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Hipmunk is a remarkable new travel search site that aims to take the agony out of travel planning. We designed our site to help people who are overwhelmed with pages of irrelevant search results. Flight results are presented in a visual "timeline" that allows people to select the best flight for them at a glance.
While four out of 10 consumers say they are trying to avoid or reduce intakes of certain fats and oils, cholesterol, sodium and sugar, only one in 10 actually looks for this kind of information on menus when dining out, according to NPD Group.
Some of my favorite childhood memories are food and drink related, which I suppose explains a lot about how I ended up in this industry. Summers spent by the beach eating freshly-caught Maryland Blue Crabs and sipping on sweet tea, weekends visiting family in Boston and eating my favorite lobster rolls and fried clams, the list continues.
Using buttermilk as the liquid in a custard cake and adding just the right about of poppy seeds, I achieved what, when chilled and served with roasted strawberries, tastes not unlike a cheesecake.
It’s critical that Facebook Page managers take time to regularly audit their Page and ensure that they are not missing out on new features. This Facebook Page audit guide outlines 11 key items to review to help maximize your Page’s potential.
From hot dog-stuffed pizza to bacon sundaes, the fast food industry is plying consumers with wackier food items by the day. But here are a few products and services that didn't pass the national taste test.
Distillers in America have been creating whiskey for over 200 years, and even George Washington produced his own in Mount Vernon. From bourbon to Tennessee and corn whiskeys, we have hundreds of options to choose from. But aside from the American Whiskey Trail, where can you go to sample them?
As we move from spring to summer – despite the weather – we’re looking forward to new flavors and trends impacting the industry. Real trends make a lasting impression on the way people eat and what they expect away from home. These changes can be drastic or incredibly subtle. But, what all these changes have in common is that they are long-lasting and forever change the relationship the foodservice industry has with consumers.
If you live in Seattle, you're probably familiar with Amazon Fresh, the e-commerce company's same-day grocery delivery business. Although Amazon Fresh has been around since 2007, it has never expanded beyond a few Seattle zip codes.
Here's the trailer for Hey Bartender, a new film directed by Douglas Tirola documenting the rise of the craft cocktail, or as they call it, "the story of the bartender in the era of the craft cocktail."
Greece, we know it as the cradle of culture and democracy, but did you know the early Greeks also developed the first appellation system that has become so common today?
For the past few years, fast casual has shown the only significant growth in the restaurant industry, even surviving a rough recession that hit all other segments--particularly the casual dining segment--particularly hard.
A survey of 166 restaurant managers reveals a mixed picture in their use of social media and its impact on operations. Although many restaurants are using social media, the study found that many restaurateurs lack well-defined social media goals, both in terms of the purpose of the restaurants’ social media activities and the target of their social media messages.
Grab your tickets today and enjoy endless amounts of BBQ, beer or wine, music and fun! This BBQ fest is taking over River North on Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14. What are you waiting for? Get your 3-day pass today!
A strong network is important in todays connected world. Having the right connections gives you credibility and allows you to interact with peers, customers as well as potential employees.
The best summer drinks are full of flavor — they can be subtle, fruity, or just plain refreshing. Enjoy these alcohol-enhanced summer cocktails and drinks during parties, weekend cookouts, or while hanging out with a friend.
Yuji is one part culinary seer, one part scientist and 10 parts ramen evangelist, all of which adds up to twelve parts and him devoting his life to revolutionizing ramen in an entirely different way than you might think. Obviously, the brothy noodle dish has undergone a renaissance over the past decade, as the public connotation of it has graduated from Cup O' Noodles to Classy Bowls O' Significantly More Delicious Noodles.
Time for another video in our Quarrygirl Presents: At Home with Susan Feniger series! This time we go to the famous chef’s Los Angeles pad for a simple breakfast of mashed avocado on toast. It’s so easy and the perfect way to use up avocados before they spoil! Watch as Susan shares her favorite and quickest recipe and also gives us tips on pronunciation, her favorite knife and why buying fresh pepper is important.
As every history student knows, “Bloody Mary” was the nickname (although that word seems wrong, somehow), given to the Tudor Queen, Mary I, who had 300 Protestants burned at the stake in a fantastically failed effort to restore Catholicism to England. But it’s a good bet none of that comes to mind on a bleary-eyed Sunday morning when you order the iconic brunch cocktail of the same name.
Email marketing is one of the most popular ways to stay in touch with customers, and there are now many tools that can help you mobile-enable these programs.