Financial columnist and trend spotter Felix Salmon declares pumpkin the new bacon in this weekís New York Magazine. But why? What could an orange gourd-like squash and a crispy piece of pig possibly have in common? Why, popularity, of course. You see, everyone likes bacon. Itís salty. Itís crispy. Itís delicious. And it has gotten really popular recently. ...
http://observer.com/2012/10/pumpkin-is-the-new-bacon/

No, no it isn't.