You probably know that crowd-sourced review forum Yelp is a great place to check out a business before you pay for the products or services that they provide. As it turns out, it’s also a goldmine of data on public opinions that can be used to predict future trends. Now the platform has analysed its own information to predict the food crazes that will be as popular as playing at an online casino is in 2020. Hugely popular in other words!
By studying which keywords and phrases were used more in 2019 than in 2018, the Yelp team was able to create a report on what fads will continue their upward trajectory and catch the eyes of foodies this year. Naturally, the coolest people of all will be able to order these dishes when they’re out, or make them at home for themselves. For lesser mortals, the restaurant versions will more than suffice! [Read more…]