Fried eggs. "Mrs. Doubtfire." Journey. All things we used to love until they were overplayed into obscurity. Please, don't make us add burgers to this list.

Gourmet Burgers

Fried eggs. "Mrs. Doubtfire." Journey. All things we used to love until they were overplayed into obscurity. Please, don't make us add burgers to this list.

Industrial chic

Let's unscrew the Edison filament bulbs and put the reclaimed barn wood out to pasture. There's more than one way to decorate a restaurant.

Bad pickles

Stop with the jarred rubbish already. Crafting fresh pickles really is one of the oldest kitchen tricks in the book. We want 'em fresh, and we want 'em now.

Is it local?

Alas, the word "local" has become a media-frenzied buzzword, slapped on anything produced within spitting distance. It's time to shift the conversation and ask instead: Is it good?

Doughnuts

These fried balls of goodness have gone the way of the cupcake, reduced to little more than a sugary novelty. Time to cue the next pastry craze: Hand pies, anyone?