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  • Loyal diners buy bonds to support local restaurants
  • Loyal diners buy bonds to support local restaurants
    kayleigh harrington (2020) ©

Loyal diners buy bonds to support local restaurants

With restaurants closing up or offering reduced service during the COVID-19 outbreak, many risk closing forever. Dining bonds are an initiative that enable loyal diners to support their favorite spots and their staff by pre-paying for future meals, while also enjoying the pleasure of anticipation.



  • Article image What do luxury diners want from restaurants?

    As tastes in the luxury sector evolve, high-end restaurants are lagging behind in implementing new services and technology that diners will come to expect. What will premium experiences look like in this changing landscape, and how can brands adapt to stay ahead of the curve?

  • Article image Can a love of community save Britain’s boozers?

    As drinking habits shift from indulgent to restrained, the British pub is facing a sizeable set of challenges. But as people continue to seek out social hubs, the future of the British pub needn’t look bleak. How is a love of community serving hope to British watering holes?

  • Article image Surprise! The science of self-gifting

    Whether it’s a mystery teabag or new make-up, an element of surprise comes packaged within many subscription boxes. Canvas8 spoke to Aditya Gupta, a PhD candidate at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, to understand how surprise impacts the experience of self-gifting.

  • Article image How are Gen Y and Z using food for activism?

    Young generations are turning to food to both speak out about political, social and spiritual beliefs, as well as a means to connect different cultures and serve as a healing medium. How can brands tap into this ethos and show that they actually care rather about supporting a cause?