The Menu

Will meal kits last?

15

15

00:00 / 00:00

/

Cover art for The Menu

18 June 2021

Episode 479

30 minutes

During the lockdowns, thousands of restaurants around the world launched their own meal kits that allowed customers to finish the dishes at home and enjoy quality food at home. But what is the future for these boxes now that restaurants have opened their doors again? Are they just an unnecessary distraction for restaurants or something that will help them to win over new customers?

18 June 2021

Share episode

Download

Chapter 1

8 minutes

15

15

/

Chapter 1

Will meal kits last?

Cover art for The Menu

Adam Hyman, founder of Code Bulletin, on how cleverly designed meal kits can still benefit restaurants and why they might be here to stay.

8 minutes

Share chapter 1

Chapter 2

10 minutes

15

15

/

Chapter 2

Decatur

Cover art for The Menu

Borne out of the restaurant industry’s pandemic-induced struggles, London based Decatur’s New Orleans-style prawn boil and chargrilled oyster meal kits have proven hugely popular over the past year, showing the extent to which innovative ideas can thrive in delivery format.

10 minutes

Share chapter 2

Chapter 3

2 minutes


Photo: Gary Campbell-Hall/FLICKR

15

15

/

Chapter 3

The Menu news

Cover art for The Menu

The week’s top food and drink headlines.

2 minutes

Share chapter 3

Chapter 4

6 minutes

15

15

/

Chapter 4

Cookbook corner: ‘Let’s Make Dumplings’

Cover art for The Menu

We speak to the authors of a cookbook with a twist: ‘Let’s Make Dumplings’ takes us into the world of Asian dumplings, telling readers about their history, the different types – many of which you might not have heard of – and, most importantly, how to make them.

6 minutes

Share chapter 4

/

sign in to monocle

new to monocle?

Subscriptions start from £120.

Subscribe now

Loading...

/

15

15

Live

00:0001:00

  • The Menu481