Alibi V.19 No.1 • Jan 7-13, 2010 


A Decade’s Detritus: Food Top Ingredients Trends

2009: bitters
2008: Sriracha
2007: bacon
2006: pomegranates
2005: local food
2004: low-carb everything
2003: green tea
2002: butter
2001: black truffle oil
(2000: no data) Top Restaurant Trends

2009: house-made everything
2008: expensive "cheap" food
2007: small plates
2006: deconstructed dishes
2005: foam
2004: celebrity chefs
2003: square plates
2002: customization
2001: fast casual
(2000: no data)

Discontinued Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Flavors ("The Flavor Graveyard")

2009: Vermonty Python, Strawberries & Cream Light, Ginger Snap, Coconut Almond Fudge Chip

2008: 'Wich Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich, Vanilla Almond The Bar, Phish Food 10th Anniversary Surf n' Turf edition, Lemon Meringue, Fossil Fuel (Now with a Crispy Fudge Swirl!)

2007: Uncanny Cashew, The Gobfather (The Flavor You Can't Refuse), Sublime Key Lime Pie, Marsha Marsha Marshmallow, Duff & D'oh!Nuts, Dave Matthews Band Magic Brownies, Black & Tan, American Pie

2006: In A Crunch, Body & Soul, Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl, Baklava

2005: Wavy Gravy, The Vermonster, The Last Straw, Peanut Butter Cookie Dough, One Sweet Whirled, Di's Candy Drawer, Appley Ever After

2004: Carb Karma, Vanilla Light Ice Cream, Strawberry No Sugar Added, New York Super Fudge Chunk No Sugar Added, Makin' Whoopie Pie, Gingerbread Cookie, Chocolate Mint & Cookies Light Ice Cream, Chocolate Chocolate Cookie, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Light Ice Cream

2003: For A Change, KaBerry KABOOM!

2002: White Russian, This is Nuts, The Full VerMonty, S'mores, Peanut Butter Truffle, Peanut Butter Me Up, Honey I'm Home, Half Baked Frozen Yogurt, Fudge Central, From Russia With Buzz, Aloha Macadamia

2001: Urban Jumble, S.N.A.F.U. (Strawberries Naturally All Fudged Up), Raspberry Gone Coconuts Low Fat Frozen Yogurt, Purple Passionfruit Sorbet, Peanut Turtles, Island Paradise, Festivus (a Holiday for the Rest of Us), Double Trouble, Concession Obsession, Bovinity Divinity, Apple Crumble

2000: World's Best Chocolate, Pulp Addition, Peanuts! Popcorn!, Orange & Cream, Oooey Gooey Cake Low Fat Frozen Yogurt, Nutty Waffle Cone, Monkey Wrench, Jerry's Jubilee, Entangled Mints, Devil's Food Chocolate Sorbet, Coffee Hazelnut Swirl, Blondies Are A Swirl's Best Friend