Informed Dining

Consumers search for food and beverage pairings to enhance their experience

Implications - Food and beverage pairings are becoming increasingly important to consumers who wish to create an all-encompassing dining experience. In addition to lifestyle platforms that offer entertaining advice, many brands are offering suggestions on how to best enjoy their products. This indicates that consumers want to enjoy food and drink more consciously, and they are actively seeking out the expertise to make this possible.
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This Year and Warm Top 6 Examples: 4,304 Total Clicks Oct 15 - Jan 16
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Candied Wine Pairings - amNewYork Suggests Candy Bar Chocolate and Wine Pairings
SCORE: 6.7
Hot 1,687 Clicks Pub: Oct 16, 15
Candied Wine Pairings
amNewYork Suggests Candy Bar Chocolate and Wine Pairings
Equally matched chocolate and wine pairings are commonly served at tastings, but the confectionery treats involved are generally quite gourmet. Since inexpensive chocolate bars are much more... [More]
Confectionery Beer Pairings - These Unusual Candy and Beer Pairings Complement One Another
SCORE: 6.2
Warm 1,166 Clicks Pub: Oct 16, 15
Confectionery Beer Pairings
These Unusual Candy and Beer Pairings Complement One Another
As the popularity of craft beer is spreading into the mainstream, the public is becoming more willing to explore novel flavors, as well as unusual pairings—including candy and beer. Brian Bowden,... [More]
Beer-Paired Cooking Sites - The 'Cooking and Beer' Website Features Food and Beer Recipes
SCORE: 5.8
Warm 236 Clicks Pub: Oct 28, 15
Beer-Paired Cooking Sites
The 'Cooking and Beer' Website Features Food and Beer Recipes
United States-based couple Zach and Justine created a blog called ‘Cooking and Beer’ to promote great recipes and beer pairings. The unique site is dedicated to beer and food... [More]
Mixology Lifestyle Blogs - Stir and Strain Shares Craft Cocktail Recipes and Meal Pairings
SCORE: 5
Mild 209 Clicks Pub: Oct 27, 15
Mixology Lifestyle Blogs
Stir and Strain Shares Craft Cocktail Recipes and Meal Pairings
Los Angeles-based mixologist Elana is the creator of Stir and Strain, a lifestyle blog that shares craft cocktail ideas and food pairing options while giving readers the best tips on bitters,... [More]
Interactive Wine Lists - VINU's Wine Guru Platform Can be Used by Upscale and Casual Eateries
SCORE: 4.7
This Year and Mild 729 Clicks Pub: Jan 18, 16
Interactive Wine Lists
VINU's Wine Guru Platform Can be Used by Upscale and Casual Eateries
VINU’s Wine Guru platform offers interactive wine lists to restaurant patrons while educating them about varying blends in the process. In addition to suggesting wine blends to restaurant... [More]
Concealed Secret Cookbooks - The Nomad Recipe Guide Hides Cocktail Cookbook Inside its Pages
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 277 Clicks Pub: Nov 13, 15
Concealed Secret Cookbooks
The Nomad Recipe Guide Hides Cocktail Cookbook Inside its Pages
The Nomad Cookbook is an upscale recipe guide by Daniel Humm, Will Guidara and several other offers that captures the essence of the cuisine of several famed restaurants, and conveniently features a... [More]
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