Articles tagged “food & drink”

Airbnb Says Its Users Spend Billions on Local Restaurants

Airbnb does an excellent job getting people into neighborhoods that otherwise are closed to outsiders. Whether or not that adds up to $4.5 billion is up for debate, but it is a significant impact.

1 week ago

Chefs+Tech: Bad Food Tech and Yet Another Food Delivery Startup

Meal replacements need some disruption, and by "disruption" we mean we're looking forward to them going away. Let's save the disruption for the real problems in food.

1 week ago

Chefs+Tech Newsletter: Trickle-Down Food Economics?

On food delivery we'll keep asking the question of whether consumers will ever pay the true costs of quality food delivery once the money stops flowing from investors and pricing needs to get real?

2 weeks ago

Chefs+Tech Newsletter: The Apple Watch in Restaurant Dining Rooms

We understand the value of quick alerts on the wrist, but we also know that looking at your watch during conversation is a sign of rudeness. Will Meyer/Resy be able to make it not so?

3 weeks ago

British Airways Starts Charging for Food on Short Haul Flights

British Airways took a page out of Ryanair's playbook on its plans for short-haul catering. And while the planned fee structures aren't too galling, it may still rub some legacy passengers the wrong way.

4 weeks ago

Chefs+Tech Newsletter: Instagram’s Influence on Restaurant Design

We're fine with the Instagram trend, just so long as you don't ruin our meal with your picture taking.

1 month ago

Chefs+Tech Newsletter: Restaurant Tech Investment, Robots and Umi Kitchen

Starting now, Skift is expanding into the business of dining out. Get the first look at what we're up to by subscribing, below.

1 month ago

Announcing Skift’s Expansion Into Food and Beverage: Introducing Chefs+Tech

Chefs+Tech is a natural expansion of the Skift umbrella, bringing the big picture view on the future of dining out, being fanatically focused on the guest experience, and at the intersection of marketing and tech. Expect a lot more on this front from us.

1 month ago

Thailand Opens Its First Halal Hotel in Attempt to Broaden Its Tourist Base

Thailand is smart to broaden its base, but we'd also like to see it address its bigger issues that are keeping other visitors away.

2 months ago

The New Los Angeles Hotel Handcrafted for Cocktail Snobs

If they're as good at hospitality as they are at crafting cocktails, make ours a double.

2 months ago

Craft Brewery Hotel to Tap Into Local, Experiential Trends

This was inevitable. As lifestyle hotels dive deeper into specific preferences and tastes, it’s no wonder that one of the biggest craft brewers in the U.S. has decided to capitalize on the incredible rise of craft beer tourism licensing its name for a new hotel, complete with a beer garden, of course.

3 months ago

Breaking Out of the Recommendation Bubble in the Age of Digital Discovery

Platforms for discovery of food and experiences can be a double-edged sword, and play us back more of the same.

3 months ago