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Amsterdam’s Lesser Known Markets

Amsterdam’s Lesser Known Markets April 29, 2011 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Organic Farmers Market, Puurmarkt, Selling Local Produce in Amsterdam By Scott Roane As the weather starts to pick up, a great way to discover more of Amsterdam than the popular central area,  is to take yourself on a tour of Amsterdam’s lesser-known markets. As well as seeing various parts of the...

Amsterdam’s 13 Guiltiest Culinary Pleasures

Amsterdam’s 13 Guiltiest Culinary Pleasures April 12, 2011 | Food | Read More
Amsterdam's Top Guilty Pleasures The perfect holiday has a number of vital ingredients, with the sheer beauty of a city normally top of the list. But following this, it’s often the culinary highlights of a holiday that I’m still talking about many years after the trip itself. Sitting on a sunny...

Icing on the Cake for Amsterdam Foodies

Icing on the Cake for Amsterdam Foodies March 9, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
By Scott Roane Following Food Film Festivals in New York, Bologna and London, the Netherlands’ first Food Film Festival will be held in Amsterdam from 18 – 20 March. Organized by the Youth Food Movement, the youth arm of the Slow Food Movement. The event will be held at Studio K cultural center...

Celebrating Thanksgiving in Amsterdam

October 10, 2010 | Events, Food | Read More
Canadian Thanksgiving is coming up this weekend, and American Thanksgiving is right around the corner.  If you find yourself in Amsterdam on any of these days and are feeling a bit homesick, here are some tips on how to re-create the experience in a country that is completely Thanksgiving Day devoid. There...

Fine Dining In Amsterdam – The Silver Mirror

Fine Dining In Amsterdam – The Silver Mirror October 4, 2010 | Five Star, Food, Romantic | Read More
If you’re looking for a fine dining experience in Amsterdam, I highly recommend visiting De Silveren Spiegel (The Silver Mirror) in the heart of the old city center. One of my biggest complaints about restaurants in Amsterdam is that the quality of service is often poor. Coming from America, where...

Amsterdam’s Famous 5 Euro Pizza Place – Eating Cheap and Eating Well!

Amsterdam’s Famous 5 Euro Pizza Place – Eating Cheap and Eating Well! June 9, 2010 | Food | Read More
Finding a nice lunch that’s going to ring you in at around 5 euros isn’t always easy in Amsterdam. You can always go to a McDonald’s or Burger King, but you’re going to spend more than what you’re used to at home, and the service will be incredibly slow. That being said,...

Eating out in Amsterdam – It’s Not Just Pancakes and Pie

April 5, 2010 | Food | Read More
Dutch traditional cuisine is pretty limited to deep-fried bar snacks (bitterballen) at local brown bars, but the city is the most international in the world, and as a result you’ll have plenty of choice when it comes to selecting a restaurant. In general, the Dutch tend to eat rather late (8-10pm),...
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