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Chocolate Dirt: Is It Art or Is It Dinner?

Rozanne Gold | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home
Rozanne Gold

2011-10-07-Screenshot20111007at5.01.17PM.jpg It food? Is it art? Or is it merely extravagantly imitative horticulture?

13 Food Trends On The Way Up And On The Way Out

The Sweet Beet | Posted 10.11.2011 | Home
The Sweet Beet

It seems that in the past there was always one dominant food trend at any one time - the no fat/high carb trend of the early 90's, the high fat/no c...

50 Years Of Food Marketing Trends That Fool People

CHOW | Posted 09.07.2011 | Home

There are plenty of words that mean nothing on food packages: new and improved, better flavor, artisan. But just like clothes and music, food packagin...

Food Truck Wine Pairings

Snooth | Posted 08.24.2011 | Home

The food truck craze is only growing in size and popularity across the country, so how to differentiate yourself among the mobile pack? Well, introduc...

The One True Dead Food & Dining Trend

Food & Wine | Posted 08.03.2011 | Home

[T]here is a ubiquitous phrase that we're very ready to say good-bye to: farm-to-everything. (Credit to Frank Bruni, the New York Times's newest Op-Ed...

Utah Hates 'Top Chef,' Maine Loves Pie & More Fun Food Facts From Google Correlate

Posted 08.02.2011 | Home

Food nerds, rejoice! Google Correlate (think Google Trends in reverse) allows users to learn how people search for terms over time, or by region. Our ...

Are Chefs To Blame For Obesity?

Time | Posted 07.18.2011 | Home

Obesity -- or fatness, as it used to be called -- is the touchiest of topics. From Michelle Obama to Anthony Bourdain, when you talk about America's w...

The Continental Divide On Food Trends & A Recipe For Far Breton

Jamie Schler | Posted 07.09.2011 | Home
Jamie Schler

The longer I live in Europe, the more I am aware that whereas Americans view food and cooking as a lifestyle choice, food and cooking in Europe is just a way of life.

What Denny's Doesn't Get About Bacon

Time | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home

It's Baconalia at Denny's! Get it? The chain has launched an elaborate promotion, with a half a dozen bacon-themed additions to the menu, including a ...

The Onion: Popular New Cuisine Trends

The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home


How Trendy Ingredients Hurt The Restaurant-Goer

Eddie Huang at Salon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From skate to pork belly to razor clams, there's always something that's priced reasonably, previously ignored, and able to fill a role on a menu. Tha...

Martha Stewart: Food Is The New Fashion

Martha Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Martha Stewart

What's in your pantry has become a form of self-expression much like a fabulous pair of Christian Louboutins. Just as the label "fashionista" evokes an entire lifestyle, so, too, does the term "foodie."

Food Trends 2011 - My Predictions

Thei Zervaki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Thei Zervaki

It's already February 2011 and without any other delay, I make my culinary predictions for the year. This is what I foresee for 2011 based on the s...

Ten Food Subjects You Never See in Lists

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

The fashion and trendsetting aspect of food is part of our culture like skinny jeans and ubiquitous boots. We lose sight of its sustenance and connection to wellness and survival. It borders on the obscene.

Food Fads: What's In And What's Out In 2011

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As the editorial director of EatingWell Magazine and, it always amazes me to see how a trend starts in a restaurant kitchen, a nutritio...

The Skinny on Fitness Trends in 2011

Carole Carson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carole Carson

The New Year gives us yet another chance to get it right -- to lose weight and get fit. Here are the latest trends, research and products to help you decide how to eat and exercise to achieve your fitness goals.

2011's Food Trends: Vegetables & Pie (And Just Maybe, Vegetable Pie)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

 We've pored over the myriad articles, columns and survey on what to expect in the world of food in 2011, and if the consensus is to be believed*,...

2011 Food And Restaurant Trends: Do You Agree With These Predictions?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Nation's Restaurant News reports on restaurant consultant firm Andrew Freeman & Co.'s restaurant and ingredient trend predictions for the coming year,...

Chefs Name Top Food & Restaurant Trends Of 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A National Restaurant Association's survey of more than 1,800 chefs at the end of 2009 found that (according to the 1,800 chefs), restaurants with gar...

Cupcake Madness

Jennifer McCoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer McCoy

Food trends come and go, but will that be the case of the cupcake? I never thought it would come to this, but I think I have grown tired of them.

Meat Lovers Get Adventurous With Offal In New York Restaurants

The New York Observer | Meredith Bryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the past few years, offal has progressed from a rare delicacy at risk-taking restaurants like Babbo, Prune and Michael White's now-defunct Fiamma t...

Whoopie! Cookie, Pie Or Cake...It's Having Its Moment | MICHELINE MAYNARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Now whoopie pies are migrating across the country, often appearing in the same specialty shops and grocery aisles that recently made room for cupcakes...

Bon Appétit's Food Trends Of 2009: Peanut Butter, Peru, And More

Huffington Post via Bon Appetit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Bon Appétit predicts next year's big food trends in the January issue, on sale now. According to the press release: Dinner Party of the Year -...

Trend Alert! Mad About Cured Meat | JJ Goode | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

There's nothing wrong with standard-issue pepperoni--it's a meaty, spicy crowd-pleaser. But until you've tasted the aged pork and beef that's on offer...

Which Exotic Foods Will Be The Next Sushi?

Good Magazine | Adam Leith Gollner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Twenty years ago, a business lunch of raw fish and rice was unthinkable. Now you can stock up on maki at the 7-Eleven. Similarly, calamari went from s...