New on the Menu

New on the Menu: Oatmeal Congee Carbonara, Hello Kitty cocktail

Restaurant Hospitality looks at new and innovative food and beverage items trending across the independent restaurant landscape

Dishes and drinks that have us doing a double-take this week include cocoa-infused fettuccine, a new cocktail at Hello Kitty Grand Cafe, and oatmeal congee carbonara.

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Those of us at Restaurant Hospitality regularly see what independent operators are dishing out, but some menu items make us stop and stare — whether they involve an out-of-the-box way of using an ingredient, the appearance of a burgeoning trend or simply stunning presentations. We bring you NOM: our New on the Menu weekly roundup.

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