The rainbow food trend in latte art

8-9-2016

We’re following a couple USA based trend websites and they’re all showing the rainbow food trend. Because we’re not particular fond of the food colouring business, we never wrote about all those normal everyday foods that are popping up in rainbow colours. But although we don’t fancy drinking it, we have to admit some people are making great colourful latte art. We wonder when we’re going to get our first colourful coffee latte!  read more

Watching a movie from your pizza box: the Blockbuster Box

7-9-2016

Pizza Hut created a pizza box that turns into an impromptu projector, the Blockbuster Box! Just create the projector, put your mobile in place and enjoy a movie. An innovative marketing campaign by Pizza Hut Hong Kong.  This innovative marketing campaign has been launched by Ogilvy & Mather Group in Hong Kong for Pizza Hut Hong Kong. read more

Frosé or frozen rosé

6-9-2016

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Frosé took the USA by storm this summer. The alcoholic treat was served in New York, New Orleans, and Washington, DC. Frosé will disappear from most menus once fall comes, but it will reappear for the slush-loving hearts next summer. We hope it will appear in the Netherlands as well, we love to try it! read more

Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches by Baskin-Robbins

5-9-2016

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Ice cream and donut lovers will be delighted by the news that Baskin-Robbins is now serving Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches. Available since the first of September at Baskin-Robbins locations nationwide. read more

Trends we spotted this week – week 35

2-9-2016

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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 among others, Sage – food data made simple and Feastive your next dinner party in the mail.

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

Aloft hotels introduce a voice-activated room

1-9-2016

Imagine you don’t have to get out of bed to change temperature in the room, or find a light switch in the middle of the night. With Aloft’s new voice-activated system you just have to give Siri the message to switch on the lights, control the air conditioning, put on some music, turn the television on or off etc. They call it ‘Project Jetson’ and it’s an app that runs on an iPad that controls the room using Apple’s Homekit and Siri.

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USA Food trends according to ‘Think with Google’

31-8-2016

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Think with Google, food trends based on the top searches in the United States. In this report Google gives an insight how the power of data can be used to predict and use trends. Because we know that trends spotted in the United States most likely will hit Europe in the next couple of years, we love to share some of these so-called food trends. We made a list of dishes and products that most probably will be popular soon in Europe as well. Let’s deep dive in some of the not yet very known products and dishes in Europe like Turmeric, Bundt Cakes, Cauliflower Rice, Pho, Overnight Oats, Bitter Melon, Jackfruit, cheese Curds, Italian Pasta and Funfetti…..

These are our picks of the rising stars from the USA food trends of ‘Think with Google’ read more

Is Poké the new sushi?

30-8-2016

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You’re probably not familiar with the name ‘Poké’. Or you might think of a Pokémon. But it’s actually a Hawaiian dish, which keeps increasing its popularity at the West Coast of America. This results in more and more Pokerias, bars where you can eat Poké. In Rotterdam recently opened a Poké Bowl restaurant. read more

Vegetarian menu on Michelin star level

29-8-2016

Good news for the vegetarians! Goldfinch Brasserie serves a vegetarian menu of 7 courses in the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam on Friday the 30st of September, Saturday the first of October and Sunday the second of October. read more

Trends we spotted this week – week 34

26-8-2016

  • Trends in het kort

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 among others: it’s raining poetry in Boston and Jamie’s Italian Restaurant in Rotterdam is donating 2 euro per sold ‘Pasta All’Amatriciana to the victims of the earthquake in Italy.

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

Toasteroid: writing on toast

26-8-2016

Everybody knows the saying: Have breakfast like a king, lunch as a prince and dine as a beggar. No meal is more important that your breakfast, reason enough to make it as fun as possible. The Toasteroid, a smart, app-controlled toaster will imprint text and images onto bread. We think it might be a great gimmick for hotels at their breakfast buffet! read more

Jupiler’s ‘Refilltje’, a smart beer coaster

25-8-2016

Jupiler introduces a beer coaster with a little slit in it. You can put the refilltje on your glass the moment you’re ready for a refill. So no more waiting times, the waiters will bring a new beer immediately! read more

World’s largest indoor theme park opens in Dubai

25-8-2016

The world’s largest indoor theme park opens its doors at the end of August in Dubai: IMG Worlds Of Adventure. The completely indoor park consists of 28 football fields, with 17 rollercoasters, a cinema and live shows. read more

The world’s largest hammock in Scheveningen

25-8-2016

 

Cool initiative on the hottest day of the year in the Netherlands: record attempt for the world’s largest hammock. Today at 12 am the hammock is open for public at the Indigo Beach Club at the Zwarte Pad in Scheveningen. The current world record is a hammock of 20 meters in the U.S.A. The hammock in Scheveningen is going to be 22 meters long and 10 meters wide. Promoters and those who will relax in it: have fun!!! read more

Samara by Airbnb, this think tank starts an urban planning project

24-8-2016

Airbnb announced its innovation lab called Samara, whose first project is a novel community centre. The first community centre will be located in the city Yoshino in Japan. The first building can be seen at the House Vision exhibition in Tokyo this summer, and will be relocated to Yoshino to open in October. We wonder when we will be able to visit these kinds of community centres and community Airbnb’s in other countries. read more

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