Dining trends

Dining trends

We have rounded up insight on the hottest food and beverage trends hitting pubs, restaurants and hotels, as well as the latest analysis of the eating out market. 

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The Lowdown: Robotazia

By James McAllister

The UK's first 'robot-themed' restaurant, complete with droid waitresses, has opened in Milton Keynes.

The Lowdown: 'Just-Delete' ad campaign Foodhub Just Eat Deliveroo Uber Eats

The Lowdown: 'Just-Delete'

By James McAllister

Takeaway delivery app Foodhub has launched a national billboard campaign that it hopes will help bolster its following called ‘Just-Delete’.

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The Lowdown: Window service

By James McAllister

From kebabs being served out of a domestic kitchen window, to the revival of a medieval tradition, a number of businesses have begun to explore unique ways of reaching customers.

The Lowdown: Eat Out to Help Out

The Lowdown: Eat Out to Help Out

By James McAllister

Next week sees the launch of the Chancellor’s month-long Eat Out to Help Out scheme, which it hopes will lure diners back into restaurants.

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The Lowdown: KFC's hybrid nuggets

By James McAllister

KFC has collaborated with a biotech research lab in the Russian capital of Moscow to develop a hybrid nugget made from a combination of cultured chicken cells and plant-based ingredients.

Shoryu Tak Tokumine

Shoryu's Tak Tokumine on souping up his ramen business

By Joe Lutrario

Tak Tokumine opened his first restaurant in 1980 within the Brewer Street building that now houses Mark Hix’s Soho flagship. Located below his Japanese grocer and bookshop, it was to be as inauspicious a debut as they come. 

Silo's Douglas McMaster: “Brighton is not the right place for us”

Douglas McMaster: “I'd love to open Silo in London"

By Joe Lutrario

The zero waste chef on trying to move his Brighton restaurant to London, setting up a small plates restaurant with cocktail maestro Ryan Chetiyawardana and his ambition to run one of the world’s best restaurants. Silo opened on a quiet street within the...

The Lowdown: Ichibuns

The Lowdown: Ichibuns

By Stefan Chomka

Everything you wanted to know about the Japanese-inspired burger/ramen restaurant coming soon to Chinatown, Soho.

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