Experimental Gastronomy | Vegan diner at Michelin star level

15-3-2018

  • Steinbeisser Alexandre Gauthier
  • Alexandre Gauthier by Marie Pierre Morel
  • Alexandre Gauthier by Marie Pierre Morel
  • Alexandre Gauthier by Marie Pierre Morel
  • Alexandre Gauthier by Marie Pierre Morel
  • Steinbeisser
  • Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy in Amsterdam

Steinbeisser and the Lloyd Hotel invited the French chef Alexandre Gauthier from restaurant La Grenouillère (** Michelin) to Amsterdam for a new edition of Experimental Gastronomy. On 5 and 6 June, a full vegan tasting menu will be served on unconventional crockery and cutlery, which will be developed especially for this occasion in collaboration with ten artists. Experimental Gastronomy offers a unique experience, where they challenge all participants, guests included, to search for the boundaries of eating habits. read more

Bear Robotics | Here to help the waiter

14-3-2018

Would you like to eat in a robot-run restaurant? Or would you prefer a restaurant in which the waiter is being helped by a robot that helps them carry your food? Bear Robotics is designed not to replace human waiters but to act as an assistant. Korean restaurant Kang Nam Tofu House in Milpitas, California is the first to try out Bear Robotics. Owner of Bear Robotics and the Korean restaurant John Ha wants to make the management of restaurants easier! read more

Glitter beers | Nice gimmick for events

14-3-2018

  • credits: Bold Missy Brewery

Several breweries in America and England have experimented with glitters! Three Weavers Brewing Company out in California and the Bold Missy Brewery in North Carolina all launched glitter beers. Indeed, beer with edible glitters. Totally safe and perfect to share on social media. This Saturday, it’s St. Patricks Day and we even spotted a green, glitter beer! We wonder whether the Dutch would like to drink an orange glitter beer for their King’s Day? read more

ValoJump by Valo Motion |Next level trampoline game platform

13-3-2018

Valo Motion, creator of ValoClimb – the original Augmented Climbing Wall, introduced a new addition to its product family this month: ValoJump – an interactive trampoline game platform. ValoJump brings an innovative twist to trampolining: the player literally jumps into the game. ValoJump combines advanced active play technology with a trampoline. Players participate in a real sport and get a real workout while having fun. Check out the video above, it must feel like you’re either Mario, King Kong or any other character touching whatever comes your way.

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Ecocamp Patagonia | Inspiration from trailblazers in ecotourism

13-3-2018

Ecocamp Patagonia in the Torres del Paine region is an eco-friendly camping option in Chile which already opened in 2001. It’s the first fully sustainable accommodation south of the Amazon which has the world’s first state-of-the-art geodesic dome hotel rooms. The camp is located in Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia and was voted as 32nd best hotel in the world in 2017.

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Cherry blossom raindrop cake | A bite of water with a touch of spring

12-3-2018

We keep wondering how a raindrop cake does taste! We wrote about them before, we spotted them in New York City and last year in London at restaurant Yamagoya. This year restaurant Yamagoya, the ramen specialists from Fukuoka, Japan, are launching a limited-edition cherry blossom raindrop cake for Hanami, the Japanese festival celebrating the arrival of spring. The cherry blossom raindrop cake will be available from Monday the 19th of March up to the 19th of April. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 10

9-3-2018

  • 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 a hidden, whisky laced speakeasy pop-up in London, the world’s first billboard made of hamburgers and Coca Cola is launching an alcoholic drink.

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Mermaid Latte | Your bright blue morning latte

8-3-2018

The Mermaid Latte mix by Nutra Organics is both a healthy and Instagrammable beverage. This Mermaid Latte mix is made from a combination of sea minerals, blue Spirulina, matcha blue butterfly pea flower, Manuka honey, adaptogenic herbs, like ashwaganda, Siberien Ginseng, liquorice and milk thistle and Ayurvedic chai spices, like ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, clove, star anise, cayenne powder and black pepper. According to Nutra Organics this latte doesn’t taste like sushi with all the sea ingredients, the taste must be like a spicier version of a chai latte. The powder can be used in all kinds of milks, like dairy, soy, almond or creamy coconut milk. read more

Starbucks Reserve SODO | First ‘Reserve store’ concept opened in Seattle

7-3-2018

Last week, Starbucks Reserve SODO opened its doors for the first time, inviting visitors to take a journey of discovery with small-lot Starbucks Reserve™ coffees and Princi food. This location is the first of the company’s new Reserve store concept, introducing a marketplace-style environment to showcase its premium Starbucks Reserve brand. read more

Chez Claire | New & improved éclairs. Move over, macaron

6-3-2018

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  • Chez Claire, haute éclairsChez Claire, haute éclairs
  • Chez Claire, haute éclairsChez Claire, haute éclairs
  • Chez Claire, haute éclairsChez Claire, haute éclairs
  • Chez Claire, haute éclairsChez Claire, haute éclairs
  • Chez Claire, haute éclairsChez Claire, haute éclairs
  • Chez Claire, haute éclairsChez Claire, haute éclairs
  • Chez Claire, haute éclairsChez Claire, haute éclairs
  • Chez Claire, haute éclairsChez Claire, haute éclairs
  • Chez Claire, haute éclairsChez Claire, haute éclairs

Dries Henau and Yuri Vandenbogaerde, or ‘the guys’, behind the concept of the WASBAR, opened their luxurious ‘haute éclairs’ shop Chez Claire in Antwerp last Saturday. Next Friday, 9 March, their second location in Ghent will follow. At Chez Claire you can taste éclairs in 13 different flavours while enjoying a glass of Cuvée Claire or a great cup of coffee. Like we wrote in an article in December in which their plans where revealed, if you like éclairs, some new addresses if you’re visiting one of these cities!

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The Museum of Candy | Opening this summer in NY City

5-3-2018

  • Credits: The Food Network

The Museum of Candy in New York City will feature the largest selection of candy in the world for museum patrons to photograph, study and most importantly EAT! Opening by the team behind the international phenomenon, Sugar Factory, the first of three planned museums will feature a 30,000-square-foot candy wonderland in the heart of the city. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 9

2-3-2018

  • 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 The Hunted Experience is coming to East London and British supermarket Asda launches twists on the classic Easter egg.

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The Standard | Stowaway program

28-2-2018

As more and more people find their way to Airbnb, it’s time for the hotel industry to respond. The Standard Hotels, which has a number of hotels in America, therefore introduced the Stowaway program. The program focusses on guests in search for a for a long stay room or apartment, if they decide to book at The Standard, they’ll enjoy a variety of new and luxurious offerings.
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The gym of the future | Get Pumped, a research insight by Reebok and Gensler

26-2-2018

‘The gym of the future is closer than you think’ is a research insight by Reebok and Gensler a global architecture and design firm. Interesting read for those changing the world around us, they revitalize the fuel stations we no longer need when we have more autonomous cars on the road and turn them into fuel for our bodies stations instead. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 8

23-2-2018

  • 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 about turning delays into a party with free Gordon’s & Tonic and a VR club where avatars can dance and mingle.

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