INSPIRATION | STREET-LEVEL TRENDS
BY GERRY LUDWIG | SEPT 1, 2016
Visits to the country’s newest restaurants provide a street-level perspective on emerging menu opportunities.
INSPIRATION | DOZEN WAYS
BY KATIE AYOUB | SEPT 1, 2016
Extend the flavor stories behind some of the most craveable and successful profiles today.
INSPIRATION | 10 FLAVOR UPGRADES
BY JOAN LANG | JULY 1, 2016
Sandwiches invite creativity, from riffs on such classics as club sandwiches and BLTs to new ingredient stars like lamb and braised short rib.
In 15 days that averaged 19 hours per day, Gerry Ludwig's team visited 116 new restaurants across the three cities, tasting 1,205 dishes along the way. This year’s greatest takeaway was the growing influence of global cuisines on mainstream menus.
Gerry Ludwig and his team visited 113 restaurants and tasted 1,107 dishes on their annual street-level trends tour, finding actionable insights that can translate onto today's menus. Here's part two in our series, delivering even more on-trend takeaways.
10 FLAVOR UPGRADES
Love & Salt, Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Photo: Andrea Bricco
English muffins are the artisan darling of the bread world. Love & Salt’s housemade muffins come with a cube of rosemary-sea salt cultured butter.
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