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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 14: A view of the Mini Unicorn Treat Ice Cream Sandwiches being served during Family Ice Cream Fun-dae hosted by Mario Batali and Ayesha Curry at Private Park at Hudson on October 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for NYCWFF)

Every year, there are new, popular items that the masses obsess over. Food trends can be highly Instagrammable while some can be questionable. Here are 7 food fads that made it big in 2017.


1. Black Ice Cream

Black Ice Cream is ultimately the anti-Unicorn creation. Social media took to the almond-charcoal flavor dessert that looks like something from a Goth’s dream.

Get stuck in The Upside Down with this caramel coffee flavored ice cream! It gets its color naturally from activated charcoal ???? @little.damage ????: @ohletswonder

2,132 Likes, 6 Comments - Little Damage Ice Cream shop???????? (@little.damage) on Instagram: "Get stuck in The Upside Down with this caramel coffee flavored ice cream! It gets its color..."


2. Unicorn-themed everything.

Unicorn-themed items rocked menus throughout the United States. From drinks to sandwiches, there were very few places where you didn’t see something mythological.

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