Artisanal Eatery

QSR turns to upscale ingredients to entice discerning consumers

Implications - Leveraging the knowledge that younger demographics are seeking aspirational lifestyles they can share on social streams, QSR is shifting towards a focus on quality, updating menus with the infusion of artisanal ingredients. Always on the lookout for new flavor experiences, Millennial Foodies in particular are drawn to revamped menus at familiar dining establishments, appreciating the feel-good notion of more upscale ingredients that have an authentic, homemade aesthetic.
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Chef-Driven Ice Creameries - 'Salt & Straw' Brings Artisanal Ice Cream to Los Angeles
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This Year and Warm 1,482 Clicks Pub: Dec 19, 16
Chef-Driven Ice Creameries
'Salt & Straw' Brings Artisanal Ice Cream to Los Angeles
After taking the Portland food scene by storm, artisanal ice cream company ‘Salt & Straw’ has become a fixture in Los Angeles. Unlike other ice cream companies, the brand serves up... [More]
Artisanal Hot Dog Stands - arquimaña Modernized Traditional Hot Dog Stands for More Efficiency
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This Year and Warm 678 Clicks Pub: Sep 20, 16
Artisanal Hot Dog Stands
arquimaña Modernized Traditional Hot Dog Stands for More Efficiency
arquimaña, an architecture and design studio, reconsidered the classic look of hot dog stands for its latest project for its client Bistro Guggenheim. As the food that’s offered by the... [More]
Old-School Donut Shops - Chicago's 'Firecakes Donuts' Serves Up Delicious Donuts for Takeout
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This Year and Warm 1,206 Clicks Pub: Dec 10, 16
Old-School Donut Shops
Chicago's 'Firecakes Donuts' Serves Up Delicious Donuts for Takeout
For those who are looking for old-school donuts with a contemporary twist, Chicago’s ‘Firecakes Donuts’ is the perfect spot. By combining an old family recipe with artisanal flavors,... [More]
Artisanal-Style Fast Food - DQ Created the New Line of Food DQ Bakes for Its 75th Anniversary
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Average 268 Clicks Pub: Jul 21, 16
Artisanal-Style Fast Food
DQ Created the New Line of Food DQ Bakes for Its 75th Anniversary
Dairy Queen is known for serving cold ice cream but in celebration of its 75th anniversary in 2015, it rolled out a new line of warm foods under ‘DQ Bakes.’ The menu items include... [More]
Artisanal Funnel Cake Menus - FunnelDelicious Offers Indulgent and Healthy Dessert Options
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Untested 355 Clicks Pub: Nov 10, 15
Artisanal Funnel Cake Menus
FunnelDelicious Offers Indulgent and Healthy Dessert Options
Greenville-based eatery FunnelDelicious offers an artisanal funnel cake menu that consists of both indulgent and healthy dessert options. In addition to caloric favorites like a mud pie funnel cake... [More]
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