Archives for “food”

Like in many other cities around the world, numerous food events have been popping up in and around Amsterdam. They are fun especially in the ...


We have complained many times about the poor state of food stores in Amsterdam, dominated by dreaded Albert Heijn supermarkets. With the online options even ...


Even though it has been raining heavily the last few days, summer is just around the corner and with it several great food festivals. To ...


I have written about Pure Markt Amsterdam, an artisanal farmer's market several times, covering the fresh produce and the family style atmosphere. So today I will ...


I first read about L'Amuse, a new cheese store in Amsterdam, on Stadionweg, on Klary's blog. She posted many mouthwatering pictures and a long write ...


I first read about L'Amuse, a new cheese store in Amsterdam, on Stadionweg, on Klary's blog. She posted many mouthwatering pictures and a long write ...


First Pure Markt of 2010

Pure Markt is a true artisanal food market that takes place in Park Frankendael in Amsterdam every last Sunday of the month. Every month of ...


Marqt Opening Third Store

Today, concept supermarket Marqt is opening its third store, on Utrechtsestraat in Amsterdam. Marqt is catering to foodies by turning around the traditional supermarket model of ...


Pizza di Pino Amsterdam

Pino's wine store near Hoofddorpplein is quickly turning into a complete source of Italian drink, food and lifestyle. Pino opened his store on Haarlemmermeerstraat about a ...


Italia Al Dente Amsterdam

This upcoming Saturday and Sunday, March 6 and 7, the third edition of Italia Al Dente, an event around Italian food, wine and cooking, will ...


Twice recently, we went out for a private dinner with a group of friends. And both times it was excellent! The food was good and ...


Twice recently, we went out for a private dinner with a group of friends. And both times it was excellent! The food was good and ...


Fresh white truffles still are a rare find in Amsterdam, both in shops and restaurants. About a year ago I found some at Feduzzi and ...


Broodje Bert is a small sandwich shop on a corner of the Singel between the Negen Straatjes and Kalverstraat. The appearance is distinctly Dutch. The ...


Albert Heijn is the largest supermarket chain in the Netherlands and very much dominates the grocery business in Amsterdam. While most Dutch people happily do ...


No More Kroket in NYC

The Dutch kroket is like Pernod in the south of France or Turrón in Alicante. A local food you discover and fall in love with ...


Update: Vino di Pino had to close around mid July 2011. Apparently a disagreement with the landlord forced him to leave the location on Haarlemmermeerstraat. ...


New Year's Eve is approaching fast and the oliebollen street vendors have returned to the popular corners of Amsterdam to sell their greasy winter treats. The ...


New Year's Eve is approaching fast and the oliebollen street vendors have returned to the popular corners of Amsterdam to sell their greasy winter treats. The ...


Winter Parade Amsterdam

De Parade is a popular yearly theater festival with focus on food and drinks. The shows take place in tents, built around a central market ...


Named after the French and invented by the Belgians, the Dutch certainly love their fries no less than these nations and make and consume them ...


Pure Markt in Park Frankendael is one the most fun markets in Amsterdam. Every last Sunday of the month it brings together a wide variety ...


TheAmsterdam Okura hotel, home of Michelin star restaurants Ciel Bleu and Yamazota is launching an exciting new concept for foodies. "Taste of Okura" is a ...


Saturday 7 November will see the opening of the 2nd edition of CHOCA, a festival organized by the chocolate industry to "inspire and innovate"... I'm not ...


Pure Markt Amsterdam is an artisanal food market that takes place once a month in Park Frankendael in Amsterdam. I first went there in August ...