Top Vancouver Food Trends in 2013?

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Come January, food writers start to talk about trends for the coming year. For food lovers, this is good fun. You can agree, argue, modify and most importantly, get excited about dining out in 2013 and then trying to replicate chefs’ magic at home.

I’ve listed some of the most mentioned food trends for 2013 that are relevant to the Vancouver dining scene. This is the stuff we’re already seeing on menus about town, especially during the upcoming Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2013 – Canada’s largest restaurant festival.

Take them with a dash of salt; the experts often disagree with one another! Please do add your own observations. As we all know, Vancouverites are discerning diners.

Top 2013 Food Trends

1) Veggie-tables! Vegetable-only themed restaurants are popping up all over town, and traditional omnivore restaurants are offering more veggie plates, as well as integrating vegetables into desserts. Even nose-to-tail restos are getting involved. Check out hot newcomer Wildebeest’s lemon cake with parsnip and white chocolate mousse on their Dine Out 2013 menu. Continue reading:
Top Vancouver Food Trends in 2013?