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Ugh! 18 Food Trends That Need to Die a Quick Death

Food choices of people are evolving with modern trends and fashions. But some food trends are so nasty that they’re hard to bear. 

A user asked the forum, “What modern food trend can you not wait to die?” Here are the top responses. 

2 INGREDIENT DESSERTS

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“2 ingredient desserts (with 7 ‘optional’ ingredients that appear once you read the actual recipe).”

FOOD TRUCKS

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“Food trucks that charge the same price as a premium restaurant but serve half the size on a floppy plate that I have to stand up to eat.”

HACKS

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“Calling a slight alteration to a recipe a hack. Adding parmesan cheese to your grilled cheese sandwich is not a hack. ‘It’s a minor recipe change.'”

FOOD WASTING TRENDS ON YOUTUBE AND TIKTOK

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“The stupid food-wasting trends on YouTube and TikTok, etc.”

SWEET ON TOP OF SWEETS

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 “Sweets on top of sweets. A milkshake with a donut, lollipop, and cupcake attached.”

RESTAURANTS SERVING FOOD ON CUTTING BOARDS

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“Restaurants serving food on cutting boards, shovels, paper, shells, or anything that is not an actual plate.”

CREATIVE MENU

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“Graphic design menus that try to be creative but end up confusing. Also, pdf-only menus. I prefer a physical one.”

TIPPING

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“Tipping for food, I’m picking up at a counter. What am I tipping for? Plus, if that tip is necessary for the employees to make a living, the restaurant needs to pay their employees a higher wage and charge whatever they need to charge for the food to do so. But I’m tired of being asked to tip for everything.”

DECONSTRUCTED FOOD

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“Deconstructed food. I did not pay you much, so I can cook/make my food.”

DETOX FOODS

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“Detox foods. Just eat food and let your liver do its job.”

TWELVE COURSE MENU

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“I’m a chef tired of the twelve-course menu, where each course is two bites.”

COOKIES WITH NO SUBSTANCE

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“Crumble and other cookies that have no substance; just sweet on sweet on sweet.”

SALTED CARAMEL 

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“Salted caramel, everything that used just to be caramel.”

TRUFFLE FLAVOR

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“Truffle flavored everything. Real truffles can be wonderful but in moderation. Truffle oils in everything. Enough!”

MELTED CHEESE

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“Covering melted cheese or cheese sauce over food that would have been better without it.”

TALL HAMBURGER

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“Hamburgers are getting taller and taller. What use is a 7-inch tall burger if I can’t bite it?”

HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP

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“High Fructose Corn Syrup is in seemingly every commonplace food in America (almost said to be ridiculous amounts of sugar in general, which I still hate, but is a bit less reasonable to expect). 

Sugar is a huge part of why unhealthy food is so addictive and unhealthy in America, and I think most people have become conditioned to expect high sugar in most things. We need to roll back that idea.”

LIQUID SMOKE

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“Liquid smoke is used as a substitute for cooking with wood smoke. If it ain’t genuine, I have no interest in it.”

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