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Top 100 Food Ideas in October

From Lifelike Insect Desserts to Adorable Food Art

— October 26, 2014 — Lifestyle
When it comes to the top October 2014 food ideas, the more creative, the better. People are consistently drawn to outrageous recipes that push the boundaries in creative ways. The art of cuisine has truly become a form of art as chefs, cooks and food hobbyists explore different ways to not only make delicious dishes, but to present them as well.

Although there are a few festive fall dishes in this collection of top October 2014 food ideas including lifelike Halloween desserts, blackened bun burgers and unique platters for dinner parties, there are also bizarre meal hybrids that continue to confuse the taste buds. Serving spicy ramen donuts, French fry pizzas and cheesy fried chocolate sandwiches would make any holiday party the talk of the town.
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Acclaimed Veggie Apps
Acclaimed Veggie Apps
James Beard Foundation Vegetables Puts Award-Winning Recipes in Your Pocket
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Vegetarian Animal Ads
Vegetarian Animal Ads
Hiltl Vegetarian Restaurant's Ads Show Unlikely Animal Friendships
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Caramelized Granola Treats
Caramelized Granola Treats
Poilane's Granola Pastries is a Tasty Twist on the Healthy Snack
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Layered Ombre Cakes
Layered Ombre Cakes
This Gradient Pink Cake Adds Some Colorful Fun to Desserts
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Edible Pop Culture Portraits
Edible Pop Culture Portraits
Instagram User Tisha Cherry Recreates Famous Faces With Food
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Deceptive Alcohol Desserts
Deceptive Alcohol Desserts
Etsy's Beer Cookies Are Personalized to Resemble One's Favorite Brew
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Video Game-Themed Snacks
Video Game-Themed Snacks
Konami's Metal Gear Solid Chocolate Crunch Sold at Tokyo Game Show 2014
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Bottomless Pasta Passes
Bottomless Pasta Passes
Olive Garden's All You Can Eat Pasta Pass Will Feed You Through the Fall
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Gigantic Donut Boxes
Gigantic Donut Boxes
Krispy Kreme's Big Box of Donuts Will Be Given Away to One Lucky Company
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Pizza Dough Posters
Pizza Dough Posters
Domino's 'Posteros' Crust Food Pizza Rises Above the Rest
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Comic-Like Food Branding
Comic-Like Food Branding
The Comillas Design Has a Comic Book-Like Effect
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Cheesy Fried Chocolate Sandwiches
Cheesy Fried Chocolate Sandwiches
This DudeFoods Candy Bar Grilled Cheese has Deep Fried KitKats
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Fish Jerky Snacks
Fish Jerky Snacks
Otuna's Jerky Meat Snack Swaps Beef for Fish
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Festive Fall Burgers
Festive Fall Burgers
The Pumpkin Spice Fatte Burger Meal Pays Tribute to Autumn Flavors
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Gluten-Monitoring Devices
Gluten-Monitoring Devices
The Canary is a Portable Gadget That Allows You To Test Gluten in Foods
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Maple Bacon Coffees
Maple Bacon Coffees
Bewdly's Invigorating Bacon Coffee Beans are Perfect With Breakfast
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Healthy Fruit Garnishes
Healthy Fruit Garnishes
Very Culinary's Raspberry Chia Seed Jam is Tasty and Preservative-Free
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Food-Piercing Platters
Food-Piercing Platters
Luscious Food Cravings by Studio Appetit Rethinks the Traditional Tray
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Dollhouse Pizza Dioramas
Dollhouse Pizza Dioramas
The Cheesy Surface is Perfect for a Miniature Patio Set
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Portable Propane Carriers
Portable Propane Carriers
The No-Tip Propane Tank Caddy Helps Make Grilling-on-the-Go Easier
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Food Mapping Apps
Food Mapping Apps
The Foodmento Food Finder App Catalogs a City's Best Dishes with Photos
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Jewelry-Inspired Meals
Jewelry-Inspired Meals
The Ritz-Carlton's Gourmet Food Collection Honors Damiani's Anniversary
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Dieting Donation Apps
Dieting Donation Apps
FoodTweeks' App Helps You Cut Out Calories and Feed the Hungry
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Party Cup Cakes
Party Cup Cakes
These Delicious Cake Bites are Shaped Like Red Plastic Drinking Glasses
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Eco Oil Dispensers
Eco Oil Dispensers
Prepara's Tabletop Oil Mister is a Healthy Alternative to Aerosol Containers
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Non-Refundable Restaurant Reservations
Non-Refundable Restaurant Reservations
Coi's Daniel Patterson Instituted a Flat Fee Dining System
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Junk Food Carryalls
Junk Food Carryalls
A Korean Fad Turns Snack Packaging Into Fashionable Backpacks
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Personality Type Posters
Personality Type Posters
Zomato Can Help You Find a Restaurant No Matter Your Type
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Pasta-Infused Burgers
Pasta-Infused Burgers
Lotteria's Neapolitan Spaghetti Burger Comes Pre-Loaded with Pasta
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Spicy Ramen Donuts
Spicy Ramen Donuts
Japanese Restaurant Osaka Ohsho Debuts a Limited Edition Dish
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Tantalizing Taco Burritos
Tantalizing Taco Burritos
The Taco Bell Quesarito is a Burrito Wrapped Up in a Soft Quesadilla
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Redesigned Ice Cream Scoops
Redesigned Ice Cream Scoops
Midnight Scoop by Michael Chou is Made for Hard Ice Cream
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Zoology Hot Dogs
Zoology Hot Dogs
These Hot Dog Designs Transform the Comfort Food into Edible Animals
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Sushi Chef Kits
Sushi Chef Kits
The Sushi Factory's Promotional Gift Box Sets You Up as a Sushi Expert
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Broccoli-Based Dips
Broccoli-Based Dips
This 'Broccomole' Vegetable Dip is a Low-Fat Alternative to Guacamole
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Mediterranean Dessert Smoothies
Mediterranean Dessert Smoothies
Mad Greek Cafe Restaurant Features Baklava Milkshake Products
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Adorable Bubble Gum Packaging
Adorable Bubble Gum Packaging
Gubble Bum by JJAAKK Design is Full of Cute Characters
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Typographic Bistro Packaging
Typographic Bistro Packaging
Fazer Cafe's Marketing Rebranding that Focuses on Elegant Fonts
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Decadent Insect Cans
Decadent Insect Cans
This Dark Can Design Aims to Make Insect Food Seem Alluring
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Festive Ice Cream Cups
Festive Ice Cream Cups
Baskin Robbins' Christmas Ice Cream is Chilly, but Cheery
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Delivered Dinner Kits
Delivered Dinner Kits
Gobble Helps You Cook Healthy and Quick Meals in 10 Minutes with One Pan
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Pop Culture Marshmallows
Pop Culture Marshmallows
Epic Mallows by Dan Bannino is Inspired by Movies and TV Shows
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Opulent Ice Cream Sundaes
Opulent Ice Cream Sundaes
The Victoria Luxury Ice Cream Sundae Costs a Whopping $1,000
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Purely Energetic Packaging
Purely Energetic Packaging
Purps Branding is Aesthetically Efficient With a Vigorous Visual Vibe
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Outraged Cake Photography
Outraged Cake Photography
The Cake Angry Series Finds a Different Use for Leftover Dessert
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Muesli Delivery Services
Muesli Delivery Services
Yousli Lets You Customize Museli Bowls and Get Breakfast Delivered
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Towering Frozen Treats
Towering Frozen Treats
A Tokyo Confectionary's Indulgent Ice Cream Cones Are Layered With 8 Tiers
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Square Egg Molds
Square Egg Molds
The Ovo Egg Mold Set Turns Your Fired Eggs into Little Rectangles
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Adorable Food Art
Adorable Food Art
Sandra van den Broek Creates Fantastical Characters for Her Children
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70s-Style Jam Packaging
70s-Style Jam Packaging
The PB & Jams Branding Has a Retro Feel
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Illustrative Sauce Packaging
Illustrative Sauce Packaging
The Williams-Sonoma Peanut Noodle Sauce Goes for a Different Look
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Canned Party Invitations
Canned Party Invitations
This Unique Party Invitation is Wrapped Around a Food Product
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Encircled Culinary Collections
Encircled Culinary Collections
The Hotpot-Set Rearranges the Chinese Meal for Mess-Free Sharing
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Graphic Popsicle Packaging
Graphic Popsicle Packaging
This Popsicle Packaging Idea Pays Tribute to Moscow's Gorky Park
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Barbecue Pizza Ovens
Barbecue Pizza Ovens
The BakerStone Pizza Oven Box Preps Pizza on the BBQ with Ease
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Children's Calorie-Comparing Charts
Children's Calorie-Comparing Charts
BuzzFeed Contrasts Fast Food Kids' Meals Based on Calories
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Savory Vegetable Yogurts
Savory Vegetable Yogurts
Blue Hill Yogurt is Made with Vegetables Like Beets and Parsnips
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Vivid Color Chocolate Branding
Vivid Color Chocolate Branding
Droga Chocolates Uses Various Sources of Inspiration for Packaging
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Lager Vending Machines
Lager Vending Machines
The DraftServ Beverage Vending Machine Lets the Consumers Be the Bartender
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Drumstick-Shaped Prizes
Drumstick-Shaped Prizes
These Promotional KFC Chicken Drumstick Products Can Be Won Via Twitter
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Kernel-Filtering Bowls
Kernel-Filtering Bowls
This Popcorn Bowl Features a Bottom Filter to Catch Stray Kernels
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Ice Cream-Filled Fruits
Ice Cream-Filled Fruits
Frutteto Strawberries are Stuffed with Strawberry-Flavored Gelato
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Cream Puff Sticks
Cream Puff Sticks
Zaku Zaku's Cream Puff Desserts Are Prepared in Stick Form
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Canned Seafood Restaurants
Canned Seafood Restaurants
The Tincan Restaurant Seeks to be the Best Provider of Tinned Seafood
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French Fry Pizzas
French Fry Pizzas
Clifford Endo of Foodinese Creates a Clever Gluten-Free Pizza
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Caffeinated Cannabis Beverages
Caffeinated Cannabis Beverages
The Legal Iced Coffee Drink Comes With a Dosage of THC
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Unofficial Rebranding Alternatives
Unofficial Rebranding Alternatives
Hershey's New Logo is Rethought Due to Unflattering Comparisons
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Pre-Packaged Communion Cups
Pre-Packaged Communion Cups
This Ergonomic Design Makes Wine and Bread Passing Less Complicated
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Vibrant Food Photography
Vibrant Food Photography
FoodTone by Isabella Vacchi Focuses on Different Color Palettes
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Custom Sushi Containers
Custom Sushi Containers
The Sushi Boxes from Maki-San Resemble Chocolate Macaron Packages
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Egg-Spinning Dessert Toys
Egg-Spinning Dessert Toys
Takara Tomy's Dessert Maker Toy Turns Eggs into Custard
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Luxe Hotel Food Trucks
Luxe Hotel Food Trucks
The Taste by Four Seasons Food Truck Serves Up Regional Specialties
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Edible Appetizer Plates
Edible Appetizer Plates
Do Eat's Sustainable Food Serving Verrines Leave Zero Waste
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Lifelike Insect Desserts
Lifelike Insect Desserts
Akai Tento no Koohii Ten's Gummy Bugs are Filled with Jams
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Promotional Zombie Burgers
Promotional Zombie Burgers
These Fake Human Flesh Burgers Celebrate the Walking Dead Premiere
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Bizarre Blackened Cheeseburgers
Bizarre Blackened Cheeseburgers
Burger King Japan Serves Black Burgers Topped with Black Cheese
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Lifelike Halloween Cakes
Lifelike Halloween Cakes
Conjurer’s Kitchen Bakes Creepy Confections that Looks Disturbingly Real
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Religious Frozen Treats
Religious Frozen Treats
The Crucifixion Popsicle by Sebastian Errazuriz is Made with Red Wine
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Iconic Gamer Eateries
Iconic Gamer Eateries
The Eorza Cafe is a Restaurant Inspired by Final Fantasy XIV
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Fruity Bar Packaging
Fruity Bar Packaging
Gaea's Snack Bar Wrapper Highlights Simple, Pure Ingredients
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Recycled Coffee Collars
Recycled Coffee Collars
The Eco Sleeve Maker Turns Used Grounds Into a Coffee Cup Sleeve
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Imagined Futuristic Groceries
Imagined Futuristic Groceries
The Future Market Guesses What Grocery Stores Will Be Like in 2065
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Playful Pancake Stencils
Playful Pancake Stencils
Artist Nathan Shields Provides Template to Make Artistic Breakfasts
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Hyperrealistic Sausage Pillows
Hyperrealistic Sausage Pillows
The Giant Sausage Pillow is Perfect for Those Who Enjoy Their Meats
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Designer Festival Cakes
Designer Festival Cakes
High-Fashion Designers Team up to Create Luxury Festival Mooncakes
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Sentimental Industrial Restaurants
Sentimental Industrial Restaurants
The Mott 32 Restaurant References Rich Cultural History
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Pepperoni Pizza Cakes
Pepperoni Pizza Cakes
This Easy to make Pillsbury Recipe is for an Epic Layered Pizza Dish
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Wholesome Rice Packaging
Wholesome Rice Packaging
Sunrice's Rice Packaging Design Highlights the Benefits of Healthy Eating
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Monster Cakes
Monster Cakes
Artist Christine McConnell Creates Terrifying Desserts Dressed as a 50s Housewife
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Tropical Cookie Boxes
Tropical Cookie Boxes
Honolulu Cookie's Creative Cookie Packaging is Wrapped in a Pineapple
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Peelable Snack Packaging
Peelable Snack Packaging
Banana Sprint is a Handy Banana Snack for Eating on the Go
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Fashionable Food Photography
Fashionable Food Photography
Instagrammer Laura Miller of Sidesaddle Kitchen Wears her
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Organic Fruit Packaging
Organic Fruit Packaging
Nurture is a Living Fruit Bowl That Preserves Produce
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Kid-Focused Grocery Stores
Kid-Focused Grocery Stores
Supermarket Chain Giant Eagle Creates Healthy Snack Aisle for Children
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Clinical Food Photography
Clinical Food Photography
Hospital Food from Around the World is Eye-Opening
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Coordinated Salad Bowls
Coordinated Salad Bowls
Bright Bites' Salad Bowls Match the Vibrancy of the Ingredients Inside
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Biodegradable Origami Bowls
Biodegradable Origami Bowls
This Food Bowl Design Imagines a Sustainable Way to Eat Ramen
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Reinvigorated Honey Jars
Reinvigorated Honey Jars
Ashley Gustafson's Honey Jar Design Brings a Freshness to Overused Motifs
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Playfully Interactive Packaging
Playfully Interactive Packaging
Stafidenios Raisins Turns Packaging into a Toy
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Bizarre Condom Cookbooks
Bizarre Condom Cookbooks
Manga Writer Kyosuke Kagami Promotes Condom Usage in Japan
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