Bello Limoncello | Limited edition with 50% alcohol to celebrate the kings 50th birthday

26-4-2017

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Today we’re celebrating King’s Day! Our king is celebrating his birthday today with his family and everybody visiting Tilburg, a city in the south. But we’re partying in every city in the Netherlands, especially in Amsterdam! In honour of King Willem’s 50th birthday, Bello Limoncello launches a limited edition Limoncello with 50% alcohol. The 50% Bello is available at various locations in Amsterdam. read more

Van Wonderen Stroopwafels | Most enjoyable stroopwafel shop in the Netherlands

26-4-2017

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A new stroopwafel shop will open soon at the Kalverstraat in Amsterdam. A stroopwafel is a typical Dutch sweet made out of two thin layered waffles with a caramel-like syrup filling in the middle. It’s not one of the stroopwafel shops we often spot in city centers. Van Wonderen Stroopwafels is going to be a ‘sweet’ paradise that, besides stroopwafels in different sizes and flavors, also is going to sell coffee and chocolate. The exact opening date is unknown but it’s definitely going to be a great one. The photos do speak for themselves. read more

CLR CFF | Colourless coffee in a bottle

26-4-2017

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Clear Coffee or colourless coffee in a bottle, CLR CFF. Slovakians David and Adam Nagy came up with a solution to those awful coffee stains on your teeth: clear coffee. CLR CFF is made with high-quality Arabica coffee beans and pure water. It looks like water but is cold coffee. Might be a secret ingredient for coffee based cocktails! read more

A first in the bowling world | Bowling alley adjustable in height

26-4-2017

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The patent has been requested last year by BCE Bowling and approved for a new form of bowling: a bowling alley that is adjustable in height. Interactive and elevated bowling alleys especially intended for the older bowlers. In May our colleagues from Van Spronsen & Partners hospitality consultancy will publish a whitepaper about facts and figures of the Dutch bowling world: ‘The bowling centre in the picture’. We’re already looking forward at the trends… read more

Subway’s Facebook Messenger ordering bot | Launched in the United States

25-4-2017

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Last week, Subway launched a bot for Facebook Messenger that allows guests to order sandwiches and salads from more than 26,500 Subway restaurants in the U.S. The first-of-its-kind sandwich ordering bot was announced at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference with Agilitee, one of Subway’s digital partners, and is the latest innovation from Subway® Digital. Guests can use Subway’s Facebook Messenger ordering bot to order a sandwich or salad, customize it with their favorite bread; cheese; vegetables; and sauce, to pay on any device that supports Messenger. The bot is the latest addition to the brand’s mobile order systems that includes web ordering and app ordering. read more

Bowling in the spotlight | The mobile bowling alley

25-4-2017

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BCE Bowling introduces a new product to the Dutch bowling market: The mobile bowling alley. The mobile alley consists of loose parts and can be installed in a day. Especially suitable for companies that only have limited space available, but it also might be interesting to fill temporary vacancies in the inner cities: Pop-up Bowling! This trend in bowling is also reflected in the whitepaper ‘The bowling centre in the picture’ about the facts and figures of the Dutch bowling world of our colleagues from Van Spronsen & Partners hospitality consultancy which will be published in May. read more

3Doc: Bugs | The documentary about how to cook with insects

25-4-2017

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A young team from the Nordic Food Lab (known from restaurant NOMA) travels around the world to look for ways how to prepare great tasting insects. According to many people, one of the solutions to the world’s food problem. The documentary 3Doc: Bugs will be broadcasted in the Netherlands during the NPO Food weeks and is interesting for adventurous chefs! read more

Jacketz | The baked potato shop

24-4-2017

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Tasty and good food for less than € 10,=. That is exactly the reason why Paul Zonneberg & Pascal ter Beek opened the first baked potato shop in the Netherlands. Jacketz serves healthy baked potatoes with culinary fillings. read more

Highland Park Bowl | Awesome bowling alley

24-4-2017

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Highland Park Bowl is known to be “LA’s oldest bowling alley”. The bowling center that originates from 1927, has been completely renovated recently. The 1933 Group, an architect specialized in creating an ancient 20th century atmosphere is responsible for the renovation. The images above show that this company is really specialized in this type of design! We haven’t seen bowling alleys with this type of décor before. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 16

21-4-2017

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At Horecatrends we spot a lot of national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write articles about, the smaller trends we use in our column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week amongst others a shopping street in an empty cow shed and Folie Culinaire, an event that’s going to serve Cayman meat and ants.

If you like to read the whole article, click the title. Enjoy reading! read more

Storage Stool | Smart storage chairs

21-4-2017

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The Storage Stool, a chair with a compartment for storing your bags or jackets. You have high stools, low stools, bar stools, saddle stools, moveable stools and even bar stools with a backrest. But you can’t store anything in these chairs, Jeroen Speksnijder, owner of interior shop Spoor 38, decided to design one with a storage unit. The result is the Storage Stool, a timeless, robust wooden chair with a metal storage frame. Underneath the seat hangs a metal, extendable basket in which you can store your items, for example, your iPad, computer or handbag, always safe and nearby. read more

‘Dinner in the Sky’ in the Netherlands | At Castle de Wittenburg

20-4-2017

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‘Dinner in the Sky’ will be coming to the Netherlands for the first time on Saturday, May 20th! Decor for the Dutch version is Castle de Wittenburg. The culinary event where guests receive a gourmet four-course menu at fifty meters high has proven to be a great success in 59 countries. read more

IKEA | Considers opening IKEA standalone restaurants

20-4-2017

Most of us know them, Köttbullar, the famous IKEA meatballs. They’re almost as legendary as the furniture itself. For the ones who can’t get enough of them, we got news: IKEA is considering opening IKEA standalone restaurants! Hopefully in the near future you can enjoy the famous meatballs together with a class of lingonberry juice and a piece of Daim cake in one of the IKEA standalone restaurants. read more

A rooftop rollerdisco by the Social Fun & Games Club | #rooftoprollers at Roof East

19-4-2017

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Roof East in East London will be re-opening on the 4th of May for weekday evenings and weekends. This car-park rooftop summer spot is returning for its fourth year. It’s going to host a rooftop rollerdisco (#rooftoprollers at Roof East), a baseball batting cage club, and hip-hop inspired pétanque from De La Bowl. Oh, and crazy golf! All thanks to the Social Fun & Games Club. read more

Perfect salads made by… | Robot Sally

19-4-2017

In the above video you’re introduced to robot Sally, the robot that makes perfect salads. Artificial intelligence startup Chowbotics Inc. claims that its device can make a salad in less than 60 seconds. Silicon Valley’s newest celebrity chef offers you a choice of 21 ingredients! Robot Sally makes you a proportioned salad through science. Although we experience the concept more like a vending machine than a robot, we really like the idea and think Sally could be an asset to your hotel lobby! read more

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