College Food Trends: What Happened to the Ramen Noodles?
Sodexo, a foodservice provider to 600 campuses in the United States, carefully monitors students’ taste buds This year’s college food trends list reveals students want locally-sourced comfort food with a twist.
College Food Trends in 2010, according to Sodexo
1. Apricot-glazed Turkey
2. Meatloaf with Frizzle-Fried Onions
3. Vietnamese Pho (Rice Noodle Soup)
4. Vegetarian Lentil Shepherd’s Pie
5. Chicken Adobo (Mexican Stew with Chilies)
6. Stuffed Pork Chops
7. Vegetarian Jambalaya
8. Lemon Herbed Baked Tilapia
9. Rotisserie Chicken
10. Home Style Pot Roast
Another interesting trend shows that students who attend college out of state like to explore regional specialties.
South Central College Food Favorites
1. Fried Chicken
4. Red Beans & Rice
5. Shrimp & Grits