Restaurants hate-celebrating Valentine’s Day

You’ve heard of hate-watching, right? It’s where people watch a TV show specifically so they can talk (and blog) about how terrible it is. This trend of doing something you hate for the fun of hating it has become a bit of a trend in recent years, and restaurants are now getting in on hate-celebrating… Read More

Restaurant Trends, Part 10

Well, we’ve finally come to the end of our 10-part series on current restaurant and dining trends. The One Fat Blog hopes you have enjoyed it, and that perhaps you’ve found a little inspiration for your food service business. 10) Fermentation. While fermentation itself is certainly nothing new (humans have been doing it for some… Read More

Restaurant Trends, Part 5

I think we can dispense with the introduction/explanation at this point – if you’ve read any of the first four installments you know what’s going on by now, right? 5) Cross-Restaurant Collaboration. Just like American League vs. National League games during the regular season, and Marvel/DC crossovers (who can forget Batman Daredevil: King of New… Read More

Restaurant Trends, Part 2

“In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” – Thomas Jefferson Trends, of course, come and go. That’s why they’re called “trends,” right? But, as business owners, it is important to at least be aware of current trends in our industry, even if we have no intention… Read More