- Food trucks. They're pretty hot right now in most major cities, but the thought is that food trucks will be even a bigger hit next year. They'll use social media to let folks know where they'll be and when; what their specials are, etc. Food truck "rodeos" will bring together a bunch of trucks in one spot in a sort of mobile food court. And brick-and-mortar restaurants will begin to have food trucks to spread their fare beyond their walls.
- South American, Japanese and especially Korean cuisines are on the rise. Look for blends of cuisines, too. Things like Korean tacos.
- With the popularity of pork belly (and things like bacon, that come from it) the price has gone up. So chefs are looking for a cheaper alternative--such as goat and lamb belly.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
As we head toward the start of a new year, we inevitably have to look at what's going to be hot in the coming year. Movies, sports, politics...and food. So, according to a few articles that I've read--and the "experts" that wrote them--here are some of the food trends for 2011.