industry trends Archives

Food Halls in America: 8 Cool Concepts Like most imported trends, food halls found success in America’s largest cities before evolving into the must-have dining trend, thanks to the hospitality groups and real estate developers building them and the local chefs filling them with one-of-a-kind… Read More >

The History and Emerging Trends of Coffee While the history of coffee reaches back beyond the 16th century to Ethiopia and the Arabian Peninsula, the mass production and pervasive proliferation of coffee is much more recent. Modern coffee history is divided into waves — three… Read More >

McDonald’s Eats Competition’s Lunch (of Breakfast) In the months since our long national nightmare of not being able to satiate our 3 p.m. cravings for Egg McMuffins (or bacon, egg, and cheese biscuits in the south) came to an end, breakfast sales at the QSR… Read More >