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In association with Farm Frites

Burgers: what's the future of the beefy beast?

They’ve been a staple of the British high street for many years now, but burgers, which are constantly being modified and reinvented, are still growing in popularity in an ever-widening variety of outlets. Michelle Perrett reports.

Cow pat: 58% of new burger additions to spring/summer 2017 menus are made with beef

Avoiding jargon can increase interest in beer and food pairings

10-Aug-2017 - Using less specialist vocabulary can help pubs and restaurants sell beer and food pairings to customers, according to the US Brewers Association (BA).

Bidfood unveils Christmas range with 'free-from' focus

19-Jul-2017 - Bidfood has revealed its Christmas range for this year, which includes more than 120 new products and taps into the ‘free-from’ trend.

Walkabout announces new ‘heritage-focused’ menu

19-Jul-2017 - Stonegate Pub Company brand Walkabout has announced its new menu, which taps into the company’s Australian heritage and is due to hit sites later this month (25 July).

In association with Alaska Seafood

Why frozen fish could be the new 'fresh'

19-Jun-2017 - Working with frozen fish and seafood could help pub chefs meet growing consumer demand for a greater variety of fish dishes, be more creative and cut wastage, they just need...

Pieminister launches pub charity initiative

14-Jun-2017 - Pie-making company Pieminister has launched three new pies for UK pubs as part of a new charity initiative.

The future of food in the on-trade revealed

14-Jun-2017 - Meat-free options, inspiration from food festivals and experience-led occasions are the future of food, according to creative think-tank The Innovation Group.

How to cook 8 Top 50 Gastropub dishes

13-Jun-2017 - The Morning Advertiser (MA) takes a look at how some of the country's best gastropubs prepare their world-class dishes.

London pub to focus on Asian food after £250,000 refurb

31-May-2017 - Star Pubs & Bars will focus on Asian food at its new south London pub following a pricey refurbishment later this month.

Pub brunch and breakfast trends revealed

31-May-2017 - Eggs, Millennials and food-to-go are the latest trends operators need to look out for in their brunch and breakfast offer, according to foodservice bakery company Kara.

Optimising menus is key to combat rising food costs

24-May-2017 - Customer analytics can help pubs make more money in an environment of rising food costs, according to private equity firm Livingbridge.

National Vegetarian Week: what pubs were doing

17-May-2017 - Pubs took to social media to showcase the vegetarian fare available on their menus, throughout National Vegetarian Week (15 to 22 May).

Harvester launches £20 Groupon meal deal

17-May-2017 - Harvester, the Mitchells & Butlers brand, has launched a Groupon deal offering a meal and drink for two for £20.

Premiumisation of Mitchells & Butlers sites results in sales boost

17-May-2017 - Mitchells & Butlers has credited an "innovative agenda" including vegan meals, low-calorie Prosecco and its Miller & Carter steakhouse format for the rise in food and drink sales across the...

Cooking with Red Stripe: pub to launch Caribbean menu

11-May-2017 - A soon-to-open London pub is to debut chicken wings cured in Red Stripe lager as one of the choices on its Caribbean-themed menu.

Fuller's pub and Italian restaurant 'menu swap'

11-May-2017 - A London pub is ‘swapping menus’ with a neighbouring Italian restaurant to offer customers more choice. 

Slug & Lettuce targets vegetarians and sharers with new menu

09-May-2017 - Stonegate-operated pub chain Slug & Lettuce is expanding its vegetarian and sharing plates offer.

Beefeater launches new menu with dishes as cheap as £5

04-May-2017 - Whitbread steak pub arm Beefeater has unveiled a new Daytime Saver menu with dishes available for £5.

Coeliacs shun pub food in favour of restaurants

04-May-2017 - Coeliacs are shunning pubs in favour of restaurants, The Morning Advertiser (MA) has learned.

Ale house launches 'first' crackling menu

04-May-2017 - A London alehouse has debuted what it claims is the UK’s first ‘crackling menu’ aimed at complementing the venue’s craft-ale offering.

Slow food tops 2017's culinary trends

02-May-2017 - Reducing food waste and slow-cooked food are the two main trends operators must keep an eye out for this year, according to research from Mintel.

How to make: 'perfectly wobbly' panna cotta

30-Mar-2017 - Emily Scott’s Cornish pub the St Tudy Inn came 39th in this year’s Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs awards. Here’s a classic dessert ideal for ending a lavish meal....

Some of the 'best' TripAdvisor responses from pubs

30-Mar-2017 - TripAdvisor has come under fire many times from the hospitality industry and operators have previously blamed the review site for staff resignations, sleepless nights and police intervention. Here we look...

Celeb gastropub owner James Tanner launches pre-made dessert for pubs

29-Mar-2017 - A top gastropub chef, who starred on the BBC's Ready Steady Cook, has unveiled a new pre-made dessert for foodservice operators created with Arytza Food Solutions. 

Bye bye, Boardy: how tableware is leaving those dreaded wooden boards behind

15-Mar-2017 - You’ve all seen the pictures – a flaccid steak sits on a stained wooden board, drenched in greyish peppercorn sauce slowly seeping to the edge. It's futility incarnate.

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