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Cele mai bune restaurante din lume – ediția 2019

22 September 2019

TripAdvisor nu dezamăgește niciodată, pentru că recenziile a milioane de utilizatori nu au cum să mintă. Și întotdeauna e o idee bună să ne uităm la vârfurile din domeniul în care activăm, să analizăm ce fac bine și să luăm măsuri adaptate. Așadar, iată la cine merită să vă uitați, conform impresiilor clienților: 5. The […]

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The Best Restaurants of the World

25 February 2019

Have you seen the latest version of the TripAdvisor ranking for the best restaurants in the world? Just like every other year, the ranking is based on ratings given by those who were there and actually experienced the services provided by the venues. The comments are worth reading, because feedback is a great way to learn and […]

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Who Doesn’t Like Pizza?

15 November 2018

In a time when people seem to be more and more focused on healthy foods, slow cooking, vegan lifestyles and, overall, anything that’s not fast-food, it seems that pizza is still strong in the preference rankings of consumers. Especially among the youngsters. This may not come as a surprise per say, but look at the […]

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The Michelin Guide – The 2019 Edition

7 October 2018

The new editions of The Michelin Guide are starting to pop up, but it seems that Romania is still far from getting its own edition. At the moment, the closest Michelin starred restauants are in Hungary or Poland, and even these two don’t host an establishment awarded with the maximum of three stars – in […]

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The World’s Greatest Chefs

9 August 2018

Regardless of their area, professionals always seek out to grow, and one of the most effective ways to go beyond your limits is looking at the big names in your field of choice. Thus, anyone who works in a restaurant kitchen and dreams of going up the ladder should know who are the best chefs […]

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Shakes and Smoothies

1 August 2018

More and more people are increasingly drawn to the healthy lifestyle options so there’s also an increasing demand for large doses of vitamins, natural energy boosters, light foods, detox blends and so on. Basically, if it’s a healthy, nutritious, delicious drink and (ideally) you can take it to go, there’s plenty of demand on the […]

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You Can’t Have Food without Beverage

27 July 2018

Since we recently spoke about the top chain restaurants, we also found in the thorough ranking made by Forbes the top food and beverage companies. Did you happen to think of Coca-Cola for the top spot? You’d be wrong if you did. Actually, Coca-Cola is number seven and the company registered one of the biggest […]

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Top Restaurant Chains

10 July 2018

The hierarchy of restaurant chains looks quite similar for the United States’ market and the global one. Somewhat predictable, although the Asian markets might change things in the quite near future. As for the Romanian market ranking, it is probable to show its own distinctions, especially since we’re missing the Burger King giant; however, we […]

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The most Popular Ice Cream Flavors

4 July 2018

Summer is still here but even after the sun starts to hide and the temperatures begin falling, we’ll still definitely still love ice cream. True fans don’t even stop during the winter, when snows piles up at their feet. But do you know what kind of ice cream most people go for? Well, the people at Technomic had […]

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Restaurants in the Age of Instagram

29 May 2018

Like it or not, we live in the age of social networks, and today’s uncrowned queen is Instagram. Surely you’ve seen at least once someone in a restaurant who’s food was almost getting cold while he or she was trying to capture the perfect angle of the dish they ordered. Or, who knows, maybe you […]

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DACTRUST START-UPS

25 May 2018

All beginning are hard. And maybe the most difficult thing is mustering up all the courage that might be in you and take a leap of faith into entrepreneurship, despite knowing all too well that there are risks and that there will be obstacles. The first major obstacle – financing. And then, all the other […]

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Sous-vide Cooking

12 May 2018

While it is not (yet?) a method used on a large scale, the roots of sous-vide cooking are already deep in history. Sir Benjamin Thompson, one of the pioneers of thermodynamics, was the first to talk about low temperature cooking. It was in 1799, while he was experimenting with the effects of a hot air […]

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The Gault Millau Guide – Available Soon in Romania as Well

2 May 2018

There are probably few those who are not familiar at all with the name of the Michelin Guide and its underlying concept – the Michelin stars. Even we wrote about this particular topic a couple of times on this very blog (if you’re interested in reading [again] a brief history of the Michelin Guide, you […]

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The Most Appreciated Restaurants of the Year

15 April 2018

As they do every year, the good people at Trip Advisor publish a ranking of the best restaurant in the world, according to the feedback offered by the clients who directly experimented with the delights and services of different places. The top choices of 2018 have been recently published and, believe it or not, the […]

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Hospitality and ethical standards

27 March 2018

Successful businesses are those that manage to not only adapt to trends on the market, but actually look for future trends and adjust their ways very early on, according to the demands of the future wave of change. Thus, those who climb on the wave while it is still gaining momentum, have the best chances […]

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A Couple of Fun Facts about Pizza

12 December 2016

Do you remember when you had pizza for the first time in your life? Probably not but it is fair to assume that you enjoyed it and that you didn’t stop at that first pie. However, you may be very aware of the place you had the best pizza ever and you should know for […]

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Surprise Pasta

28 October 2016

Sorry, this entry is only available in Romanian.

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Professional Kitchens – Behind Closed Doors

9 October 2016

There are many things that clients don’t know and/or understand about how a professional kitchen functions. And sure, it’s debatable if it would be of any use for them to find out about them, because the relationship between a customer and a restaurant is shaped strictly by what was ordered and the quality of the […]

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The First Cafeteria in the World which only Serves Gluten-free Food

28 September 2016

You’ve probably heard about the trend of gluten-free products, although it’s fair to say that it’s a phenomena with much more spread in the United States and way less in representative in Romania (but even here it’s a must to list the presence of gluten in products and dishes, along with other allergens.) And since […]

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The Restaurants of Robert De Niro

20 September 2016

You may not necessarily know this side of him, but the famous actor is the owner of several restaurants; actually, he owns quite a few and plenty of them are actually top restaurants, famous for the finesse of their dishes and the unique quality of the ingredients and services. The first one that comes to […]

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Five Famous Restaurants Owned by Celebrities

20 September 2016

An investment, a passion or simply a guarantee for having a place where they can eat exactly what and how they desire? Who knows? Maybe it’s a bit of both or simply business, but the fact is that plenty of celebrities choose to open their own restaurants and no, putting their names on them is […]

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Could This Be the Recipe for a Successful Coffee House or Restaurant?

28 May 2016

Ce conteaza cel mai mult pentru clientii care intra in localul dumneavoastra? Probabil ca primele raspunsuri care v-ati gandi sunt calitatea serviciilor si calitatea preparatelor. Si nu v-am contrazice. Totusi, exista studii care au subliniat importanta unei serii de cinci alte elemente: curatenia, iluminatul adecvat, mirosurile din ambient, mobilierul confortabil si privelistea pe care o […]

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It’s Not Only About Food

16 May 2016

For great dishes you already know that we’ve got all you need, but no matter how perfectly even the oven is baking, no matter how well you’re preserving the ingredients or how talented your chef is, a business in the field of hospitality is based on a whole set of services, with big and small […]

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The ABC of the Exotic Sushi

25 April 2016

A lot of people think of raw fish when they think about sushi, but that’s not really a correct assumption. In fact, sushi is, basically, rice – a certain type of rice with added vinegar to be more precise. It is true, rice is hand pressed into little mounds that are then enriched with all […]

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How Did the Buffet Emerge?

25 April 2016

Buffets are a common thing today. Actually, if we were to really think about it, there are plenty of (kinds of) events that we simply couldn’t imagine without this type of display for the courses. Furthermore, it’s obvious that there are significant advantages in using this form of serving: an economy of space, an economy […]

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The Core of Mediterranean Cooking

27 March 2016

The flavor of a dish is influenced by a lot of factors, starting with the skills of the cook and the tools he uses and up to the boiling, baking or grilling time, the quality of the ingredients, the balance of quantities and flavors and so on. But what really makes food taste the way […]

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Other Dangerous Foods in the World

20 March 2016

Last week we told you about the fugu fish, probably the most famous dish from menus in restaurants all over the world that also has a deadly potential. But the list of dangerous foods is way longer and it’s worth a bit more exploring, right? Jamaica is the home of the so-called „ackee”, a fruit […]

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A Few Interesting Studies

13 March 2016

Since we pay close attention to the trends in the HORECA industry, we couldn’t help notice the latest studies published by The NDP Group. And even though their market research reflects the status and consumer habits of Americans (since the studies use samples representative to the USA), some of the conclusions seem to be applicable […]

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The most Dangerous Foods in the World – The Fugu Fish

13 March 2016

We all know that certain foods are not good for us, but now we are not talking about those courses that can affect our health on the long run or about those that could cause a certain level of discomfort, especially after a bit of an excess. There really are foods out there that can […]

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Top Chefs with the most Michelin Stars

28 February 2016

We’ve recently written about the famous Michelin Guide and we were telling you then that the maximum acknowledgement for a restaurant are the “three Michelin Stars”. But great chefs aren’t awarded themselves any actual stars; however, they can gather as many as they can from the restaurants they run. So, if you’ve ever wondered about […]

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Table Utensils, Etiquette and What You Communicate through Them

28 February 2016

In a world where wețre eating more and more on the run and we’re eating way too much fast-food, we don’t really have the time anymore to think about table manners or etiquette. And it’s true, maybe some of the rules don’t belong in today’s world, but there are a couple of basic elements that […]

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Le Jules Verne – Maybe the most Romantic Restaurant in the World?

14 February 2016

In Romania, some people celebrate Valentine’s Day, others insist on the national version – Dragobetele – and maybe a few actually manage to celebrate love every day. Well, no matter where you fit in the categories above, we know that romance tends to be associated with romantic dinners, so it’s always a good idea to […]

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A Short History of the Famous Michelin Guide

5 February 2016

Most of you have probably heard already about The Michelin Guide and about the fact that the world’s best restaurants and chefs are awarded Michelin Stars. But we’re assuming that for most of you this might be all you know about this topic. And who could blame you? We don’t have any Romanian restaurants listed […]

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The Best Restaurants in the World in 2016

5 February 2016

If you want to go forward, you always have to look at the best, so we’re inviting everybody in the HORECA field to carefully look at the hotels and restaurants that truly impressed their clients and thus managed to get ranked among the best in the world in the TripAdvisor visitors’ top. We really want […]

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Ayam Cemani – „The Lamborghini of Poultry”

4 October 2015

While we were writing about the Beluga caviar, we thought it might be interesting to also write about other exotic animal products, and the first thing we came across in our research that really caught our eye was this Indonesian breed of chicken, known as Ayam Cemani and called by some „The Lamborghini of poultry” […]

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Beluga Caviar

4 October 2015

How about you spoil yourself with some information on one of the absolute symbols of luxury, if an actual taste isn’t really an option… Yes, we are talking about caviar, Beluga caviar in particular, and we’re starting off with telling you that a single kilo of this lovely thing can usually cost up to $25,000 […]

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The Most Popular Restaurants in the World

27 September 2015

Comparing yourself to the best in your field can always be a great way to learn and, in the end, to grow. And since our activity revolves around restaurants, we thought we should look for the best restaurants in the world and see what makes them so special. Sure, it’s difficult to establish what are […]

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Masala Is Not Marsala

18 June 2015

When we researched our Marsala article we discovered that a lot of people confuse the name of the wine/color with masala, the latter being something completely different. Masala isn’t even a liquid, but at best a paste (vindaloo masala). But what is masala? Well, it’s a concept that we adopted from the Asian culture (the […]

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Pancake Records

28 May 2015

The world pf desserts is usually a very complicated one, because most of the recipes are complex, they require precise quantities and steps and quite often they even call for true talent. However, one of the most popular desserts in the world seems to take shape from only a few basic ingredients and a couple […]

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The Most Expensive Flavors in the World

9 October 2014

Spices are the ones that truly give flavor to our food and quite often the talent of great chefs is somewhat equivalent to their ability to master and mix spices in order to emphasize some notes and enrich the dish as a whole. Luckily, today we have easy access to a wide array of spices […]

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How to Design a Good Menu for a Restaurant

29 September 2014

Every business in the HORECA field is different. Every hotel, restaurant or café has its own special thing and expresses it in its own way. But all these businesses have something in common – their focus on the customer. That and the need for a menu that shows off what they can offer their to […]

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