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Kelly Merritt

Kelly Merritt is an author and freelance journalist specializing in culinary travel. Follow her on Twitter @kellywrites + Instagram @kellymerrittwrites + Facebook at KellyMerrittWrites
Posts by Kelly Merritt
In demand: Dana Cowin and branding in the digital age

In demand: Dana Cowin and branding in the digital age

Every era has its hero. Dana Cowin was editor-in-chief of Food & Wine, one of the last bastions of swoon-worthy...
Kelly Merritt
Keto Craze: Why More Chefs Embrace the Keto Lifestyle

Keto Craze: Why More Chefs Embrace the Keto Lifestyle

Join us as we look at some of the biggest dining trends of 2020. Today, it’s all about keto –...
Kelly Merritt
Gluten Free, Feeling Good: How Chefs Welcome Changing Guest Preferences

Gluten Free, Feeling Good: How Chefs Welcome Changing Guest Preferences

Join us as we look at some of the biggest dining trends of 2020. Today, it’s all about gluten-free cooking...
Kelly Merritt
Firmly Rooted: Support for Plant-Based Dishes On the Rise

Firmly Rooted: Support for Plant-Based Dishes On the Rise

Join us as we look at some of the biggest dining trends of 2020. Today, it’s all about plant-based menus...
Kelly Merritt
Ocean Devotion: Diners Love Ocean Friendly Restaurants

Ocean Devotion: Diners Love Ocean Friendly Restaurants

References to the ocean and its inhabitants fill the pages of literature, stage and screen, music and visual arts. Conservationists...
Kelly Merritt
Rise Above the Noise: Learn How to Reach More Diners with Our New Guide

Rise Above the Noise: Learn How to Reach More Diners with Our New Guide

There’s a lot that goes into people deciding on where to eat. What they’re craving, location, and occasion all play...
Kelly Merritt
Chef Podcasts Unite Cooks and Listeners, Tackling Long-Overdue Tough Topics

Chef Podcasts Unite Cooks and Listeners, Tackling Long-Overdue Tough Topics

If you’re not listening to podcasts, you’re late to the party. According to National Public Radio, NPR podcast downloads for...
Kelly Merritt
Besting Brunch: How to Overcome Challenges and Engage Diners 

Besting Brunch: How to Overcome Challenges and Engage Diners 

Midday meal loyalists can’t get enough of brunch. Smithsonian Magazine references a 1895 Hunter’s Weekly article by British author Guy...
Kelly Merritt
Expand Your Brand: Experts Dish on Opening a Second Location

Expand Your Brand: Experts Dish on Opening a Second Location

Your flagship restaurant is packed every night. Patrons post glowing reviews. Diners book reservations well in advance to score a...
Kelly Merritt