This year has been an interesting and generally productive one for food trends, with global tastes well-established, house-made fruit and vegetable pickles all the rage, gourmet burgers and craft brews holding steady, and Peruvian and Thai fusion cuisine everywhere. But with the good comes the bad, ... More >>
Cake batter fried in oil, then smeared with sugar icing.
Sometimes I wonder how the human race managed to survive the advent of doughnuts, and then the materialization of chains like Krispy Kreme.
Krispy's has been very, very successful at tapping into the fat-and-sugar lust that people inherited ... More >>
Fazoli's, America's favorite Italian fast-food chain, is on a sizzling growth streak right now, and instead of resting on its fettuccine, the company has decided to capitalize on its popularity by making some massive -- and possibly ill-advised -- changes, which turn the chain from fast-food to casu ... More >>
The Huffington Post has succumbed to the temptation of food trends lists. While the Huff-P does politics like everybody's business, why are they now trying to convince the dining public that they're eating more bugs, that pimento cheese is suddenly cool and that macarons are falling from the ... More >>
Superfoods are the latest cool diet trend, despite the fact that most people couldn't pick an antioxidant or a free-radical out of a lineup. Sometimes knowing why some foods are better for you (clever marketing tool) than others isn't as important as carting around an expensive bottle of ac ... More >>
If you hear it from the Food Channel, then it must be true. This crew's latest list -- of top ten dessert trends -- includes mass wedding cake genocide, tableside theatrics, Cinnamon Twists from Taco Bell, beer paired with doughnuts, two-fisting nuts (and yes, "two-fisting" is being used as ... More >>