Randolph Gaming Pub | Over 1.500 boardgames

30-8-2017

The Randolph Gaming Pub in Canada is all about board games. There are over 1,500 board games available in the café. The games specialists at the café are there to ask you which kind of games you would like to play, find the perfect game for your group and explain the rules. read more

Pop-up Vinegar Bar | Healthy vinegar shots

29-8-2017

From the 12th  till the 14th of September pop-up Vinegar Bar will open in Amsterdam where consumers can discover the wide range of possibilities that vinegar offers. For example, the Dutch use vinegar mostly for kitchen purposes while in Japan it’s common to drink vinegar cocktails. The Vinegar Bar wants to show us the different kinds of vinegar and how to use them. read more

Memphis Meats | Meat of the future

28-8-2017

Memphis Meats is a start-up who wants to bring meat to the plate in a more sustainable, affordable and delicious way. The leading clean meat company has already produced beef, chicken and duck directly from animal cells, without the need to raise and slaughter animals. The company has now raised $22M to date, among the investors were Bill Gates and Richard Branson. Is this the future? read more

Trends we spotted | Week 34

25-8-2017

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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: robot arms preparing your food and Finnish scientists make food from electricity.

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Popocatepetl | Free nacho’s for the rest of your life

23-8-2017

On September 16, 2017 it will be National Nacho Day at the restaurants of Popocatepetl in The Netherlands. As a tribute to Independence Day in Mexico. To highlight this happy fact, Popocatepetl organizes a contest where their guests can win memorable prizes including ‘free nacho’s for the rest of your life’. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 33

18-8-2017

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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: a café in Australia charges 18% ‘gender tax’ to highlight pay gap and Fried Fried Chicken Chicken beer, which contains a small amount of real fried chicken.

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Café Ter Marsch launches vegetarian steak tartare in collaboration with ‘De Hippe Vegetariër’

16-8-2017

Since last Monday, Café Ter Marsch in Rotterdam has a new vegetarian dish on the menu. The dish is a vegetarian steak tartare and was made in collaboration with a Dutch blog called ‘De Hippe Vegetariër’ (The Hip Vegetarian). This collaboration is the result of the Blogger Summer Vega Challenge, challenging bloggers to share a vegetarian recipe on social media for the restaurant. read more

Grand Hotel Portals Nous | Luxury adult-only hotel

15-8-2017

IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts opened its newest hotel, the IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Portals Nous, boasting a prime beachfront location in one of Majorca’s most exclusive areas. This grand luxury five-star hotel is the first establishment in the Mediterranean to be included in The Grand Collection, the company’s premium category, combining impeccable designer architecture with the most innovative and personalized services. read more

Jellyfish chips | Luxury restaurants only?

14-8-2017

Due to factors such as global warming, the jellyfish has experienced an exceptional population growth in recent years. Also in The Netherlands you’ll see them more often, especially after stormy nights where they get washed ashore. There is a fair chance the jelly fish population will keep on increasing due to overfishing. The jellyfish don’t lay long on the beach, most of the time the jellyfish on the beaches are eaten by birds or cleaned up.

A scientist from the University of Southern Denmark came up with another idea rather than cleaning them up, he developed a method of turning them into a potato chip-like food. Jellyfish can be dried, as they do in Asia where dried jellyfish have actually been eaten for centuries. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 32 2017

11-8-2017

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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 articles about, the smaller trends we use in our column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week amongst others, a tool that helps you to cut your vegetables exactly as you like and the creator of world’s most expensive hamburger opens pop-up restaurants.

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Little Sal | Inspired by the everyday Latino life

10-8-2017

Latin-American restaurant Salmuera has a little brother, Little Sal opened last month in Amsterdam. Little Sal will be open until the late hours at the Rozengracht 106 for street food, ceviche, empanadas and homemade ‘agua fresca’s’. It’s is a dream come true for the owners of Salmuera. read more

Taking a late night snack in France | Oysters in a vending machine

9-8-2017

On the Île de Ré island, situated at France’s westcoast it’s possible to buy oysters from a vending machine. Similar to those offering snacks and drinks at railway stations and office buildings, but just a little more luxurious and pricey. The idea came from Tony Berthelot, who wanted to sell his oysters outside business hours as well. read more

BidChatBuy | Auction site for residual inventory

8-8-2017

Whether it involves a large batch of craft beers or building materials; as an entrepreneur you don’t want to have a large number of unused products in your stockroom. It’s too expensive. Mischa van der Klei and Vincent Smit came up with an idea to solve this problem. An auction site where companies can sell their residual inventory. read more

Milk ‘N Chips | At 375° they serve soft serve ice cream with salty chips

7-8-2017

Yes they do at 375° Fries in New York City! We have been spotting a lot of spectacular ice creams this summer but this is the superlative Milk ‘N Chips. Soft serve vanilla ice cream with honey glazed chips, a sweet and salty treat! Which Dutch snack bar is going to serve an ice cream like this? read more

XXL edition Rrrollend Den Haag at the Malieveld

4-8-2017

Until Sunday August 6th, Rrrollend Den Haag XXL will be at the Malieveld with dozens of food trucks, specialty beer bars, a turning mill and more. With 22 editions a year, spread throughout the country, Rrrollend is the biggest food truck festival in the Netherlands. Rrrollend usually stretches down in the city centre, like the Lange Voorhout in The Hague a few months ago. But not this time during a XXL edition on the Malieveld. Due to the fact that this location is a lot bigger, it means that Rrrollend The Hague consists out of twice the amount food trucks than normal (over 40!). Besides, there is an extensive musical lineup and extra entertainment for the children. read more

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