How to create the perfect charcuterie board

charcuterie

Summer beckons for relaxing evenings outside in the garden or on the terrace. And what better way to enjoy that summer cocktail or bottle of wine you picked up on your vacation (e.g. France or Italy) than with a charcuterie board? Creating the perfect charcuterie board isn’t rocket science, but there are a few pointers […]

Summer drink: Lolea sparkling wine

There’s a new drink I’m very enthusiastic about which is perfect for summer. It’s the Lolea sparkling wine. I was already a fan of the Lolea sangria, but this one is even better! The bottle alone is so pretty and elegant. The Lolea rosé has a distinctive floral taste with a tone of ginger and hibiscus […]

Restaurant C: hot design, warm atmosphere, cool and sizzling food

Restaurant C Amsterdam

Last weekend I had a celebratory birthday dinner of a friend in the newly opened Restaurant C in Amsterdam east. All I can say is “wow!” Restaurant C is really something else. I don’t think I have ever eaten food with this much flavour before. The ‘C’ stands for Celsius, because at Restaurant C you […]

Cocktails at The Vault Bar in Amsterdam

Vault Bar Amsterdam

  Amsterdam has gained another top-level cocktail bar; The Vault Cocktail Bar. The newly opened hotspot is situated in the luxurious Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam hotel. The Vault Bar’s name and concept is inspired by the location’s former function, namely a bank vault. Thick walls, a vault wheel on the entrance door, and a wall covered with […]

Mykonos Restaurant Tip: The Greco Philia Restaurant & Bar

Greco Philia Restaurant

  Perched on a steep hill at Elia Beach, with breathtaking views, sits The Greco Philia Restaurant & Bar. A lunch, aperitif, or dinner at this restaurant guarantees food with character. Since I stayed at the Greco Philia luxury boutique hotel, I got to sample multiple dishes. Their Mediterranean menu is ‘Greek fare with modern […]

The Tailor, a perfect fit to Amsterdam’s cocktailbar scene

The Tailor Amsterdam

In 1856,  the Polish tailor Krasnapolsky arrived in Amsterdam and built an icon in the Dutch capital: the NH Collection Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky. On February 17, 2016 his legacy got a new dimension with the opening of the über cool cocktail bar The Tailor. The journey of the Polish-Dutch Krasnapolsky tailor is also what inspired the […]

The Pulitzer’s Bar Amsterdam mixes modern cocktails with classic cool

Pulitzer's Bar Amsterdam

Two weeks ago I was invited to a dazzling evening to drink to the official opening of the new Pulitzer’s Bar in Amsterdam. A perfect spot to shake of all your stress and stir up a small celebration with friends. The cocktail bar combines the art of modern mixology with classic cocktails, all set in an […]

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