Lalla Rookh  €

Lalla Rookh €

Surinam was a Dutch colony on the north coast of Brazil.  African slaves were taken there to work in plantations and, post slavery, workers from Indonesia, China and India were taken there as paid labour.  All those cultures had distinct cuisines that they mixed and...
Da Portare Via – Best pizza – €

Da Portare Via – Best pizza – €

*** Da Portare Via just became even better value!  I’m thrilled that they have joined my discount scheme.  If you have been on a tour of mine and show my card then you get a 20% discount on an already great value pizza! YAY :o))) *** Fabulous pizza in Amsterdam!...
Cafe Loetje €€

Cafe Loetje €€

  I’m on a quest to find the best steak in Amsterdam and this place was recommended to me by my 85 year old Dutch teacher who lives nearby.  It was indeed excellent.  Of the 2 steaks pictured, the big chunk (whole and sliced open) is the large portion and...
Nyonya €

Nyonya €

I have walked past this place daily for ages and noticed it but never ventured in until it was featured on that goldmine of local foodie info, Patricia Jacob’s blog Amsterdam Bites To Die For – click it and see!  I had what she had so if you want a more...
De Klos – Best ribs & chicken – €€

De Klos – Best ribs & chicken – €€

  Hell yeah.  This place has 2 things I am addicted to… Smoked chicken and UNSMOKED ribs (in my opinion the smoked ribs are way too salty). You get half a smoked chicken, warm and a salad & bread for about €18  euros. The unsmoked ribs come with salad...
Kartika €€

Kartika €€

I chose this place on the basis that it was reasonably priced and only had a few lousy Tripadvisor reviews and many excellent ones, it seems to be impossible to find an Indonesian restaurant that is consistently well reviewed.  Kartika has many things going for it.  I...