We Are What We Eat: Chefs and Bartenders Predict Top Food Trends for 2017

Wondering what you’ll be eating and drinking the most next year? Top food and beverage industry experts from around the U.S. (Danny Meyer, Ivy Mix, and Jose Garces, among them) give us the inside scoop on the forthcoming food fads for 2017.

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Edison bulbs. Avocado toast. Reclaimed wood. Hand-pulled noodles. Poké bowls. Mezcal. Rosé wine. Communal seating. Trends in the food and beverage world don’t take long to explode across the country, some sticking around for the long haul while others rise meteorically and fizzle out just as quickly. So what’s next for 2017? We turned to some of America's top restaurateurs, chefs, sommeliers, bartenders, and restaurant designers to ask what they predict we’ll be eating and drinking in 2017.

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