Hey, guys! This is me, Natalia. Congratulate us, we’ve filmed things this week!🥳
Let me tell ya, I was VERY skeptical about whole meal-prep box industry. I always thought it’s just for lazy pp, who don’t want to learn how to cook and obviously can’t count.
But it turns out, it might not be so. I tried a week of meal prepping with Hello Fresh. It did free some of my time and lots of nerves. But most importantly, my family loved it!
So, we’re keeping the subscription going. If you are interested, here’s my promo code for up to 20 Free Meals: RUDAKOVAFRESH20.
Apart from using HF, I’ve cooked some other delish meals this week:
Ok, enough for the intro. Let’s get to it already.
INDUSTRY NEWS DIGEST
🏆 What’s #1 Best Hotel? If you are the OG Weekly Snack reader, or just someone who follows industry news, you already know that 50 Best (better known for its The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards) is launching this year 50 Best Hotels.
Well, be the first one to find out the #1 Best Hotel in the world!
No, it’s not Aman. Although, I love Aman hotels and several of them had taken places on the list:
The World’s Best Hotel in 2023 award was given to the Italian Passalacqua in Moltrasio.
Don’t Believe Dieticians on SM. Registered dietician influencers are being paid by the food industry to promote unhealthy food products like soda and sugar.
📈 Instacart’s IPO. Grocery delivery company, Instacart, debuts IPO on Nasdaq.
Not so good, if you think Instacart was valued $39B in 2021.
☕️ “Tiny” local coffee shop that’s in every neighbourhood? Blank Street Coffee may seem just like a local-run coffee shop.
In reality it’s backed up by venture capitalists, potentially revolutionary coffee shop business that’s not afraid to use tech advances to improve its profitability, while simultaneously making it’s very affordable and one of the best paying employers in the coffee shop world.
🥇 It’s all about money. Think Michelin Guide is most unbiased guide in the restaurant industry? Think again.
Have you noticed that recently Michelin Guide had been expending to many new regions? Moscow, Vancouver, Vietnam, Malaysia… Maybe way more regions than in earlier years?
Someone’s got to pay the bill for such expansion.
So, if your local tourism board isn’t willing to pay, don’t put your hopes up too high for the Michelin Guide to ever come to your region.
SOCIAL MEDIA NEWS DIGEST
🧭 Clips insights. Ever wondered if someone had been clipping your YouTube content?
Well, now you’ll be able to know that and more.
Soon you’ll be able to make your Notes in:
💰 Ready to pay the bill. TikTok is spending $1.3B to dodge bans in Europe.