Last week we had dinner at Restaurant Jacobz with Koen and Erica. Ever since the restaurant opened a couple of years ago, I heard and read very positive things about Jacobsz, so when Erica suggested having dinner there, I couldn’t wait.
Continue reading “Restaurant Jacobsz – Amsterdam (February 2019)”
Ranked as 3rd in the 2018 Best Burger of The Netherlands competition… Continue reading “Firma Pickles – Markthal, Rotterdam”
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)”
Day 2 of my business trip (and venture into the Nordic cuisine) was very satisfying. After spending the entire day in negotiations for a Danish tax audit, its satisfactory result made the visit to Geranium*** that night even better.
Continue reading “Around the World – Geranium***, Copenhagen, Denmark (March 2017)”
I needed to go Copenhagen and Stockholm for work for 3 days and seized the opportunity to explore the Nordic cuisine.
Continue reading “Around the World – Restaurant Kokkeriet*, Copenhagen, Denmark (March 2017)”
Come mid-February, come time to head over to Bolenius Restaurant* with Koen and Erica for lunch. Continue reading “Bolenius Restaurant*, Amsterdam (Feb 2017)”
Nope, this Christmas there was not much snow in the French Alps. It was however very nice weather in Avoriaz the entire week. Sunny (+15C!), clear skies and amazing sunsets.
Continue reading “Around the World – Avoriaz, France”
In December we decided to go skiing in Portes de Soleil in the French/Swiss Alps with Christmas and again thought that it would be an excellent idea to stay overnight in Becker’s Hotel in Trier.
Continue reading “Around the World – Becker’s Weinhaus – Trier, Germany”
Nothing better than a fresh yet indulgent dessert (with some very nice South African dessert wines from Mullineux and Newton Johnson)…
Continue reading “Pineapple, Mango and Coconut Fool”
Chantal and I attended a special lunch and Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) wine tasting at Kasteel Groot Engelenburg in Brummen last Sunday. Continue reading “Cape Winemakers Guild Wine Tasting and Lunch at Kasteel Groot Engelenburg (Sept 2016)”
We ended our culinary journey in South Africa with La Colombe at the Silvermist Organic Wine Estate on Constantia Nek.
Continue reading “Around the World – La Colombe – Constantia, South Africa (May 2016)”