What magazines,websites, and blogs do yall subscribe to keep your edge in the restaurant industry?

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Clearly I'm biased (see my work experience), but I would highly recommend Restaurants & Institutions magazine (www.rimag.com). Its sister publications include Chain Leader (www.chainleader.com), Foodservice Equipment & Supplies (www.fesmag.com) and HOTELS magazine (www.hotelsmag.com), covering the chain restaurant segment, equipment & supplies segment, and hotel F&B segment, respectively. These are all excellent publications.

Outside of my company, I would recommend Food Arts, NRN, etc.
I read NRN, Fast Casual, QSR, Restaurants & Institutions, Restaurant Business and a couple others I don't remember off the top of my head.

One of my favorite blogs is http://www.stuff4restaurants.com/blog2
Funny, our favorite is fohboh.com...go figure!
lol :-)
I'm a pastry chef- so I look to Pastry Art & Design, Chocolatier, Pastry's Best and Retail Baker. I'm sure there is a lot more out there that I am missing. I'd love to find out about more. However- I think my Husband would freak if I subscribed to one more magazine.
FohBoh - plug
Cooks Ingredients
Food service Equipment & Supplies
NY Times (Wednesdays food section is great)
Produce Business
Deli Business
Restaurant Startup and Growth
Fresh Cup
NY Restaurant Insider

You get the idea my postal carrier hates me... I get bewteen 50-60 industry publications a month, YES before i get flamed I am beginning to cancel and replace them with electronic formats.

NRN is the bible to the restaurant industry.
I typically receive about 30-40 different publications in the restaurant and hospitality industry.
many of them free subscription, but others which offer first hand information, and always on top of industry happenings and trends are worth the paid subscription fees. here's my top 10 list:

1) Nations restaurant news
2) Restaurant Business
3) Restaurant & Institutions
4) QSR
5) Food Service Equip/supplies
6) Restaurant Hospitality
7) Food Service Director
8) Hospitality Design
9) Hotel
10) New York

Food related publications:

1) Saveur
2) Gourmet
3) Food Arts
4) Modern Baking
5) Baking & Snack
6) Gourmet News
7) Specialty Food
8) Food & Wine
9) Pizza Today
10) Sunset

I hope anyone can reference my list and reciprocate any interesting publications/journals, I am also interested to learn more about international restaurant trends and concept developments, I look forward to learning new restaurant related tidbits.
Morning Keith:

I publish Today's Restaurant News the trade newspaper for the Florida and Texas markets. I invite you to curl up with TRN. Just visit www.trnusa.com and fill out the form. Mention FOHBOH and we will sent it no charge each month.

Thanks for the great news. It's nice to hear that your efforts are being appreciated. By the way I read your report and find it very helpful. Give me the name of the bagel place and I'll buy a dozen from your mother.

Hi RestaurantGuy- This is an old post, but I wanted to mention Culinary Trends magazine in case you are not familiar with it.

I'm a big fan of Food Arts and Art Culinaire, for information on chefs, equipment, and food trends





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