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NYC to Require Salt Warnings on Menus

NYC to Require Salt Warnings on Menus

Salty fare from sandwiches to salads will soon come with a first-of-its-kind warning label at chain restaurants in New York City. The city Board of Health voted unanimously Wednesday to require chain eateries to put salt-shaker symbols on menus to denote dishes with more than the recommended daily limit of […]

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Sandwich innovations keep restaurant customers coming back for more

Sandwiches are the cornerstone of lunch and dinner menus at both limited- and full-service restaurants, where they are offered more than any other entrée. More consumers report purchasing sandwiches away from home today vs. just two years ago due in large part to operators’ innovative responses to consumer demands for […]

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Beef is taking a back burner to chicken, reports Mintel Menu Insights

Beef may not be ‘what’s for dinner.’ After the recent report of mad cow disease in California, combined with the bad press that is already looming over the beef industry from ‘pink slime’ – the beloved chicken might be making a resurgence on the foodservice scene, according to latest research […]

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Chicago’s restaurants challenged to join forces and offer Healthy Fare for Kids

Chicago’s restaurants have begun to enthusiastically support a new grass-roots program, Healthy Fare for Kids, which asks restaurants to offer at least one healthy and delicious meal for kids on their menu. Having started in the 43rd Ward of Chicago (Lincoln Park Area) in December, 2011, Healthy Fare for Kids […]

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Hottest Restaurant Menus Trends in 2012

The National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot in 2012” survey of nearly 1,800 professional chefs — members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) — reveals that children’s nutrition and local sourcing will be the hottest trends on restaurant menus this coming year. The chefs also identified smartphone apps and tablet computers […]

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