Augurken Sticks from Amsterdam

In Amsterdam, I did my best to search out as many local specialities as I could. Maatjes are meltingly soft, lightly soused herrings traditionally served with gherkins and chopped raw onion, with or without a soft white bread bun. I enjoyed mine from Vlaardingse Haringhandel at the Albert Cuyp Street Market, in business since 1916. ... Read more »

Eating & Drinking in Amsterdam: Restaurants & Bars

Since our weekend in Amsterdam a couple of months ago, I’ve shared a comprehensive list of Amsterdam food specialities and my recommendations on where to find great coffee, cakes and snacks. In this post, I want to share a few tips on restaurants and bars: Getto (Burgers & Bar) Brouwerij ‘t IJ (Brewery Bar) Lab ... Read more »

Eating in Amsterdam: Coffee, Cake & Snacks

Pete and I recently enjoyed a short break in Amsterdam. Eschewing all the normal tourist attractions, we spent all our waking hours eating and drinking our way around the city. I’ve already written about food specialities to look out for in Amsterdam. In this post, I’ll share places we stopped for coffee, cakes and snacks ... Read more »