Category Archives: appetizer

A Festive Fourth: casual, but elegant

Here’s to a Festive Fourth. Make it casual, but elegant.  Simple, but sophisticated. The oohs and ahhs won’t be the fireworks, but your handsome menu. The Menu Shoppe has it covered…great ideas for great holiday menus. Here’s to a Happy … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Star Spangled Savvy

Sunday Suppers. Feature some Star Spangled Savvy for a memorable al fresco fete. Celebrate All-American bounty with sophisticated presentation…and an All-American grill menu. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great menus… and good times with good company. … Continue reading

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All-American Summer Corn

All-American Summer Corn. Iconic…because of its versatility. Not just on-the-cob or off the grill. Cornbread. Pesto.  Pudding. Fabulous for small plates too. Great menus deserve great menu covers. See our product portfolio for industry trends. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great … Continue reading

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Frites and Fritters…and Onion Rings

Friday Frites and Fritters…with a ring… Onion rings.  Calamari rings. Ring the FOH to chalk up Friday snack Specials. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great finds for great snack menus. Handsomely presented… of course, with our Wire Basket Collection. Or Fry … Continue reading

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Cheers to…The Martini

The Martini. H. L. Mencken called the martini “the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet”. A classic martini versus the flavorful palette of trending martinis. Seasonal too.  Plus art of the seasonal trim. Besides the quintessential olive or onion… … Continue reading

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Summer without this? Watermelons

Summer without this? Summertime icon. Watermelon isn’t just for picnics or porchside. Now starring charred off the grill assorted ways. Plus granitas and sorbets, smoothies and slushies. Also fabulous summer cocktails. And since watermelon is also hailed for health benefits… either the … Continue reading

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Lobster Specials: especially savvy.

Celebrating Lobster! Assorted variations… Bisque.  Brioche. Salad presentation. Or for purists…an upscale mac-n-cheese. Also ideal for small plates. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great menus. Excellent snacking and exceptional presentation. Specials especially perfect on our Seafood Chalkboard … Continue reading

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