Category Archives: food

10 Moody Snapshots From Rollende Keukens 2014

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Premature Requiem for a Taco Shop

I’m sad to say that I may have had my last Super Burrito ever last night at The Taco Shop in Amsterdam. The owner hails from Colorado and has decided that it’s time to move home after 14 years in … Continue reading

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15 Snapshots From Rollende Keukens 2013

This past weekend marked Rollende Keukens (“Rolling Kitchens”), one of the most popular annual festivals in Amsterdam. In fact, it’s become so popular that the place was jam-packed on Thursday night. I’m talking “Walmart on Black Friday at Midnight” packed. … Continue reading

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The Press Trip

A little over a year ago, I had the good fortune to go on a real-deal, honest-to-goodness, bonafide press trip through the Languedoc region of southern France.  So what are these treks really like? What is it like to spend a week … Continue reading

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Are You a Man or a Muppet? The Problem With Restaurants These Days

Have you ever wondered what an 18 Euro breakfast burrito looks like? Well, here you go… Over the weekend, I found myself in the middle of a Twitter bickerfest with Jason Hartley, the culinary guru behind Lovefood, a restaurant located in … Continue reading

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Trans-Europe Express: A Tour of the Netherlands’ Best Food Carts

At last count, over 500 food carts can be found within the borders of my hometown of Portland, OR. When I was still living there, I made routine trips to ones like Big-Ass Sandwich, Koi Fusion, Bangkok Duck and Chicken, … Continue reading

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Not For the Faint of Heart…or Stomach

A friend of mine once said that the only thing he would never eat is a kitten. He admitted this at a pub in Portland a few years back. It was well after midnight and our table had completely run … Continue reading

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