Flavor Trends, Strategies and Solutions for Menu Development

Crisp and Creamy Falafel Accompaniments On-trend ingredients that help build a craveable falafel dish


Just like burgers and tacos, falafel calls out for flavor-forward garnishes. Here’s a list of ingredients that promise varying textures and dimensions—all on-trend, all helping build a craveable falafel dish.


  • red onion
  • kohlrabi
  • carrots
  • celery
  • Fresno chile


  • potato sticks
  • crispy shallots
  • frizzled beets
  • battered jalapeño


  • harissa yogurt
  • roasted red pepper hummus
  • mint tzatziki
  • smoked eggplant purée


  From the Jan/Feb 2018 Top 10 Trends issue of Flavor & the Menu magazine. Read the full issue online or check if you qualify for a free print subscription.

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