Childhood memory | Sneaking a few spoonful’s of raw dough

25-1-2017

  • Cookie DoughPhoto by Dina Joanna Coloma
  • Cookie DoughPhoto by Dina Joanna Coloma
  • Cookie DoughPhoto by Dina Joanna Coloma

Who doesn’t have this childhood memory? Sneaking a few spoonful’s of raw dough when your mom or grandmother was baking cookies. Remember sneaking too much until you were sick? Nowadays you can buy ‘raw cookie dough’ in the supermarket in America and this week a ‘ready-and-safe-to-eat raw cookie dough’ restaurant will open in Greenwich Village in New York. According to owner Kirsten Tomlan a place where you can enjoy ‘raw cookie dough’ mixed with ‘normal cookies’ and many more ingredients. Please be aware of this lesson from grandmothers: “don’t let your eyes be bigger than your stomach otherwise you will be nauseous!” lees verder

KFC |introduces a game on Instagram

13-1-2017

As far as we were aware Instagram is used to share pictures, clips and social cinema. KFC has launched a game on Instagram though, the ‘Colonel Saunders’ Kentucky Fried Chicken Football Challenge’.

A game on Instagram

KFC has launched “Colonel Saunders’ Kentucky Fried Chicken Football Challenge’, where Instagrammers can “play” on an American Football field across different animations on the social media platform. The game tags Instagram accounts, which players can click on to reach a new stage. KFC’s game utilizes 31 animations and 35 different Instagram accounts to tell the story of a short football game.

Great way to get more followers and likes with the Super Bowl less than a month away. Created by agency Wieden + Kennedy.

Best read articles in 2016

30-12-2016

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At the end of 2016 we are not going to publish the ´Trends we spotted this week´. Instead of that we have collected the best read articles of last year. The top five articles are published below. We hope you will get inspired in 2017 just as you were in 2016 by our trends.

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

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train | From coast to coast for the homeless

27-12-2016

It’s an annual tradition. For the 18th year, The Canadian Pacific’s annual Holiday Train will travel across Canada and the northern United States to raise money, food and awareness for food banks and hunger issues while hosting free concerts along the way. lees verder

Trends we spotted this week 49

9-12-2016

  • 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 among others, the half marathon through the Walt Disney Studios Park and Icehotel 365 in Sweden.

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#MannequinChallenge | examples from the hospitality industry

1-12-2016

At our Facebook page we spot more and more videos from hotels and restaurants participating in the #MannequinChallenge. Have you already seen one? In this challenge, a group of people remains ‘frozen’ like a mannequin while someone walks around with a camera and captures the scene. What makes it fun is that companies can use this challenge to give their fans a glimpse into ‘their world’. We gathered a few examples.

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Daring Dining | special dinners

28-11-2016

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Daring Dining is a new initiative of Chef Plaza. As the name suggests, you can expect special dinners while enjoying a Daring Dining event. Prior to the evening you won’t know what will be on the menu or know the location of the dinner. The location and the responsible chef will be announced 24 hours in advance. lees verder

Trends we spotted this week – week 47

25-11-2016

  • 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 among others, René Redzepi will open a Noma pop-up in Tulum (Mexico) and new details from Mangia!, the 20-acre Italian food theme park by Eataly. And the effects from the International Sherry Week at the beginning of November.

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Google Trips | See more, plan less

9-11-2016

Google Trips is de latest Google app. After Google Maps, Drive, Gmail and your Google Calender is Google Trips the newest tool which should make life easier. The new mobile app should help travellers instantly plan each day of their trips. Buying airplane tickets, booking a hotel and visiting a cosy restaurant at your destination, all in one simple travelling app.

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The Milk Train Café | Soft-serve ice cream in a cloud of cotton floss

25-10-2016

As from late July, The Milk Train Café in London is serving particular ice cream in a particular way! The Café serves soft-serve ice cream in a cloud of cotton floss. The flavours of the soft ice cream are special: Asian flavours, London style! The café opened late July and is extremely popular. lees verder

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