The butter board trend started on TikTok but restaurant chefs are now adapting it with their own takes./Photograph: Shutterstock

When the first butter board was posted on TikTok back in September, the idea was simple: Spread softened butter on a wooden board, garnish creatively and serve with pieces of bread for dipping.

The idea, credited to a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based cook, quickly went viral and butter boards have since grown in showiness and scope. Now that sharing food has returned to its pre-pandemic popularity, butter boards fit right in—just like the still trending charcuterie boards that preceded them.

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On the food side of TikTok, there are some seriously delicious and creative trends that you won’t want to miss out on. TikTok’s food hacks are constantly evolving, and while some trends are questionable, there’s a reason why so many of these recipes have gained popularity on the app.

Here are 5 foods trending on TikTok in 2022 that are worth trying!

1. Hailey Bieber’s Strawberry Smoothie

@missremiashten how to make the @Hailey Bieber @Erewhon Market ♬ Peaches – Justin Bieber

Hailey Bieber’s strawberry smoothie has been trending all over social media. However, if you don’t live in Los Angeles

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“How are you gonna call yourself a French restaurant, and not have French onion soup on the menu?” Begins a recent video on The VIP List’s TikTok account. “They really said, ‘You’re keto tonight.’ Like every single appetizer came out wrapped in lettuce!” The narrator continues in the aggressive tone of a practiced high school bully. The visuals are quick as they film dinner at the downtown New York French restaurant La Marchande: a dab of caviar on steaming brioche and lettuce-cupped tomato crudités, all lit by the blinding iPhone flash now ubiquitous on Restaurant Review Tok. “It’s a no

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The food board trend long ago took on a life of its own. We’ve had cheese boards, charcuterie boards, breakfast boards and dessert boards. 

Now, there’s the butter board. 

The latest craze that’s snaking its way through TikTok and Instagram is all about aesthetically pleasing, shareable spreads. And it’s the idea is piquing the curiosity of many — the TikTok hashtag #ButterBoard had nearly 84 million views as of Monday. 

At first, the trend seemed questionable to us. With all the foods you can put on a board, what’s so exciting about butter and bread? Where did the craze come

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If you ever find yourself in a new city with a hankering for Chinese food, a viral TikTok has a trick to help you identify the best ones: the Yelp rating — but not a particularly high one.

On Sept. 13, Freddie Wong (aka @rocketjump on social media) posted a TikTok that has since gone viral on several social media platforms. In the video, Wong, a professional Dungeons and Dragons player, purports to find the most “authentic” Chinese food by utilizing restaurant review website Yelp in a unique way.

“The easiest way to find authentic Chinese food, assuming you’re living

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When 27-year-old Hetal Vasavada was faced with a rice challenge on “MasterChef” Season 6, she knew exactly what to do. “Everyone’s panicking, like, ‘I don’t know what to make.’ But all I could think about was khichdi,” she says with a laugh.

Vasavada intimately knows the power of good khichdi. When she was a child, her grandmother would feed her heaping spoonfuls of the South Asian staple made from rice and lentils — with “a crap-ton of ghee,” of course. She and her family also attended khichdi parties, where other families proudly shared batches of their generational

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