BAUTiful Concepts

BAUT is a successful concept that changes location almost every year. This year,  Chef Michiel van den Eerde has found a new home for Baut, in an old chapel at Spaarndammerstraat 460, Amsterdam West. The previous location was Baut Paradijs, an old gas distribution station in Oostpoort,  Amsterdam East and was actually our favorite place to hang … Continue reading BAUTiful Concepts

Okay Café

There are quite a few things we can learn from Swedes, like the ability to dress for any weather, appreciation to nature, great taste in interior design, and most importantly cinnamon buns.  Of all those things, cinnamon buns are probably the easiest to find in Berlin. And if you are looking for the best ones, … Continue reading Okay Café

Summer in Algarve, Portugal – Part II – The Fish & Seafood

Once you get to Portugal and more specifically, to Algarve in the south of Portugal, all you want to know about is fresh fish and seafood! Fish and shellfish are very important elements to Algarve cuisine with a great range of fresh fish available year round. It was August in Algarve, and I am almost sure that … Continue reading Summer in Algarve, Portugal – Part II – The Fish & Seafood

Summer in Algarve, Portugal – Part I – The Chicken Piri-Piri

Forget about Nando’s! If you’re looking for authentic chicken piri-piri,  you need to go to Algarve in Portugal – more specifically, to Albufeira and to a small village called Guia. Guia is known for its numerous chicken piri-piri restaurants, and is known locally as “The Capital of Chicken.” The very first chicken piri-piri was supposedly grilled here … Continue reading Summer in Algarve, Portugal – Part I – The Chicken Piri-Piri