Magazine/2019 January February Top Ten Trends

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This savory, crispy Chinese crêpe holds potential to be the next big handheld on American menus.
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Thanks to serious creativity, the everyday egg is moving into a high-impact category.
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Vegan fare is moving from functional to decadent, enticing a wider range of consumers.
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The boom in Eastern Med and communal dining brings flatbreads to the table.
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This Cantonese condiment packs an umami wallop. One of our top 10 flavor trends for 2019.
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New restaurants are popping up, celebrated for their creative approach that combines French technique with American ingenuity. Less about bold mash-up and more about sublime interpretation, the modern French trend opens up a new world.
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Fueled by a number of significant drivers, chefs are taking rice to the next level
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Modern pearls, dusts, powders and crystals introduce captivating texture
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Thrilling new variations bring classic, flaky pastries into modern menu development
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Both nonalcoholic and boozy beverages are getting a winning dose of wellness-promoting ingredients
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An introduction to our special Trends edition from Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Cathy Nash Holley
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This Levantine flatbread demonstrates the richness of opportunity
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The chefs, food & beverage experts and industry analysts who provided insights for this special issue
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Looking beyond 2019, what flavors, ingredients and movements are at the edge of the trend cycle?
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Insights into the jianbing trend from our panel of experts
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The bing is a reminder to develop memorable handhelds that are popping with layered flavor, varying and distinct textures and solid value
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Egg toppers increase the flavor, variety and perceived value of dishes, and the yolk provides an additional “sauce”
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Insights into the egg trend from our panel of experts
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Competition is intensifying fast in the vegan space - we look at why
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Insights into the vegan trend from our panel of experts
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Flatbreads offer huge versatility—find your “native” flatbread and top it with your ingredients from the season
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Insights from our team of experts
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Insights from our team of experts
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The opportunity here is to focus on local/regional French cuisine as a source of inspiration
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Insights into the French cuisine trend from our panel of experts
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Porridge + Puffs in Los Angeles creates explosively flavorful porridge bowls that feature elaborate layers of ingredients
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Insights into the rice trend from our panel of experts
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Ideas for textual enhancements to update existing menu items.
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Insights into the texture trend from our panel of experts
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Insights into the texture trend from our panel of experts
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Bring a healthy halo to your cocktails and non-alc drinks
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Insights into the texture trend from our panel of experts