It seems like every few months or so, a new food craze is sweeping the nation. And there is! In fact, a new report reveals just what seems to be trending this year, at least so far. According to Grub Hub, there seems to be an uptick in folks interested in bite-sized foods, charcuterie, and bowls, but favorites such as chicken fried steak and barbecue remain as popular as ever.
In general, bowls have seen the biggest increase in popularity, with orders going up 32% in 2017, with poke bowls specifically seeing a 365% increase in orders.
Meanwhile, vegan dishes have seen a 19% increase, and charcuterie, like salumi, prosciutto and blue cheese, is up 9%.
As for bite size food, pretzel bites seem to be very trendy, with orders increasing 238% over the past six months, along with mac and cheese bites (up 78%), and mini corn dogs (up 76%).
But folks aren’t only going for trendy. Orders for classics like chicken fried steak are up 103%, while avocado toast isn't dwindling in popularity either (showing a 93% increase in orders). And traditional barbecue dishes are still craved, including barbecue beans (up 106%), barbecue chicken wings (up 78%) and sirloin steak (up 77%).
Source: Yahoo Finance