What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

Author: Convene Editors       

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

What’s Trending on the U.K. Food Scene?

British supermarket chain Waitrose looks back at some of the top trends of 2019 — like posh crumpets — and offers a fascinating forecast of what’s ahead: Are you ready for “seacuterie”?

The Overhead Bin Battleground

Beyond United’s plans for bigger bins, what are airlines doing to fix the problem of no room for all those carry-on bags? Read more at The Washington Post.

Should You Put Verjus on Your Drink Radar?

Vanity Fair calls it the “the highbrow, low-alcohol drink of the season.” Here’s a look at Jus Jus — a low-alcohol and sparkling version of verjus — and the women bringing it to market.

A ‘Culinary Adventure’ Arrives in Arizona’s High Desert

The recently opened Terra Farm + Manor is a culinary adventure, Condé Nast Traveler says, with tastings, cooking classes, and eight-course dinners featuring whole-animal barbecue pits and native crops. Will this quest to connect with eaters spark a trend?