Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Not just Pods

 Creamy Avocado Brownie (very 'in') and fresh fruit display at Cafe Nespresso, Cheapside

Monday, 26 September 2016

See the future at Tossed

 Tossed in the City goes both cashless and self-service ordering with multiple order points in store
 This must be the future given rising labour rates, busting queues and remembering what you ordered last time.

Friday, 23 September 2016

Cafe Nespresso

The new Cafe Nespresso on Cheapside operated by caterer Do&Co 

Buy your pods at the same time 

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Six Scary Weeks

Coffee#1 gets ready for Halloween(Monday 31 October) in mid-September

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Branded Burger

Simple way of enhancing a burger bun with a logo - brand it.

Monday, 19 September 2016

Friday, 16 September 2016

A Rare Find

The Bristly Hog Coffee House in Cumbria
@thebristlyhog and Jorgie their mascot http://www.thebristlyhog.com/jorgie....html
Coffee signage appears everywhere

Thursday, 15 September 2016


Starbucks' reusable cups - Recyclable and Re-enjoyable

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

We Will Not Be Moved

Granite table number blocks on external tables in Copenhagen keep those paper serviettes in check

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Idle Banter

 Idle Banter signage and street food mock-up kitchen is part of the appeal of Davy's LazyBones bar at Farringdon.

Monday, 12 September 2016

Push Ya Self

Love the kitchen exhortation at Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons and reminds me of The Savoy's motto 'For Excellence We Strive'.  Head Chef at Le Manoir Gary Jones has just made it more relevant to today.

Friday, 9 September 2016

Street Food Display

 Fabulous salad presentation at Ethiopian Merkamo street food stall in Spitalfields
 The platters sell themselves - The Green Plate, The Half and Half Plate - and the overall look is first rate.

Thursday, 8 September 2016

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Cushion Chic

Hessian coffee bean bags make the ultimate inexpensive, recycled, stylish sofa accessory at The Grocer Market Tavern in Spitalfields.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Free Fruit

Tesco has a 'help yourself' tray of fruit for your kids at the entrance to the store.

Monday, 5 September 2016

Milkshake of the Month

Sailor V Coffee, Kitchen, Bar in Salcombe features Milkshake of the Month

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Best Salads Boast

Pure reckons it has the best salads in London and will no doubt be expanding with Whitbread behind it.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Babies Welcome

 Complimentary emergency baby supplies, nappy bags and cream, two sizes of nappies and wipes show that the Bristly Hog Coffee Shop in Kendal really care about their mums with baby customers.

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Cocoa Jerky

Strips of British beef marinated in cocoa nibs at Hotel Chocolat - certainly distinctive.

Monday, 29 August 2016

Man Creche

Victoria Inn, Salcombe woos its target audience and reaps plenty of free media coverage.

Friday, 26 August 2016

Hugs without Awkwardness

"Tips are like hugs without the awkward body contact" - the staff at the Bristly Hog Coffee House in Kendal deserve their tips and hugs.

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Mega Mallow

 Giant or mega marshmallows are all the rage given the s'more craze.  A s'more ("some more") is a traditional campfire treat, very popular in the United States and Canada, consisting of a roasted marshmallow and a piece of chocolate sandwiched between two pieces of graham crackers (biscuits).

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Welcome to the Shed

 Alnwick's Potting Shed cafe in Northumbria
 Great design

Monday, 22 August 2016

Seagull Sculpture

These iconic outboards have become classic items with their own races in Bermuda, New Zealand and Cornwall.  Here at a Plymouth marina they are a cafe sculpture centrepiece.