Trends we spotted | Week 14

6-4-2018

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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 multi-keg switching tech changes beer kegs automatically and Hometels, a bridge between hotels and Airbnb’s.

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Restaurant RIJKS® | Chef Joris Bijdendijk meets Chef Mitsuharu Tsumura

5-4-2018

  • Micha Tsumura from restaurant MaidoMicha Tsumura from restaurant Maido
  • Joris Bijdendijk from restaurant RIJKSJoris Bijdendijk from restaurant RIJKS
  • Dish from restaurant Maido - tofu cheescake ice cream,bread sand,sweet potato,apple with wakame,camu camu,taperiba and burgundy grape tapDish from restaurant Maido - tofu cheescake ice cream,bread sand,sweet potato,apple with wakame,camu camu,taperiba and burgundy grape tap
  • Dish from restaurant Maido - Sachapapa Soba, vongoles, crabDish from restaurant Maido - Sachapapa Soba, vongoles, crab

1*Michelin RIJKS® in Amsterdam continues its grand series of collaboration dinners by inviting the globally praised Mitsuharu ‘Micha’ Tsumura and team from Nikkei-restaurant Maido in Lima; celebrated at “Latin America’s Best Restaurant 2017” and The World’s No. 8 by The World’s 50 Best Restaurant List. The stage is set for April Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th in Amsterdam, the Venice of the North. read more

Greyhound café | Is launching their terrace with a splash

4-4-2018

On April 12th, Greyhound Café, the first London outpost of the cult Thai restaurant, will launch their outdoor terrace just in time to celebrate Thai New Year. Traditionally marked with a water festival, Greyhound will be bringing the custom to London with a splash, celebrating with a week of non-stop revelry complete with specially created sharing dishes, festival cocktail buckets, and even a water pistol or two. The Greyhound Café is a modern Bangkok cafe in London’s Fitzrovia, serving Thai street food with modern twists. read more

Red Bull Gaming Sphere | First eSports studio opened in Shoreditch

3-4-2018

  • Red Bull Gaming SphereRed Bull Gaming Sphere
  • Red Bull Gaming SphereRed Bull Gaming Sphere
  • Red Bull Gaming SphereRed Bull Gaming Sphere

Red Bull continues to invest in sports, this time no extreme sports or football but eSports! Earlier this year they opened the first Red Bull Gaming Sphere in Tokyo and last month, the 23th of March, they opened the first studio in Europe. The eSports studio is located in the popular neighborhood Shoreditch in London and is open for everybody.

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Forget black charcoal ice cream | 2018, it’s all about gold: 24Karat gold ice cream!

30-3-2018

  • 24Karat gold ice cream by Snowopolis 4
  • 24Karat gold ice cream by Snowopolis
  • 24Karat gold ice cream by Snowopolis 3
  • 24Karat gold ice cream by Snowopolis 2

We here in the Netherlands are longing for some sunshine! But we haven’t spotted Spring yet although some ice cream parlors are opening their doors. And we do spot more and more ice cream on our timeline, like recently the 24Karat gold ice cream made by Snowopolis in Anaheim, California. They serve a scope of vanilla soft ice cream packed in edible gold leaf. You could even use a spray with edible gold or silver, which makes it even easier to make this ‘very Instagrammable’ ice cream! read more

Trends we spotted | Week 13

30-3-2018

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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 you can now list your hotel at Airbnb trough SiteMinder, Gaggan won the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for the fourth time and won’t win it for the fifth time! And you can now wander through Disneyland with Google Maps Street View!

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72-hour pizza dough | Dough delivered to your door

29-3-2018

72-hour pizza dough is a Kickstarter project for the ultimate component for pizza crust perfection to make your perfect pizza di mama or pizza di papa at home! The dough is ready for use at the moment it’s delivered to your door. The idea is from Baking Steel, a company that has as one of their key goals to help you create “the crust you crave” at home. They already Kickstarted their Baking Steel appliance that will help home cooks to attain the perfect, restaurant-caliber, crispy, crust texture. To create this you also need to have the perfect dough, 72-hour pizza dough. Unfortunately they only ship within the USA but in this article a great tip for authentic Italian pizza restaurants outside the USA… read more

wagamamago | Created a ‘walk out and pay’ app with Mastercard

28-3-2018

Pan-Asian restaurant wagamama launched the wagamamago app. They describe the app as ‘Uber for diners’ allowing customers to walk in, order, eat and for the first time ever, simply go, wagamamago-walk-out-payment. The new app will save diners an average of 12 minutes at every meal, according to research. The wagamamago™ app is completely safe and secure, developed in partnership with Mastercard which processes 65,000 secure transactions a minute. read more

New color by Pantone | ‘English Sparkling’ wine source of inspiration

27-3-2018

  • English Sparkling by PantoneEnglish Sparkling by Pantone
  • Wyfold Vineyard Brut inspiratiebron voor kleur English SparklingWyfold Vineyard Brut inspiratiebron voor kleur English Sparkling

The colour institute Pantone and Laithwaite’s Wine, the UK’s largest online wine merchant, have partnered up to introduce a new Pantone color ‘English Sparkling’. The color English Sparkling, an off-white cream, is created to celebrate the meteoric rise of the English Quality Sparkling Wine in recent years. No longer viewed as an outsider, English Sparkling has gained accolades and acclaim from all corners of the globe. Taking the battle of the fizzes outside of the drinks world for the first time, the new English Sparkling shade challenges ‘Champagne’ as the go-to colour term within design and interior circles.

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Trends we spotted week 12

23-3-2018

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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 Matcha beer for a green St. Patrick’s Day, mitigating global hunger crisis using next generation technologies and there is a map displaying women-owned restaurants across the US.

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Open Meals | Sushi teleportation from Tokyo to Austin

22-3-2018

Open Meals is a company from Japan that focuses on digitizing food. They were recently present at the South by Southwest Conference & Festivals (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, to show that it is possible to teleport sushi from A to B. It’s remarkable to see how far the technology is today and the sushi that was eventually made by the robot arm is perfect for Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! read more

Gin Barrel-Aged Cold Brew | A non-alcoholic twist on the classic G&T

21-3-2018

The Starbucks Reserve® Roastery in Seattle is offering a new beverage that borrows from the ancient craft of aging liquor in barrels, Gin Barrel-Aged Cold Brew, one year after the introduction of its first barrel-aged coffee with Whiskey Barrel-Aged Sulawesi. The beverage begins with unroasted small-lot Rwandan coffee beans hand-scooped into oak barrels that first held bourbon, then used to age gin by local craft distillery Big Gin in Seattle. The sparkling new non-alcoholic beverage is a twist on the classic gin and tonic. First, Roastery baristas shake together slow-steeped Gin Barrel-Aged Rwanda coffee concentrate, ice, and a few dashes of lime bitters. The beverage is finished with tonic and a garnish with lime. read more

IKEA SPACE10 Lab | The fast food of the future

20-3-2018

  • Neatballs SPACE10, credits Kasper KristoffersenNeatballs SPACE10, credits Kasper Kristoffersen
  • Neatballs SPACE10, credits Kasper KristoffersenNeatballs SPACE10, credits Kasper Kristoffersen
  • Bug Burger SPACE10, credits Kasper KristoffersenBug Burger SPACE10, credits Kasper Kristoffersen
  • Bug Burger SPACE10, credits Kasper KristoffersenBug Burger SPACE10, credits Kasper Kristoffersen
  • Lokal Salad SPACE10, credits Kasper KristoffersenLokal Salad SPACE10, credits Kasper Kristoffersen
  • Lokal Salad SPACE10, credits Kasper KristoffersenLokal Salad SPACE10, credits Kasper Kristoffersen
  • Microgreen ice cream, SPACE10, credits Kasper KristoffersenMicrogreen ice cream, SPACE10, credits Kasper Kristoffersen

More and more people try to eat healthy, less meat, more veggies for health reasons and for the environment. IKEA SPACE10 Lab introduced Tomorrow’s Meatball – a visual rethinking of IKEA’s iconic meatball using alternative ingredients such as insects, algae, and lab-grown meat – three years ago. Since then they’ve been developing a wider selection of dishes that showcase the kind of food we could be eating in the not-too-distant future, the fast food of the future. There was one important principle in mind, the dishes shouldn’t just be healthy or sustainable. They had to be delicious, too. The dishes aren’t on IKEA’s menu…..

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Art ahead | Highway Gallery by the Louvre Abu Dhabi

19-3-2018

The Highway Gallery is an innovative project developed by the Louvre Abu Dhabi in celebration of the United Arab Emirates Innovation month. It has been created to reinforce art’s role in elevating everyday life into something beautiful and memorable. The Highway Gallery which showcases 10 magnificent artworks is located alongside the E11 or Sheikh Zayed Road from Dubai to Abu Dhabi. The masterpieces on display in giant 8×6 meter frames are introduced at 3 radio stations. The 10 artworks are just an example, to see them in person you need to visit the museum. read more

SWEETS hotel | Old bridge houses turned into hotel suites

19-3-2018

SWEETS hotel, a new hotel concept that transforms the old bridge houses in Amsterdam into special hotel suites, was officially opened last week. The first 11 of the 28 former bridge houses can now be booked at www.sweetshotel.amsterdam. The hotel gives this industrial heritage a new destination by transforming it into mini suites for two people. After a night at one of these bridge houses it’s truly waking up in the middle of the city! Inspiring location with unique views of Amsterdam. read more

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