Takeaway

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Employ culinary techniques to convey premium cues in takeout fish dishes
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With takeout and delivery in full focus, handhelds offer a practical, proven format for portability
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This long-time favorite wins consumers over with comfort, whimsy, function and flavor
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High-volume chefs reflect on the steep learning curve of the past few months, and share strategies for the path forward
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Translating modern meatless flavor experiences into optimal off-premise options
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Tamales represent a few of today’s biggest trends—comfort food, global flavors and portability, all wrapped up with a street-food sensibility. They fit into snacks and shareable menus nicely while lending a versatile recipe that welcomes signature versions.
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It would be a stretch to say that any dish could represent all 10 trends covered in this special issue, but we found this one worthy of a close look at its components. Call it a case study in on-trend presentation and flavor building.
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This dish demonstrates how chefs can apply a tremendous amount of creativity to fries through brines, glazes or infusions