Archives for 2010

Restaurant Diga Amsterdam

I had cycled past restaurant Diga many times but never actually been there. Partially that's due to its location in somewhat of a no man's ...


First Pure Markt of 2010

Pure Markt is a true artisanal food market that takes place in Park Frankendael in Amsterdam every last Sunday of the month. Every month of ...


Marqt Opening Third Store

Today, concept supermarket Marqt is opening its third store, on Utrechtsestraat in Amsterdam. Marqt is catering to foodies by turning around the traditional supermarket model of ...


Best Amsterdam Brunch

My lists of best Amsterdam restaurants, pizza, terraces or authentic Dutch food are very popular and I want to keep extending them. Since I recently ...


Beer Fraud in Amsterdam

More and more frequently reports about beer fraud (Dutch) are coming in. Supposedly, bar owners buy cheap no name beer and sell it under the ...


The Okura hotel with its two Michelin star restaurants Ciel Bleu and Yamazato started offering culinary workshops back in November 2009. The sessions take place ...


Pizza di Pino Amsterdam

Pino's wine store near Hoofddorpplein is quickly turning into a complete source of Italian drink, food and lifestyle. Pino opened his store on Haarlemmermeerstraat about a ...


Italia Al Dente Amsterdam

This upcoming Saturday and Sunday, March 6 and 7, the third edition of Italia Al Dente, an event around Italian food, wine and cooking, will ...


Eva Brobbel and Tamara Wiersma will publish an Eco Guide for Amsterdam in April (in Dutch). The Ecogids will help consumers make conscious choices for ...


Twice recently, we went out for a private dinner with a group of friends. And both times it was excellent! The food was good and ...


Twice recently, we went out for a private dinner with a group of friends. And both times it was excellent! The food was good and ...


Fresh white truffles still are a rare find in Amsterdam, both in shops and restaurants. About a year ago I found some at Feduzzi and ...


Broodje Bert is a small sandwich shop on a corner of the Singel between the Negen Straatjes and Kalverstraat. The appearance is distinctly Dutch. The ...


Eetcafes, Dutch for eating cafe, are very popular in the Netherlands. They are some sort of a cross-over of a restaurant and a bar. They ...


Albert Heijn is the largest supermarket chain in the Netherlands and very much dominates the grocery business in Amsterdam. While most Dutch people happily do ...


I think Amsterdam is a great destination for Valentine’s Day with its pretty canals, little bridges and picturesque old houses. Not surprisingly, the tourist industry ...


I think Amsterdam is a great destination for Valentine’s Day with its pretty canals, little bridges and picturesque old houses. Not surprisingly, the tourist industry ...


I have complained about restaurant week Amsterdam several times already, so dutchgrub readers will not be surprised to hear that the spring 2010 edition is ...


No More Kroket in NYC

The Dutch kroket is like Pernod in the south of France or Turrón in Alicante. A local food you discover and fall in love with ...


The Dutch Sake Samurai

I have written twice about sake in Amsterdam recently, reporting about some good bottles of sake I discovered first at Meidi Ya on Beethovenstraat and ...


Restaurant Pompidou opened recently on Koninginneweg near Amstelveenseweg. In many ways, it's the kind of restaurant I try to avoid in Amsterdam - recently opened ...


Restaurant Pompidou opened recently on Koninginneweg near Amstelveenseweg. In many ways, it's the kind of restaurant I try to avoid in Amsterdam - recently opened ...


Today I am very happy to present the first guest post on dutchgrub. The post is by Andy, a tech entrepreneur currently living in the Hague.  ...


Update: Vino di Pino had to close around mid July 2011. Apparently a disagreement with the landlord forced him to leave the location on Haarlemmermeerstraat. ...


Recently I've discussed the idea of guest posts with a number of fellow foodies and bloggers. The idea started when I was thinking about posts about ...