• Panera Bread’s Ceo Attempts To Innovate The Way We Order Sandwiches

    A restaurant chain might not be the first place that comes to mind as a hub of innovative thinking–a consequence perhaps of the corporate motherships that standardize everything from the order-taker’s scripted lines to the clamshell boxes presented on abundant plastic trays. Even though his own company’s menu includes simple staples like soups, sandwiches, and […]

  • A Modern Take On An Old French Classic

    The French are known for their elegance, timeless style and sinful decadence. Not surprisingly, all three traits all characterize French cuisine — especially in their array of desserts. When we consume them, we often do so not only for their individual taste, but so we may feel as if we’re consuming a fraction of French […]

  • Tico Pastry Chef to Compete in Global Challenge

    When Edwin Solís heads to Norway for the Global Pastry Chef Challenge, he will not just compete for Costa Rica or for all of Central America. When the master pastry chef qualified for the July 2014 challenge, it meant he’d represent all of the Americas. Raised in a family bakery, Solís has honed his skills […]

  • Luxury Mayfair Restaurant to Sell Ultimate Food Gift

    High-end London eatery Novikov, owned by Russian restaurateur Arkady Novikov, has begun retailing its own ultra-exclusive caviar. The Mayfair restaurant has responded to soaring demand from its well-heeled clientele by making the sought-after delicacy available to purchase over the counter, in addition to appearing on the in-house menus. Two versions of caviar will be for […]

  • Huge Accolade for Design House as It’s Awarded 3 AA Rosettes

    The Design House Restaurant at Dean Clough, Halifax, has been awarded 3 AA Rosettes. The only other West Yorkshire restaurant currently operating at that standard is the renowned Box Tree at Ilkley. Eighteen restaurants have been elevated to 3AA Rosettes with more than half of those in London. Chef/proprietor Lee Marshall, head chefs Ven Varley […]