Work Happenings

Surprising Sandwich Statistics

This was a gallery I produced a week ago. It was nice to learn more about which sandwiches are popular and what food trends are going on right now.

Check out this data gallery on Nation’s Restaurant News.

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Americans’ Snacking Habits

I spent around eight hours (yesterday and today) on figuring out to how best to present this data and then executing my vision. I knew very little about Photoshop before I started this job, but now I’ve gained a good amount of experience in it–just by visualizing what I want and then Googling for tutorials to see if I can make it come true. Continue reading

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Just-For-Dad Restaurant Specials

I spent a good chunk of this week (and last week) contacting PR people to get images for this Father’s Day gallery, writing it up, and then assembling it. A lot of the deals involve steak and beer, haha (Hey! Moms like steak and beer too!). Continue reading

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Restaurants Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Menu Specials

I’m pretty cinco’ed out. I spent the last week or so gathering images and info about restaurant deals for Cinco de Mayo, so I’m pretty tired of the words “Cinco de Mayo,” “margarita,” “tequila,” and “tacos.” My friend in Mexico told me that only the state of Puebla celebrates the holiday there. I’ve never celebrated Cinco de Mayo and I’m not sure how or why Americans have latched onto this day, but maybe we all just like an excuse to get drunk and eat tacos (no judgment there).

See how restaurants are partying it up for Cinco de Mayo!

Photo: Morrison Pub/Facebook

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Kati Roll Lunch

We’re working through lunch today and my editor treated our team to a meal from The Kati Roll Company, a fast-casual restaurant chain (most locations in New York; one location in London) making Indian food more accessible and portable for consumers.  Continue reading

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