Carrie Bradon May 2, 2018, 3:51am

With simple ingredients that include flour, milk, eggs and salt -- and an infinite list of our favorite toppings upon which to load up on -- the choices are endless.

Carrie Bradon Mar. 16, 2018, 3:22pm

America is a country of immigrants and while holding onto our heritage is important, there is one day a year where we all put our individual histories aside and tap into our love of the Irish. St. Patrick's Day has become one of the most beloved holidays in the U.S. Maybe that has something to do with the fact that so many Irish families immigrated to America or that we all love a pint of cold beer and time with friends, but regardless of the reason, March is always filled with the color green, wishes for good luck and plenty of fish and chips.

Carrie Bradon Feb. 2, 2018, 7:02pm

When The Melting Pot went in search of an enterprise-level system that was cloud-based, Custom Business Solutions' NorthStar Order Entry was the only one that met its many requirements.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 31, 2018, 11:30am

While there are a lot of savory foods out there, Mediterranean foods may beat out all other ethnicities: Kalamata olives, hummus, falafel, gyros, feta cheese and the list goes on.

Carol Ostrow Jan. 31, 2018, 10:25am

Saladworks recently partnered with Bethesda, Maryland’s Gusto POS to utilize its next-generation, cloud-based enterprise platform and updated its systems in almost 100 restaurants following a successful 2017 test run.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 23, 2018, 8:56pm

The hamburger has become one of the most popular dishes in the U.S.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 21, 2018, 11:30pm

The movement minimizes the levels of separation that we have between the production and consumption of our food.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 19, 2018, 9:30am

Chocolate is used to express love, send congratulations and make celebrations all the merrier.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 15, 2018, 10:00am

Vantiv, a payment processor and technology provider, is increasing its support for independent businesses through the social media campaign #FranchisePlayers.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 8, 2018, 6:27am

With the holiday hectic-ness, there's more going around than just good cheer ... that's right the flu is also in full swing and all stops should be pulled out when it comes to avoiding seasonal sickness.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 8, 2018, 6:27am

Chinese food has spread throughout the United States since the mid-1800s.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 2, 2018, 12:05am

Few things say delicious tapas; small plates, stacked high with exotic cheeses, delightful sauces, perfectly cooked meats and oven-roasted vegetables.

Carol Ostrow Dec. 26, 2017, 10:59am

Vend, a top “vendor’s vendor” as a purveyor of transaction solutions for retailers, recently revealed its predictions for 2018 shopping trends — cataloging an even dozen entrepreneurial and consumer expectations.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 20, 2017, 9:29pm

When it comes to beverages, there are few drinks that are as popular as tea. In fact, after water, tea is the most widely consumer beverage in the world.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 13, 2017, 2:00am

In America, we have a health hype. We want to be healthy, feel healthy and above all, look healthy. Much of what we eat impacts our health and, as strange as it may seem, not eating certain meals can actually lead to a less healthy version of you.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 13, 2017, 1:14am

Sandwiches, though not an American creation, have become a staple in the United States, thanks to their diversity and versatility as a meal.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 4, 2017, 1:17am

Good grits ‘n’ gravy! Whether eggs poached to perfection, fancy French toast or an ordinary omelette, your breakfast desire is Lakeview’s demand, with local eateries providing everything from Scandinavian and Mexican cuisine to delectable Parisian pastries.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 1, 2017, 3:26pm

There have been a lot of fads in the restaurant industry, but one of the hottest and latest is Modern American cuisine. America has always been known as a melting pot and Modern American cuisine is essentially a classy take on the elements which we have come to love from all of the different cuisines from around the world.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 1, 2017, 1:00pm

Seafood is a well-loved delicacy in many parts of the world, including those with impressive culinary reputations such as France, Spain and Italy. It only makes sense then that the U.S., the world's largest melting pot, would also be home to some excellent seafood restaurants.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 1, 2017, 12:00pm

Few foods are as internationally adored as pizza, and in the United States, the love of this savory pie runs deep. According to Food Industry News, Americans were consuming 3.4 times a month more pizza than they were in 2014.