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Trend-O-Meter Says: Upscale Congee Is In (6/5/09)

The humble rice porridge gets its due.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Seared Ahi Is Out (6/4/09)

It’s so ’80s!

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Mezcal Cocktails Are In (6/3/09)

And not just with frat boys.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Waffles Are In (6/2/09)

With fried chicken, or in exciting flavors.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Fried Chickpeas Are In (6/1/09)

They’re the ultimate bar food.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Canning Is In (5/29/09)

Pioneer days are here again.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Skate Is In (5/28/09)

Looks scary, tastes delicate.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Pizza with Egg Is In (5/27/09)

Runny yolks and melty cheese make love.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Grilled Baby Octopus Is In (5/26/09)

Chewy, tentacle-y, and purple.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Unfortunately, Lamb Lollipops Are Still In (5/22/09)

The cutesy menu term that refuses to die.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Korean Tacos Are In (5/21/09)

A tasty marriage of cuisines.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Pickled Eggs Are In (5/20/09)

Once a staple of old-man bars, brilliant-red preserved eggs have become cool.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Scrapple Is Movin’ In (5/19/09)

Watch out bacon, your time is up.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Homemade Granola Is In (5/18/09)

It goes well with beards.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Toast In, Cupcakes Out (5/15/09)

Cheap and filling, toast fits these hard times.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Haute Pretzels In, Sliders Out (5/14/09)

Homemade soft pretzels are winning the bar-foods war.

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Trend-O-Meter Says: Kimchee Is In (5/13/09)

Stinky cabbage is cool.

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