Chow Names Its 13 Most Influential Food Types of the Year
Something new, though: This year, instead of focusing solely on figures of the moment, the Chow team used the 13 profiles to trace back a number of dominant trends to their source. Tom Peters, who helped launch America's obsession with Belgian beer. David Tran, who invented Sriracha. And Philippe Starck, the designer who popularized the communal table. Now you know who to send thank you notes to -- or curse the next time you're stuck at one.