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Going Touch-Free at your Restaurant

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While restaurants across the country are re-opening their doors to indoor dining (although perhaps not at full capacity depending on where you are), social distancing, heightened sanitizing, and overall elevated health protocols remain vital to these foodservice operations. Unfortunately, any mishandlings or failure of following rules can unfortunately lead to the spread of the virus in the facility, your workers, or even your guests. Even if you have put in what you feel are easy and clear guidelines for your staff, it is much more challenging to control your guests’ habits. Whether they have thoroughly washed their hands before touching…

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Blimpie Restaurants new menu line encourages healthy lifestyles

Called The Lighter Stuff menu it is comprised of six healthy items, all less than 400 calories and six grams of fat.   The following items are featured on The Lighter Stuff menu: Deli Trio Sub: Slow-cured ham, oven-roasted turkey, top-round roast beef with tomatoes, lettuce and onion – 330 Calories for 6″ Sub Asian…

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Careful Menu Selections Pt 2

As an informed restaurant owner, you can help customers make healthier choices and still enjoy the convenience of a restaurant. Here are a few tips you can pass on to your patrons when they order: Watch your salt. Restaurant food often tends to be very high in sodium, a major contributor to high blood pressure….

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Innovative True Food Kitchen unveils deliciously-healthy eats in Newport Beach

Dr. Andrew Weil’s True Food Kitchen (a Fox Restaurant concept) is unlike any restaurant you’ve been to. If you not familiar with Dr. Weil, as a brief introduction, “Andrew Weil, M.D., has devoted the past thirty years to developing, practicing, and teaching others about the principles of integrative medicine…Twice on the cover of TIME magazine…

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Belly Shack serves up some edgy Latin-Asian inspired food

Asian Meatballs with Rice Noodles and Mint. Belly Dog with Kimchi Salsa and Egg Noodle. These are just a couple of Latin and Asian fusion dishes off the menu at Belly Shack located in Chicago. Our recent eating mission to the Midwest and Eastcoast focused on exploring fresh, unique restaurant concepts and Belly Shack was…

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Visiting the great food trucks and other treasures in LA

As you know, we at Synergy often venture out far and wide, across the nation searching the latest food trends. Recently, we checked into the hottest food scene there is in LA — food trucks! Now this is definitely “meals on wheels” on a whole other level. There are now chefs that are hanging up…

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Locally grown restaurant concept on a whole other level

In an ever-growing green movement emerging on the restaurant level, you’ll begin to notice more and more food establishments providing locally grown, organic and/or sustainable items on their menu. But tucked away in the hip L.A. Silverlake neighborhood lays a very uniquely “green” eatery. Aptly named “Forage,” this new restaurant owned and operated by Jason…

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