Moonshine Raceway | At ‘The Four Thieves’ pub

16-1-2018

Moonshine Raceway is a new sporting activity which provides the opportunity to experience the thrills and spills of REAL motorsport. It’s safe, inexpensive and great fun! Drivers will be invited to take the wheel of one of 10 perfectly performance matched top range super-cars, using real steering and pedal controls to pilot their cars to victory. The first Moonshine raceway opened last year at the pub and microbrewery ‘The Four Thieves’ in London. Would these kind of funny and attractive arcade games lure people back in pubs?

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With love from Japan | Mongee Banana with edible skin

15-1-2018

  • Setsuzo Tanaka, the technical development manager at D&T Farm

Mongee Banana, pronounced as ‘mon-gay’, is a new fruit product from Japan and has an edible peel. The name ‘Mongee’ means ‘incredible’ and is grown by D&T Farm in Japan’s Okayama Prefecture. They use the ‘Freeze-thaw’ awakening method, which allows the tropical fruit to grow in Japans cooler climate. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 2

12-1-2018

  • 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 how to deal with politics as a chef and Walt Disney is getting a wine bar.

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Starbucks introduces a second espresso | Starbucks Blonde Espresso

11-1-2018

Starbucks Blonde Espresso – a light roast that’s smooth and subtly sweet– is a permanent menu item complementing the boldness of Starbucks Signature Espresso Roast originally introduced more than 40 years ago. Customers across the U.S. will now be able to order any handcrafted espresso beverage with their choice of “Starbucks® Signature” or “Starbucks® Blonde” espresso, including Starbucks Caffe Latte, Cappuccino, Flat White, Macchiato and Americano beverages. read more

Rebel Coast Winery | Alcohol-free marijuana-infused wine

10-1-2018

Marijuana is becoming a multibillion dollar industry after several US states decided to legalize the use of recreational marijuana about a year ago. Estimations are suggesting the market could be worth over US$50 billion annually by 2026. Besides smoking marijuana, there are plenty other ways to get the marijuana into your body. One of the latest innovations comes from a California winery that created the world’s first alcohol-free, marijuana-infused Sauvignon Blanc.

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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 HostelBook and Bed Hostel
  • Book and Bed HostelBook and Bed Hostel
  • Book and Bed HostelBook and Bed Hostel
  • Book and Bed HostelBook and Bed Hostel
  • Book and Bed HostelBook and Bed Hostel
  • Book and Bed HostelBook and Bed Hostel

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

  • 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 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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  • MUJI hotel ShenzhenMUJI hotel Shenzhen
  • MUJI hotel ShenzhenMUJI hotel Shenzhen
  • MUJI hotel ShenzhenMUJI hotel Shenzhen

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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Gin-flavoured cheese | A new cheese at your cheeseboard in 2018

2-1-2018

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  • Cheshire Cheese CompanyCheshire Cheese Company
  • Cheshire Cheese CompanyCheshire Cheese Company

We’re only missing a link with tonic, but the new gin-flavoured cheese from the Cheshire Cheese Company could be a new cheese at your cheeseboard! A chef might be able to create a tonic jelly to support the cheese……

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Trends we spotted | Week 52

29-12-2017

  • 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 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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Chez Claire | Haute éclairs and champagne

21-12-2017

  • Que d'éclairs
  • Haute éclairs photo credits Sigrid Eggers

Dries Henau and Yuri Vandenbogaerde, or ‘De Jongens’ (the guys), behind the concept of the WASBAR, will open Chez Claire this spring. At Chez Claire they will sell luxurious ‘haute éclairs’ as you can’t find them anywhere else in Belgium and they will open simultaneously in Antwerp and in Ghent. If you like éclairs, some new addresses if you’re visiting one of these cities! read more

Reigers’ Rooie | Amsterdam’s first spicy vodka.

21-12-2017

  • Credits - Reigers’ Rooie
  • Credits - Reigers’ Rooie
  • Credits - Reigers’ Rooie

Reigers’ Rooie is Amsterdam’s first spicy vodka. Rooie is a small-batch and handcrafted ginger vodka created in the heart of Amsterdam. The spicy bite of ginger and a hint of orange gives the vodka a strong and refreshing taste. A Reiger is a heron in Dutch and over the years, the heron has become an important part of Amsterdam’s city image. read more

Hill Hungry Horse Pub | Glittery gravy as a side dish

20-12-2017

December is a month full of festive events including Christmas dinner with family and friends. For many chefs (whether at home or at a restaurant) the perfect moment to show off. In search for original Christmas recipes we stumbled on glittering gravy which is served at The Fox Under The Hill Hungry Horse pub in England. A guaranteed and sparkling success! read more

Restaurant LEUK in Amsterdam | Family friendly restaurant

19-12-2017

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  • Familievriendelijk restaurant LEUKFamilievriendelijk restaurant LEUK
  • Familievriendelijk restaurant LEUKFamilievriendelijk restaurant LEUK
  • Familievriendelijk restaurant LEUKFamilievriendelijk restaurant LEUK
  • Familievriendelijk restaurant LEUKFamilievriendelijk restaurant LEUK

The recently opened restaurant LEUK (FUN in English) is located in the area around the Houthavens on the Danzigerkade nr. 8 in Amsterdam. A restaurant that is LEUK (FUN) for both parents and children. Good food from an international menu and a special menu for children. Restaurant LEUK already has a location in Bussum for more than seven years. At their new location in Amsterdam they have a children’s playground of in total 150 m2 including a babysitter!

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