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7 Food Fads That May Have Rocked Your Taste Buds This Year

Every year, there are new, popular items that the masses obsess over. Food trends can be highly Instagrammable while some can be questionable. Here are 7 food fads that made it big in 2017.

 

1. Black Ice Cream

Black Ice Cream is ultimately the anti-Unicorn creation. Social media took to the almond-charcoal flavor dessert that looks like something from a Goth’s dream.

Get stuck in The Upside Down with this caramel coffee flavored ice cream! It gets its color naturally from activated charcoal ???? @little.damage ????: @ohletswonder

2,132 Likes, 6 Comments - Little Damage Ice Cream shop???????? (@little.damage) on Instagram: "Get stuck in The Upside Down with this caramel coffee flavored ice cream! It gets its color..."

 

2. Unicorn-themed everything.

Unicorn-themed items rocked menus throughout the United States. From drinks to sandwiches, there were very few places where you didn’t see something mythological.

The Bagel Store has magical creations you won't even believe, like this beautiful unicorn bagel ???? * * * * * Get yours at 754 Metropolitan Ave or online at Rainbowbagel.com! Thanks to @thegirlwhohikes for this photo. * * * * * #thebagelstore #rainbowbagel #originalrainbowbagel #unicornfood #myunicornlife #superfoods #magicalfood #nyceats #forkyeah #eeeeeats #eatingfortheinsta #instafoodies #foodblogs #travelblog #trendyfood #followtrain #likethis #tagafriend #forkfeed #realfood #colorfullife #peoplescreative #brooklyneats #eatingnyc #delicious #eastcoastfoodies #feedyoursoul #buzzfeedfood #yummyfood #nomnomnom

945 Likes, 18 Comments - The Bagel Store (@thebagelstore) on Instagram: "The Bagel Store has magical creations you won't even believe, like this beautiful unicorn bagel ???? *..."