Every so often, a certain conversation comes up in the hospitality industry. “What’s with the terminology ‘female chef’?” It’s a complicated issue – we’d like gender to be irrelevant, especially when talking about how people suit professions, but how do we actively champion ‘female’ chefs, and build a more accommodating place for women in hospitality […]
By CHLOE founder Samantha Wasser talks about coming to London, vegan fish ‘n’ chips, and further expansion. ‘Bleecker Street’ has some particular connotations with London eaters: the street food-cum-no frills burger joint of the same name is where one goes to worship a good patty. To American expats and epicures, however, it could mean something […]
It looks like 2018 has a whole host of challenges ahead for the industry. Challenges, indeed, which will force some businesses to adapt their strategies. So, what modus operandi will become thematic over the next 12 months, why will these trends emerge, and how can restaurant businesses take advantage?
Dee Laffan reflects on the restaurant and foodie highlights from across the year in Dublin. There is no doubt that the restaurant scene in Dublin continued to see a lot of growth in 2017 and there were certainly the tourist numbers to support it during the summer season with Ireland becoming a premier tourist destination. […]
At the beginning of 2017, experts suggested we were about to witness a wave of vegetarian butcheries, 1970s-inspired food, and ‘deconstructed coffee’ (whatever that is). Thankfully, such tropes are still yet to emerge in the UK food trends.