Trends we spotted | Week 10
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 a champagne vending machine in Las Vegas and in Japan opened a pop-up mayonnaise restaurant. Starbucks has announced their plans for an European Starbucks Roastery in Milan.
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In Japan a pop-up mayonnaise café will be open in March and April
As from the 1st till the end of March you can eat at a Kewpi mayonnaise pop-up restaurant in Tokyo and from 3 April to 30 April in Nagoya. Yes, a mayonnaise based pop-up café. The cafés are being opened by Kewpie, a Japanese mayonnaise brand. They are going to serve mayonnaise-marinated chicken, omelettes, sandwiches and even mayo-infused desserts. Check out the pictures in the article at the website of Kotaku.
Starbucks Coffee Company announced its newest Roastery location on Piazza Cordusio in Milan with a dramatic unveiling of the building prior to its remodel. Set to open in late 2018, the Milan Reserve Roastery will be the first Starbucks Roastery to open in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, and the fifth globally. It will be located at the historic turn-of-the-century Palazzo Delle Poste building on Piazza Cordusio, this one-of-a-kind 25,500-square-foot retail space will feature the company’s premium, small-batch Reserve coffees served in a variety of brewing methods in a beautiful environment.
In June, Nobu Hospitality will open a 150 room hotel at 10-50 Willow Street in the Shoreditch area of London. As with all Nobu properties, the design will reflect both the city of origin as wel as Nobu Hospitality’s signature east-meets-west philosophy. This Nobu hotel is under a long-term management agreement between Nobu Hospitality and the Willow Corp Sàrl, the owner of the hotel. The interior design is a creative collaboration between Ben Adams Architects, Studio Mica and Studio PCH. Nobu Hotels are now in Miami, Malibu, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Cabos, Riyadh, Bahrain and Manila.
Every winter since 1989, Sweden’s Icehotel has been carved into existence, sculpted from frozen masses harvested from the adjacent Torne River. And every spring, the hotel melts, trickling back into the river from whence it came. This year, however, the frosty retreat in the village of Jukkasjärvi will stay cool long after the winter temperatures rise, thanks to the debut of the first-ever Icehotel 365 which will be powered by solar energy.
With a $20 gold coin that can be purchased at the Mandarin Oriental’s reception desk, those craving some bubbly can get it from the city’s only vending machine at the hotel’s sky lobby. The vending machine was first seen at a Selfridges store in London. The machine offers a choice between 320 mini bottles (187-milliliter splits) of Brut or Rosé Moët or Chandon Imperial Champagne.
The Walled Off hotel features the ‘worst view in the world’ but with the art of the British graffiti artist Bansky. It will officially open this Saturday March 11. This Palestinian guesthouse is located in Bethlehem across the West Bank separation wall. Bansky already painted the wall as well. All pictures at the article of Toxel.
At the Skate Café in Amsterdam you can enjoy food and drinks for an affordable price and show your moves at the indoor skate park. “We wanted to create a spot where everybody is welcome.” That is why this café is also nice to visit for the non-skaters.