Plopr | The opener with a ‘pop’ sound

23-2-2017

Don’t you love that ‘popping’ sound when a bottle of beer or a bottle of champagne gets uncorked? With the Plopr, you will hear this ‘plop’ every time. The Plopr can be used for every bottle with a crown cap. The project is on Kickstarter as from this week to crowdfund money to produce the first copies. read more

Usagi no Nedoko Kyoto | Serves food that looks like rocks and minerals

23-2-2017

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Usagi no Nedoko a shop, small inn and café in Kyoto is a highly unique concept that is inspired by nature. Artist Koichi Yoshimura developed a way to preserve plants in acrylic cubes, which he calls ‘Sola Cubes’. In their café they reimagined rocks, minerals and other objects of the nature in a seasonal inspired menu. Almost too beautiful to eat. If you did not have a look at the photos, please do! read more

Mochi ice cream | Now available at the Whole Foods Markets

22-2-2017

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For all sweet cravers amongst us, these eye-catching brightly coloured mochi ice creams might be something for you. Mochi ice cream is a popular Japanese-American dessert made by covering bite-sized balls of ice cream with a sweet Japanese sticky rice dough. Last month the Whole Foods Markets introduced mochi ice cream bars in half of the American stores, and there are plans to open at more locations in the future. read more

Lokal Hotel | ‘Invisible Service’ Boutique hotel

22-2-2017

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A 6-unit boutique hotel with a focus on invisible service, will open soon in Philadelphia, USA. The Lokal Hotel will offer guests an authentic Philadelphia experience and an escape that feels like home. The hotel seeks to provide a unique connection with the city without sacrificing the comfort and care travelers expect. read more

Temakery | Healthy hotspot

21-2-2017

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Temakery, recently opened in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Temakery is a fast-casual restaurant that responds to the fast moving society and the generation of today. They offer fresh meals, authentic street food and healthy snacks. The best point: you have full control over the contents of your meal. read more

De Jong DELI | Seven businesses in one

21-2-2017

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One of the ultimate examples of blurring, De Jong DELI houses seven different outlets: a lunchroom, bakery, butchery, cheese maker, delicacies, caterer and an ice cream shop! In other words De Jong DELI is, both a store, caterer and a restaurant, located in Adriaan Oomenstraat 1a in Teteringen, the Netherlands. read more

Freakshakes | The 1,500 calories explosion

20-2-2017

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Be warned: do not watch the video above if you are on a diet! Did you watch it? And does your mouth already water? These messy milkshakes “freakshakes” covered in sweets and decorated with whipped cream and sweet sauce first popped up in Australia, but their popularity is also rising in the United States, United Kingdom and even in Belgium.  read more

Starbucks ice cream

20-2-2017

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Ice cream lovers and Starbucks coffee lovers pay attention. Starbucks starts selling Starbucks ice cream at over 100 locations in the United States of America. In 2016 Starbucks already started with the pilot to sell ice cream in some of their bars. And it worked out. read more

Rooster Soup Company | All profit goes to charity

20-2-2017

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At restaurant Rooster Soup Company in Philadelphia they help people in need by donating their profit to charity. Chef Michael Solomonov and his four partners at Federal Donuts made this possible via a crowdfunding campaign. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 7

17-2-2017

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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 about the spoon that let your food taste better and Jack Daniels coffee. read more

De Bajes | Street Art Restaurant

17-2-2017

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The first Street Art restaurant opened this week in the Netherlands and is called ‘De Bajes’, which means ‘The Jail’. After to Hong Kong and New York it’s now also possible in the Netherlands to eat and drink between painted walls by world’s most famous street art artists. The restaurant is located on the Utrechtsestraat in Amsterdam. read more

New: the vegetable- and fruit butcher

17-2-2017

New in the United States: the vegetable- and fruitbutcher. The ‘butcher’ can be found in the supermarket and prepares the products you bought, so you can either use or consume them directly. For $1,- they cut 500 grams of vegetables and fruits. read more

McDonalds reinvented the shake experience with a new straw

16-2-2017

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Ever experienced ordering a mixed drink where only one flavor at a time dominated the drink? McDonalds found a solution to this. With the new Chocolate Shamrock Shake, available during Shamrock season, McDonalds challenged itself by reinventing the shake experience. read more

Alibi Hostel | Sleeping in a prison

16-2-2017

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Ever wanted to experience what it’s like to sleep a night in prison? It’s now possible in Leeuwarden. Since the beginning of this year, a hostel opened in former prison ‘De Blokhuispoort’. In order to find the perfect balance of keeping the original interior but still providing a comfortable and fun stay, several changes had to be made. read more

Ancolie Restaurant | All dishes in a jar

15-2-2017

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Last year we wrote about a Kickstarter project from entrepreneur Chloë, she was funding to open her own ‘Glass Jars’ concept in New York. The goal was to serve all meals in healthy and sustainable jars. In the meantime, the restaurant opened its doors and we received some pictures of the concept! read more

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