Best Industries 2012: Full-Service Restaurants | 6 Hot Trends in Eating Out

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The bad news is that consumer taste buds are fickle and are continuously evolving. The good news? No one said your menu must be a stagnant document. Starting a restaurant featuring the latest food craze can be lucrative (think Jamba Juice or Pinkberry) and might just have staying power. The National Restaurant Association put together the What's Hot in 2012 list, after surveying almost 1,800 chefs in the country. Check out these ideas for what you should cook up this year.