Flavor Trends, Strategies and Solutions for Menu Development
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Cocktails inspired by Thai tea are serving up both whimsy and intrigue
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Tea and coffee cultures unite for a specialty beverage bonanza
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Desserts with an exotic Thai-style beverage makeover
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Bundling Thai tea with spicy dishes introduces menu pairings for a new age
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Meaty meets seasonal in these craveable grilled cheese sandwiches
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Pork’s answer to the fried chicken sandwich
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Breakfast brisket sandwiches are heating up morning menus
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South American sandwiches are winning over menus
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Sandwiching meat-centric builds with on-trend bread carriers
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Fusion baking hits today’s mark for differentiated menus
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Upscale toasts and breads are “loaded” with menu opportunity
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Life beyond the traditional bread basket
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Classic cocktails meet the bubbly personality of hard seltzer
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Adding the buzz of hard seltzer to sweet treats
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The best of both worlds combine to invigorate beverage menus
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Adding in-house flavor touches for refreshing signaturization
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Pea and hempseed milks make their way into modern menu development
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Exploring versatility in this trio of dairy alternatives
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Exploring the potential of this versatile dairy alternative
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Making dressings, dips and sauces work for flexitarian menus
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Upgrade and upsell soup with sea greens
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Dialing up flavor with a list of creative culinary strategies
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Leveraging the power of seaweed on plant-forward menus
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An unexpected flavor match brings out the best in each other
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Double down on comfort by featuring pimento cheese on mainstream menu stars
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Comforting, craveable and versatile, this trending ingredient is energizing the morning daypart
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Leveraging pimento cheese’s crave factor in modern dip applications
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Tapping into the culinary chameleon of cheese spreads
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Immunity boosts make both non-alc and alcoholic drinks appealing
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Menuing on-trend bowl builds with gut health “heroes” that support immunity
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Propelled by their immunity-boosting powers, mushrooms are stepping into the limelight
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Takes on immunity-boosting soup fortifies modern menus
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Extending the appeal of brunch menus with comforting and dynamic bakes
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Reinventing old school casseroles into trend-forward bakes
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Curating a personalized restaurant experience in the home of your guests
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Homestyle savory bakes translate beautifully into plant-forward offerings
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Creative applications of these iconic flavors shine in favorite side dishes
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Menu ideas inspired by American-Chinese twists
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Global powerhouse cuisines meet the Big Three of Chinese-American cuisine
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Diving deeper into a regional favorite with a devoted national following