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...

Droog – Dutch Design

  In the early 90s Droog put Dutch contemporary design on the map.  The idea was to go back to the essence of a product, play with it, add a shot of dry (droog) wit, use materials in an unexpected way, connect to history and archetypes.  The results are fun and...
Thai Food Cafe – €

Thai Food Cafe – €

Thai Food Cafe Amsterdam Chiang Mai Sausage A while ago I stumbled across a blog by an Amsterdam journalist, Patricia Jacobs,  called amsterdambitestodiefor.com and it has been a goldmine of great foodie tips.  I love Thai food so was very excited to read her good...