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How to Build a Bar Food Menu

Posted on February 17, 2014
onion rings

Are you thinking about building a bar food menu in your business? Check out these pro tips to help you get started!

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Basic Types of Red and White Wine

Posted on December 19, 2013
red vs white wine

For some, knowing that there are two major types of wine–red and white–is sufficient. Does it get people drunk? Check. Does it taste like rotten grapes? Check. Wine. Done. However, there are many varietals of both red and white wine and inquiring minds would like to know more. Unfortunately, wine often comes with the stigma of holier-than-thou nectar restricted to connoisseurs, sommeliers and those with bulging wallets. Luckily, there ...

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Holiday Planning for Your Restaurant

Posted on November 13, 2013
holiday planning with FSW

Are you still working out the details for your restaurant's holiday planning? There's still time to get into your inventory and take stock of what you have, what you need and what really needs to be updated. Here are a few suggestions to really knock your sales out of the park this year...

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5 Beer Cocktails for Any Occasion

Posted on November 5, 2013
Beer Cocktails ingredients

Beer cocktails blew up in 2013, prompting some of the staff at FSW see what all the hoopla was about. We decided to spend an afternoon mixing up a few of these popular concoctions, rating them on a hipster scale of 1 to 5 mustaches. Redneck Mother What you need:  1 oz grapefruit juice 1 oz gin 1 ginger beer 1 Lone Star/Shiner Directions: Combine gin and grapefruit in a pint glass. Fill pint glass halfway with Lone Star/Shi...

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How to Keep a Draft Beer Tap Working for Every Pour

Posted on March 11, 2013

St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner and it's time to thoroughly check those draft beer lines, refrigerator temps and expiration dates! If not, you could run into a real business problem on March 17: bad beer. Draft beer issues can really ruin a customer's night as well as your bottom line. Pitchers and pints of bad tasting, smelling, excessively foamy or totally flat beer can put a cramp on any attempts to beef up the bar tab. ...

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