Wilde Zwynen, Amsterdam
I am pretty sure that we were the only people at Wilde Zwynen who were not from the local neighborhood. The place is so cozy and simple. Concrete floors, wooden tables where they write your name in chalk to reserve the table, open kitchen in the back, nice sized windows around the place so light streams in. Just really mellow. The food was probably one of the best meals we have had.
Mixture of blanched green vegetables of the season with a poached egg sitting on top and shavings of Dutch cheese. Delicious. Simple flavors that taste as they were picked up on the farm that morning. They might have been.
Fantastic. The food was perfectly prepared, the local vibe was great, gave us a really good perspective of how the locals dine. At the end of all the meals the restaurants serve these round mints. They are a really nice end to a meal.