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There’s more than bourbon in the Gateway to the South

Stop 4: Pretty Decent

Stop 3: Oskar’s Slider Bar

At Mi Roti at San Antonio's Bottling Department Food Hall at the Pearl, Chefs Nicola and Lionel “Butch” Blache serve up Caribbean-inspired street foods

Stop 1: Biscuit Belly

Acclaimed restaurateur Laura Ozyilmaz of San Francisco’s Dalida offers a case study on why the restaurant sources Aussie Lamb

Recipe courtesy of Tiffany L. Sawyer
Sponsor: Barilla for Professionals

Recipe courtesy of Tiffany L. Sawyer
Sponsor: Aussie Select®

Melding comfort, indulgence and global influences in craveable concoctions

Create this unique breakfast using turkey sausage links layered with a farmer’s cheese omelet, kettle chips and fresh herbs.

Exploring the potential of this powerhouse flavor booster

A new foodservice initiative to capitalize on the mushroom momentum



At Mi Roti at San Antonio's Bottling Department Food Hall at the Pearl, Chefs Nicola and Lionel “Butch” Blache serve up Caribbean-inspired street foods

Often found within Korean kimbap rolls, pickled radishes can imbue an array of dishes with a refreshing kick of tart and slightly sweet notes.

Made from fermented soybeans (meju), ganjang is lighter and saltier than Japanese and Chinese soy sauces.

Japanese noodle dishes may call to mind hot soups, but chilled variations of both ramen and soba bring the same depth of flavor albeit at a cooler temperature.

Popular on their own or when combined, matcha and mochi are cornerstones of Japanese cuisine.

Fermented black beans (also known as douchi) punch above their weight, with just a small amount bringing rich, smoky flavor.

Boasting citrus notes that differentiate it from Sichuan pepper, mac khen is often used in seafood and poultry dishes.

Global flavors, ingredients and menu concepts inspire modern menu development

From unexpected textures and flavor profiles to global spins on classic cocktails, the vast region offers much to explore.

Rose petal jam imbues floral, sweet notes to both sweet and savory dishes.

Vibrant, in-your-face colors grab attention in the social media era

Discovering the rich culinary traditions of this diverse region

This heritage ingredient brings big possibilities to the modern table

Coffees, snacks and sandwiches translate into new opportunities

Creative iterations energize the salad category

The islands’ iconic food culture expands its reach across the mainland

Craftsmanship, heritage and creativity mark the trend

The food, beverages and vibe all inspire modern menus

Tapping the keener nuances of flavor with a strategic mindset

A deeper exploration yields a world of surprising opportunity

The most comforting spice shows off big flavor moves

Highlighting the opportunity with café classics

Three Hawaiian classics offer signature options

Chefs and industry experts weigh in on the flavors, ingredients and movements on the edge of the trend cycle

Trend-forward takes on Mexico’s beverage builders

Scandi-inspired flavor builders

Eight areas of opportunity for salad dressings

Culinary insights on leveraging tallow in menu development

A brief overview of the spice's two varieties

Leveraging MSG’s potential

Expert insights on Scandinavian influences and opportunities

Industry insights on cinnamon’s broad appeal and menu potential

Format transformation brings broadened opportunities

Chefs weigh in on MSG’s use as a modern flavor builder

Chefs weigh in on leveraging next-level dressings

Exploring West Africa’s popular refreshment



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Recipe courtesy of Tiffany L. Sawyer
Sponsor: Barilla for Professionals
Recipe courtesy of Tiffany L. Sawyer
Sponsor: Aussie Select®
Melding comfort, indulgence and global influences in craveable concoctions

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