Who doesn’t eat out these days? With restaurants becoming an even bigger part of everyday life – from business meetings to romantic dates, casual takeout to family dinners – the hospitality industry is more visible than ever before. It’s also a huge part of our economy, providing a tremendous number of jobs and opportunities for people all over the U.S.
Nothing screams summer like a good old-fashioned barbecue. Warm weather has always meant prime season for firing up those backyard grills, but today, one of our favorite national pastimes — grilling — is quickly becoming a popular year-round activity. More and more Americans are discovering the flavor-inducing power of an open flame — the perfect excuse to throw everything from hotdog-and-hamburger tailgate parties to pineapple-and-kebab dinner soirees.
What’s America’s favorite alcoholic beverage? Beer, of course! If you’re like us, you already know that an ice cold, thirst-quenching brew can really hit the spot. But what is beer exactly? Check out the infographic below for everything you ever wanted to know about beers, including the two main types, brewing terms, popular styles and the best foods to enjoy them with.
Did you know that people’s dining habits change with the weather? Spring has officially sprung, and the the start of those easy, breezy afternoons means one very important thing: fresh food season is here! Crisp asparagus, peas, strawberries, radishes (the list goes on) are bursting on the scene, and people are searching for (and digging into) all kinds of yummy, springtime foods.
They say that one way to a person’s heart is through the stomach, and the most romantic dining holiday of the year is right around the corner! Valentine’s Day is fast approaching — and a great opportunity to set the perfect stage for love — so we got to thinking about the relationship between dining out and l’amour…