Greek yogurt. Chia seeds. Croissant-donut hydbrids. Natural, organic, farm-fresh, bacon-flavored everything! The list of food trends is ever-changing and seemingly knows no end. According to the writer David Sax, whether or not you personally pay much attention to these trends, they reach into every nook and cranny of our culture. Sax has written a book about our evolving tastes. He joins us Friday to explore where food trends come from, how they grow, and where they end up. (Rebroadcast)
David Sax is a freelance writer specializing in business and food. His writing appears regularly in the New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek,Saveur, and other publications. He is the author of Save the Deli. His newest book is called The Tastemakers: Why We're Crazy for Cupcakes but Fed Up with Fondue [Amazon|Indiebound].