Trends & Reports

Trends & Reports

Analysis of all the latest consumer trends and industry reports to help you operate your business more effectively.

The Lowdown Black Food Festival in London

The Lowdown: Black Food Festival

By James McAllister

Next month, London will play host to an international festival showcasing black foods from across the world.

Theresa the robotic waitress restaurant technology

The Lowdown: Theresa the robotic waitress

By James McAllister

Tea room and restaurant chain The Tea Terrace claims to be the first in the UK and Europe to order in a robotic waitress to serve its customers.

The Lowdown how hot is too hot in kitchens?

The Lowdown: how hot is too hot in kitchens?

By James McAllister

The Drapers Arms in Islington has announced it will close its kitchen today (25 July) as temperatures of up to 39°C in southern and eastern England are forecast.

Tayér x Maker's Mark Bourbon, Amber, Linie Aquavit, fino sherry +  caroob

The new-wave bars combining cocktails with food

By Lucy Britner

From fermented purple carrots and dehydrated tomatoes to drinks made with bread, cocktails are enjoying a greater connection to the kitchen – for several good reasons.

Time Out Market

The Lowdown: food markets

By Stefan Chomka

The opening of Arcade Food Theatre in London’s Centre Point is the latest development in the runaway train that is the food market movement


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