Category Archives: Food & Beverage

Get Primitive at These Four Hotel Restaurants

Like today’s meeting planners, Stone Age hunter-gatherers led their tribes from place to place. For team activities such as finding food, their versions of meeting apps were sharpened sticks, bows and fishing nets. Then humanity marched onward, yet what’s this? As an antidote, perhaps, to modern life, chefs are returning to platings that showcase Stone Age-like foraging, as well as sea life caught or gathered in sustainable ways. Here is a sampling of such restaurants.

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3 Myths About Donating Food

Let’s call her Planner X. She stages a dozen or more meetings and events a year all over the country. Although she grew up on the East Coast, she’s lived in California for years and “takes green for granted.” One of the questions she always asks of prospective venues is, “Do you have a plan in place to donate excess or leftover food?” Within the last five years, the answer is more often “yes.”

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4 Cereal Cocktails Taking Over the Hotel Bar

You know comfort food. Meet the comfort cocktail. And what could make you want to snuggle up to a rocks glass more than an adult beverage that is infused, garnished or otherwise crafted with Honey Nut Cheerios, Trix, Cocoa Puffs or similar breakfast nostalgia from childhood?

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