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NRN editors discuss TikTok stars, tattoos and more from Day 2 of the National Restaurant Association Show

Plus, hear from Andrew Zimmern on his latest venture, plant-based TiNDLE


In this episode of Extra Serving, a production of Nation’s Restaurant News, all of NRN’s on-site editors gathered to share what they saw and learned.

Holly Petre, Sam Oches, Leigh Anne Zinsmeister, Lisa Jennings, Bret Thorn and Joanna Fantozzi recap executive interviews, including with Del Taco chief marketing officer Tim Hackbardt and FB Society CEO Jack Gibbons, who Zinsmeister interviewed about value and labor, respectively.

Jennings shared about an ice-cream throwing demonstration she saw from Dylan Lemay, and Oches filled the team in on his own interviews from the weekend. Thorn talked about last night’s MenuMasters celebration, and Petre gave the lowdown on her new tattoo courtesy of Lunchbox.

For today’s episode, Fantozzi talked to Andrew Zimmern about TiNDLE, a plant-based company for which he is culinary advisor.

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