Self-exploring wine bar concept, ‘By The Glass’| Rayleigh & Ramsay in Amsterdam

6-11-2017

With the opening of Rayleigh & Ramsay in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has a unique wine-café, which focuses on independent wine exploration. The concept is similar to Vagebond Wines in London. They offer as many as 100 wines within eight taste profiles per trial cap, half a glass or a whole glass. Prices range from € 0,70 to € 15,-. The wines are presented in wine dispensers from which the guest can ‘tap’ with a pre-paid card. All wines can be evaluated and ordered online. Next to London and Amsterdam, this concept can be found in Riga, Geneva and Mauritius as well. Advisor and wholesaler of this concept is the Dutch organization By The Glass International. lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 44

3-11-2017

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At Horecatrends we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the smaller trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week, amongst others about the Michelin stars for restaurants in New York and a journalist of Robb Report tried a cup of coffee of $ 55!

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Cheese Tea | Very successful in China and invading the U.S.

1-11-2017

Okay, you say cheese tea? You really mean cheese and tea in the same cup? Yes, tea topped with cheese! Spotted and originated in Guangzhou, the capital of China’s southern Guangdong province at HEYTEA tea house. The concept has spread from the street stalls of Taiwan to China, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and even to New York’s Flushing neighborhood, where Happy Lemon serves the tea in four flavors, including chocolate. In the video above Jenny Zheng, from the in Los Angeles based, Little Fluffy Head Café, explains the idea behind the cheese tea. lees verder

Wonderball tables | Interactive table tennis

30-10-2017

 

Bounce, the home of Ping Pong in London, launches a digital evolution of Ping Pong for the ‘social gaming generation’. The Ping Pong bar recently added Wonderball tables to their locations which makes ping pong available for everyone. The future meets the traditional world and combines technology with the old school table tennis. lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 43

27-10-2017

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At Horecatrends we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the smaller trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week, amongst others about a secret coffeebar in Brooklyn with a Dutch password and Cédric Grolet from the Le Meurice restaurant in Paris has been picked as the world’s best patissier.

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Whisky Christmas Ornaments | One for the tree, one for me

27-10-2017

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  • Lake Distillery

As the classic song goes, ‘Christmas time, whisky and wine!’… or something along those lines! Christmas is approaching fast and The Lakes Distillery is lifting the spirit this Christmas with Whisky ornaments or ornament filled with The Lakes Vodka or Gin. Spirit baubles as decoration for your Christmas tree, to open after Christmas dinner! Great way to serve drinks in bars and restaurants this holiday season.

Christmas tree filled with whisky Christmas ornaments

The range includes a selection of single 20cl baubles with exquisite ribbon, containing either The Lakes Gin, The Lakes Vodka or The ONE British Isles Blended Whisky. Also available are gift sets each containing six 5cl baubles filled with the spirits of The Lakes Distillery, with a whisky set, a vodka set and a gin set. The vodka and gin sets include an exclusive preview of the highly-anticipated flavoured vodka and gin liqueurs.

The Lakes Distillery baubles will be available from late September 2017 in retail outlets across the UK and on their website.

The Loop | Instagrammable ‘horchata and churros’

26-10-2017

The Loop does sell churros in Westminster, California. They have an Instragram hit with their special horchata with a loop of churros.  A horchata is a Spanish drink from the Valencia region, made of almonds, water and sugar, which creates a milk like substance. At ‘the Loop’ they added activated charcoal which creates a social media-friendly or instagrammable ‘horchata and churros’.   lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 42

20-10-2017

  • Trends in het kort

At Horecatrends we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the smaller trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week, amongst others vegan foie gras in Belgium and a Bottle tap beer system.

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The Caveasy | Smart wine rack system

19-10-2017

The first smart wine rack system, for all wine lovers who simply want to enjoy their wine, but also for the professional who wants to keep track on his or hers wine cellar. It’s a simple as this: take a picture of the label, put the bottle in your Caveasy One, and enjoy your wine at the right time. They’re crowdfunding via Indiegogo right now and it’s been backed for 105% with still a month to go! lees verder

Sign Language Coffee Bar | Order in sign language

17-10-2017

  • Sign language coffee barSign language coffee bar in Amsterdam

On the 19th of October the Sign Language Coffee Bar opens its doors at the Amsteldijk in Amsterdam. It is the first Dutch coffee bar where only deaf barista’s work and where you have to place your order in sign language.

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