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From unique food pairings to unexpected flavor combinations, these are the latest bizarre food trends taking over New York.

Sushi Donuts

Sushi Donut Shop via Facebook
Sushi Donut Shop via Facebook
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Picture this - sushi rolls crafted into the shape of a donut, complete with a hole in the center. The sushi donut features ingredients such as salmon, avocado, and cucumber. Social media loves these sushi donuts and they've become Instagram-worthy.

Flaming Hot Cheetos Chicken Sandwich

North Bar via Facebook
North Bar via Facebook
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Fried chicken lovers who want to take things up a notch love the Flaming Hot Cheetos chicken sandwich. The sandwich features a crispy chicken fillet coated in crushed Flaming Hot Cheetos, sandwiched between two toasted buns. The result is a blend of crunchy, spicy, and savory flavors.

Roasted Beef Bone Marrow

Trattoria Stella via Facebook
Trattoria Stella via Facebook
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Roasted beef bone marrow is a dish that those adventurous enough to try it say takes dining to new heights. Served with warm bread or toast, this dish offers a rich, creamy, and buttery flavor.

Cold Noodles with Ice Cream

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Ice cream and pasta are two things most people would say don't belong together but most people probably have never tried it. The dish combines vanilla ice cream with chilled soba noodles and a sprinkling of brown sugar. The result is apparently a unique blend of sweet, creamy ice cream and savory, chewy noodles.

Chicken and Waffles Pizza

Roadhouse Brickoven Pizza via Facebook
Roadhouse Brickoven Pizza via Facebook
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The chicken and waffles pizza takes two loved classics and combines them into one creation. This dish features a crispy pizza crust topped with crispy fried chicken, sweet waffle slices, and a drizzle of buttery syrup bringing together the savory flavors of crispy chicken with the sweetness of waffles.

Agree?? 13 of the Best Submarine Sandwich Shops in Upstate New York

The original "meal in itself," submarine sandwich shops have been ubiquitous in Upstate New York for well over 50 years. Every small town has a sub shop or restaurant that sells subs, and many have the familiar franchises that dot the Upstate landscape. Here are a baker's dozen great sub shops for your consideration.

More! More of the Best Bagel Destinations in Upstate New York

So, how do you start your morning? A piece of toast on the run? A bowl of Cheerios? Ham and eggs? A fruit smoothie? Well, they are all good starters but for this writer (and many other folks) a great way to start the day is with a toasted bagel with a schmear of cream cheese. Filling, healthy, delicious, and convenient. There are dozens of bagel shops spread all over the Upstate region. Here is a starter list of 14 great bagel bakeries, from the Hudson Valley to Buffalo, and from the St. Lawrence River to the Catskills. Check out the list and see some of the great photos. I can guarantee you that looking at these photographs will make you say, "Yup, it is bagel time!"

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