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. 

The Pony & Trap's Holly Eggleton on making front-of-house fun


Holly Eggleton on working with family and making front-of-house fun

By Michelle Perrett

Holly Eggleton runs the Pony & Trap in Chew Magna with her brother Josh Eggleton where she is responsible for front and back-of-house operations. She is also involved with the Salt and Malt café; the company's outside catering business and new...

Three quarters of hoteliers predict growth in the hotel F&B space in the next three years, according to the report by MCA Insight

Hotel F&B to grow as hoteliers 'wake up' to opportunities

By Emma Eversham

Food and beverage (F&B) offerings in the UK's hotels are set to improve and grow over the next few years as hoteliers 'finally wake up to the opportunities available to them' according to a new report by MCA Insight. 

Food and drink trends for 2017


Six food and drink trends to watch in 2017

By Emma Eversham

The food and drink product trends set to make an impact over the coming year have been revealed with ancient grains, plant-based products and calming ingredients predicted to make it big in 2017.

Nicholas Lander says a restaurant's menu is arguably the most important piece of paper in a restaurant

Why restaurants should be paying greater attention to their menus

By Emma Eversham

Restaurateur-turned restaurant correspondent Nicholas Lander is hoping to inspire restaurants to create better menus in his latest book, which studies the history, design and evolution of ‘the most important piece of paper in the restaurant industry’.

Hotel restaurants: Five need-to-know trends

Hotel restaurants: Five need-to-know trends

By Hannah Thompson

Customers’ increased knowledge about food, increased informality, and the need to run restaurants as standalone businesses are some of the trends making the biggest impact on hotel food & beverage operations today, according to an expert panel.

Perilla's founders on opening their first permanent restaurant

Perilla's founders on opening their first permanent restaurant

By Sophie Witts

Following a series of sell-out London residencies, chef Ben Marks (ex-Noma and The Square) and front-of-house Matt Emmerson (Polpo) are opening their first permanent restaurant Perilla in Newington Green next month - with the help of some very influential backers.

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