Frozen | Like in Frosé or frozen Negroni

16-6-2017

Last summer we spotted the trendy Frosé in the USA. Now the Frozen Negroni gets a lot of attention on the internet. When are we going to spot them on the Dutch sidewalk terraces? read more

Liefmans ice cream | At ice cream parlor Bon Appetit in Breda

15-6-2017

Do you love Liefmans beer and ice cream? Then you have to go to ice cream parlor Bon Appetit in Breda, a city in the south of the Netherlands. Since last week, this ice cream parlor sells Liefmans ice cream. Even better, at this moment, there is a promotion! Bon Appetit and city blog InBreda are going to give away 100 Liefmans ice creams. The Liefmans ice creams are served in a special Liefmans glasses that you can take home. read more

DeDAKKAS | green hospitality concept strats with crowdfunding!

15-6-2017

Saturday the 10th of June DeDAKKAS started a crowdfunding campaign in order to realize their project, a green hospitality concept on top of parking garage ‘de Kamp’ in the city centre of Haarlem. According to the initiators the concept, situated in urban area of Haarlem, will be unique and approachable. A place to relax, with a great view over the city centre while enjoying pure food and drinks. Besides the hospitality greenhouse there will also be a rooftop terrace and a city park to create a social, green and sustainable surrounding. read more

KUFcakes | Cake art by Kia Utzon-Frank

14-6-2017

  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Owen Silverwood
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Owen Silverwood
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Dunja Opalko
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Dunja Opalko
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Fl Deboller
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Fl Deboller

Food sculptures or designer cakes, some show an artistic and architectural approach to food like the KUFcakes. These are bespoke luxury cakes designed in close conjunction with the client. KUF stands for Kia Utzon-Frank who designs and creates her cakes by using a marzipan printer that creates patterns and imagery onto marzipan and fondant and cover the cakes to make edible sculptures that fit their surroundings. The artist indicates that taste is as important as the look. She hopes that the KUFcakes will make people curious and that the cakes will trigger them to start a conversation. read more

Hard Rock Café Amsterdam | Playing outside and eat burgers

14-6-2017

A big party at the Hard Rock Café in Amsterdam today. In honour of their 46st birthday, guests can order a ‘Local Legendary Burger’ between 11am and 12am for 71 eurocents per burger. Because of the fact that the birthday falls together with Nationale Buitenspeeldag (a day for children to play outside), the café organizes fun outdoor activities for kids such as bite-the-cake with the famous Hard Rock brownies and putting on glitter tattoos. read more

DoorDash | Makes food delivery more convenient using robots

13-6-2017

DoorDash is an on-demand restaurant food delivery services connecting customers with local businesses, now also by using robots. The company founded in 2013, is only to be found in the United States and Canada but their goal is to bring their services to every corner of the world. read more

Share Mini Moët | World’s most expensive sixpack?

13-6-2017

  • Credits Facebook Moët & Chandon
  • Moët & Chandon
  • Credits Facebook Moët & Chandon
  • Moët & Chandon
  • Credits Facebook Moët & Chandon

 

A fancy sixpack to share with your friends, the Share Mini Moët. Moët & Chandon, the well-known champagne brand, is now selling this sixpack. read more

Nescafé | Ad for pop-up coffee shop trolls Starbucks

12-6-2017

  • Nescafé Coffee TaproomNescafé Coffee Taproom
  • Nescafé Coffee TaproomNescafé Coffee Taproom
  • Nescafé Coffee TaproomNescafé Coffee Taproom

Nescafé has opened a pop-up coffee shop in Toronto, where everyone has to bring and make their own coffee. Indeed, you have to bring your own coffee otherwise you will not be able to enter the Coffee Taproom. The pop-up is a stunt by Nescafé and designed to promote the Nescafé Sweet & Creamy coffee sticks. The ad for pop-up Coffee Taproom trolls Starbucks! read more

Cotton candy baked Alaska | Served at Chinese restaurant Philippe Chow

12-6-2017

Upscale Chinese restaurant, Philippe Chow, in New York City serves a spectacular dessert: a cotton candy baked Alaska. Baked Alaska, also known as ‘omelette Sibérienne’ or ‘omelette Norvégienne’, is a classic dessert made of cake, ice cream and beaten egg white. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 23

9-6-2017

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At Horecatrends we spot a lot of 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 the latest foodtrend on Instagram, coffee caviar. And the designer fruit: white strawberries.

If you like to read the whole article, click the title. Enjoy reading! read more

Bammetjes Bier | The sister beer of Pieper beer

9-6-2017

Bammetjes Bier, the new beer of restaurant chain Instock, not made of potatoes like their last years creation Pieper Beer, but out of bread leftovers. read more

McDonald’s Brazil | Drive-thru truck

8-6-2017

McDonald’s Brazil made the drive-thru way more convenient. They brought their food to their customers with the use of a  drive-thru truck. Their customers didn’t even had to drive to a restaurant, showing that convenience is their main selling point! read more

Glonut | Glow in the dark doughnut

8-6-2017

To celebrate Sidney’s annual Vivid Festival, Australian boutique patisserie Black Star Pastry created a glow in the dark doughnut, or as they like to call them Glonuts. If you are in Sidney you can get them at Martin Place, a pedestrian mall in the central business district of Sydney. They look amazing right? read more

Zip line off the Eiffel tower

8-6-2017

Only for all daredevils amongst us: zip lining of the Eiffel tower whilst reaching a speed of 90 kilometers per hour. The 800 metres long zip line trip takes less than a minute, you’re done before you know. The idea of this pop-up zip line comes from Perrier that sponsors Roland Garros, one of the four Grand Slams in tennis. read more

Halal Fried Chicken | Advertising during the Ramadan

7-6-2017

A special action by Halal Fried Chicken, the company advertises with special posters during the Ramadan. The posters are part of their advertisement campaign and can be found in various bus shelters in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. The fun thing about the posters is that only the logo and name of the company are shown during the day. The rest of the advertisement is only visible as the sun sets. A great example of effective advertising during the Ramadan. read more

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