Kids' Menus: Yawn

Taking a look at kids' menus from the past four years, Mintel Menu Insights reports same-old, same-old selections. Chicken fingers steadily account for 10% of kids' menu items, followed by grilled cheese sandwiches, mac ‘n cheese and burgers, according to the report. Hot dogs, fries and corn dogs are also usual suspects, despite growing concern for childhood obesity.

Are kids really so set in their ways? No way, says Mintel's Maria Caranfa, RD, “Our research shows…children are open to

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