Wine and Food

Starbucks to stop selling alcohol at more than 400 US stores

Starbucks to stop selling alcohol at more than 400 US stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks will stop selling beer and wine at more than 400 U.S. stores next week as it ends its “evenings” program. The coffee chain says the “Starbucks Evenings” program in 439 company-owned stores in the U.S. will end Jan. 10. It said the program may continue in some of the nine […]

Culinary trends to watch for in 2017

Culinary trends to watch for in 2017

In the world of food, one thing is certain: Every year is sure to be more exciting than the last. Chefs push boundaries a little more each year, challenging our taste buds with what they put on our plates. Home cooks gain confidence with every meal, which leads to cooking led by intuition – often […]

Dunkin’ Donuts, NHL team up for corporate alliance

Dunkin’ Donuts, NHL team up for corporate alliance

Dunkin’ Donuts, Canton, Mass., and the National Hockey League (NHL) announced a multi-year agreement, making Dunkin’ Donuts the official U.S. coffee, doughnut and breakfast sandwich of the NHL. The partnership, which marks Dunkin’ Donuts’ first national sports league partnership, will officially launch during the 2017 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic outdoor game, which takes place Jan. […]

Anything-but-basic meat and potatoes

Anything-but-basic meat and potatoes

Meat and potatoes. The phrase has grown to mean more than just a protein and a starch. It’s become a descriptor, shorthand to describe an unadventurous—possibly even boring—eater. Every so often, you’ll hear a chef or manager describe their customers this way: “Well, I would love to put something different on the menu, but our […]

The liquor industry is experiencing 3 seismic changes

The liquor industry is experiencing 3 seismic changes

Whether you prefer whiskey, vodka, gin, or rum, you may have noticed some recent shifts in the liquor business. In an international, incredibly broad industry, it’s hard to know which trends are causing seismic shifts, and which are just blips on the radar. So, Business Insider turned to Gilles Bogaert, CFO of Pernod Ricard, the […]

Traversing the best wine countries in Africa

Traversing the best wine countries in Africa

The mention of wine for many, brings a lot of imaginations especially those of luxury, vineyards, dining and wining. For others, the fancies go all the way to romantically exotic destinations, fondly sipping glasses of some red or white wine with their inamorata(o)s. For wine lovers planning to turn their flight of fancy into reality, […]

Front of the House products push your dishes to the next level

Front of the House products push your dishes to the next level

Front of the House® products push your dishes to the next level FOH Front of the House®, a Food & Beverage industry leading authority on tabletop trends, also designs and manufactures a stunning array of glassware, drinkware, and cocktail picks. Bringing a creative & unique touch to any Happy Hour or beverage consumption experience. Whenever […]

Colour-Changing Cocktails

Colour-Changing Cocktails

Disco Sour, Restaurant 492 As explored in Food & Colour: Visualising Flavour, the food and beverage landscape is benefiting from experimental and compelling colour applications that are helping to elevate dining and drinking experiences to new sensorial heights. Wine, in particular, is enjoying a multi-hued moment as product developers look beyond traditional white, red and […]

Wild Turkey introduces Matthew McConaughey in global marketing campaign

Wild Turkey introduces Matthew McConaughey in global marketing campaign

A new voice for a bourbon brand This month, Academy-award-winning-actor Matthew McConaughey began starring in Wild Turkey’s new global campaign, which reintroduces the world to the bourbon brand through a series of TV, print and digital ads. McConaughey also is serving as the brand’s creative director and is telling the story of Wild Turkey from […]

Small-batch distillery makes strawberries and cream gin

Small-batch distillery makes strawberries and cream gin

Independent, small-batch distillery Poetic License has transformed the classic strawberries and cream combination into a limited-edition gin. The UK-based company has spent six months perfecting the seasonal recipe, which it said is believed to be the first of its kind on general sale. It combines traditional botanicals, including juniper and coriander, with a mix of […]