Bucking the Trend(s)

The NASFT Winter Fancy Food Show wrapped up several weeks ago in San Francisco.  (You weren’t aware of this?  Shame, shame.)  Although Feast did not attend this year, I feel obligated to share comedic food and beverage trends for 2011 announced at the show.

The Top Five Food Trends at the Winter Fancy Food Show (as per a carefully selected group of trend-spotters that none of us at Feast were asked to join) are as follows:

1) Chocolate for Breakfast: Tea, Belgian waffles, granola and hot chocolate on a stick. [Aren’t we all fat enough? Is there any reason to start eating chocolate earlier in the day?  The idea of hot chocolate on a stick makes me absolutely giddy (and also a bit confused based on the laws of physics) but this trend crosses a line.] Continue reading