Easter cupcakes, Easter Egg biscuits and Easter Bunny Biscuits at Carluccios
Saturday, 30 March 2013
Friday, 29 March 2013
Thursday, 28 March 2013
Wednesday, 27 March 2013
Great sandwiches at the New York-inspired Balthazar Boulangerie, Covent Garden.
Tuesday, 26 March 2013
Monday, 25 March 2013
Saturday, 23 March 2013
The River Cafe, overlooking the River Wye in mid-Wales, with its appropriate decoration has won the heart of Henry Norman from OOH (Out of Home) Magazine who features select snippets from the blog each month - see page 14/15 of http://www.oohmagazine.co.uk/
Friday, 22 March 2013
Coconut water was everywhere at IFE. Low in calories, premium priced it is big in the USA and in the rest of Europe apparently. I learnt that the real stuff comes from young coconuts, such as the Dr Antonio Martins brand, whilst Coca-Cola have their Zico brand (from concentrate but sadly I preferred the taste).
Qcumber cordial won the best drink innovation award
Coobo is the first bubble tea in a bottle. An unusual taste sensation.
Thursday, 21 March 2013
Wednesday, 20 March 2013
Halal Beef Bacon - popular in Dubai and possibly worth trying to attract the Halal market for a Bacon Butty here.
Really innovative and one to watch if they can create a market - Fruitbroo hot drinks - from the guy who created and sold Clipper tea. An alternative to tea and coffee with flavours such as Apple & Rhubarb and Honey & Lemon.
Salmon sold and steamed on a cedar plank from DJM Food Solutions
More to come over the next few days.
Tuesday, 19 March 2013
Monday, 18 March 2013
Saturday, 16 March 2013
Friday, 15 March 2013
Thursday, 14 March 2013
Wednesday, 13 March 2013
Tuesday, 12 March 2013
Monday, 11 March 2013
Sunday, 10 March 2013
Saturday, 9 March 2013
Friday, 8 March 2013
Thursday, 7 March 2013
At the end of our London Cafe Tours we are often asked what is the future for cafe design if now it is all about the industrial, retro, natural, recycled, comfortably worn look. I asked the knowledgeable boss of Matthew Algie coffee's Irish business Lachlan MacGillivray his thoughts and he quoted two examples:
Baker D ChiricoMelbourne Bakery Starbucks Tokyo
Wednesday, 6 March 2013
Banana bread presentation plus upsell toasted and served with honey and cream cheese at 3FE, Dublinhttp://www.3fe.com/about/our-story/ and how the owner Colin Harmon went from investment banker to one of the best Baristas in the world.
Coffee tasting menu