Cronuts, ramen burgers, and waffle tacos: The evolution of the food mash-up

Food mash-ups have a long, delicious history that predates the latest culinary sensations

The cronut
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With foodies still swooning over the cronut, many imitators are now trying their best to create their own equally delicious snack-food hybrids.

We're not just talking about the Dunkin' Donuts cronut knockoff, but rather all the combination concoctions that food companies have been rolling out to a salivating pubic, hungry for more gimmicky, greasy treats.

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