16 Food and Drink Trends for 2023

With the new year in full swing, it’s the perfect time to step outside your culinary comfort zone and try one of the many food and drink trends making the rounds right now. Of course, not all trends stand the test of time, but there are quite a few that are in it for the long haul.

Without further ado, here are what restaurateurs, bartenders and other industry pros predict will be the biggest food and beverage trends of 2023. 

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1. Plant-Based Protein Innovations (Including Seafood!)

With the increasing shift toward people wanting to make healthier choices for themselves and the environment, more plant-based protein options are available than ever before, says Adriano Paganini, founder and operator of Back of the House in San Francisco.