“I think that every animal has senses, from mussels to lobsters. It’s just that you can’t hear mussels screaming.”
We spoke to a 77-year-old bartender who’s been serving drinks in a 300-year-old bar about the secret to charming people, the dark side of annoying customers, and why this job is great.
Amsterdam may have recently opened its first cat café for kitty lovers, but the real pub cats of the city will claw you up if your cross them.
Luc Martin’s 143rd creation is the stuff of dreams (or nightmares): a mac-and-cheese-stuffed sausage.
Dignita is an Amsterdam restaurant that runs culinary training programs to rehabilitate those forced into the Dutch sex industry. “We have a great time here, we already start laughing when we walk in,” says trainee Inès.
If you thought the global fixation on avocado was going to relent at all in the new year, you were sadly mistaken.
Step inside the Amsterdam restaurant that’s been a longtime safe haven for the LGBTQ community and meet the drag queens who make it—and the burgers—inimitable.
People steal the strangest stuff.
Henk Schiffmacher’s worst hangover ever involves an opium den, a prostitute, an STD, and a torn frenulum. Oh, and he vomited bile for two days.
Most barkeepers are one and the same: we don’t want your number because we like you. We just want sex. I’m gonna tell you why.
When I drink alcohol, I wake up like a dried sponge the next day. I’ve tried everything—abstinence excluded—but nothing helps.
Denmark’s version of The Great British Bake Off is conformist and innocuous TV. And I love it! I decided to bake four of the challenges from the TV show, adding an extra ingredient: weed.
Chefs are just like us, and they too experience their fair share of “I can’t believe I just did that” moments.
Space cake is actually still the only real edible cannabis product available in the Netherlands. But that’s starting to change.
De Culinaire Werkplaats is many things: a studio, testing grounds, restaurant, and gallery where Marjolein Wintjes and Eric Meursing push the boundaries of food and art.
Oysters have historically been associated with female genitalia and aphrodisiacs. I’ve heard every cliché joke imaginable.
In a city where weed and prostitution are legal, bakeries have become the primary meeting grounds for some of the most illicit activities in Amsterdam.
Let’s revisit some of the best meals from this week’s FTD, from fried chicken in Amsterdam to delectable barbecue in London to classic bodega deli sandwiches in East New York.
With hyper-local meat centric dining in the UK, deli sandwiches in East New York, and Thai food in Amsterdam, FTD proves it is in a league of it’s own.
Mr. Wonderful finds meat paradise in London and incredible Thai food in Amsterdam.
I stopped by five markets around the city to get vendors thoughts on what needs to change to keep these places from turning into dinosaurs.
Drop, as it’s called in Dutch, is black licorice flavored with ammonium chloride, an ingredient that’s often found in cough syrup. You can say it’s an acquired taste.
In this MUNCHIES special, we follow a diverse group of young people around Amsterdam who have found surprising reasons to hunt for their own meat.
After a catering company provided meals that were lacking in spice, one talented cook took over the kitchen at an Amsterdam refugee center to create amazing meals and build a staff with a unique outlook.