Overrated (and Underrated) DC Dining Trends
By Rina Rapuano
November 4, 2013
By Rina Rapuano | November 4, 2013
Photo by: Flickr/lamantin
Surely, you remember the winter of 2010 - the year of beet-and-goat-cheese salad and butternut squash soup. It was followed by the summer of the ubiquitous octopus.
Through it all, there were cupcakes, ever present and happy - yet somehow turning slightly malevolent as they were seemingly rammed down our throats at every street corner. God forbid you find yourself in a cupcake-free zone - never fear! A cupcake truck was likely right around the corner.
Together, we have grown excited by and then tired of one culinary trend after the next, with our eyes collectively on the horizon for the soon-to-be-discovered Next Big Thing. We decided to have a little fun with our fickleness, asking readers to weigh in on the current culinary trends that get their mouths watering - and that makes them push away from the table.
Here’s what we found: