Megan Rowe

Megan Rowe
Online Editor
Restaurant Hospitality
Email: megan.rowe @penton.com
Phone: 216-931-9951
Follow Megan on Twitter: @restaurantrowe

Staff editor Megan Rowe writes features about consumer and food trends, emerging restaurant concepts, marketing, design, service, best practices and profitability. Her interviews with chefs, owners and entrepreneurs appear regularly in the magazine and on restaurant-hospitality.com.

As online editor, Megan coordinates Restaurant Hospitality’s two e-newsletters, EatBeat and EatBeat Business. She also edits Show Daily, a newspaper for the annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show.

Over a long career as a business and travel journalist, Megan has reported on food, hospitality, travel destinations and meetings for a variety of publications. She earned a bachelor’s degree in American Studies and a master’s in journalism.

Articles by Megan Rowe
Overuse waters down popular menu buzzwords
Some terms have been so co-opted that they are virtually meaningless
Can receipts correct bad eating habits?
A post-meal nutritional analysis may affect future ordering patterns.
How one operator developed a concept on a shoestring
Start small, spend conservatively, owner advises.
10 restaurants not meant for the 99 percent
Prized ingredients and rare ambiance contribute to the jaw-dropping tab.
More chefs have bugs on the brain
Scorpions, grasshoppers and crickets pop up in unexpected places.
Americans count on restaurants for help with holiday feasts
The vast majority of Americans dine at home on Thanksgiving, but that hardly means the meal is home cooked.
NPD: Kids less thirsty for water than their parents
First Lady Michelle Obama calls for a change in beverage choices among children.
New Yorkers' latest craze: Biscuits
Empire Biscuit brings a taste of the South to the Big Apple.
Wahlbergs' eatery inspires new reality show
A&E to feature Wahlburgers, a Boston-area burger concept owned by actor brothers’ family.
Pinot gaining on cabernet as top red wine
Survey on wines sold by the glass track price trends and ordering habits.
Debbie Gold lets her hair down 
The James Beard Award-winning chef discusses her menu at the new Red Door Woodfire Kitchen & Bar
A look behind the red door: Boca and Sotto
David Falk’s two new restaurants are major players in a downtown Cincinnati renaissance.
New life for a storied Cincinnati restaurant location 
David Falk’s two new restaurants are major players in a downtown Cincinnati renaissance.
Owners test solutions to the bread dilemma 10
To charge, or not to charge? That is the question.
'Natural' claims attract more scrutiny
In light of growing legal challenges, it’s probably wise to choose menu wording carefully.
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