U.S. Food Trends: A look at Protein Balls, Chinese BBQ, Paletas, Drinking Vinegar, Toum, Eggnog
In this month's On the Menu, discover applications for eggnog beyond the classic beverage format as well as health-forward drinking vinegars and protein balls. Also uncover versatile Mexican paletas, Chinese BBQ, and toum, a Lebanese, vegan dip/condiment.
On the Menu keeps you up-to-date, covering six key food trends every month, each with consumer data, menu examples, and expert commentary. Plus, we gather and examine the hottest LTOs from major chains across the country.
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