Joy For Two – Coffee & Cake

Joy For Two – Coffee & Cake

Wow, a coffee salon (remember a coffeeshop is something completely different in Amsterdam) that roasts their own coffee on the premises.  I sampled a cup of their homeroast named, Mokum (the old Jewish nickname for Amsterdam).  It was smooth and delicious.  I usually...
Tokoman – Surinamese – €

Tokoman – Surinamese – €

I am not ashamed to say that I am addictd to Tokoman bread rolls or, “Broodje’s” as they call them here.  Particularly the Surinamese style beef and the Broodje Pom.  Both are delicious, the beef tender and tasty.  The Pom is something really...
de Belg – (Very good fries) €

de Belg – (Very good fries) €

  I’ve been going to de Belg for about 20 years now and have always sworn they were the best in town but really I have found that Vleminckx is actually better but I still eat fries from de Belg if I am at the Rembrandplein.  Sometimes at de Belg they hurry...
H. Vet Deli €

H. Vet Deli €

There is the most inviting deli counter here with all sorts of fillers for sandwiches or bread rolls but their most popular product, one that gets locals queueing out the door, is the ‘Broodje Zeedijk’. The Broodge Zeedijk is a freshly baked bread roll,...
Latei – Tea, coffee and cakes

Latei – Tea, coffee and cakes

      This is one of the cutest Tea Rooms in existancve I think and the perfect place for a cuppa and newspaper or book.  It is a small quirky place filled with retro furniture and objects, loads of which are also for sale so it really a combination of...
The Pancake Bakery

The Pancake Bakery

    The really traditional Dutch pancake, bacon (€8.10) with maple syrup, above was delicious and filling, I liked the big pot of syrup and wooden spoon thing.  The Segafredo coffee was great too.  One great thing about this place is that it is BIG so no...