Articles tagged “food and drink”

Chefs+Tech: Quality Food Delivery Startups Stumble and Fall

Chefs+Tech: Quality Food Delivery Startups Stumble and Fall

Chefs+Tech

While VC-backed companies are suffering, un-sexy older school players like TripAdvisor are taking advantage of new consumer habits to build revenue streams.

1 day ago

Food Trucks Struggle to Attract Customers Through the Winter

Food Trucks Struggle to Attract Customers Through the Winter

Steve Hendrix, Associated Press

Food trucks are a big draw for many tourists, but those tourists often picture themselves in shorts and a t-shirt, browsing their options in warm sunny weather. Many people won't brave the snow even for their all-time favorite food truck. The worst part for business owners is that when foot traffic is slow, they have plenty of time for repairs and innovations, but no budget.

2 weeks ago

Video: What Food & Beverage Innovations Teach Us About the Future of Hospitality

Video: What Food & Beverage Innovations Teach Us About the Future of Hospitality

Patrick Whyte, Skift

It took a while but the hospitality sector has started to take onboard some of the design features that have become mainstays in the food and beverage industry.

3 weeks ago

Chefs+Tech: Tweet Emojis at Google for Better Restaurant Recommendations

Chefs+Tech: Tweet Emojis at Google for Better Restaurant Recommendations

Chefs+Tech

It's gimmicky, sure, but speaks to how consumers discover the world around them.

1 month ago

Chefs+Tech: Robots, Algorithms, Logistics and … Food

Chefs+Tech: Robots, Algorithms, Logistics and … Food

Chefs+Tech

Foodies will tell you that cooking is just chemistry. But getting it to diners is a combination of UPS and Google.

1 month ago

Destination-Defining Restaurants Are Adding Hotel Rooms to Attract Tourists

Destination-Defining Restaurants Are Adding Hotel Rooms to Attract Tourists

Adam Erace, Bloomberg

As the line between food and hospitality continues to blur, it's more important than ever that both restauranteurs and hoteliers understand how interconnected they are to each other within the travel industry.

1 month ago

Delta Is Testing Free Meals in Domestic Coach Class

Delta Is Testing Free Meals in Domestic Coach Class

Brian Sumers, Skift

Even if this test goes nowhere, and Delta stays with the status quo, you should give the airline some credit for trying something new (even if it's old). This is why most insiders believe Delta is the most innovative major U.S. carrier.

2 months ago

Chefs+Tech: Uber Gets Into the Restaurant Guide Business

Chefs+Tech: Uber Gets Into the Restaurant Guide Business

Chefs+Tech

Uber in the restaurant business, Airbnb in the tours business — some say natural expansions, others say side hustles.

2 months ago

Chefs+Tech: The True Meaning of Hospitality

Chefs+Tech: The True Meaning of Hospitality

Chefs+Tech

We certainly hope a spirit of hospitality begins to be pervasive in our culture, but all the evidence is pointing in another direction.

2 months ago

Airlines Are Improving In-Flight Meals to Appeal to Big Spenders

Airlines Are Improving In-Flight Meals to Appeal to Big Spenders

Conor Shine, Associated Press

We're dubious that travelers choose business class flights based on menus by celebrity chefs. But efforts to improve the in-flight experience — in the front and back of the plane — are welcome.

2 months ago

Chefs+Tech: The Food Industry and the U.S. Election

Chefs+Tech: The Food Industry and the U.S. Election

Chefs+Tech

Find out what was important for the food industry this election, as well as see how McDonald's is trying to make fast food even faster with a mobile app. Yes, this is America.

2 months ago

Roads and Kingdoms Extends Its Brand of Travel Reportage Into Podcasts

Roads and Kingdoms Extends Its Brand of Travel Reportage Into Podcasts

Colin Nagy, Skift

In the same way that R&K has made the world larger with its travel reporting, expect them to do the same in this new form.

2 months ago