Naturalist chefs, like Matt Lightner of Atera in New York City, love the rugged feel of slate serving pieces. Revol makes porcelain serving pieces that resemble slate but are lighter. From $26; revol-usa.com.
While pizza, cupcakes and burgers seem to be invincible, other food trends rise and fall. Here, a look at what F&W's editors believe you will be eating, drinking and cooking in 2013. Contributors: Caitlin Griffith, Daniel Gritzer, Kate Krader, Megan Krigbaum, Chelsea Morse, Christine Quinlan & M. Elizabeth Sheldon