Tara Fitzpatrick

Tara
Fitzpatrick
Senior Editor,
Food Management

Tara Fitzpatrick is senior editor of Food Management. She covers food, culinary and menu trends.

Articles
Blended mushroom burger at USC
Cool recipe alert: Blended mushroom ménage a trois burger
This burger with the provocative name was created by Chef Jose Gomez, assistant kitchen manager at the University of Southern California’s Lab Gastropub.
Gluten-free noodle bowl
Hospital chef creates seriously good gluten-free options across concepts 
No cut corners, no ingredients that aren’t great and no lazy presentations. These are the rules for gluten-free options at Bryan Health.
MEX ON THE MENU: Taco pie at Case Western
Modern Mex gets a face-lift
Deep, rich moles mingle with goat cheese and pickled slaw on a local beef taco. Traditional salsas are spiked with peaches. Tortas get the East Village treatment. Innovations with Mexican food are happening here and now.
Flavors from the sea
Serve shellfish with a sumptuous sauce, grilled, smoked or simple and unadorned, and dive into an ocean of delicious possibilities.
7 seriously bold shellfish recipes
Check out these fresh-from-the-ocean recipes and prepare to make a big splash on the seafood section of your menu.
Take a tour through North Dakota's Wilkerson Commons 
A transformation at the University of North Dakota brings new a layout, better hang-out space and a culinary support kitchen.
Indian butter chicken
3 Quick Bites: Science explains why Indian food is so delicious
Every week, I compile a short list of food items on the Internet that made me hungry, curious, confused or all of the above.
Prothro dining hall at Sweet Briar
After nearly closing, college revisits old recipes to quickly create dining program at Sweet Briar
A historical cookbook helps bridge the gap between past and present.
Pie in the Sky
Pizza purists, look away. The following pies are not authentic, not traditional and definitely not boring.
15 pie in the sky pizza ideas
Pizza purists, look away. The following pies are not authentic, not traditional and definitely not boring.
Lucky food for the Lunar New Year
Starting off the Year of the Monkey with lucky selections of delicious Chinese food.
3 Quick Bites: The breakfast bowl you haven’t heard of
Every week, I compile a short list of food items on the Internet that made me hungry, curious, confused or all of the above.
Cool recipe alert: Caribbean jerk chicken with coconut rice and tostones
Dining services at Ramapo College of New Jersey collaborated with the Black Student Union (BSU) on a far-reaching menu that aimed to celebrate black culture from around the world.
9 cozy winter beverages 
Ranging from a hot cocoa bar to chili-spiked hot chocolate and signature fudge dipping sticks, try these drinks on your café menu now and forecast a big winter warm-up.
Warm beets and goat cheese
Menu Mix: The French Connection
You can definitely parlez Français with your customers by offering simple, casual big-volume friendly French dishes like cassoulet, coq au vin and beef bourguignon.

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