Customer Review, Food, Photography, Story, Travel

Brunch at De Ysbreeker

Another grey day in Amsterdam, sometimes I wonder if all those colors Vincent painted were hallucinations or repressed memories from rare sunny days. The only way to deal with this cloudy onslaught is to hang out with old friends. We did just that over brunch at De Ysbreeker, caught up with our old friends, whom unfortunately […]

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Apoorva, Food, Photography, Story, Travel

Dinner at Mama Makan

We had dinner at Mama Makan. Though for Hindi speakers it sounds like Mama’s house, in Indonesian it means Mama’s Food. The concept is that you are at Mama’s kicthen, sitting on the table, with mismatched yet charming plates, old quaint cutlery that is heavy and solid like Mama’s love (I suppose), and Mama brings out […]

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Customer Review, Food, Story, Travel

Restaurant Jinso for lunch

We had an outstanding lunch at Jinso in Arena Boulevard. We have eaten at Jinso before (and keep passing it when we have an errand to run at Villa Arena or a movie to watch at Pathe) and I always forget to note down (for the blog) how good the food is, how pleasant the atmosphere […]

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Customer Review, Food, Travel

Drover’s Dog, Amsterdam

We went over to the Australian cafe Drover’s Dog for breakfast with our friends. It has a nice laid-back vibe. I could see myself reading the papers in a corner sipping a mug of coffee, the place is great to meet folks as well – warm wood interiors, soft and natural light and lots of […]

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Surya Restaurant

  Surya Restaurant Ceintuurbaan 147 Amsterdam +31 20 676 7985 Top 3 reasons you should visit Surya: 1. Spare me the India you see:  it does not have hastily crafted Ganesh statues, bad ethnic prints and distastefully made Rajasthani dolls. Neither does it play sad Indian sounding numbers with too much sitar and flute, or ghazals (cliche […]

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