National Restaurant Association

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    McMurphy's Grill Awarded "Restaurant Neighbor" of 2011

    Natalie Mclaury​McMurphy's Grill (614 North 11th Street; 314-231-3006) is your normal restaurant in every sense of the word -- it has a diverse menu featuring everything from a pulled-pork pita to an Irish stew, and it's often bustling during the lunch hour. What sets the restaurant apart, howeve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Three Notes on Dining With Children

    Wikimedia CommonsThis child isn't sprinting, blocking the door or discussing umbilical stumps. ​ Yesterday we mentioned how the National Restaurant Association's Kids LiveWell program is getting healthier kids meals into restaurants, which might lead to more families dining out. Which is great ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Fat Kids Are Neglected! Restaurants Jump to the Rescue!

    Wikimedia CommonsOh no! He's chubby! Take him away! ​American children are fat hogs who are all going to develop type II diabetes, and parents are too incompetent to raise the little chubbos of their making! Or so an advocacy piece by Harvard researchers Lindsey Murtagh and David Ludwig in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Arby's Flash Mob Turns Spontaneous Joy Into Marketing

    Ah, Corporate America. Once again you've taken something good and pure, created by the people, and turned it into a bland advertisement for bad food. Last week a well-choreographed flash mob infested Times Square to do a "spontaneous" dance routine to an Arby's commercial broadcast on a giant scre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    National Restaurant Association Reveals Chefs' Top Trends for 2010

    Ian FroebDelicious? Yes. Trendy? No.​The National Restaurant Association has released its annual survey (link PDF) asking chefs nationwide for the year's top trends. The top trend, with nearly 88% of respondents saying it's "hot," is locally grown produce. The #2 trend is locally sourced meat and ... More >>

  • News

    August 20, 2003

    Black Velvet Rope

    You may be 21, but that doesn't mean you're old enough to imbibe

  • Dining

    June 5, 2002

    Do Your Duty

    Local restaurants have been hurting in recent months, and it's up to the community to give something back.

  • Dining

    April 3, 2002

    That's a Winner

    Culinary star David Slay teams up with baseball great Ozzie Smith to produce a terrific dining experience

  • Dining

    October 24, 2001

    Mississippi Burning

    Laclede's Landing welcomes Diablo! Café, where you can have a hot time in the old city

  • Dining

    September 12, 2001

    Dead End

    If you're headed to the Central West End for dinner, read this before choosing C. Whittaker's

  • Dining

    February 28, 2001

    A Taste of Luxury

    How St. Louis restaurants are handling the explosion in popularity of ultra-luxe foodstuffs

  • News

    August 23, 2000

    Will the Real John Ashcroft Please Stand Up?

    Missouri's junior senator says he is a pro-consumer health-care reformist. But the insurance companies, HMOs and big business, which give him millions, think he's on their side.