Restaurant recipe contest winners baked up huge prizes

Restaurant recipe contest winners baked up huge prizes

The 10 finalists in General Mills’ huge Neighborhood To Nation Recipe Contest among foodservice operators have been announced — with each winner earning $5,000 cash plus another $1,000 to a local charity. A grand prize winner will be announced soon… earning the winning restaurant a boatload of additional cash and prizes valued at $50,000 WinningRead more about Restaurant recipe contest winners baked up huge prizes[…]

Atlanta’s Slutty Vegan leads African Americans’ interest in plant-based diets

Atlanta’s Slutty Vegan leads African Americans’ interest in plant-based diets

CNN is hailing Atlanta’s Slutty Vegan as a big reason more African Americans are switching to plant-based diets.  Owner Pinky Cole started with a food truck, but now also has a physical location that often has lines out the door. The secret?  Showing that vegan food doesn’t have to be expensive to be good.  Oh,Read more about Atlanta’s Slutty Vegan leads African Americans’ interest in plant-based diets[…]

‘My girlfriend’s not hungry’ menu option is a hit

‘My girlfriend’s not hungry’ menu option is a hit

Mama D’s Diner in North Little Rock Arkansas listened to its male customers who complained their girlfriends kept stealing their chicken fingers and fries from their plates — after said lady friends confirm they weren’t hungry. Enter the $4.25 “my girlfriend’s not hungry” item that significant others can order to prevent meal pirating. The plateRead more about ‘My girlfriend’s not hungry’ menu option is a hit[…]

Can Michelin Star hot dog really be that much better?

Can Michelin Star hot dog really be that much better?

Looking for inspiration to offer a pricy July Fourth hot dog as a special at your restaurant? Fear not, you’re not alone!  Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten has long offered a gourmet version right outside the exclusive Mark Hotel in NYC. But is this wiener really that much better against New York’s regular blue collar hotRead more about Can Michelin Star hot dog really be that much better?[…]

Menstrual-themed cocktail has its fans and critics for Ohio gastropub

Menstrual-themed cocktail has its fans and critics for Ohio gastropub

Yuzu Gastropub in Lakewood, Ohio has garnered a lot of publicity for its menstrual-themed cocktail designed to help raise funds for a domestic advocacy center.  Oh, and the drink intends to get conversations started about women’s natural health issues (mission accomplished on that one!). Loyal patrons seem supportive of the idea.  But other social mediaRead more about Menstrual-themed cocktail has its fans and critics for Ohio gastropub[…]