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Food Trends for 2017

Food trends are a bit of a Marmite thing: people seem to love them or hate them – usually accompanied by much eye rolling and tutting.  However in the commercial food world, just like in fashion, the industry is dependent on trying to get an idea of what consumers are looking for. You could say […]

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Food Trends for 2016 and beyond

I realise I have severely neglected this website, but it’s hard to update stuff and come up with new things to write about when you’re trying to do PR for clients while plotting world pickle domination. I was recently asked to provide some thoughts on trends in pastry and a few other things, which got […]

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Food Trends for 2015

It’s that time of year isn’t it?  Some people love  and some people hate food trends. Indeed, one journalist has summed it up very succinctly here.  Personally, I love them, as whether consumers like it or not, their purchases and behaviour are determined by what a select group tends to come up with in their crystal […]

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Food Trends for 2014

I realise that I’ve not posted anything on here for a while.  Manfood has been taking up a lot of time.  While exciting, when mixed in with daily work life and other demands, it has meant that this website has suffered somewhat. However, onwards and upwards. With Christmas fast approaching and the end of year […]

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Man Food – growing pains.

I’ve not posted in ages, and I realise you have all been pining for my pearls of wisdom. Or not. On this gorgeous Saturday, when I should be out in the garden seeing to my fruit & veg patch that is going wild (mainly with weeds), I am instead, lying on the sofa with a […]

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The Summer Fancy Food Show

Since 1955, the Fancy Food Shows have been North America’s largest specialty food and beverage marketplace. Between the Winter Show in San Francisco and the Summer Show in New York City, the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade events bring in more than 40,000 attendees from more than 80 countries to see 260,000 innovative […]

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One man and his dog.

Viktor & Spoils is a modern Mexican taqueria and tequila bar serving classic and new style tacos alongside a world-class tequila and mescal selection.  Part of the Hotel on Rivington, visitors enter through a red unmarked door plastered with Mexican pesos. This leads to a lounge/bar, with walls made of barn wood and colourful rows […]

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A little Star.

Human nature being what it is, you tend to have a small portfolio of places that you like to go to, and then you stick to them.  But sometimes, you need someone to give you a little nudge, in order to encourage you to expand your horizons and try something new. With this in mind, […]

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