Trend: Dumplings, Dumplings, Dumplings

Dumplings a.k.a. pockets full of joy when done correctly are a staple in many cuisines around the world. I personally think of the typical Chinese dim sum experience, but even within Chinese food you have your pot stickers, your har gow (shrimp dumpling, xiao long bao (soup dumpling), and then you have wontons in soup. And then there is the Italian pasta version the ravioli … Continue reading Trend: Dumplings, Dumplings, Dumplings

2018 Food Trend Predictions

We are already a more than a month in but if 2017 was any indication of how restaurants are drumming up buzz for their establishments, 2018 will be another year of epic, over the top dishes. Reinventing the Classics Supersize, over the top classics like giant pizza slices and massive cheeseburgers are sticking around. But 2018 will bring even more combos. There already is burger … Continue reading 2018 Food Trend Predictions

Trend: It’s Hot and It’s Cold

When you think of combos for hot and cold don’t seem like the match made in heaven because it usually involves the cold portion melting… very quickly. And that was my experience for most of the items on this list. Even though it is cold outside that isn’t stopping most from indulging in ice cream, but the addition of churros is something fairly new. Churros … Continue reading Trend: It’s Hot and It’s Cold

Trend: Not Your Ordinary Hot Chocolate

It is December 13th and that means It is National Hot Chocolate Day!! Yes, there really is a food holiday for everything, but I’m not complaining. When it is cold outside sometimes you just need a comforting cup of hot cocoa. Here are a few of my favorite spots. 1. The City Bakery- Union Square (Map) Now this is a decadent cup of hot chocolate! … Continue reading Trend: Not Your Ordinary Hot Chocolate