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15 Hipster Food Trends That Need To Die In 2017

15 more reasons why 2016 was garbage.

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2. Rainbow food

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A rainbow-dyed bagel might make for a great 'gram, but I'd rather wait an hour in line for a food that's objectively superior in taste and not just different in appearance.


3. Zucchini pasta

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IDK, I won't discount the health component of this, but zucchini can be enjoyed in so many more delicious ways. Save the bolognese sauce for the carby stuff.

5. Matcha-flavored everything

Instagram: @mighty_macaron

I love matcha, but it's actually pretty bitter and vegetal in taste. I'd rather have it in its original tea form, with all the nutritional benefits.

7. Deconstructed coffee

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Maybe it's just me, but I'm always in a rush if I'm buying coffee and can't stand this tedium of mixing the ingredients myself.


8. Microbreweries

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In the words of Anthony Bourdain, "A bar is to go to get a little bit buzzed, and pleasantly derange the senses, and have a good time, and interact with other people, or make bad decisions, or feel bad about your life. It's not to sit there fucking analyzing beer."

9. Artisanal pickles

Instagram: @mcclurespickles

You can't makeeeee me pay $40 for brined cucumber.

11. Green juices

Instagram: @williamsburg

Juicing a fruit or vegetable actually removes most of its nutrients, so perhaps cold-pressed juices are not the healthiest way to lose weight.

12. Fancy chocolate bars

Instagram: @pikashchu

Just take me back to the days when Ferrero Rocher was fancy.

13. Food served on cutting boards:

Just been served scrambled eggs on a wooden board. Peak culinary hipster?

If only they invented a more lightweight, ceramic, low-walled version of this board to neatly contain all the food.

14. Overloaded desserts

Instagram: @blacktapnyc

I mean, I guess they're nice to look at.


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