At the National Restaurant Association’s Marketing Executive Group conference in Atlanta a year and a half ago, I spoke about “Fifteen Forbidden Food Clichés That Are Holding You Back” and the 18 Marketing Moments (from my book) that go to waste if you don’t understand who you are as a brand. Here are the slides…

Yes, I took that photo myself. How did you know? How did you know that wasn’t the work of a professional food photographer? I mean, the food doesn’t look perfect, that’s for sure—isn’t that the point? (Um, it’s a little more complicated than that.) Every issue of Food & Drink since Summer 2011 has contained…

Every issue of Food & Drink since Summer 2011 has contained one of my columns. Here’s the latest one, from the Spring 2016 issue. (NOTE: The image is unique to this blog entry.) Note: The original title was “Flirting with Danger: Should you acknowledge your competitors or pretend to exist alone in an empty universe?” but it…