Amsterdam’s hidden corners are home to the finest restaurants in the city. The seemingly inconspicuous things have the best chance of success. The new food culture in Amsterdam preaches stylish, organic, fuss-free dining. Not so long ago, we were looking for subway tiles on the walls, plants on the ceiling, tapas-like menus and sharing platters, […]
Ask every expat and they will agree: the Dutch are lousy breakfast eaters and bad lunchers. We’re quite good at having brunch at the weekend – and we’re getting better and better at it. Where do you need to be? Buffet van Odette The best place for a big brunch the French way is Buffet […]
Going out for coffee used to involve a cuppa, the newspaper and a biscuit in a traditional Dutch pub known as a ‘brown cafe’, where later in the day the bar serves a kopstootje (a glass of beer and a Dutch gin). That was once upon a time. Nowadays, the city is full of trendy, cosy coffee shops.