Why are TikTok users so obsessed with soup?

It’s that time of the year. The air is getting crisper, the leaves are turning and SoupTok is thriving. 

Whether it’s ironic or genuine, TikTok loves good soup. There’s even an entire segment of the app dedicated to the dish known as SoupTok. Now one woman’s song about soup has sparked a trend where users celebrate the warm bowl of comforting goodness and all that it means. 

On TikTok “gorgeous, gorgeous girls love soup” 

“Gorgeous gorgeous girls love soup,” @fishdress riffed with a friend as they ate chicken soup. “Soup girls are the most popular girls in the chicken coup. I love you, you love me, we love soup. La-da-di-da. Soup queens are soup fiends. And soup fiends get the greens. So eat your soup and you’ll be cool. Mmm, I like soup. Bye!” 

The video racked up 1 million views and the sound has been used in over 3,000 videos. 


it’s fall, y’all!🍂 this lemon chicken orzo soup is something i’ll be making all season long! #healthycooking #soup #fallrecipes

♬ original sound – ⭐️ SERENA ⭐️

Soup lovers like Nicole Stuessy have used the sound to score their soup recipes


IT IS SOUP AND SWEATERS WEATHER IN LOS ANGELES I am the happiest girl in the world #foryou #TargetHalloween #plussize #outfit

♬ original sound – ⭐️ SERENA ⭐️

Others like @loeybugxo have used the audio to usher in the fall. 

“It is soup and sweater weather in Los Angeles. I am the happiest girl in the world,” she said showing off a cute pink cardigan. 

The song has even made its way to Twitter

Pop star Slayyyter tweeted the lyrics out saying her “soup era” was “coming.” 

What is SoupTok? 

SoupTok is the section of TikTok where people discuss soup. People like Chef Jonathan Kung share recipes, memes and embrace the impending cold weather. The hashtag #souptok has 29.9 million views while #soup has 1.9 billion views. 

In The Know is now available on Apple News — follow us here!  

If you liked this story, check out this article about this coffee creamer hack that’s about to save your morning routine.

More from In The Know:

TikToker bakes cookie dough found in Ben & Jerry’s ice cream

Barack Obama’s first presidential memoir is out now — and it’s cheaper to read with Kindle

These inexpensive, silky-soft pillowcases on Amazon are good for your hair and your skin

The 3 most affordable meal delivery kits for cooking at home

Listen to the latest episode of our pop culture podcast, We Should Talk: