Long Island restaurant openings we’re looking forward to in 2022

Opening a restaurant on Long Island is a notoriously lengthy and unpredictable process — and it’s never been more challenging than during the last two years. And yet, neither supply-chain issues, constantly changing health advisories, a labor shortage nor a pandemic has slowed the march of new eateries. Here are some of the most exciting openings planned for the first quarter of 2022.

MB Ramen in Port Washington

Huntington’s MB Ramen was at the forefront of Long Island’s noodle boom when it opened in 2018. Four years later, owners Eric and Jason Machado are planning to open their second location in March, right across from the Port Washington LIRR station at 57 Main Street. According to Eric, the new shop will have the same capacity (about 15 seats) and the same menu (traditional and creative ramen plus adjacencies) as the original.

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The New York Times makes its annual food predictions for 2022 | Feast and Field: Food Begins in the Field

Courtesy of the New York Times, here are some potential developments that could define how we eat in 2022, based on trend reports, interviews with food company executives and global market researchers.

Flavor of the Year: Hibiscus

Vibe of the Year: Kind and Patient

Chicken Gets Re-hatched (Plant-based, thighs instead of wings, vegan-based … you get the idea.)

Seaweed Makes a Statement (The prediction? Farmed kelp will move beyond dashi and the menus at high-end restaurants and into everyday foods like pasta and salsa.)

The Rise of Robusta. (According to the NYT, robusta is a bitter, heavily caffeinated bean that is less expensive and easier to cultivate than arabica, the world’s most popular coffee. It is the predominant bean grown in Vietnam.)

Candy Makes a Comeback (Childhood favorites from China and South Korea just might start appearing in desserts and drinks.)

“Swicy” treats and meals. (Will we see a

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Chipotle adds plant-based chorizo to menu for limited time

A new, craveable protein from Chipotle, Plant-Based Chorizo is certified vegan, packed with 16 grams of protein per 4oz serving, and is made without artificial flavors, colors, preservatives, grains, gluten, or soy.

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that it will add plant-based chorizo to its menu for a limited time at U.S. locations. 

“A new, craveable protein, Plant-Based Chorizo is made using all real, fresh ingredients grown on a farm, not in a lab,” the company said in a news release Monday. 

The company expanded its rollout after testing out the food option in Denver and Indianapolis in August 2021. 

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“We are thrilled to introduce guests to our new, flavor-packed Plant-Based Chorizo during a season when healthier options are top of mind,” Chris Brandt, Chief Marketing Officer, said. “Plant-Based Chorizo is our best chorizo ever

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