May 15

Why Should I Pay for Labels?

In 2014, a woman from Utah was hospitalized and almost died after a restaurant employee accidentally added cleaning chemicals to iced tea. The employee thought it was sugar they were adding to the sweet tea. The woman made a miraculous recovery and, luckily, is fine today. Situations like this happen more often than you’d think […]

Mar 10

Dining Disruptions

We all know the impact that Jeff Bezos’ empire has had on the retail industry, but restaurants? I know that they will continue to provide an option to operators that cannot effectively source specific items from the typical distribution partners, but will they really have an impact on consumers? Well, they are trying.

Nov 28

Searching for Egg Rolls

I had the opportunity to go to China last month, and was blown away – literally and figuratively. Literally because our trip was extended when Typhoon Haima hit Hong Kong on the day of our scheduled departure. Figuratively because the country is in such rapid transition that it is difficult for a visitor to grasp the scale of these changes.