Want to know the ingredients trending in fine dining so far this year? We have teamed up with AI-powered food intelligence platform Tastewise to get a list of the top 12 trending ingredients in fine dining restaurants 2020.
Ingredients come in and out of fashion. What’s considered elegant and complex today can easily be thought of as passé or kitsch tomorrow.
We live in a digital age where 69% of millennials and 45% of older age groups upload pictures online of what they are eating. There’s also a wealth of information to be found online from restaurant menus, delivery services, home-cooking trends, social media, and more. Tastewise analyses 2 billion social interactions, more than 3 million online recipes, and the menus of some 36,000 restaurants.
Below is a list of 12 trending ingredients in fine dining provided by the Tastewise platform along with a restaurant and an example of the ingredient being used.
Musket Room - Corned beef croquette, sweet corn tart, snap pea
Mirabelle DC - Foie Gras Tacos Caramelized Banana
Marea - Astice: nova scotia lobster, burrata, basil, eggplant al funghetto
The Oval Room DC – Spanish Octopus, Blood Orange Glaze, Citrus Supremes, Sunchoke, Capers
Next Restaurant - The Cow and Its Own Milk: Maytag Blue, Apple, and Vanilla (Chicago)
Mourad - Lamb, butternut, romanesco, pomegranate, pink peppercorn, sage
Aureole – squash ravioli
Jean Georges Restaurant - Tuna Tartare, Avocado, Spicy Radish, Ginger Marinade
The Connacht Grill - Diver Scottish scallops, pickled cucumber, ginger lime, samphire, green chilli ferment, Kombu
Q Restaurant - Rainbow Roll - Snow crab, cucumber, avocado, flying fish roe, with a rainbow of fish on the outside, layered with avocado
Atera NYC - Smoked Mackerel with Salted Geoduck, Cucumber, and Horseradish
Luce - Tartare of Wagyu Beef, Tonnato Sauce, Truffle, Toast