Trends we spotted | Week 46

16-11-2018

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At hospitalitytrends.eu 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 an automatic Negroni machine in the underground cocktail bar Mr. Fogg’s in London and people living there can order IKEA’s Swedish meatballs through Uber Eats. Michelin released their ‘Cantonese Food Guide 2019’, this is the first Michelin guide that focuses on a cuisine, not a city or region. And also a link to a video  about the Avocaderia in Brooklyn and the EFSA (the European Food Safety Authority) has developed a new food safety management approach that makes it simpler for small retailers to donate food. We also spotted a link to a great video about the process of making the Aviary Cocktail Book. And do you know where Zerobnb stands for? Or did you ever drink Kaffeost? lees verder

Flip Sigi | Special dish: Sinigang Cup Noodles

15-11-2018

  • Photo received from Flip Sigi - credits FoodbeastPhoto received from Flip Sigi - credits Foodbeast

Flip Sigi is a ‘Filipino Taqueria’ with several locations in New York. The restaurant is a modern take on Filipino cuisine specialized in tacos, burritos, rice bowls, burgers and bao buns. Jordan Andino is the chef and owner, who recently created a temporary special new dish: Sinigang Cup Noodles. A combination of Nissin Cup Noodles and a traditional tangy sinigang soup topped-off with a few crispy fries. lees verder

The use of power banks in the hospitality industry

15-11-2018

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  • Powerbank of XtormPowerbank of Xtorm
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  • Powerbank of XtormPowerbank of Xtorm

For restaurant owners it will always be important to continue to respond to the needs of the modern guest. The modern guest with his cell phone, we mean! We have already seen several solutions for this, from actions to enthuse guests to switch off the phone during dinner to offering various possibilities to charge their mobile. This doesn’t always have to go hand in hand with huge investments, an example of restaurant De Dorpskamer in Ermelo (the Netherlands), which offers their guests power banks to charge their mobile phone at the table. lees verder

Starbucks + Christmas | Real stories, holiday cups and festive flavours

14-11-2018

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The Christmas magic is back in all Starbucks stores in the USA and Canada. They’re  celebrating the spirit of Christmas with new and old Christmas blends, holiday cups and a new ad with real stories and real magic: Starbucks partners featured in holiday ad campaign. We were kind of expecting the festive flavours and the holiday cups but simply love the idea of showing Starbucks partners in their holiday ads!  lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 45

9-11-2018

  • Trends in het kortTrends in het kort

At hospitalitytrends.eu 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 Halo Burger that will open the first vegan burger joint that sells the Beyond Burger in London and the Amsterdam-based The Avocado Show will open a restaurant in Brussels by the end of this month. And more vegan news: in London you can follow a fast track vegan chef course! In New York at the Time Warner Center David Chang opened a Korean wrap bar, Bāng Bar. We also spotted crystal cordless lamps!

Click on the title if you would to read the full article. Enjoy reading! lees verder

Stracciatella | The evolution of Mozzarella

5-11-2018

Quite a few years ago it started in Italian restaurants, Mozzarella became the most popular cheese imaginable, even as popular that you started seeing it on menu’s in restaurants all across the board, all across the globe. Then a couple of years ago we started seeing Burrata everywhere, a real delicious cheese that was even softer and better than Mozzarella and these days you can order it everywhere so time to up the ante: Stracciatella! Stracciatella di bufala are small bits of curd and the word means as much as ripped or shredded. Stracciatella is white like its predecessors and is best explained as the inside of the Burrata. Its origins are from the region of Puglia. So don’t worry we are not talking about the cheese and chocolate ice-cream flavor! This soft beautiful cheese is now taking over menus globally! An article from Leonie van Spronsen reporting from New York City. lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 44

2-11-2018

  • Trends in het kortTrends in het kort

At hospitalitytrends.eu 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 shelf stable omelette bars for breakfast and Dubai gets their first floating swimming pool at sea. Also links to a tempting looking purple sweet potato toast and about the new owner of the popular Asian-style chain Wagamama. And chef Quique Dacosta will open a restaurant in London next year! And a video about an adorable latte!

Click on the title if you would to read the full article. Enjoy reading! lees verder

First Starbucks container store in Taiwan

1-11-2018

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  • Taiwan Shipping Container StoreTaiwan Shipping Container Store
  • Taiwan Shipping Container StoreTaiwan Shipping Container Store
  • Taiwan Shipping Container StoreTaiwan Shipping Container Store
  • Taiwan Shipping Container StoreTaiwan Shipping Container Store
  • Taiwan Shipping Container StoreTaiwan Shipping Container Store

Starbucks Taiwan opened its first store in Asia Pacific built from recycled shipping containers. The new Starbucks is the first retailer to open a storefront in the yet-to-be opened Hualien Bay Mall, which is located in a tourist destination known for its cuisine and beautiful landscape facing the Pacific Ocean. lees verder

Junzi Kitchen | Chinese streetfood bings

31-10-2018

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  • Junzi Kitchen New YorkJunzi Kitchen New York
  • Junzi Kitchen New YorkJunzi Kitchen New York
  • Junzi Kitchen New YorkJunzi Kitchen New York
  • Junzi Kitchen New YorkJunzi Kitchen New York
  • Junzi Kitchen New YorkJunzi Kitchen New York
  • Junzi Kitchen New YorkJunzi Kitchen New York

Junzi Kitchen is a new-generation restaurant serving Northern Chinese bings and noodle bowls. The restaurant was founded by a team of Chinese graduate students at Yale University with locations in New Haven and New York City. Junzi Kitchen combines Chinese culinary traditions and new ideas with a mission to connect more people and cultures through food. They serve chun bings which are getting a lot of attention as Chinese street food! lees verder

Take-away restaurant Vita Mojo | Food based on your DNA

23-10-2018

  • Vita Mojo, London via FacebookVita Mojo, London via Facebook
  • Vita Mojo, London via FacebookVita Mojo, London via Facebook
  • Vita Mojo, London via FacebookVita Mojo, London via Facebook
  • Vita Mojo, London via FacebookVita Mojo, London via Facebook

A meal that is tailored to your DNA? It might sound like complicated and overly remote but this is changing: ultra-personalized food or eating exactly what your body needs! Vita Mojo in London is the first take-away restaurant that offers these meals. In addition, we spotted several other providers that are working on food based on your DNA, examples of Nestlé and of a DNA company in America that works with Amazon to deliver personalized meals at home.

We would like to taste the meals of Vita Mojo … however, handing over your DNA sample to third parties? Your DNA sample is pretty much the only thing that’s really ‘yours’ nowadays. Would you do it? lees verder

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