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TRENDS: ‘Unpleasant’ Parisian diners; Drinkers R Smart-n-Rich; (Food) price isn’t right

A compendium of food, dining and beverage trend information from the U.S. and the world Legendary chef and restaurant owner Alain Ducasse talked about New Yorkers in Time Out New York magazine: “What makes them the most difficult?… They’re like spoiled children. A spoiled child is never happy. They’re a very demanding clientele. There’s a … Continue reading

Dining and Restaurants / Eating / Food and Cooking

US FOOD TRENDS: For whom the cheap burger tolls

A sea change in burger consumption patterns has already hit, according to the Wall Street Journal: “Burger King doesn’t disclose traffic by demographic group, but said in its last quarterly earnings release that the decline was “driven by continued adverse macroeconomic conditions, including record levels of unemployed and underemployed workers, especially super fan customers.” On … Continue reading