Netherlands

La Rive Amsterdam*

La Rive Amsterdam*

As one of the most hyped restaurants on TripAdvisor (yes, I definitely use this site as a resource!), I was more than looking forward to our meal at La Rive.  Although we dodged a considerable amount of rain during the evening on our journey across […]

Librije’s Zusje**

Librije’s Zusje**

“Distinctive. Contemporary. Ingredients from around the world blended with the finest produce from local farmers. Executive Chef Sidney Schutte will take you on a vibrant culinary journey.”    While I’ve been super fortunate to tick off some of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list in […]

Friday Foodie Foto.

Friday Foodie Foto.

A langoustine treat from Zeezout in Rotterdam.   Highly recommended.

Vinkeles Dinner Date

Vinkeles Dinner Date

To go with my review of Vinkeles, I put this look together (even though I know that booties in Amsterdam are a bit of an insane choice)!  The grey dress seemed like a cozy choice for an intimate dinner and I had to add the […]

Not for me: Kantjil & de Tijger, Amsterdam

Not for me: Kantjil & de Tijger, Amsterdam

For another one of our dinners in Amsterdam this summer, I took the advice of a fellow food blogger and searched for one of the Indonesian restaurants in the city.  Kantjil & de Tijger came up in a search (and was well reviewed).  And as […]

Decent lunch spot: Bluespoon (Andaz Amsterdam)

Decent lunch spot: Bluespoon (Andaz Amsterdam)

In the summer of 2014, I was still getting my foodie feet underneath me.  Much like Vinkeles, our visit to the Bluespoon was inspired forced by my interest in the hotel first (to Vinkeles The Dylan, Bluespoon is located in the Andaz Amsterdam).  Reflecting over […]

Beautiful night at Bridges.

Beautiful night at Bridges.

During our 2014 trip to Amsterdam, Hubs and I decided to break away from our beloved bitterballen and test out one of the fine dining options in the city.  If I’m remembering correctly, this meal was very close to our 11th wedding anniversary.  I can’t recall the […]

Vinkeles, a well earned Michelin star.

Vinkeles, a well earned Michelin star.

To end our recent time in Amsterdam on a high note, I debated a few restaurants (including a return trip to Bridges, which I’ll cover in a later post), but ultimately decided on Vinkeles (and yes, I’m also dying to stay at the hotel it […]

Zeezout: Divine Lunch in Rotterdam.

Zeezout: Divine Lunch in Rotterdam.

You might be noticing a trend here, but on Hubs’ and I recent trip to the Netherlands this summer, we fell into a great habit of having a busy morning and then treating ourselves to a long, indulgent lunch (the best kind of holiday!).  After […]



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