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On the Menu at NRA

On the Menu at NRA

On the Menu: What’s Hot, What’s Not, and What’s Next was one of the sessions for restaurateurs offered during NRA. Think protein, portion, premium, and push-back.

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Back for More: My Second Day at NRA

Back for More: My Second Day at NRA

After a long Saturday of incessant grazing at the food booths, my waistline begged that I try a different approach for walking the show on Sunday morning. So I made a beeline directly toward that ...

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Rick Bayless Draws a Crowd at NRA

Rick Bayless Draws a Crowd at NRA

The Culinary Scene at the NRA Show was abuzz Saturday as Rick Bayless, the legendary chef of Chicago’s Topolobampo and Frontera Grill, demonstrated the secret to his signature tamales, flank steak, and chipotle salsa ...

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Fear & Strawberries in Chicago

Fear & Strawberries in Chicago

The options for parties and events are limitless during the NRA Show, but there’s one event that I refuse to miss. Each year, we buy tickets to the Champagne & Strawberry Party hosted by Ideal ...

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Sunday at the NRA Show '09 - Top Ten Finds

Sunday at the NRA Show '09 - Top Ten Finds

It’s Day Two of the National Restaurant Association Show, and our crews spent some time at the exhibition hall and associated networking receptions. Here’s what we came away with as our Top Ten ...

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A View From the Floor - NRA Show '09

A View From the Floor - NRA Show '09

A view from the Show Floor at NRA Show ’09 – from a food fanatic with a unique perspective.

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Oregon Food Pioneers Blaze New Trails in Chicago

Oregon Food Pioneers Blaze New Trails in Chicago

The third annual Oregon in Chicago event, part of NRA Week, let visitors explore The New Oregon Trail, through the distinctive flavors and products of Oregon’s three primary growing regions: The Coast, The Gorge ...

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A Sampling of Voices from the Restaurant Industry

A Sampling of Voices from the Restaurant Industry

You heard it here first, live from NRA week – industry professionals talking about the economy, the future and the state of business.

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Top Ten Things Seen at Saturday's NRA Show

Top Ten Things Seen at Saturday's NRA Show

Top Ten Things Seen at Saturday’s National Restaurant Association Show – our view of the first day of the Show Floor!

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