2021 Kitchen Trends That Don’t Require Renovations To Try

With the constant barrage of kitchen inspiration Instagram provides, it can be a challenge to resist the temptation to overhaul your home every time you fall in love with a new trend. Well-designed cooking spaces seem to have their own kind of beauty, and who among us hasn’t imagined that a pristine counter and set of cabinets wouldn’t make life just a little bit better? The thing is, redoing almost anything in the kitchen is pricey at best and astronomically expensive at worst. So if you’re itching to incorporate some current kitchen trends into your space, it’s best to look

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11 Restaurant Reservation Apps – Small Business Trends

Today’s diners want a seamless experience, beginning with making their reservation. Hence the high demand for online reservation systems. Typically in the format of an app, these online reservation systems enable customers to manage bookings digitally. Using a restaurant reservation app is important to help restaurant businesses meet evolving demands for greater convenience and improved customer experience.



Apps Your Customers Can Use to Make Restaurant Reservations

We’ve listed 11 of the best restaurant reservation apps to get you started on choosing the best reservation system for your business.

1. Tablein

With the Tablein app, restaurant businesses can stop wasting

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ECRM’S Center Store Program: 8 Trends to Watch

Earlier this year, companies in the Center Store industry—which included Snacks, Confectionery, Beverages, Dry Grocery including Baking, Canned Foods, Breakfast, Coffee/Tea & Cocoa, Condiments & Dressings, Dry & Boxed Foods, Sauces & Spreads categories—met and presented their products and capabilities to buyers from across all retail channels at a virtual ECRM: Center Store Program. We met with the brands to learn what is hot and new in the center-store world, and we discovered a lot of trends we cannot wait to see take center stage.

Healthy ethnic foods      

Since America is the melting pot, we love to try cuisines

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Hardware design trends: new colors & functions

What’s trending in decorative and functional hardware and accessories? Here’s what some of the specialists had to say.

Black hardware is the new ‘standard’
While gold tones are still in high demand for kitchen, bath and closet hardware, adding  “personality” in a space,  “Matte black has evolved from just ‘a new trend’ to becoming ‘the new standard’ when someone wants a dark finish for hardware, faucets, lighting, and even sinks,” said Stephanie Lowe Mersky, director, Decorative Hardware Management at Hardware Resources. “Matte black can add the perfect contrast, or a little drama in a space while still being safe enough

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5 Kitchen Trends From Instagram That’ll Look Like You Hired a Designer

If you’re anything like us, you’ve looked around your home more than a few times over the past year and wished you could hire a designer to instantly elevate your space. But alas, for whatever reason—you don’t have the budget, or you’re lying low during the COVID-19 pandemic—professional design help just isn’t in the cards right now.

Don’t despair! We’ve got the next best thing: Instead of shelling out for an expert, we turned to Instagram (as we always do) to bring you design inspiration, with an eye particularly on the kitchen. We scrolled through the most liked posts to

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Adlen Robinson: Some food trends from 2020 worth keeping

We all know what a weird year 2020 was — a year filled with fear, uncertainty, and so many unanswered questions. 

Where food was involved, I think it’s safe to say most people spent a lot more time in the kitchen cooking and eating at home. 

– photo by Adlen Robinson

So, what were the notable food trends in 2020 and what can we expect in 2021?

Sustainable farming and foods. You can’t really talk to a millennial without hearing the word sustainable. People everywhere are interested in supporting foods that are grown and prepared in a way that don’t

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