Gartine – restaurant review

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

Gartine really doesn’t need another great review, it’s all they get, but I still know a lot of people who have never heard of the place, so I’m giving them one anyway. It’s a tiny French-style lunch room in the middle of downtown Amsterdam (next to Het Spui), and it’s probably my number one, favorite [...]

Okura!

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

As a special celebratory treat, we went to Yamazoto, the Japanese restaurant at the Okura hotel in Amsterdam. As far as I know, Yamazoto is the only Japanese restaurant in Europe with a Michelin star. It was actually my first time in any star restaurant, we weren’t quite sure what to expect here. Food-wise, it [...]