What kind of food trends have been hitting the Boston area’s food scene? While local is definitely up there in the list, especially with the passing of Article 89, Concord, Mass. Chef Carolyn Johnson of 80 Thoreau breaks down to BostInno what she’s been seeing on a local scale. For starters, vegetables have become a main event on plates, and not just for vegan and vegetarian dishes.
Tasting menus have also ramped up at more restaurants, giving nod to limited seasonal ingredients, as well as providing a launching pad to test new dishes, some of which may not flow with the rest of the menu, and to show off culinary techniques. Read More