Here come the trendy end-of-year lists: Epicurious makes its forecasts
Looking back and looking ahead. Must be December. The Epicurious website has come up with its predictions for 2010 trends. Fried chicken will be big, and burgers will move to the back burner, Epicurious says. Also ready to move to the spotlight: lamb, homemade beer and potluck dinners, as well as the profession of butchering. There's more.
In case you're keeping score, among the Epicurious predictions for 2009: the rise of Peruvian food, noodle bars and smoked food.
-- Mary MacVean
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