Friday 29 May 2020

Eight Dutch restaurants added to Michelin starred list

Eight Dutch restaurants added to Michelin starred list

Eight restaurants in the Netherlands have acquired a Michelin star in the latest edition of the guide, which was unveiled on Monday. The total number of restaurants with the distinction has increased by one to 111. Five one-star establishments have lost their star while two have ceased trading, including the three-starred De Leest in Vaassen. The newly starred establishments are Beluga Loves You and Rantrée, both in Maastricht, Graphite by Peter Gast in Amsterdam, Eden in Valkenswaard, Marrees in Weert,... More >







Dutch celebrate jean pool: Denim Days fest

The Dutch are proud of their jeans – that’s the message at this year’s Denim Days Festival, where more than 75 exhibitors will show off their wares. The festival, previouslyl launched in New York, aims to appeal to ‘true-blue’ denim enthusiasts, with a vintage market, music, workshops, attractions for children and speakers on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th. It will be held in the Westergasfabriek former gasworks in Amsterdam’s Westerpark and costs €10 in advance or €15 at the door,... More >


Be brave, ask for a doggybag

Natuur & Milieu is happy the doggy bag is becoming an accepted part of eating out in the  Netherlands, the organisation writes on its website. According to the organisation 41% of diners are offered a doggy bag for surplus food at one time or another compared to 31% in 2015. The number of people asking for a doggy bag went up by 10%. However, 44% are too embarrassed to ask for one, the organisation found. ‘We are glad the doggy... More >






Insurers won't pay out for Alpine snow

Winter sports enthusiasts have been warned that insurers are unlikely to pay out if they are unable to take to the ski slopes because of the extremely heavy snow in parts of the Alps. In France and Switzerland the amount of snow is close to the all-time record for the time of year, but snowstorms and the high risk of avalanches has forced some resorts to close the pistes. In the French resort of Tignes skiers were confined to their... More >