2013 may very well go down as the summer of the Frankenfood. From Cronuts to ramen burgers to Umami Cronut burgers, chefs and shops were on a mission to create the next big food fad, and many did so with great success. The season also saw new spins on old trends like barbecue and fried chicken. Because this summer was such a whirlwind, we decided to take a look back to see which food fads stuck, and what emerging foods we think will replace the once highly sought after items like Cronuts and ramen burgers.

Click through the slideshow for a run down of the summer’s biggest stories in food.