Fried foods are one of the few menu items you can always count on as being fan favorites. Despite having a bad rep for being unhealthy, fried foods remain an American favorite, and as the manufacturers for AutoFry, we can’t help but to agree! Because they prevail on menus year after year, fried foods have seen a fair share of trends come and go. Today we look at some of the fried food trends for 2016 and dive into ways you can incorporate them into your own menu. Whether you’re AutoFrying or frying in a traditional hooded setup, these fried food trends are sweeping the nation with their golden, crispy goodness!