanks to non-fat Greek yogurt.

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Stephanie Tyson's trifecta of milk chocolate, bourbon and CHA! by Texas Pete® Sriracha Sauce is unexpected, but certainly inviting
CMAB recently unveiled a new campaign spotlighting “REAL Makers”—innovative chefs from throughout the country using California dairy in an interesting way.
Over 150 million sweetener packets are consumed every day. ecoSticks makes sweeteners and their packets more socially conscious, with a 50% reduction in filler and packaging.
Hummus is having a moment. Nestlé Minor's brings you nine ways to signaturize this craveable, wholesome Middle Eastern dip.

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