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The top food crazes of 2013, and where you could find them

October 17, 2013

If there’s one thing we as humans love to latch on to, it’s a food trend.

This past year, lines stretched down an entire New York City block for Dominique Ansel Bakery’s new creation – the Cronut. If you confused your coffee with Ambien and somehow slept through the press buzz surrounding this, the Cronut is a mix of a croissant and a doughnut. It’s been so sought after, we are pretty sure it might be glazed in immortality.

In this gallery, we salute a few food crazes from 2013 that we’d like to see stick around permanently – like the new wave of adult alcoholic slushies and, yes, the sainted Cronut. For fun, we discuss a few that we don’t quite understand as well. Are we sure people wanted a Ramen Burger or cookbooks based on corpses? Read on …