Five Food Trends That Need to Die With 2014

This year has seen some almighty good food trends from paleo-inspired, wood-grilled meats to the proliferation of pop-up restaurants, citrus everywhere and DIY foods, more global tastes than ever before, and even a ramen renaissance. But like every year, 2014 had its share of downer-grade food fails, and plenty of old dining habits that refuse to die and live on like nutriment-vampires sucking the very life out of the culinary industry. Let's make 2015 the year that we decapitate the decrepit, outdated food zombies and usher in a new annum of gastronomic creativity, preferably without any kale.

Here's a list of five food trends that need to die with 2014.

See also: The 13 most overcooked food trends of 2013, in Colorado and nationwide

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Jenn Wohletz
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