Flavor Trends, Strategies and Solutions for Menu Development
Picture for Fiery Fusion: Korean Quesadilla
bd’s Mongolian Grill | Based in Irving, Texas
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 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 Kolache Collab: Brisket + Cheddar Kolaches
The Salty Donut | Based in Miami
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 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 Sandwiches Showcase the Best of Bel Brands
Four chefs share their winning burger and sandwich builds starring Bel Brands cheese products
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 The Sauce Is Boss: Mutts Original Chicken Sandwich
Mutts Canine Cantina | Based in Dallas
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