The world’s 50 best restaurants 2013 date confirmed: 29th April will be in London announced best chefs

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Following its 10th Anniversary in 2012, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, returns to London’s historic Guildhall for a prestigious ceremony on Monday 29th April. The World’s 50 Best Restaurants is organised by Restaurant magazine and presented in the company of the world’s most influential restaurateurs, finest chefs and international media.  Over two … Continue reading

Top 10 ideas from Food and Beverage over the last 12 months by Springwise

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Springwise is all about innovative business ideas. This time they have picked out their top ten Food & Beverage articles from the last 12 months. We all hope that the ideas listed below provide entrepreneurs with plenty of inspiration and spark even more innovative efforts in the future! 1. Cocktail bar offers discounts based on stock … Continue reading

Bardot – ice-creamy love … falling in love with ice-cream

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In California, newcomer Bardot Ice Cream is the latest craze:  shops have been designed by award-winner architect Ana Henton, while renowned creative agency Landor Associates craftily imagined a striking visual identity. We have simply fallen in love with the overall creative concept! Branded tell-tale names (« Forbidden fruit », « French Kiss », « Heart of darkness », Acapulco love »), Bardot ice creams are packaged in … Continue reading

The Presidia and Food Communities at Slow Fish 2011 – Genoa (Italy) from May 27 to 30

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The Slow Food Presidia and Terra Madre food communities will make a special contribution to Slow Fish 2011, bringing the public’s attention to biodiversity-preservation projects that help protect a particular aquatic species or preserve a traditional fish processing technique. Fishers and producers from Chile, Mauritania, Norway and the Netherlands will be representing the international Presidia … Continue reading

Y1, the Iperespresso coffee machine dedicated to Generation Y wins the “best of the best 2011” reddot design award

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Y1 FrancisFrancis for illy, the illycaffè coffee machine for Iperespresso dedicated to the new generations, hits the annual mark at the International reddot design award, by winning the “best of the best 2011” prize in the household appliances category. The Y1 machine has been selected by a distinguished jury of design experts, well known at international level, among other … Continue reading

Finnair Lounge Voted Best in the World

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Helsinki-Vantaa airport’s Finnair Lounge has been voted the world’s best from a list of 600 premium lounges, the first time a lounge outside North America has won the award in its seven-year history. The choice was made by 40,000 frequently traveling Priority Pass customers. The stylish Finnair Lounge can accommodate about 250 customers and its … Continue reading

Books & pizza served up side by side in new Madrid store

The combination of books and coffee is a familiar one to patrons of bookstores the world over, but books and pizza is a distinctly less common pairing. Enter Spanish La Pizzateca, a new shop in Madrid’s Barrio de las Letras where patrons can satisfy the hunger of both body and mind. The brainchild of Spanish publisher ES Ediciones, … Continue reading

X Species supper club: A new model for eating our way through ecosystems

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In a time of environmental concern, it is important to begin creating new ways of supporting an ecosystem approach to consumption. The X-Species Supper club is a non-traditional supper club that explores the depth and complexity of our interconnections with nonhumans, using the convivial nature of a dinner party to reveal the web that traces … Continue reading

Omega headphones stand for your hi-end cans

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Did you know that one of the big reason for most hi-end headphones getting damaged is the storage? In spite of what manufacturers claim, expert say that it is best to stow your favourite music cans upright for longevity – just the way they would perch on your head. But to all that wisdom, rarely … Continue reading

1930 Art Deco Henderson

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The motorcycling world loves a ‘barn find’—an old, obscure machine wheeled out of the woodwork for the first time. And this is one of the biggest revelations of recent months. It’s a 1930 Henderson that was customized before WW2 by a fellow called O. Ray Courtney and fitted with ‘streamliner’ bodywork. The art deco influence is … Continue reading