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The Keto-Friendly Kraze

By Kevin Abrams / May 13, 2020

The ketogenic diet (keto) is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet that is used primarily to treat difficult-to-control epilepsy in children. The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. Outside of its use in medicine, the trend has caught on for those who want to lose weight. Consumers who follow a Keto diet…

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French, the Ultimate Comfort Food

By Kevin Abrams / May 11, 2020

The restaurant market is constantly evolving. Comfort food is always current. What cuisine does better comfort food than French? When I think of French Cuisine, I think of Julia Child’s coq au vin recipe. Let’s face it – before Julia’s show hit the airwaves, most people thought of French Food as somewhat stuffy, served by…

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The Future of Latin Fusion

By Kevin Abrams / February 1, 2020

Media Spotlight – Menu Innovator® – The Future of Latin Fusion Media Spotlight – A monthly review with the freshest culinary insight! All of our spotlights are inspired by Menu Innovator®. For more information on Menu Innovator®, email tlagana@culinarysystems.com. Top Cuisines Latin Asian New American Mediterranean Top Topics Global in the US Beverages National Restaurant…

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Breakfast – Still the Most Important Meal of the Day!

By Kevin Abrams / January 16, 2020

Media Spotlight – Menu Innovator® – Breakfast – Still the Most Important Meal of the Day! Media Spotlight – A monthly review with the freshest culinary insight! All of our spotlights are inspired by Menu Innovator®. For more information on Menu Innovator®, email tlagana@culinarysystems.com. Top Cuisines American Italian Asian Mediterranean Latin Top Topics Unique Meats…

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Global Techniques for the American Restaurant

By Kevin Abrams / October 17, 2019

Media Spotlight – Menu Innovator® – Global Techniques for the American Restaurant Media Spotlight – A monthly review with the freshest culinary insight! All of our spotlights are inspired by Menu Innovator®. For more information on Menu Innovator®, email tlagana@culinarysystems.com. Top Cuisines Mediterranean Latin American Asian Top Topics Global Cuisine in the US Seafood Vegetables…

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The Art of Mexican Barbecue

By Kevin Abrams / July 10, 2019

Media Spotlight – Menu Innovator® – The Art of Mexican Barbecue Media Spotlight – A monthly review with the freshest culinary insight! All of our spotlights are inspired by Menu Innovator®. For more information on Menu Innovator®, email tlagana@culinarysystems.com. Top Cuisines Latin Asian New American Mediterranean Top Topics Global in the US Beverages National Restaurant…

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Ancient Grains Add New Life

By Kevin Abrams / July 6, 2019

With today’s emphasis on the veg-centric movement and the demand for high protein foods, plant protein is recognized as a healthy way to eat. As diner’s love of ancient grains continues to evolve, it plays a vital role in the focus on plant protein. Today, they are closer than ever to becoming a mainstream ingredient.…

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For the Love of Indian Food

By Kevin Abrams / July 5, 2019

Media Spotlight – Menu Innovator® – For the Love of Indian Food Media Spotlight – A monthly review with the freshest culinary insight! All of our spotlights are inspired by Menu Innovator®. For more information on Menu Innovator®, email tlagana@culinarysystems.com. Top Cuisines American Italian Mediterranean Asian Top Topics Global Cuisine in the US Beverages Produce…

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The Global Plate: New Ethnic Food Trends

By Kevin Abrams / July 2, 2019

Americans are more than comfortable with ethnic food! In fact, they embrace new flavors, demand never-before-seen ingredients, and expect cultural infusions into classic dishes. Younger generations before us valued the familiar, but today millennials push the dining scene to offer more of the unique. Tradition has not been lost – it has been expanded. The…

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