10 worst dining trends of the decade
Hat tip to Mischke for passing on this Chicago Tribune piece naming the 10 Worst Dining Trends of the Decade. The list was created from interviews with chefs, consultants, and other food people and listed in order of annoyance. I've weighed in with a few of my thoughts but I'm curious to hear what you all think...
10. Fried Onion Blossoms
Agreed. In all its various forms--Bloomin' Onion, Awesome Blossom, etc.--these things typically contain about 2,000 calories. Men's Health Magazine once estimated that one fried onion blossom contains as much fat as 67 strips of bacon! Fried onion blossoms have the caloric oompf to take sole responsibility for the nation's obesity epidemic.