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Gluten-free misconceptions, Valentine’s Day truffles and the best cheap sparkling wines

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Restaurant and Foodservice

Every week, Restaurant SmartBrief editors scour the Internet for the breaking news and best-practices stories that restaurant owners and managers need to make their businesses smarter. However, every week, hundreds of fascinating food, beverage and restaurant stories don’t make the cut. Here are a few of my favorite stories from the past week that didn’t make the newsletter:

  • 5 tips to get customers more engaged on Facebook, from The Bar Blogger.
  • The Daily Meal clears up misconceptions about gluten.
  • The lowdown on affordable sparkling wine, just in time for Valentine’s Day and courtesy of the Chicago Tribune.
  • Have you considered reservation-management technology or software? Why you should think about it, according to The Black Board.
  • A marketing action plan for Valentine’s Day: 7 tips from Must Have Menus blog.
  • The cutest truffles I’ve ever seen, thanks to Eat Live Run.

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