Relegated to the emoji food section, one would never go hungry; the digitized culinary options are more than plenty. But we live in a hungry—in more ways than one—age, where enough is never enough, and more is always on the horizon. Thus, we welcome with open arms the newest (potential) crop of food emojis.
Unicode, the authority on all things emoji, is in the process of workshopping their 2018 releases. The Emoji Subcomittee has submitted a list of 67 potential options to introduce to our keyboards come summer 2018. The edible options include: a mango, a leafy green, a bagel, a mooncake, a cupcake and a salt shaker.
Valerio is a freelance food writer, editor, researcher and cook. He grew up in his parent's Italian restaurants covered in pizza flour and drinking a Shirley Temple a day. Since, he's worked as a cheesemonger in New York City and a paella instructor in Barcelona. He now lives in Berlin, Germany where he's most likely to be found eating shawarma.