Voice Chocolate | Inspiration for Valentine’s Day from Japan

9-1-2018

The chocolates from Voice Chocolate are all unique chocolates made on the basis of your voice. The idea came from the Japanese telecom company NTT DoCoMo, especially for Valentine’s Day 2017. People could record a short message through an app that is eventually formed into chocolate. The recipient scanned this message in the unique chocolate bar in a AR app that reads the design and plays the original message.

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Book and Bed hostel | Heaven for bookworms

8-1-2018

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Book and Bed hostel allows you to book an overnight stay at a book store! A space that is impossible to leave if you’re in the midst of your book! It’s a cheap dorm with as difference: the bunk beds for their guests are hidden behind library shelves filled with over 1,700 books in Japanese and English. The first hostel opened in 2015 in Tokyo, in the meantime they opened three more Book and Bed hostels in Asakusa, Kyoto and Fukuoka.

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Trends we spotted | Week 1

5-1-2018

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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 UK’s first selfie cappuccino, food events in January and the first Valentine’s packages are already available!

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MUJI hotel Shenzhen | Opens this January

4-1-2018

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The popular Japanese home retailer MUJI will open a hotel this January the 18th, MUJI hotel Shenzhen, in Shenzhen, China. Hotel operations will be run by other parties, the development of the hotel, the interior design is done by MUJI, featuring the company’s line of furniture and housewares. An opportunity for guests to experience MUJI products.

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Trends we spotted | Week 52

29-12-2017

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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 two location of Jamie’s Pizzeria in the Netherlands in 2018 and new about two food hall concepts in the United States of America.

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Ultimate Christmas sleepover | Sleeping in the Coca-Cola Christmas truck

14-12-2017

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Two lucky winners will fall asleep in the Coca-Cola Christmas truck tomorrow night. We all know this truck from the well-known Coca-Cola Christmas advertising that shows up every years during the Holiday Season. The iconic truck has been prepared for an overnight stay especially for this giveaway. Coca-Cola collaborated with Travel Blog Late Rooms. A fun and special marketing campaign! lees verder

Jajem Jenever | Christmas ornaments filled with jenever for their 2-year anniversary

13-12-2017

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The Amsterdam jenever brand Jajem exists 2 years this month. This will be celebrated in the Kopstootbar on the Leidseplein, which is also the first business the men behind the brand opened. Beside a party you can also buy Christmas ornaments filled with the young jenever! lees verder

First KiKat Chocolatory in the Netherlands | At Utrecht Central Station

5-12-2017

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The first ‘KitKat Chocolatery’ in the Netherlands has opened on the 30th of November at Utrecht Central Station. In the pop-up store you can make your own KitKat bar, or as their slogan says ‘Create your own break’, until December 23rd. There are a number of KitKat Chocolatery stores in Japan, England, Malaysia and Australia.

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Fazer Cricket Bread | Finnish bakery launches ‘crunchy’ insect bread

4-12-2017

Since the 24th of November you can buy cricket bread in Finland. One of Finland’s largest food companies, Fazer is selling this crunchy cricket bread. According to Markus Hellstrom, head of the Fazer group’s bakery division, one loaf of bread contains about 70 dried crickets. The crickets are grounded into powder and added to the flour. lees verder

The Santa’s Sausage from Bubbledogs | Do you have a recipe with a fun Santa twist?

29-11-2017

This December, Bubbledogs, the gourmet hotdog and champagne bar, will be getting in the Christmas spirit, bringing back Londoners’ favourite: The Santa’s Sausage. Topped with all the festive favourites, Sandia Chang has been busy in the kitchen, designing the very special turkey hot dog with Christmas stuffing, cranberry chutney, crispy brussels sprouts, parsnip chips and gravy. This year, guests can also choose to pimp up their Santa’s sausage with the luxury addition of truffles, for a little extra. lees verder

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