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This Restaurant Knows Exactly What It’s Doing

July 16, 2013

Yes, I am a foodie. But I am also in the PR world where social media and marketing are key. So, naturally, when I saw this video about a New York City restaurant capitalizing on the marketing prowess of Instagram, my interest piqued.

Cómodo, a Latin restaurant in Manhattan, is intriguing foodies diners everywhere with what they’re calling “The Instagram Menu.” It’s genius, really. Nestled at the bottom of the restaurant’s menu are the words “#ComodoMenu on Instagram.” Guests are encouraged to take pictures of their food and post them on Instagram with the hashtag #ComodoMenu. The idea is that guests who can’t decide what to eat, or simply want to browse through a more visual menu, will search #ComodoMenu and filter (see what I did there?) through the dining options that their fellow diners have so nicely uploaded for them.

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Frankenfoods!

June 3, 2013

Simply put, creativity can make something simple into something extraordinary. And, when creativity manifests deep within a foodie, you better hold on tight.

The idea to come up with a bacon-wrapped taco or even an oreo-stuffed chocolate chip cookie is mind-boggling to me (in a good way!). That’s why I’ve dedicated this blog post to something I like to call: frankenfoods. You know, the types of food that are delicious mutations of several concepts all wrapped up into one tasty concoction.
I imagine there are hundreds upon hundreds of these frankenfoods all over the world but, for the sake of brevity and your viewing pleasure, I’ve narrowed down the list to four examples.

1. The Cronut

So flaky, so good!

So flaky, so good!

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