With 2014 coming to a close, we asked our data team for a review of the year in dining: what days drove the most covers, and which times were slowest for restaurants. Here’s a snapshot of how, when and where diners in the United States celebrated this year.
2015 is here, which made us start wondering what the next year has in store for the restaurant industry. To find out, we gathered predictions from some of the most influential people in the business: chefs, restaurateurs, editors and more. From menus and cocktails to service and technology, here are the trends they expect to see play out this year. Read on, then tell us in the comments: what are your predictions?