UBREW is where London’s aspiring brewers come to flaunt their creativity. This “open brewery” in Bermondsey, which provides equipment to all comers, has been midwife to hundreds of brews made by its members since it opened in 2015Read more
If you’ve ever wanted to enjoy a cocktail and a virtual reality experience at the same time, London’s One Aldwych hotel may be your next stop.
Bar manager Pedro Paulo created the Showtime menu to go along with the hotel’s location in the Theater district.Read more
Seven years ago, James Harrison was at his desk researching ideas for a business using drones. Having recently left the British army, the ex-officer was researching which industries might benefit from using unmanned craft for a company he planned to launch with two former colleagues.Read more
AI, robots and automation could replace humans in the food services industry “by the mid [2020s],” Yum Brands CEO Greg Creed told CNBC.Read more
It is a cold February afternoon and I am watching wheels of cheese the size of small footstools being turned and gently brushed by the world’s first and only cheddar-turning robot. “Tina the Turner”, as the robot is affectionately called, is at the frontline of cheddar innovation in the UK.Read more
A burger-flipping robot has just completed its first day on the job at a restaurant in California, replacing humans at the grill. Flippy has mastered the art of cooking the perfect burger and has just started work at CaliBurger, a fast-food chain.Read more
The McDonald’s on the corner of Third Avenue and 58th Street in New York doesn’t look all that different from any of the fast-food chain’s other locations across the country. Inside, however, hungry patrons are welcomed not by a cashier waiting to take their order, but by a “Create Your Taste” kiosk.Read more
Peppers are a pretty big deal, mostly because they’re delicious. Globally, over 26 million metric tonnes of peppers are produced every year, with Europe’s crops alone amounting to $400 million. However, although picking the fruits is a simple job for a human, it remains highly labor-intensive.Read more
Starship and Just Eat have delivered their first takeout meal to a London resident via robot.
The customer, Simone, used Just Eat to order a meal from Turkish restaurant Taksim Meze.Read more
It’s official: McDonald’s says that every one of its 14,000 stores nationwide will be replacing cashiers with automated touch-screen kiosks.Read more
THE office parks of Silicon Valley boast many firms that are trying to change the world. But there are plenty with more modest goals. Zume Pizza, a tiny startup that is located a few miles from the sprawling headquarters of Google, wants to redesign the way pizzas are made.Read more