Flavor Trends, Strategies and Solutions for Menu Development
Picture for Fiery Fusion: Korean Quesadilla
bd’s Mongolian Grill | Based in Irving, Texas
Picture for Kolache Collab: Brisket + Cheddar Kolaches
The Salty Donut | Based in Miami
Picture for Well Rounded: Salsiccia Broccoli Pizza
Casa Don Alfonso | St. Louis, Mo.
Picture for Crossover King: Street Style Ribs
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant | Based in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Picture for Pizza & Beyond
Give your guests the flavors they’re looking for
Picture for Time for Breakfast
Craveable breakfast options hold appeal all day long
Picture for Q It Up
The latest trends in barbecue and smoked meats
Picture for Rich Tradition: Bergen Fish Chowder
Seafood from Norway + Lysverket
Picture for Happy Hour: Okonomiyaki Waffle
Sunda New Asian | Chicago
Picture for Cold-Fashioned Seafood
Norway’s harsh environment offers the perfect conditions for premium seafood
Picture for One in a Melon: Crispy Rice
Planta | Based in Miami
Picture for By Land and Sea: Surf & Turf Burrito
Chronic Tacos | Based in Aliso Viejo, Calif.
Picture for Hitting the Sauce: Korean BBQ Tacos
California Tortilla | Based in Rockville, Md.
Picture for Hot Chick: Cheesy Chicken Sandwich
Bad Mutha Clucka | Based in Pasadena, Calif.
Picture for Going Bowl’d with Blueberries
A high-impact ingredient ideal for modern bowl builds.
Picture for Sauce Crisscross: Flip the Bird Bowl
Roti | Based in Chicago
Picture for Turning a New Leaf: Fried Brussels Sprouts
Amalia | Miami Beach, Fla.
Picture for Flavor Explosion: Jalapeño-Cheese Bomb Burger
Epic Burger | Based in Chicago
Picture for Hometown Hero: Nashville-Style BBQ Hot Pork Sandwich
Edley’s Bar-B-Que | Based in Nashville, Tenn.
Picture for Crowning Touch: Tagliatelle
Indaco | Based in Charleston, S.C.
Picture for Sea Solutions
Plant-based shrimp provides an alternative for forward-looking restaurants.
Picture for Sandwiches Showcase the Best of Bel Brands
Four chefs share their winning burger and sandwich builds starring Bel Brands cheese products
Picture for Food Halls Brew Coffee Trends
Food-hall concepts offer a glance at trend-forward coffee drinks
Picture for The Sauce Is Boss: Mutts Original Chicken Sandwich
Mutts Canine Cantina | Based in Dallas
Picture for Eye-Popping: Duroc Pork Belly Lollipops
Rye | Dallas
Picture for Wild Idea: Salmon Teriyaki Sandwich
Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar | Based in Denver
Picture for Elegant Equation: Charred Cabbage
Zitz Sum | Coral Gables, Fla.
Picture for From Bowl to Box: Salmon & Tuna Poke
Sweetfin | Based in Los Angeles
Picture for Dumplings To Talk About: Pork & Shrimp Potstickers
Lure Fishbar | Based in New York
Picture for Pulpo Perfection: Octopus Carpaccio
Leku | Miami
Picture for Seeding Success: Gluten-Free Super Seed Bread
Le Pain Quotidien | Based in New York
Picture for Street Sensation: Pomegranate Bhel Puri
Khan Saab Desi Craft Kitchen | Fullerton, Calif.
Picture for Game On: “Bone-In” Duck Meatloaf
Jack & Charlie’s No. 118 | New York
Picture for Whole In One: Charred Cabbage
Intero Restaurant | Austin, Texas
Picture for Umami Boost: Fingerling Potatoes
Indo | St. Louis, Mo.
Picture for Layering for the Season: Chilled Summer Idaho Potato Lasagna
Idaho Potato Commission + Oakleys Bistro
Picture for Dutch Crunch Delight: Smoked Pastrami Sandwich
Hot Johnnie’s | San Francisco
Picture for Bar None: Hildee Bar
Hildee’s Dine-Inn | Wimberley, Texas
Picture for Pastrami Flip: Mushroom Rueben
Hearth and Hill | Park City, Utah
Picture for Game Play: Roasted American Bison Filet
Haywire + The Ranch at Las Colinas | Multiple locations in Texas
Picture for Inside Scoop: Twice-Baked Bone Marrow Potato
Harper’s | Dallas
Picture for Spanako-Pizza: Greek Spinach & Feta Pizza
Greens Restaurant | San Francisco
Picture for Winning Chicken: Ranch-Seasoned Fried Chicken
Golden Corral | Based in Raleigh, N.C.
Picture for Reuben Reimagined: Swordfish Pastrami
Funkenhausen | Chicago
Picture for Sweet Mem'ries: Southwest S’mores
Frida Southwest | Oklahoma City
Picture for Cali-Med: California Shakshuka
Fredericks at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel | San Francisco
Picture for Snack Wave: Fried Mozzarella Skewers
Fazoli’s | Based in Lexington, Ky.
Picture for It’s Good to Be King: Pho ‘King’ Delicious Dip Sandwich
Enclave Café | Based in San Diego
Picture for Colorful Classic: Roasted Cauliflower Soup
Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge | Dallas
Picture for Farm To Glass: Un Dia Cocktail
Duende | Oakland, Calif.
Picture for Leveling Up: Mercado Margarita
dLeña | Washington, D.C.
Picture for Spicy Sweet: Outrageous Chamoy Cup
Yogurt Mill | Based in Modesto, Calif.
Picture for Gateway Dish: Sushi Pizza
Yamashiro | Hollywood, Calif.
Picture for Rolling in Dough: Dire Wolf Chicken Wrap
Wolfnights | New York
Picture for Loaded with Possibility: BBQ Brisket Fries
Wienerschnitzel | Based in Newport Beach, Calif.
Picture for Work of Art: Porchetta Roast
Whino | Arlington, Va.
Picture for How Sweet It Is: Hot Honey Chicken Sandwich
Wendy’s | Based in Dublin, Ohio
Picture for Tail of Whimsy: Vestry Cheesecake
Vestry | New York
Picture for Seafood Special: Spaghetti with Blue Crab
Vestal | Lafayette, La.
Picture for Getting Saucy: Blueberry Bourbon Chipotle BBQ Sauce
U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council + University of Connecticut
Picture for Seasonal Spice: 5-Alarm Fall Vegetable-Grain Bowl
True Aussie Beef & Lamb + Nordstrom Restaurants
Picture for Atwitter for Fritters: Asparagus Fritters
Culaccino | Franklin, Tenn.
Picture for Spanish Comfort: Rossejat De Fideos
Comedor | Laguna Beach, Calif.
Picture for Soup for the Soul: French Onion Agnolotti
Church & Union | Nashville, Tenn.
Picture for Umami Bombs: Yuzu-Xilli Dumplings
Camp | Greenville, S.C.
Picture for Sizing Up: California Avocado Burrito
California Avocado Commission + Libelula
Picture for Saucy Mocktail: BBQ Pineapple Shrub
Buxton Hall Barbecue | Asheville, N.C.
Picture for Morning Fix: The Hangover Cure Fried Chicken Sandwich
Brookville Biscuit & Brunch | Charlottesville, Va.
Picture for Confection Perfection: French Raspberry Cheesecake
Boulangerie Christophe | Washington, D.C.
Picture for Flower Power: Lavender Lemonade Rosé
Anzie Blue | Nashville, Tenn.
Picture for Balancing Act: Horseradish-Cheddar Burger
American Social | Five locations in Florida
Picture for Jam Session: That's My Jam! Burger
Bar Louie | Based in Dallas
Picture for Balkans' Best: Sarma Pork Belly Stuffed Cabbage
Ambar | Two locations in the Washington, D.C., area
Picture for Signature Stamp: Espresso Martinique
Apothecary | Dallas
Picture for Hook, Line and Sinker: Kanpachi Crudo
The Salt Line | Washington, D.C., and Arlington, Va.
Picture for Knuckle Down: Lobster Knuckles “Escargot Style”
The Mermaid Inn | Three locations in New York
Picture for Use Your Noodle: Chicken Curry Ramen
The Holding Company | San Diego
Picture for Mussel Magic: Mussels with Lobster-Butter Broth
The Graceful Ordinary | St. Charles, Ill.
Picture for Treasure Chest: Scallop en Croûte
The Driskill Hotel | Austin, Texas
Picture for Roman Expansion: Mezze Maniche al Sugo di Manzo
Testaccio | Chicago
Picture for Griller Thriller: Spicy Steak & Potato Griller
Taco John’s | Based in Cheyenne, Wyo.
Picture for Life Gives You Lemons: Smoked Half Chicken
Sweetbriar | New York
Picture for On a Roll: Latin Ninja Sushi Burrito
Sushirrito | Based in San Francisco
Picture for Well Traveled: Little Tokyo Sandwich
Spring St. 2Go | Oyster Bay, N.Y.
Picture for Aïoli Upgrade: Pink Fries
Spark | Oklahoma City
Picture for Child's Play: PB&J Slider
Son of a Butcher | Based in Plano, Texas
Picture for 'Tis the Season: Citrus-Olive Oil Cake
Solstice | Locations in Newtown, Pa., and Irvine, Calif.
Picture for Schnitzel Delight: Chicken Schnitzel
Seed Kitchen & Bar | Marietta, Ga.
Picture for Taco Transformations: Chicharrón Tacos
Sally Can Wait | New York
Picture for Fill 'er Up: Empanadas
Rustika Café and Bakery | Based in Houston
Picture for Original Icon: Khao Mun Gai
Rooster & Rice | Based in San Francisco
Picture for High Steaks: Steak Gorgonzola
Romano’s Macaroni Grill | Based in Denver
Picture for Camera Ready: Roasted Tika Cauliflower
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery | Based in Houston
Picture for 'Rita Rave: Tamarind Margarita
Rasa | Based in Washington, D.C.
Picture for Free-Range Flavors: Country Chicken Sandwich
PB&J: Pizza, Beer and Jukebox | Chicago
Picture for Seafood Stacks: Monterey Squid Okonomiyaki
Pabu Izakaya | San Francisco
Picture for Dramatic Drink: West Side Crusta Cocktail
Ophelia | New York
Picture for Going Green: Wagyu Beef Tartare
Oak at Fourteenth | Boulder, Colo.
Picture for Carnival of Flavor: Mussel + Beer + Cotton Candy
NR | New York
Picture for Hybrid Hit: Braised Beef Chilaquiles
Norms | Based in Bellflower, Calif.
Picture for Clean & Classic: Yellowtail Jalapeño
Nobu | Based in New York
Picture for Sunrise, Sunset: Dusk til Dawn Cocktail
Nina’s | New York
Picture for Monkey Around: Mango Monkey Bread
National Mango Board + Tesse Restaurant
Picture for For the Love of Bees: Queen Bee Cocktail
National Honey Board + Garden Bar PHX
Picture for Kashmiri Hot: Kashmiri Fried Chicken
Mister Mao | New Orleans
Picture for Dragon Takes Flight: The Little Dragon Cocktail
Ma Der Lao Kitchen | Oklahoma City
Picture for That's A Wrap: Bronco Burrito
Bad-Ass Breakfast Burritos | Based in Pasadena, Calif.
Picture for Rock'n Rice Bowl: Pineapple Adobo Alaska Rockfish & Brown Rice Bowl
Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute + Nordstrom Restaurants