mac Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More
#1 TRUFFLE MAC CHEESE
Lincoln Tavern And Restaurant (Boston, Massachusetts)
#2 MUSHROOM MAC CHEESE
Jacob's Pickles (New York, New York)
#3 FRIED MAC CHEESE
Cheese Grille (New York, New York)
#4 CREAMY MAC CHEESE
The Roost Carolina Kitchen (Chicago, Illinois)
Top rising variationsSee More
#1jalapeno
55.75%
#2avocado
52.77%
#3brisket
51.24%
#4tomato
49.03%
#5philadelphia
39.34%
#6steak
30.65%
#7bacon
28.23%
#8cheddar
3.47%
#9mozzarella
0.72%
Restaurants

11.19%

17,249 of 154,111 Restaurants
Online Recipes

0.53%

4,165 of 779,374 Recipes

Overview

Growth Over Time
Aug '17Sep '17Oct '17Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '1800.050.10.150.20.250.30.350.40.45
Year Over Year
18.93%
Posts Per User
1.77
Share of Plate
Eat in vs Eat out
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants

11.19%

17,249 of 154,111 Restaurants
Online Recipes

0.53%

4,165 of 779,374 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for mac, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

produce Trends
Top produce Ingredients
#1jalapeno
1.85%
#2onion
1.33%
#3mushroom
0.57%
#4tomato
0.30%
#5avocado
0.11%
Fastest Rising produce Ingredients
#1jalapeno
55.75%
#2avocado
52.77%
#3tomato
49.03%
Fastest Falling produce Ingredients
#1mushroom
275%
#2onion
48.8%
dairy Trends
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
2.44%
#2cheddar
2.31%
#3queso
0.35%
#4philadelphia
0.33%
#5mozzarella
0.18%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1philadelphia
39.34%
#2cheddar
3.47%
#3mozzarella
0.72%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1queso
Infinity%
#2cheese
12.86%
meat Trends
Top meat Ingredients
#1brisket
2.15%
#2bacon
1.34%
#3steak
0.82%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1brisket
51.24%
#2steak
30.65%
#3bacon
28.23%
seafood Trends
Top seafood Ingredients
#1shrimp
0.65%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1shrimp
10.38%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators
Diets Over Time
Aug '17Sep '17Oct '17Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '1800.050.10.150.20.250.30.350.40.450.50.550.6
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Clean Eating
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular mac dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration

11.19%

Restaurant Category

american restaurant

23%
Pricing Analysis
$10.11$7.74$10.81$11.29$6.78AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Popular Dishes
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Truffle Mac Cheese Lincoln Tavern and RestaurantBostonMassachusetts
#2 Mushroom Mac Cheese Jacob's PicklesNew YorkNew York
#3 Fried Mac Cheese Cheese GrilleNew YorkNew York
#4 Creamy Mac Cheese The Roost Carolina KitchenChicagoIllinois
Total Dish Count
35,541
Dish Count Per Menu
2.04

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online mac recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count
4,084
Used As Ingredient
184
Leading Online Recipes
#1

Cajun Shrimp and Crab Mac and Cheese from queenslee appetit

#2

Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower "Mac" and Cheese from Kirbie's Cravings

#3

Instant Pot Mac and Cheese from The Salty Marshmallow

#4

Keto Three Cheese Cauliflower Mac and Cheese Cups from Hey Keto Mama

#5

Creamy Garlic Parmesan Mac And Cheese from cafedelites.stfi.re

#6

Crockpot Mac and Cheese from Pip and Ebby

#7

Crock Pot Mac-n-Cheese from sweetandsavoryfood.com

#8

One Pot Chili Mac and Cheese from Damn Delicious

#9

One Pot Chili Mac and Cheese from Belly Full

#10

Best Vegan White Mac and Cheese from This Savory Vegan

#11

Healthy vegan Mac and Cheese from Elavegan

#12

Chili Mac and Cheese Recipe (30 Minute Dinner) from The Food Charlatan

#13

Vegan Jalapeño Chickpea Mac and Cheese Pasta (Gluten Free) from Cotter Crunch

#14

Healthy Mac and Cheese from Stacey Homemaker

#15

Parmesan Spinach Mac and Cheese from Life As A Strawberry

#16

Zoodle Mac & Cheese from Snacking in Sneakers

#17

Paleo Mac and Cheese from My Natural Family - Paleo Recipes