Chinese restaurants in the U.S. command a market size of $16.4 billion as of 2021. The growth of Chinese restaurants stands is 6.9% per year, although the global pandemic did stymie growth. As of 2014, there were 41,000 Chinese restaurants scattered across the U.S., run mostly by independent owner operators.  That’s about three times the…Read More →



Due to digital gaming and the abundance of other at home entertainment like streaming entertainment competing for attention, the board game industry experienced many years of decline. Ironically with more people staying at home over the past year, the industry is experiencing an unexpected resurgence. People are rediscovering board game classics such as Monopoly and…Read More →



Southern food is known for pan-fried chicken, black-eyed peas, collard greens, poke sallet, mashed potatoes, cornbread, sweet tea, and pies. This cuisine is a timeless staple of the American south. As people continue spending more time at home, food bloggers of all kinds have benefited as more consumers turn to online recipes for instruction on…Read More →