Local hospitality and restaurant consulting firm Andrew Freeman & Co.
has just released its annual national forecasting report for 2010, its third annual Trend Watch List. We got a kick out of learning that skewers are totally hot, PLTs -- P standing for pancetta or pork belly -- are the hipper version of BLTs, and mackerel is the next "it" fish.
Chief among the snazzier soundbites this year: "Sriracha is the new salsa," "iced tea is the new water," and "forget chicken noodle soup; it's pho, for sure."
Check out the whole Trend Watch List in handy PDF form