Not much time has passed since going vegetarian used to be considered a strange food trend. But what exactly are food trends? It is following a peculiar habit or tradition when it comes to food.
Now vegetarianism is a thing of the past, and more and more people have come up with strange food related ideas and trends. We will set few examples of them in this article.
1- Have you ever heard of the BYOF trend? Or more exactly, bring your own food? There are many bars and restaurants now that allow you to bring your own food. It is even considered profitable for both sides. The bars won’t need to spend a lot on the food, the chefs and their assistants, the groceries and food products. As for the customers, they won’t shell out more for what a dish is really worth and they can eat the food they like while enjoying the scenery and the company.
2- You already know about locally grown food, but have you heard about home grown food? Many people are growing the herbs and vegetables they eat at home and raise poultry in coops. Some statistics even say that up to 1 out of four people produce at least some of the food they eat at home.
3- Eating gourmet food on the go is a fast growing trend. Before, eating out while ordering meals from food truck used to be just for things like burgers, hotdogs, and other types of junk foods. However, there are now food trucks that actually sell gourmet meals with diverse ingredients and complex flavors. Hopefully, such food trucks will decide to grace suburbs and smaller towns with their presence.
4- Eating chicken feet and insects before used to happen only at dare games. However, consuming things that are considered disgusting by many is becoming a trend. Some organization is promoting the concept of “waste not” by encouraging others to eat even the wings, tongues and ears of some animals.