Tuesday 20 August 2019

A round up of the best stories about the Netherlands and all things Dutch from leading international publications













New slaughtering rules pit Dutch religious freedoms against animal rights

New slaughtering rules pit Dutch religious freedoms against animal rights

For 60 years, the Sal Meyer deli in Amsterdam has been serving kosher foods like its signature pekelvlees, a fatty corned beef steeped in meat juices and served with a bun. The deli is one of the few kosher restaurants left in Amsterdam, a city that once had such a vibrant Jewish community that it still retains the nickname Mokum, the Yiddish word for ‘safe haven’. More >




Amsterdam’s ‘nightlife mayor’ wants to revolutionise the future of Los Angeles nightlife

Amsterdam’s ‘nightlife mayor’ wants to revolutionise the future of Los Angeles nightlife

Back in September, California lawmakers corked Senate Bill 384, a proposal to extend bar operating hours until 4 a.m. Some of the document’s primary arguments highlighted a potential economic boost for local vendors as well as preventing young adults from moving to unsafe or illegal spaces after venue closing hours. More >