The Drone Cocktail | By Michael Cirino

13-11-2017

Cocktails do have a long an fascinating history. The first cocktail was made in around 1800 and has been developed since then. Artist, chef and visionary Michael Cirino from the company A Razor/A Shiny Knife, decided to change the game and created a drone cocktail. ‘Shake or stir it’, the common annoyance for a good cocktail are the two options for this drone. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 45

10-11-2017

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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 a pop-up Anti-Trump bar, Twumps and Amsterdam will get a Residence Inn by Marriott in 2018.

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Phil, the AccorHotels bot | Available on Google Assistant

10-11-2017

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AccorHotels counts among the first apps available in France on the Actions on Google platform, which lets brands create applications – known as “Actions” – for Google Assistant. Since October 26, it has therefore been possible to interact with Phil, the AccorHotels bot, using Google Assistant. A simple instruction – “Ok Google, I want to talk to AccorHotels” – and the conversation starts on smartphones (Android and iOS), the hands-free smart speaker Google Home or any compatible device. read more

Cocktail Barbera Tonic | Carucci, il Chinato Italiano

8-11-2017

Greenflash Wine introduces a new cocktail in the Netherlands: Barbera Tonic. This tough mix originates in the Italian region Piemont. The basis of the traditionally made Chinato is the Barbera d’Asti D.O.C.G. The Barbera Chinato is a delicious aperitif drink, but really surprising ‘in the mix’ with tonic or ‘G&T’. This creates a refreshing, dark red cocktail in the style of an Aperol Spritz. read more

Long Stay Short | Hostel 2.0 or poshtel

7-11-2017

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Long Story Short is a new hostel in Czech Republic, but it is hard to tell that it is a hostel. The industrial look and original design give the hostel a modern an exclusive appearance. Nevertheless, is it possible to have a relatively low priced overnight stay in a dorm or private room. A perfect example of the current trend in the hostel industry where luxury is getting a higher priority.

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Terroir | Learn all about making wine through this computer game

6-11-2017

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Terroir is a computer game in which you learn how to make your own wine. During the game you are responsible for the entire process, from harvesting your grapes to the sales process. Although you will not immediately become a true wine maker after completing your first barrel of wine! The game will help you understand what’s going to happen when you’re making wine. read more

Self-exploring wine bar concept, ‘By The Glass’| Rayleigh & Ramsay in Amsterdam

6-11-2017

With the opening of Rayleigh & Ramsay in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has a unique wine-café, which focuses on independent wine exploration. The concept is similar to Vagebond Wines in London. They offer as many as 100 wines within eight taste profiles per trial cap, half a glass or a whole glass. Prices range from € 0,70 to € 15,-. The wines are presented in wine dispensers from which the guest can ‘tap’ with a pre-paid card. All wines can be evaluated and ordered online. Next to London and Amsterdam, this concept can be found in Riga, Geneva and Mauritius as well. Advisor and wholesaler of this concept is the Dutch organization By The Glass International. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 44

3-11-2017

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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 the Michelin stars for restaurants in New York and a journalist of Robb Report tried a cup of coffee of $ 55!

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Restaurant Under | Europe’s first underwater restaurant

2-11-2017

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At the most southern point of the Norwegian coastline by the village of Båly, Snøhetta has designed Europe’s very first underwater restaurant, dubbed Under. With its immediate proximity with the forces of nature, the restaurant, which will also function as a research centre for marine life, is a tribute to the Norwegian coast and to the province Lindesnes, to the wild fauna of the sea and to the rocky coastline of Norway’s southern tip. The architect firm assures that Under will be fully integrated into the environment. read more

Cheese Tea | Very successful in China and invading the U.S.

1-11-2017

Okay, you say cheese tea? You really mean cheese and tea in the same cup? Yes, tea topped with cheese! Spotted and originated in Guangzhou, the capital of China’s southern Guangdong province at HEYTEA tea house. The concept has spread from the street stalls of Taiwan to China, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and even to New York’s Flushing neighborhood, where Happy Lemon serves the tea in four flavors, including chocolate. In the video above Jenny Zheng, from the in Los Angeles based, Little Fluffy Head Café, explains the idea behind the cheese tea. read more

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island | Introduces an Instagram butler and an InstaTrail

31-10-2017

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At the Conrad Rangali Hotel, guests can hire an Instagram butler to help them make the perfect photos, you know those kind of images that makes your homefront jealous! The Conrad Rangali Hotel is located on the tropical island of the Maldives and initiated this in the context of their ‘Stay Inspired’ initiative. Instagram worthy pictures are becoming increasingly important and we spotted several hotels in the past responding to this fact. They all respond to the need for that one image taken from the right angle and at the right time. With the Instagram butler, it must be possible to take images of the beautiful beaches and evenly beautiful sunsets of the Maldives.

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Wonderball tables | Interactive table tennis

30-10-2017

 

Bounce, the home of Ping Pong in London, launches a digital evolution of Ping Pong for the ‘social gaming generation’. The Ping Pong bar recently added Wonderball tables to their locations which makes ping pong available for everyone. The future meets the traditional world and combines technology with the old school table tennis. read more

Le Compostier | A worm hotel for restaurants

30-10-2017

One of the first worm hotels of Le Compostier was recently placed at Restaurant As in Amsterdam. In the worm hotel, chefs can compost vegetables and fruit at their own location and use the compost directly in their own garden. This way kitchens from restaurants become circular. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 43

27-10-2017

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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 a secret coffeebar in Brooklyn with a Dutch password and Cédric Grolet from the Le Meurice restaurant in Paris has been picked as the world’s best patissier.

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Whisky Christmas Ornaments | One for the tree, one for me

27-10-2017

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As the classic song goes, ‘Christmas time, whisky and wine!’… or something along those lines! Christmas is approaching fast and The Lakes Distillery is lifting the spirit this Christmas with Whisky ornaments or ornament filled with The Lakes Vodka or Gin. Spirit baubles as decoration for your Christmas tree, to open after Christmas dinner! Great way to serve drinks in bars and restaurants this holiday season.

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The range includes a selection of single 20cl baubles with exquisite ribbon, containing either The Lakes Gin, The Lakes Vodka or The ONE British Isles Blended Whisky. Also available are gift sets each containing six 5cl baubles filled with the spirits of The Lakes Distillery, with a whisky set, a vodka set and a gin set. The vodka and gin sets include an exclusive preview of the highly-anticipated flavoured vodka and gin liqueurs.

The Lakes Distillery baubles will be available from late September 2017 in retail outlets across the UK and on their website.

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