Trends we spotted | Week 41
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 a vending machine selling Coca-Cola Coffee in Japan. And in the USA chef Thomas Keller redesigned the kitchen of his restaurant The French Laundry for 10 million dollar.
Coca-Cola Coffee Released In Japan
It’s called Coca-Cola Coffee Plus, with fifty percent more caffeine and fifty percent fewer calories. According to Shin-Shouhin (via Get News), Coca-Cola Coffee Plus is sold in a vending machine, exclusive from Japan. Each 190ml can has 34mg of caffeine and only 42 calories.
The World’s 50 Best Bars 2017
The World’s 50 Best Bars is an annual list that celebrates the best of the international drinks industry. Now in its ninth year, The World’s 50 Best Bars provides an annual ranking of bars as voted for by more than 500 drinks experts from across the globe. The list represents the ultimate international guide to the world’s top bars and drinking destinations. This year’s list was revealed on Thursday 5th October at a brand new location: the historic Southwark Cathedral in London, UK. Winner: The American Bar in London. At number 35: Tales & Spirits in Amsterdam. We congratulate owners Lydia Soedadi and Boudewijn Mesritz’s with this achievement.
Exceptional new kitchen for Thomas Keller at the French Laundry
We can’t imagine how a restaurant kitchen of 10 million dollar would look like! Well, Thomas Keller from the French Laundry had his kitchen redesigned for this amount according to Fine Dining Lovers. Thomas Keller is known for his pursuit of perfection and that he only settles for anything but the best. Well, if you’re a foody check the video in the article in which Thomas gives a tour in his new 2,000-square-foot kitchen.
Secret Escapes, the members-only travel club, closing in on £50M Series D
Secret Escapes has confirmed that it has raised £83 million in a mixture of equity and debt. The series D is led by Singapore’s Temasek, with existing investor Idinvest Partners. The debt facility is being provided by Silicon Valley Bank.