Topping this year's most popular stories on NRN.com is NRN senior food editor Bret Thorn's exploration of four restaurant culinary trends. Also well received this year was a look at the innovative ingredients that make up standout hot dogs from chains and independents, a primer on Pinterest for restaurants, and a special report on the profiles and needs of different consumer demographics. A look at new labor legislation in California and a major Burg
Top 10 most popular stories of 2012
This article is part of the 2012: Year in Review series from Nation's Restaurant News, which recaps notable news from the restaurant industry over the past year.