When we look at the culinary scene today, one trend stands clearly above the rest: the blurred lines of international cuisine. Americans eat authentic Japanese food and Latin American flavors penetrate traditional American cuisine. Soon the people will be clamoring for more shelf space in the grocery store’s international aisles. And while certain […]
A data-derived, speculation-free guide to 2015’s big menu themes. Every year at this time, pundits offer their best guess at what’s in store for the restaurant industry in the coming 12 months. As usual, some of the predictions put forth last year came true— gluten-free went mainstream, mash-up foods took hold in QSRs—while others failed […]
Every day, millions of digital footprints are left all over the internet. Behavior is logged, categorized, interpreted and eventually sold to the top bidder. That data is then used to inform all sorts of decisions. In many cases, data can solve a marketing query. Knowing which websites your key consumers frequent allows a business to be […]
Americans can’t get enough of bacon — salty slabs of pork, sliced thin and fried to crispy perfection. We like to think of pork belly as bacon’s sophisticated older sibling: it has the same saltiness and fattiness, but a thicker cut lends itself to more interesting preparations and richer flavor profiles. Let’s use Food Genius’s […]
  Yogurt 101 Yogurt is a nutritious and highly versatile staple in many American diets. We enjoy yogurt topped with fresh berries and granola, dolloped onto creamy bisques, baked into moist muffins and mixed into dips with diced cucumber and dill. We like it sweet and savory, as an ingredient on its own. But despite […]