8 Dining Trends That Will Define 2017

January 6, 2017

What restaurant-goers across America should expect on their plates this year

In looking ahead to the coming year, I’m thinking back on my country-wide travels over the last 12 months and the cuisines, ingredients, and design elements that most stood out as compelling heralds of current restaurant trends. Glancing over the list (presented here in no particular order), I see a wonderful hodgepodge quality to culinary undercurrents: favorites from the past re-emerging, overdue innovations finally appearing, and some fresh variations in pursuit of our never-ending desire for comfort. If these aren’t yet a part of your local dining community, they’ll