Posts Tagged "global restaurant trends"

9 Bars in the Middle East Worth Checking Out

Bars in the Middle East might sound like a strange idea to some Westerners, as alcohol is banned in many of the region’s countries (like Saudi Arabia and Kuwait), but Middle East bar concepts run the gamut from industrial grunge to idyllic beach scenes.Read more...

Nitaqat’s Effect on the Saudi Arabian Restaurant Industry

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia faces a 12.2 percent unemployment rate, equivalent to that of a nation in the throes of a recession, but the Kingdom’s GDP has quadrupled: from $143 billion in 1999 to $727 billion in 2012. Non-Saudi unemployment, however, has fallen about eighty percent, meaning the jobs this booming economy creates are going to expatriates and illegal…read more →Read more...

Restaurant Trends 2013 – Why Today is Yesterday to a Restaurant

Your success begins with restaurant trends. Not today’s. Tomorrow’s. Change is accelerating faster than ever. And never before has this been clearer: restaurant success favors those who innovate. Those perceived to be original—not by knowing the trends but by creating them—are those who leapfrog ahead.Read more...