As a Korean-American foodie who resides in West Oakland, I’m lucky that there’s a slew of fine eateries not too far from our home all along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.
The food mash-up craze — combining two (or more) items into one — has very nearly run its course. Here are some of the most popular food mash-ups.
While New Yorkers line up for the cronut, a croissant-doughnut cross, in London, a tartlet-brownie mashup called the townie is now the rage. Social media is helping to drive these hybrid-food fads, industry watchers say, but how they ultimately impact the bottom line depends on whether purveyors can be more than one-trick ponies.
Cronuts (or CroNots) have finally made their way to the Bay Area — and it turns out they were, secretly, already here. We do a taste test and tell you where to get the sweet treats before the craze passes.