As the summer starts to fade we reminisce on some of the food and drink trends that became Instagram hits in 2016, and take a look through rose tinted glasses at the good, the not so good and the forgettable. From coffee in a cone to sushi donuts, we'll let you be the judge, was it just summer madness or are they here to stay? ...
First up is sushi, which had it's moments of re-invention and artistic interpretation in the summer sun.
1. Mosaic Sushigot instagrammers excited across Japan and made lunchtime a veritable feast for the eyes. Perfectly jigsawed together with appealing shapes and colours turned out sushi was the ideal building block of a perfectly packed lunch.
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