U.S. Food Trends: A look at Khachapuri, Detroit-style Pizza, , Falafel, Smoothie Bowls, Bloody Marys, Pickles
In this month's On the Menu we're looking at some Inception-level trends that scored high with consumers -- khachapuri (or Georgian cheese bread) and Detroit-style pizza. We're also checking in on two Adoption-level trends that are growing on menus --falafel and smoothie bowls. Finally, we're diving into innovative new concepts for bloody marys and pickles. And there is plenty of surprising industry news in our monthly chain operator roundup.
On the Menu keeps you up-to-date, covering six key food trends every month, each with consumer data, menu examples, and expert commentary. Plus, we gather and examine the hottest LTOs from major chains across the country.
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