Tag Archives: Food and Beverage
Observations of a not so Frequent Traveller…
While I generally avoid travelling during the holiday season, there are times when I just can’t avoid being part of the herd, that winds its way through airport terminals, shopping malls or cafés with staff looking tired and worn out from the onslaught over the Christmas period. My recent experience has me questioning the responsibility […]
Where to find the World’s Best Coffee & what are the options?
Discussions about the “world’s best” this or that are by nature very divisive so when I start an article about where to find the world’s best cup of coffee, I know I am asking for trouble… Of course, many factors need to come together to create great coffee. You cannot have great coffee without great […]
Weird Restaurants to Try…or Avoid!!
Great restaurants are hard to find… They require a terrific location, fabulous staff, incredible thought, planning and consistency, matched with a menu and concept that is enduring and where you can’t wait to go back. So, when all of those basic, but extraordinarily difficult things can’t be found or implemented, time to try something else. […]
Will veganism ever go mainstream?
Lately, much is written about veganism and vegan food and how it can improve our life and the environment. Having been one of those individuals that gave this a good try (I lived a 100 % vegetarian life for six months) here are my observations and thoughts. Veganism is currently defined as a way of […]
Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry – Part 3
As a follow up to my previous articles about sustainability in the hospitality industry, and as a result of great response to the issues raised, here is another instalment. We can but hope that industry leaders take note and are brave enough to be pro-active and take the initiative. With the current global health pandemic, […]
The (Re) – Emergence of the Takeaway…
It is widely acknowledged that the recent global pandemic has been deeply damaging to the hospitality industry, but out of that cauldron of despair there were a few positives. It brought out the creative streak in many independent hospitality professionals operating small or family businesses and perhaps showed a way forward for the wider hospitality […]