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The 2012 Foodie In and Out List

Say goodbye to pickled ramps and hello to black garlic.

In Out
Cookie plates
Whoopie pies
Kung Pao anything Upscale spring rolls
Cooking with coffee Smoking with tea
Boozy floats Boozy milkshakes
Charging extra for bread Charging extra for water
Craft sodas Mocktails
Esoteric bitters Infused liquors
Everything bagels Parker House rolls
“Textures” of anything Duos and trios
Spicing with vadouvan Spicing with za’atar
Peanuts Pistachios
Carrot cake Carrot soup
Hand pies Pot pies
Savory marshmallows Gougères
Gels Airs
Scandinavia Spain
Black garlic Pickled ramps
Tempura Duck-fat frying
Oysters Rockefeller Oyster stew
Rogue River blue cheese Point Reyes blue cheese
Citing braising times on menus Name-checking farms
Sawtooth Micro-cilantro
Fried rice Tater tots
Stroganoff Carbonara
“Sea” gelée Maldon salt