The Trend Report: Superfood

The mangosteen, a tropical fruit of Southeast Asian origin, is having a moment. Marc Jacobs name-drops it in his documentary, and juice company XanGo touts its myriad health benefits. According to the late, great New York Times reporter R. W. Apple Jr., “Words can no more describe how mangosteens taste than explain why I love my wife and children.” It’s an experience now available to all, since the FDA recently lifted the ban on mangosteens from Thailand. $6–$24; 212-226-6800;