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Jan 21, 2014
U.S. 2014 wine forecast: Supply up, prices flat
Demand for luxury and affordable wines expected to rise...
Jan 21, 2014
Lu Brow: 5 things I can't live without
A bar chef for Café Adelaide and the Swizzle Stick Bar in New Orleans, Lu Brow also serves as executive bar chef of the Commander’s Family of Restaurants...
Dec 16, 2013
NPD hints at better days in 2014
As incomes rise and unemployment continues to fall, the year ahead looks promising....
Dec 5, 2013
Wine sales down, but not in fast-casual segment
Bars and nightclubs see big drop, but family dining and QSR/fast casual both up 10 percent....
Dec 3, 2013
Local, local and more local top NRA's 2014 trends
A survey of American Culinary Federation chefs shows sustainability, nutrition and a focus on kids are still top of mind heading into 2014....
Dec 1, 2013
Trendinista: Cocktail, beer programs get high-tech boost
What industry movers and shakers are talking about this week...
Nov 21, 2013
Beer pairing tips for Thanksgiving dinner
Recommending brews can drive revenue, and the upcoming holiday offers a great opportunity....
Nov 18, 2013
NPD: Kids less thirsty for water than their parents
First Lady Michelle Obama calls for a change in beverage choices among children....
Nov 14, 2013
Technomic: 10 trends to watch
Consumers’ hunger for authenticity, snacks, sour flavors and more are driving changes at restaurants....
Nov 12, 2013
Pinot gaining on cabernet as top red wine
Survey on wines sold by the glass track price trends and ordering habits....
Nov 7, 2013
Beer still favorite drink, but tastes are changing
Fewer men and 21-to-27-year-olds say it’s their first choice, but beer is gaining among women and those 55-and-up, according to new survey...
Nov 4, 2013
More 2014 trends: Luxury makes a comeback
From restaurants in retail stores to high-priced tasting menus, Baum+Whiteman reveals 12 trends for the New Year...
Oct 31, 2013
Restaurant trends to watch in 2014
From mutant morsels to ice cream sandwiches, and a whole lot more, Andrew Freeman & Company unveil their predictions for the New Year....
Oct 22, 2013
Oaktoberfest dinner features beer-friendly cuisine
Oak Tavern hosted a prix fixe dinner that matched craft beer with each course....
Oct 3, 2013
7 ways to make your beverage business more profitable
Innovative operators share tips on ways to increase beverage profits...
Oct 1, 2013
Max out on margaritas
Old-school cocktails were far and away the biggest sellers at restaurant bars during the 2013 summer season....
Sep 24, 2013
Cue the mixologists: Quinoa vodka is here
A superfood-based vodka could create lucrative cocktail options for your bar....
Sep 16, 2013
Lasco still flying high 10 years after Tasting Room debuts
The former pilot discusses how the concept has grown and led to others like Max’s Wine Dive, which is set to expand nationally....
Sep 12, 2013
Beer sales ready to rebound?
Slipping growth in the beer category hasn’t stopped beer-themed restaurant concepts from opening large-format operations nationwide....
Sep 4, 2013
Thinking outside the bottle
Does wine taste different without a bottle?...
Aug 21, 2013
Create positive customer reactions, Bar Rescue star advises
Jon Taffer offers a sneak peek into the fourth season of TV show, his new book and his philosophy of “reaction management.”...
Aug 20, 2013
Lab report: Beer program boosters
Frozen beer is here now; a Gatorade-style brew is just around the corner....
Aug 6, 2013
Gallup: Is the beer boom about to go bust?
A new survey of alcoholic beverage drinkers finds wine nearing parity with once-dominant beer—and liquor’s not far behind....
Aug 5, 2013
Pouring it on at the Boarding House
Alpana Singh’s Chicago restaurant puts wine front and center....
Jul 23, 2013
Summer cocktails with appetizing attitude
New drink ideas and 7 cocktail recipes to inspire you now...
Readers sound off on dessert service
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How to dodge legal land mines in personnel files
Editor's Picks: Longer menu descriptions mean higher prices
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How to handle customer requests hospitably
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