The Beaufort bar | Inspiring cocktail menu in an illustrated tunnel book

9-2-2017

  • By Invitation Only at The Savoy´s Beaufort BarBy Invitation Only at The Savoy´s Beaufort Bar
  • Gypsy Moth at The Savoy´s Beaufort BarGypsy Moth at The Savoy´s Beaufort Bar
  • Seal of Approval at The Savoy´s Beaufort BarSeal of Approval at The Savoy´s Beaufort Bar
  • The Ceremony at The Savoy´s Beaufort BarThe Ceremony at The Savoy´s Beaufort Bar
  • The Master of Suspense at The Savoy´s Beaufort BarThe Master of Suspense at The Savoy´s Beaufort Bar
  • The Savoy Delivers at The Savoy´s Beaufort BarThe Savoy Delivers at The Savoy´s Beaufort Bar
  • Height of Fashion at The Savoy´s Beaufort BarHeight of Fashion at The Savoy´s Beaufort Bar
  • 10.10.10 at The Savoy's Beaufort bar10.10.10 at The Savoy's Beaufort bar
  • The Missing Shaker at The Savoy´s Beaufort BarThe Missing Shaker at The Savoy´s Beaufort Bar

Known for its theatrical drinks and dramatic décor, The Beaufort Bar at the Savoy in London is launching a new cocktail menu today in the form of a beautifully illustrated tunnel book. Twisting strands from the Savoy’s illustrious history into a fascinating cocktail narrative, the menu takes guests on a tour of the hotel through its legendary tales and extraordinary guests. From secret wartime bars, rooftop tap-dancing and extravagant gondola parties to luminaries such as Alfred Hitchcock, Katherine Hepburn and Tom Jones, the menu will be a celebration of some of The Savoy’s most captivating stories. lees verder

Harry Potter inspired afternoon Tea | At the Llety Cynin Bed-and-Breakfast

8-2-2017

  • Llet Cynin
  • Llet Cynin
  • Llet Cynin
  • Llet Cynin
  • Llet Cynin

Are you a massive Harry Potter fan; did you prefer to read Harry Potter books over your school books and did you always wanted to know how the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry treats would taste like? Than the Llety Cynin bed-and-breakfast in South Wales is the place to be! lees verder

Retro arcade games | Big halls, arcade games, a group of friends and specialty beers

6-2-2017

  • Emporium Chicago WickerparkEmporium Chicago Wickerpark
  • Emporium Chicago WickerparkEmporium Chicago Wickerpark
  • Arcade Hotel consolesArcade Hotel
  • Art District Brewing Co (Credit: Rainbeau Tharp)
  • Arcade HotelArcade Hotel
  • Art District Brewing Co (Credit: Rainbeau Tharp)Art District Brewing Co (Credit: Rainbeau Tharp)
  • Arcade Hotel gamesArcade Hotel
  • Art District Brewing Co (Credit: Rainbeau Tharp)Art District Brewing Co. (Credit: Rainbeau Tharp)

Do you like specialty beers and old-school arcade games? We spot this combination more often. Beer breweries and pubs which not only offer a wide variety of specialty beers but also give you the opportunity to play nostalgic retro arcade games such as: pinball, air-hockey, pool or even get rid of your frustrations by playing the shooting game Mortal Kombat. In Amsterdam we even have a hotel where you can play, The Arcade hotel. lees verder

Cocktail inspiration | From classic British children’s books

31-1-2017

  • Hunny PotHunny Pot
  • Mr Tumnas TippleMr Tumnas Tipple
  • Float Like a PeachFloat Like a Peach
  • Dream JarDream Jar
  • Half a Pint oÔÇÖButtahHalf a Pint oÔÇÖButtah
  • Languid CaterpillarLanguid Caterpillar
  • Lost and FoundLost and Found
  • Rabbits RemedyRabbits Remedy
  • X Marks the SpotX Marks the Spot

The Soho cocktail spot The Blind Pig has created a whole new cocktail menu inspired by children’s stories, this menu is entitled ‘Long and Short Great British Tails’. For example they recreated the Hunny Pot from Winnie the Pooh…

Here in the Netherlands we have the bubbles of Jip and Janneke but we wonder what kind of cocktail will be served if you create a famous Dutch story into a cocktail? Take the story of Hans Brinker from the book The Silver Skates about the boy with his finger in the dyke? Well we hope to inspire those who create cocktails and we think the taste must be a little salty … lees verder

Showhero Hotel | 60 people with disabilities running a hotel in Alkmaar

30-1-2017

  • Showhero Hotel

On the 27th, 28th and the 29th of January a team of 60 men and women with disabilities provided the guests of the King’s Inn City Hotel in Alkmaar in the Netherlands a warm welcome. Under the guidance of the foundation Showhero and the regular staff of the hotel, the participants took care of all the tasks in the hotel and provided a good dose of entertainment.

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iLost.co | Website for lost & found

27-1-2017

A centralized and standard platform for lost and found gear. In the Netherlands the iLost.co crowdfund was backed with €238.000,= last year and are rapidly expanding their iLost network. lees verder

Pop-up IGLOOS | On which rooftop terrace in the Netherlands next winter?

23-1-2017

  • Pop-up IGLOOSPop-up IGLOOS
  • Pop-up IGLOOSPop-up IGLOOS
  • Pop-up IGLOOSPop-up IGLOOS

In London it’s possible to diner in pop-up igloo’s until the end of the winter at the Coppa Club. The pop-up structures host smaller groups (up to 8 people at a time) and are fully-heated. To make it even more comfortable for the guests, there are  sheepskin blankets and speakers in the IGLOOS. Which rooftop terrace in the Netherlands will install these kind of igloo’s next winter? lees verder

7132 Hotel |House of Architects in Switzerland

17-1-2017

  • The penthouse suite at the 7132 HotelThe penthouse suite at the 7132 Hotel
  • Room by Kengo Kuma at the 7132 HotelRoom by Kengo Kuma at the 7132 Hotel
  • Room by Thom Mayne at the 7132 Hotel WoodRoom by Thom Mayne at the 7132 Hotel Wood
  • Room by Thom Mayne at the 7132 HotelRoom by Thom Mayne at the 7132 Hotel in stone
  • Room by Tadao Ando at the 7132 HotelRoom by Tadao Ando at the 7132 Hotel
  • The thermal baths designed by Peter ZumthorThe thermal baths designed by Peter Zumthor
  • Relaxing room thermal baths designed by Peter SumthorRelaxing room thermal baths designed by Peter Sumthor
  • Chef Sven Wassmer at restaurant SilverChef Sven Wassmer at restaurant Silver
  • Bread at restaurant SilverBread at restaurant Silver
  • Grapefruit aged Negroni at the 7132 HotelGrapefruit aged Negroni at the 7132 Hotel

A Swiss design hotel and superb architecture under a single roof and as the latest architect indicates: “The human race may share common roots, but we are a pretty diverse bunch, so do we really have to put up with stereotypes?” Thom Mayne, the latest architect for 22 rooms in this hotel, says an emphatic no. Well, the 7132 Hotel in Vals is the embodied result of offering rooms designed by prize winning architects. With as latest asset the rooms created by Thom Mayne and the other 63 newly designed hotel rooms which are created by other top architects. Truly the house of architects in Switzerland.   lees verder

Trends we spotted | week 2 2017

13-1-2017

  • Trends in het kort

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,  Starbucks takes wine and beer off evening menu at more than 400 stores nationwide. And will we spot a Food bowl mania in the Netherlands in 2017?

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

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Artsy chairs for restaurants | no more art required

6-1-2017

  • Cheary chair by Haris JusovicCheary chair by Haris Jusovic
  • Chicken chair by Haris JusovicChicken chair by Haris Jusovic
  • Chocolate factory chair by Haris JusovicChocolate factory chair by Haris Jusovic
  • Hazelnut Chair by Haris JusovicHazelnut Chair by Haris Jusovic
  • Mama Banana by Haris JusovicMama Banana by Haris Jusovic
  • Sit & Eat 1 by Haris JusovicSit & Eat 1 by Haris Jusovic
  • Sit & Eat 2 by Haris JusovicSit & Eat 2 by Haris Jusovic

Haris Jusovic, graphic designer from Bosnia, created a serie of different chair designs inspired by daily used objects like shoes, telephones, basketballs and food. The last category has a cheary chair, banana chair but also Italian dishes chairs, chocolate and hazelnut chairs. If one would make the illustrations of this designer for commercial use the food ones would be great for restaurants. lees verder

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