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The Top 10 Food Business Blogs Restaurant Owners Should Be Following in 2018

Written by
Ryan Karolak

BlueCart is at the center of the food industry, interacting with food distributors and restaurants that use the BlueCart Marketplace software. Here is BlueCart's 2018 list of blogs we think every restauranteur, chef, owner or manager should be following.

1. Modern Restaurant Management Blog

The go-to resource for on-the-go restaurant-industry professionals

Restaurant Industry Blog


Focused on all aspects of restaurant management news, Modern Restaurant Management posts news items on a daily basis, incorporates profiles, trends and expert advice to offer valuable content to this niche.

What sets Modern Restaurant Management apart?

They are dedicated to the business side of things.

Check them out:

2.Toast Restaurant Management Blog

Weekly restaurant resources and tools

Restaurant Industry Blog


Toast's blog provides a wide range of content relevant to restaurant owners. Optimize your technology decisions or get inspired to create new menu offerings.

What sets Toast Restaurant Management Blog apart?

Best at reviewing restaurant technologies.

Check them out:

3. SevenFifty Daily

The top beverage industry blog on the internet

Restaurant Industry Blog


SevenFifty Daily is an online magazine about the business and culture of the beverage alcohol industry. They analyze the issues people are talking about, uncover new insights and innovations, and explore the people, places, and traditions beyond the bottle.

What sets SevenFifty Daily apart?

Consistent, substantive content that never disappoints.

Check them out:

4. The Blue Connoisseur

Business review blog that highlights restaurants who are ahead of the curve

Restaurant Industry Blog


The BlueCart Blog features a restaurant review section run by Lauren Grisanti (The Blue Connoisseur) that explores casual restaurants in Brooklyn and other food-trending cities.

What sets The Blue Connoisseur apart?

This is the best database of casual restaurants in New York City.

Check them out:

5. Eater

The leading general food industry blog

Restaurant Industry Blog


Eater is the source for people who care about dining and drinking in the world’s best food cities.

What sets Eater apart?

They have a sub-blog for every major city.

Check them out:

6. Restaurant Manifesto

Refine Your Dining with Restaurant Manifesto

Restaurant Industry Blog


Restaurant Manifesto's goal is to help improve dining experiences by giving you the tools you need to engage with waitstaff more productively. This blog also serves as inspiration to restaurant owners who are interested in enhancing their dining experience.

What sets Restaurant Manifesto apart?

Witty writers with real experience producing enjoyable and productive content.

Check them out:

7. The Restaurant Expert

Accounting, technology and other best practices to make your restaurant run better

Restaurant Industry Blog


The Restaurant Expert coaches and trains independent restaurant owners to operate with systems to make more money and live a balanced life.

What sets The Restaurant Expert apart?

They are dedicated to helping improve restaurants' bottom lines.

Check them out:

8. Touch Bistro Restaurant Success Library

The latest and greatest reads for restauranteurs


The Restaurant Success Library provides the latest industry news with marketing advice and tech talk. 

What sets The Restaurant Success Library apart?

They speak directly with the experts to get a boots-on-ground version of the ins and outs of the restaurant industry.

Check them out:

9. Restaurant Business Online

The business-focused restaurant blog

Restaurant Industry Blog


Restaurant Business Online provides actionable information and market intelligence to food industry leaders and suppliers.

What sets Restaurant Business Online apart?

This is the go-to blog for restaurant chains and franchises.

Check them out:


Trends, advice and big stories for the restaurant and bar industry

Restaurant Industry Blog


BevSpot's blog provides guides, data, and free tools that help restaurant owners optimize their businesses.

What sets BevSpot apart?

This is the go-to blog for beverage and bar related information.

Check them out:

And those are our favorites. We know, we probably missed one of your favorites, so please leave a comment below and let us know!

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