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Have These Food Trends Become Stale?

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Even though Festivus is over, Lake Effect contributor Kyle Cherek still has some food-related grievances to air.

Our food curmudgeon hopes these food trends are struck from the record in 2014:

  • Cupcakes
  • Overly Complicated Craft Cocktails
  • Long Lists of Farm to Table Attributions on Restaurant Menus
  • Pork-Centric Gastropub Fare
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Bonnie North
Bonnie joined WUWM in March 2006 as the Arts Producer of the locally produced weekday magazine program Lake Effect.
Kyle Cherek is a culinary historian and food essayist. He was the former host of Wisconsin Foodie on PBS, and for over a decade he has chronicled regional food stories, exploring where our food comes from, and how it shapes who we are. His signature wit and keen observations have made him a sought-after keynote speaker, media contributor, and culinary storyteller. Kyle has been awarded the Wisconsin Broadcast Association Award twice for his compelling essays on food culture.