Introducing: One Smart Cookie Marketing

I’m excited to announce the new, improved identity of the former Incredible Chef persona that used to grace these pages – please welcome One Smart Cookie Marketing! One Smart Cookie... Read More

Beyond corned beef and cabbage – please!

I’m doing some research for a client for their St. Patrick’s Day menu, and I’m a bit stumped.  It seems there are a few dishes that are a “given” for that... Read More

Social media – why use it and how to start

Sometimes it’s good to be reminded of the basics, such as, what exactly are we doing here on social media?  I listened in on a teleseminar presented by the National... Read More

Putting out an APB for restaurants not on Twitter

In addition to my birthday, March is always an exciting month, thanks to the annual Dine Around Seattle promotion. Seriously, what’s not to like about 28 great restaurants offering fantastic 3-course meals... Read More

Using all the tools in your toolbox

I just love, love, love what my “right coast” colleague Lara Dickson does at Twitter For Restaurants.  Besides constantly beating me to the punch with great ideas for restaurants on how to... Read More

Dine out – save a life

Today I stumbled across a reminder about a great organization/event for restaurants looking for a way to give back to the community – and really, shouldn’t we all be doing... Read More