Bluespoon Restaurant & Bar – Amsterdam (September 2018)

Lunch at Bluespoon in the Andaz Hotel in Amsterdam catching up with a former colleague. Continue reading “Bluespoon Restaurant & Bar – Amsterdam (September 2018)”

101 Gowrie x Brandt & Levie (September 2018)

Koen and I attended one of the Brandt & Levie collaboration events last week: a test run of the – still to be opened – 101 Gowrie restaurant by chef Alex Haupt in Amsterdam. Continue reading “101 Gowrie x Brandt & Levie (September 2018)”

Aan de Poel** – Amstelveen (September 2018)

Shortly after Aan de Poel** reopened after a full remodeling, we went for lunch to celebrate Chantal’s birthday. Continue reading “Aan de Poel** – Amstelveen (September 2018)”

Restaurant Jaimie van Heije – Ouderkerk a/d Amstel (September 2018)

When I saw that Jaimie van Heije started with a Test Kitchen Tuesday concept and that there were still some places available for this month’s edition, I didn’t hesitate to book a table. Continue reading “Restaurant Jaimie van Heije – Ouderkerk a/d Amstel (September 2018)”

Around the World – Oslo, Norway

For skiing holiday, we went to Norway this year. As we were located just north of Oslo, we combined skiing with a mini city trip!

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Around the World – Restaurang Volt* – Stockholm, Sweden (February 2018)

The second evening of my business trip to Stockholm was spent at Restaurang Volt.

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Around the World – Gastrologik*, Stockholm, Sweden (February 2018)

Another business trip to Sweden, so another opportunity to seek out Nordic cuisine in Stockholm!

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Around the World – Pacific Northwest USA (part 23) – Portland, OR – Tacoma, WA

The final day of our road trip was spent in Tacoma, WA. This stop was mainly planned to only have a short drive to SeaTac Airport the next morning, but what we saw of town was very nice. Continue reading “Around the World – Pacific Northwest USA (part 23) – Portland, OR – Tacoma, WA”

Around the World – Pacific Northwest USA (part 22) – Portland, Oregon

The kids had their way on our last day in Portland, so we had a “Wie is the Mol?” day…

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Around the World – Pacific Northwest USA (part 21) – Portland, Oregon

Our third day in Portland was mainly spent with a mini road trip along the Columbia River and “around” Mt. Hood, concluded with some good old tax-free outlet shopping…

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