Communal Cuisine

Large portion sizes cater to those looking to connect with others through dining

Implications - With social networking and online media broadening the social sphere and allowing for easier interaction, consumers are becoming more comfortable in seeking out diverse methods of communication with others. Over-sized meals and hybrid dishes allow large groups to engage in a communal dining experience, reflecting a move away from autonomous activities toward more open and expressive approaches to living.
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Epic DIY Football-Watching Foods - The Super Bowl Snack Stadium Fuels Ultimate NFL Fans
SCORE 6.4
Warm 4,240 Clicks Pub: Jan 13, 14
Epic DIY Football-Watching Foods
The Super Bowl Snack Stadium Fuels Ultimate NFL Fans
The biggest event in the NFL is just around the corner (February 2, 2014) and people might want to get their act together soon if they plan on hosting a viewing party; the Super Bowl Snack Stadium... [More]
Cookie-Combined Dessert Pizzas - The Pizookie Party Platter Has Something for Everyone
SCORE 6.2
Warm 13,114 Clicks Pub: Mar 1, 14
Cookie-Combined Dessert Pizzas
The Pizookie Party Platter Has Something for Everyone
The Pizookie party platter is a delicious and delectable treat that can be made to fit even the pickiest eater. Who wouldn’t want a pizza-shaped dessert? The thought alone makes me want to drool.... [More]
Noodle-Infused Pizzas - This Ramen Crust Pizza is Exactly What it Sounds Like
SCORE 3
Mild 2,742 Clicks Pub: Sep 21, 13
Noodle-Infused Pizzas
This Ramen Crust Pizza is Exactly What it Sounds Like
If you’re for some reason not a fan of traditional dough-based pizza crusts, consider this Ramen Crust Pizza, which substitutes the dough for Ramen noodles. Ramen-infused foods have ranged... [More]
Massive Pizza Burger Hybrids - The 'Megaburgerpizza' Creatively Uses a Pizza as a Burger Bun
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Untested 7,710 Clicks Pub: Aug 29, 13
Massive Pizza Burger Hybrids
The 'Megaburgerpizza' Creatively Uses a Pizza as a Burger Bun
If you’re an Epic Mealtime enthusiast, this pizza burger dish by Japanese Kyoto ‘Pizza Little Party’ restaurant should be next on your list of intense food hybrids to try. Known as... [More]
Gargantuan Fried Food - The Largest Chicken Nugget Cannot Be Consumed Alone
SCORE 2.3
Untested 437 Clicks Pub: Nov 6, 13
Gargantuan Fried Food
The Largest Chicken Nugget Cannot Be Consumed Alone
The largest chicken nugget could easily be the only meal served at Thanksgiving dinner. While it’s no shock that fried food is extremely unhealthy, especially if eaten in large amounts,... [More]
Bacon-Wrapped Holiday Dishes - This Meaty Star of David is Wrapped in Bacon and Drizzled in Mustard
SCORE 0.7
Untested 348 Clicks Pub: Nov 28, 13
Bacon-Wrapped Holiday Dishes
This Meaty Star of David is Wrapped in Bacon and Drizzled in Mustard
I’m not Jewish, but I’m tempted to convert for the sake of this meaty Star of David, which has been completely wrapped in bacon. This religiously themed holiday treat contains chicken sausages,... [More]
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